Staff Software Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Staff Software Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Job Description:

UDRI is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join the SPIRE group. You will work in a collaborative team environment with a focus on software development leveraging state of the art AI and analytic tools (e.g., Go, Python, Rust, Spark, PyTorch, TensorFlow) to create consistent and reliable software. You will utilize tools and methods such as continuous integration (CI), containerization, Kubernetes, and continuous deployment (CD), and containerization. We are looking for you to be adept at demonstrating such technologies for solving problems while guiding the process to turn research innovations into robust, scaled solutions. Team members will have the flexibility to explore, learn and utilize new technologies for the betterment of the AI/ML community. Our projects feature a unique direct connection with our customers and end users. Qualified candidates with 3 or more years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
1) Bachelor's degree
2) 3+ years of experience in Software Development
3) Highly self-motivated
4) Experience in the following:
-- 4.1) Design, coding, testing, deployment, and support, in a team environment
-- 4.2) Linux operating system
-- 4.3) Python programming language
-- 4.4) Source code version control systems, such as Git or similar, in a team environment
-- 4.5) Statically typed programming language experience (e.g., C/C++, GO, Rust, Java, C#)
5) Due to the nature of this position, U.S. Citizenship status is required

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

1) Master’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, or a related field
2) Rigorous software development skills
3) Professional experience with:
-- 3.1) machine learning operations (ML Ops), distributed systems and tools such as Kubernetes, continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), containerization (Docker or similar)
-- 3.2) Writing network services
-- 3.3) Solid experience in GO programming language
-- 3.4) Interest in or working knowledge of machine/deep learning, artificial intelligence, and/or autonomous systems
4) Strong written and verbal communication skills
5) Demonstrated, effective interpersonal skills

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.