Thread: Software Engineer III Position

Started: 2020-09-25 08:35:42
Last activity: 2020-09-25 08:35:42
Annette Tangye
2020-09-25 08:35:42
*Software Engineer III*

*Tracking Code - *184-532

*Position Summary*

UNAVCO maintains and operates the Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of
Geoscience (GAGE) which provides support to the NSF investigator community
for geodesy, Earth Sciences research, education and workforce development
with broad societal benefits. As part of GAGE, UNAVCO operates a large
network of geodetic instruments (primarily GNSS) and a world class data
facility and archive. We are seeking applicants for a *Software Engineer
III *to support UNAVCO’s transition to a cloud native architecture. This
new position will primarily focus on guiding the Data Services team through
a full transition to a cloud native architecture.

The *Software Engineer III *will work with general direction and is
expected to identify and resolve most problems, and to actively participate
in matters of operational impact to UNAVCO. The incumbent will mentor and
review work of members of the data transition team. Additionally, this
position will work with the geosciences community to coordinate and/or
participate in activities and obtain feedback on the transition to a cloud
native architecture.

*Essential Job Functions*

- Leads the establishment of and follows internal software development,
testing and documentation methodologies, policies, and best practices to
ensure a robust software development environment is maintained.
- Continually works to acquire and improve skills relevant to the progr
- Keeps abreast of current best practices and trends affecting a cloud
native architecture. May author technical reports and present at
- Other duties may be assigned as necessary for the successful operation
of the business.

*This position requires familiarity or a willingness to enthusiastically
learn containerization (applications, databases, metadata and data),
container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes), HDF5 standards and cloud
deployment strategies.*

*Job Location*

Boulder, Colorado, United States. UNAVCO supports a robust remote work
while the job is located in Boulder, alternate living locations will be

*Required Experience*

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics,
Geophysics or related field and six years software development experience.
Master’s degree with 2 years of experience in software development highly

UNAVCO offers very competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision,
Life, Disability, Supplemental Benefits, 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO), and a
retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution.

*Salary Range: $*78,288 - $117,432, commensurate with experience

*For a complete job posting and to apply for this position, visit us at *

1. A Cover Letter outlining your specific experience with and interest
in this position;, and
2. A complete Resume

*Incomplete applications will not be considered**. Review of applications
will begin October 12, 2020, and will continue until the position is

We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization within the
United States. UNAVCO is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action employer. Our long-term success depends on the development of a
diversified workforce. UNAVCO values diverse perspectives and backgrounds
in all positions within the organization and is fully committed to
achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and State laws,
and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. UNAVCO
encourages applications from candidates who are members of historically
underrepresented groups. This includes candidates from different
socioeconomic backgrounds, candidates with disabilities, candidates with
unique life experiences, etc. Women, Veterans, Individuals with
Disabilities and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities are encouraged
to apply. All qualified and complete applications will be considered.
Individuals with a disability needing an accommodation as part of the
selection process should contact HR@unavco <HR<at>>.org or

UNAVCO supports a safe work environment for all staff. As part of our
commitment, UNAVCO conducts background checks.


Annette Murdock-Tangye

Human Resources Administrator


6350 Nautilus Drive

Suite B/C

Boulder CO 80301

C: 501.681.5381

O: 303.381.7515


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