As part of Wright State University (WSU), Wright State Research Institute (WSRI) is committed to WSU's mission to transform the lives of students and the communities we serve and to support that mission by working with faculty, staff, students and external partners to enhance the research enterprise at WSU.
In support of this mission, the WSRI Software Developer 2 will perform research and technology software development activities in support of WSU/ARC grants and contracts.
In this position the software developer must promote transparency at all times, always act ethically, promote and ensure compliance, collaborate across WSU, cultivate our people as our greatest asset, and create an environment that supports innovation and inclusive behaviors.
BS in Electrical Engineering or related Field
3 years of Experience
Experience with Control Systems and State Estimation
Experience w/ Programming Languages such as: C#, C++, Java, Python, Matlab
MS in Electrical Engineering or Related Field
Experience with Autopilot Design or Autopilot Testing
Experience with Robotic Operating Systems (ROS)
Experience with Computer Vision Algorithm Development
Essential Functions and percent of time::
40% Develop software to support research and development needs with control systems and state estimation. Actively participate in developing computational system requirements based on project needs, develop algorithm designs based on requirements, rapidly implement algorithm designs into functioning software prototype code; efficiently and effectively document the development process and the results
15% Provide analysis, evaluation, and recommendations designed to promote generalizability, effectiveness and scalability of control system algorithms and other software tools.
15% Interface with researchers, systems engineers and scientists to provide data evaluation, simulation and testing tools in high-fidelity software development environments.
Moderate Travel: Around 2-3 weeks a year.
Special contract terms and conditions of employment will apply. Length of contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.
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