Open Opportunities

Staff Software Engineer or Senior Software Engineer

The Illinois Applied Research Institute (ARI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applicants for Staff Software Engineer and Senior Software Engineer positions. These positions will use software development methodologies, skills, and research to develop software to meet the needs and requirements of our customers and research partners. ARI has developed software and software platforms in the areas of agriculture, autonomy, defense, digital manufacturing, and medical imaging. All professionals hired into these positions will be involved in a variety of research and development (R&D) programming activities in the areas of applied science and engineering, technical training, software development and validation, and software architecture design.

Due to COVID-19, there is flexibility to work remotely if shelter in place orders are active. It is expected that hires will work onsite in Champaign, IL as soon as possible when these restrictions are lifted with suitable safeguards in place.

Please visit to view the complete position announcement and application instructions. The closing date for this position is July 20, 2020. Interviews and hires will take place prior to the closing date and early applications are encouraged; however, full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to
verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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