Position Details Position Information Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 24161 For questions regarding this position, please contact: Suzie Hockelsuzanne.email@example.comClassification Title Program/Project Lead Working Title Project Engineer Brief Position Overview The Software Engineering and Cybersecurity Lab ( SECL ) at Montana State University – Bozeman (www.montana.edu/cyber) seeks a full time Project Engineer to support the mission of the SECL . The SECL has a suite of flagship technologies that operate at the frontier of cybersecurity research that have reached a critical point of maturation. The primary role of the Project Engineer is to operationalize these cybersecurity technologies. Additional roles include developing a test suite for SECL technologies, including unit tests, component tests, and deployment tests. Other relevant tasks include configuring and maintaining a suite of servers/computers, and generalized technical support for the lab.This position requires an on-site fulltime presence. Remote work is allowed only in special circumstances and only for brief periods of time.Position Number 4C3030 Department Gianforte School of Computing Division College of Engineering Appointment Type Professional Contract Term Fiscal Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify End date FLSA Exempt Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining FTE 1.0 Benefits Eligible Eligible Salary $75,000 annually Contract Type LOA If other, please specify Recruitment Type Open Position Details General Statement The SECL is comprised of six faculty, a research scientist, a program manager, and approximately 20 graduate and undergraduate students. Research and development efforts in the lab are centered at the nexus of software engineering and cybersecurity with a wide range of customers from government to industry. Our lab prides itself on conducting research on highly pressing topics and developing operational products that meet customer requirements. We are a diverse and lively group of researchers and developers who maintain a high work ethic, a robust sense of humor, and a strongly inclusive work environment. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.Duties and Responsibilities
The primary role of the Project Engineer is to operationalize these cybersecurity technologies.
Additional roles include developing test cases, unit testing, configuring and maintaining a suite of servers/computers, and generalized technical support for the lab.
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with Java, Python, Git/GitHub
Proficiency multitasking and working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrated experience in computer based organizational skills including creating and improving organizational systems with multiple variables (e.g., maintain accurate and detailed reports and records).
Demonstrated experience with software and network security-related policies and guidelines.
Master of Science in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or similar field a plus.
Relevant knowledge with an agile environment preferred.
The Successful Candidate Will
Familiarity with an agile environment preferred.
Willingness to work in an agile environment.
Be highly detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to rapidly respond to inquiries and requests.
Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Be a self-starter who can work independently to identify, plan, organize, manage and execute projects and tasks.
Demonstrated ability to proactively problem solve and meet deadlines.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.This position has supervisory duties? No Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Upon a successful search Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Applications will be: Screening of applications will begin on November 29, 2023; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Special Instructions Diversity Statement Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.htmlFull-time