Software Engineer (mid-level)
We are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our team in McLean, VA.
Who we are:
CYFOR Technologies is hiring a full-time, mid-level software engineer to support work performed for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Safety Research and Development (Safety R&D) at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC), in McLean, VA. We currently staff the FHWA Geometric Design Laboratory (GDL) at TFHRC, with a focus on developing and maintaining software tools for the data-driven safety analysis (DDSA) of highway designs. Specifically, the Interactive Highway Safety Design Model (IHSDM) which can be found on www.ihsdm.org
About the role:
IHSDM is a mature, large, complex, Windows-based program developed in Java, which has been enhanced, extended, and maintained over a period of 20+ years. The new software engineer position would be in the GDL, joining transportation research engineers who work hand-in-hand with the IHSDM software developer as part of the IHSDM Development Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Experience as a key team member - on a project of similar scope and complexity to IHSDM
- Application Programming Interface (API) development.
- Manipulating/processing data, particularly as related to highways.
- Knowledge and understanding of the LandXML data exchange format.
- Experience developing software tools for highway safety analysis.
- Experience with developing traffic engineering software (e.g., microscopic traffic simulation tools).
- Integrating software tools; in particular, integrating tools for highway safety analysis with traffic operations software tools.
- Web-based product development.
- Master's degree in computer science or related field (experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable)
- 5 plus years of experience with full lifecycle software development for engineering applications
- The Java programming language
- Extensible Markup Language (XML)
- Database design / data exchange
- U.S. Citizenship preferred. Minimum of Permanent Resident.
Desirable qualifications (not required):
- A good understanding of basic highway design principles
- Knowledge of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Highway Safety Manual (HSM); particularly Part C (Predictive Methods).
- Experience using IHSDM.
- Experience with safety/crash databases (e.g., FHWA’s Highway Safety Information System)
- Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
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