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Systems Development Engineer

Center for Applied Systems & Software (CASS)
October 8, 2021
1800 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, Oregon
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Systems Development Engineer--OSU Center for Applied Systems & Software (CASS) 

Have a passion for mentoring the future generation of software developers?

CASS’s mission is student experiential learning. We achieve this by working on custom software projects for clients such as state agencies, OSU departments, and industry. This position as a Systems Development Engineer provides the glue that keeps the project together between clients and our student developers. We are a tight-knit group of professionals that are driven by working on impactful projects and working with excited fresh minds.

If you have full-stack software development experience and are excited to work directly with students, we would like to talk with you!

The Role
*Mentor and supervise students working on your projects
*Provide and deliver expertise in systems analysis and software development
*Interface with clients on your projects
*Work in a team environment across several projects
*It’s a small team, chime in whenever you can. We value input!

Minimum Qualifications
*Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
*Demonstrable work experience building real-world software solutions using current software development tools and technologies.
*Demonstrable experience and commitment to working with a diverse group of people within a team environment to successfully complete a project.
*Demonstrable experience in successfully mentoring or leading others.
*Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications
*Experience in successfully mentoring students or interns in a professional capacity within the fields of IS/IT.
*Effective communication skills including preparing and delivering presentations, participating in group discussions, and writing technical documents.
*Experience with modern front-end web development technologies and frameworks (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SPA Frameworks like Angular, React, Vue.js).
*Experience with the Microsoft .NET development stack and tools (e.g., C#, ASP.NET, WinForms, WPF, MS SQL Server, Visual Studio, VS Code).

What we offer

*A work environment that values everyone and their contributions
*Varied project work and team interactions (you won’t be coding the same project for years on end)
*Health benefits through PEBB, covered by the employer
*Top notch retirement options
*Paid vacation and sick leave
*Tuition reduction at any Oregon Public Universities for yourself or a family member

Why we work at CASS
Some of us have been working at CASS for at least 15 years. We thrive on providing excellent mentoring and opportunities for students while helping to solve problems for our clients. CASS doesn’t just mindlessly build software but asks “why” to truly come up with solutions that solve problems. It is really fun to see the fresh, unbiased perspective when working with students to solve software engineering problems.

While we like to work hard, we rarely work more than 40 hours in a week, giving ample time for some nice work-life balance. We call ourselves a ‘CASS Family’ and have genuine care for this program and everyone working here. CASS picks up projects that are varied, including technologies that are leading edge.

For full consideration, please apply by October 25, 2021. (closes: November 1, 2021)

OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled employer. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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