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Junior Software Developer x 2 (Ref. No. 019979)

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Job Title: Junior Software Developer x 2 (Ref. No. 019979)
Department: TSSG (www.tssg.org) , PAS
Location: Waterford
Commencement Date:Immediately
Minimum Qualification Required: Degree

Description

Working on a diverse range of collaborative research projects, contributing to state of the art analysis, system architecture specification, software development and concept/prototype development, both internally within the TSSG and as part of distributed research team.

Major Duties:
  • Working on a diverse range of collaborative research projects, contributing to state of the art analysis, system architecture specification, software development and concept/prototype development, both internally within the TSSG and as part of distributed research team.
  • Detailing technical, business, and conceptual requirements and system specifications for next generation communication systems – covering all aspects of TSSG research including Data Mining, Social Computing/networking, pervasive communications, security: privacy/trust/identity management, cloud services, app development, context/location aware services.
  • Initiation and maintenance of strategic relationships with other external research groups and relevant industrial parties.
  • Analysis, design and development of software components.
  • Timely delivery of project outputs in terms of documents, papers, whitepapers, software, prototypes, reports.
  • Ensuring the adherence of outputs to quality standards.
  • Co-ordinating with external parties on delivery of project outputs.
  • Bringing your ideas to fruition by engaging in funding proposal creation and development.
  • Initiation of and participation in the production of quality academic publications.
  • Reports to the Research Unit Manager or nominee.
  • Carry out other such duties as determined and directed by the Director(s) of TSSG that contribute to the achievement of the strategic initiatives of the organisation.

Opportunity to participate in MSc in Computing

The Programme provides the option for graduates to participate in the MSc in Computing (Communications Software) on a part-time basis with an opportunity to pursue a PhD if desired, see link below:
http://www.wit.ie/courses/type/postgraduate/science/msc_in_computing_communications_software_part_time

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Academic Qualifications:

Essential: Degree in computing, maths, engineering or equivalent (e.g. BSc/BEng).

Specific Knowledge and Skills:

Desirable: Knowledge in the area of Risk Communication, V2X network communication

IT Skills:

Essential:

Object Oriented programming ability in Java or similar OO language.

Knowledge of source code control and testing tools (e.g. SVN, Git, JUnit).

Knowledge of Web Technologies (e.g. RESTful APIs, SOAP).

Knowledge of database technologies – (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS-SQL Server).

Ability to create test procedures and test plans.

Strong organizational, time management, communication and interpersonal skills.

Proven self-starter with drive and determination to succeed.

Ability to work in a team and on own imitative.

Desirable: Understanding of V2X network communications engineering principles and protocols and architectures

Specific Personal Qualities:

Essential:

Self-motivated and enthusiastic about position

Good Communication Skills

Presentation skills

Good organizational and time management skills

Flexibility

Closing Date of Advert: 16.00 on Wednesday, 31st January 2018

Application Procedure:

Applicants must submit a loose leaf CV and motivational letter via email to recruitment@wit.ie.  Any documents in excess of this requirement will be deleted. Please mark your application clearly with the appropriate reference number. Please address to Ms. Ruth Hennebry, The Human Resource Office, Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford. Tel: 051-845519.

At a minimum candidates must demonstrate in their application that they possess all of the essential elements applicable in the person specification. The Institute will then decide to interview only those applicants who appear from the information available, to be the most suitable, in terms of experience, qualifications and other requirements of the post. Please note applications will be acknowledged within five working days of the competition closing. Candidates should keep a hard copy of the advert for their file as this will be needed for review should their application progress.

This post is subject to Garda Vetting.

WIT is an equal opportunities employer.