$80K — $100K *
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Develop and implement software for the monitor and control of the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) systems. Develop and implement software to integrate astronomical instruments, electromechanical systems, and sensor devices into the LMT monitor and control system. Develop inline documentation, user manuals, and cook books for the LMT monitor and control system.
Works with the LMT Systems Manager on designing and implementing software for the monitor and control of the LMT.
Identifies, analyzes, and tests existing software packages to determine their suitability for use on the system.
Integrates and supports astronomical instruments, electromechanical systems, and sensor devices.
Develops unit test plans and implements the corresponding software modules.
Generates inline documentation for the LMT M&C system software.
Generate and maintain user manuals and cook books for the LMT Monitor and Control system.
Assists with maintaining the LMT computing and networking infrastructure.
Maintains the LMT web server and databases.
Performs other duties as assigned in support of the mission and goals of the College of Natural Sciences.
Works collaboratively and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality and inclusiveness.
Works in partnership with colleagues within the CNS community and across the campus to support the Dean’s strategic priorities.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field plus two years of relevant work experience. A Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering may be substituted in lieu of work experience.
Experience with Linux operating system.
Experience with high level programming languages.
Experience with computer/machine interfaces.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
Typical office environment.
This is a term limited position through September 2023. Continuation of position is dependent upon funding.
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
Valid through: 4/2/2021