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Software Engineer

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Position Information

Position Title Software Engineer
Department Elec/SW Systems Engineering
Vacancy Number 18-SD-03
Work Location Warner Robins (MERC)
Hours per week 40 hours/week
Scheduled Hours

The Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC), an operating unit of Mercer University, is located in Warner Robins, GA. MERC is dedicated to providing high quality engineering, scientific, and technical support services under contract to both government and private industry customers.

MERC has an immediate opening for a Software Engineer in the Electrical and Software Systems Directorate with ASP.NET with C#, Java, or similar, and Oracle, SQL Server, or similar development experience.

Responsibilities include software and database design, development and sustainment for multiple enterprise-level systems and programs in support of the US Air Force and other customers.


Required Qualifications:
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining a DoD security clearance.
- This position requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, or a related field from an accredited college or university, and 2 years of related experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and 3 years of related experience.
- Applicants should have experience in creating and sustaining database-driven applications in an agile environment using C#, Java, Oracle, SQL Server, HTML, HTML5, CSS, javascript, JSON, XML and unit testing running on Personal Computers (PCs) with Windows operating systems, as well as servers using Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012 or 2016.
- Experience with PL/SQL, TSQL, Object-Oriented Programming, and Database Structures (such as stored procedures and packages) is required.
- Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills, maturity and a customer service focus.

Desired Qualifications:
- 3D graphics development in an HTML5 environment.
- Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Security+ and Oracle Certifications.
- Active DoD security clearance at a Secret level or higher.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? No
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category MERC
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis
Internal posting only? No
Close Date 05/13/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a U.S. citizen?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents