Software Engineer – Hawaii

Ocean Associates, Inc.
Honolulu, HI
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Ocean Associates, Inc. (OAI) is seeking an individual to provide support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), Science Operations Division (SOD). OAI supplies personnel support services on contract to government and industry clients for marine fisheries and protected species. Background The Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC or “the Center”) is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Center has taken a leading role in marine research on ecosystems, both in the insular and pelagic environments. As part of this work, PIFSC has been implementing a multidisciplinary research strategy including an ecosystem observation system, and scientific analysis to support ecosystem approaches to management and restoration of living marine resources. It conducts a wide range of activities including resource surveys and stock assessments, fishery monitoring, economic and sociological studies, oceanographic research and monitoring, critical habitat evaluation, life history and ecology studies, and advanced oceanographic and ecosystem modeling and simulations. PIFSC’s Science Operations Division (SOD) supports this work with a wide range of field operations and technical services. PIFSC SOD is looking for a Software Engineer to design, develop and install software solutions to support existing and new underwater monitoring and sampling technologies. The Software Engineer’s responsibilities will include gathering user requirements, defining functionalities, and writing code in python, C++, and other languages (e.g. Oracle APEX) to support newly developed equipment used in research and surveys of the marine environment. Duties Key tasks include the following: • Design, develop, install software solutions and expand existing software to meet PIFSC’s changing needs. • Write code for opensource microcontroller boards (e.g. Arduino) and singleboard microcomputers (e.g. Raspberry Pi). • Demonstrate solutions and develop technical documentation (e.g., flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, commented code and clear code). • Design and create tests for existing and created code to ensure compatibility and stability. • Support PIFSC SOD’s engineering and organizational mission by accomplishing related assignments as needed. Start Date: January 01, 2021 Location: 2570 Dole St. Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 Salary and Benefits: This is 400 hr. task order. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.
Minimum Required Knowledge and Experience • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline • 5+ years of professional software development experience • 5+ years of experience with Python and C++ programming • 3+ years of Oracle programming experience desirable • 5+ years of experience with Linux OS • 2+ years of experience with opensource microcontroller boards and single board microcomputers. • The successful contractor must have a presence in Hawaii, on Oahu, in order to meet requests on short notice requiring a same day or next day response. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please APPLY THROUGH OCEANASSOC.COM , ADP WEB PORTAL. Only qualified applicants that meet minimum experience or background requirements stated above need apply. When applying for this position you will be asked to upload your resume at the end of this online application. Applicants should submit a resume that includes the following: • Cover letter that briefly describes how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed. • Work history for past 10 years or since last full-time education. • Education. • Previous experience or training with similar requirements. • Three professional references. • Include your name in the document file name. • Upload your resume in readable, not scanned, PDF or Word format (PDF is preferred). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire, and successfully complete a federal government background check. Ocean Associates Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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