About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

Job Summary

The Senior Software Developer will support the Division of Information Technology’s Center for Internet Augment Research and Assessment (CIARA) to develop software applications for provisioning, troubleshooting and improving the operations of a software defined networking (SDN) production environment that supports research and education activities between the U.S. and the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Writes reusable, testable, and efficient code following standard software quality approaches, such as Python PEP8.
  • Designs and implements highly-available and high-performance applications in C and Python3.
  • Optimizes SDN applications for scalability.
  • Writes code using Object Orientation (OO) concepts, design patterns, and various open-source toolkits and frameworks.
  • Analyzes, debugs, and delivers clean, validated, maintainable code as well as writing documentation.
  • Troubleshoots technical and non-technical issues related to existing applications.
  • Interacts with external parties to develop compatible APIs, including open-source communities.
  • Expands the AmLight SDN controller to support on-demand monitoring for SDN circuits.
  • Expands AmLight SDN Controller Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) to support end-to-end, performance, and security tests.
  • Supports the requirements of the National Science Foundation (NSF) projects AmLight-ExP and AtlanticWave-SDX including network integration of the AmLight SDN Controller with Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Performing other related duties as required or directed by supervisor. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Studies, or other technical discipline and five (5) years related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Python 3.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Experience with CI/CD integration tools.
  • Experience with SQL databases.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Experience with GIT.
  • Knowledge of basic network concepts and protocols.
  • Knowledge of Python network libraries.
  • Capable of working in a Linux environment, specifically Debian.
  • Experience with NOSQL databases.
  • Experience with C.
  • Experience with OpenFlow or P4.
  • Experience with contributing to Open software projects.
  • Experience with Kubernetes.
  • Basic knowledge of tcpdump or libpcap.

Job Category
Administrative

Advertised Salary
$80,000 – $85,000 (Commensurate with Experience)

Work Schedule

Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check
Fingerprinting Check

Other Information

This is a time-limited appointment that may be terminated at any time with 30days’ notice

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

URL: https://pslinks.fiu.edu/psp/jobs/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1000&JobOpeningId=524777&PostingSeq=1

or

please apply at https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/ >>Prospective Employee>> Search jobs with number 524777

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your application status in “My Applications“.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.