Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC
  • - West Lafayette, IN
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K

Duties / Responsibilities

Charles F. Day & Associates, LLC (CFDay) is seeking candidates to support the design and implementation of a new big data and simulation platform and its application to a variety of real world socio-economic problems. The platform CFDay is developing will allow integration with scripts by data analytics users, visual dashboards, data services, and other simulation systems. The software development is performed from the Day Research office in the Purdue Research Park, West Lafayette, Indiana, and will be provided to subscribers via cloud services.

CFDay seeks to hire a Software Engineer whose responsibilities involve leveraging cloud services and writing custom code to create web-based simulation and analytics services. Custom code will be developed to parse structured data, apply natural language processing techniques, import/export data, and interact with data services. The Software Engineer will work with other developers and data scientists to build a robust platform capable of ingesting and analyzing large volumes of data in a timely manner.

The Software Engineer will work primarily from Day Research with occasional travel required to install and support remote deployments at client sites.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Integrate cloud services with custom code.
  • Design and implement state-of-the-art code.
  • Develop test-driven code.
  • Install and support remote deployments, potentially in classified or restricted environments.
  • Work under general supervision; consult with business development staff and clients to develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer issues.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience in the following:
    • applying object oriented programming (OOP)
    • developing complex applications in Java and Python
    • deploying applications in Linux environments
    • developing programmatic access to NoSQL databases
    • writing tests using unit testing libraries
    • test-driven development
    • distributed/parallel computing, i.e., mapreduce, streaming
    • working in an agile development team
  • Strong mathematical and computer architecture knowledge
  • Creativity and latitude in finding solutions
  • Proven ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency'Selected applicants may be subject to a      government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and special program clearances.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in the following:
    • text analytics, such as for categorizing documents, parsing sentences and identifying names
    • Spring application frameworks
    • Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
    • regression testing and continuous delivery
    • data security techniques and encryption libraries
  • Experience integrating user interfaces, data services, and custom code to provide unified solutions
  • Knowledge of algorithms used in data analytics
  • Knowledge of simulation and modeling techniques

Company Description

CFDay's Day Research is a high technology development center located in the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. Clients are attracted to CFDay because of our innovative use of technology to understand and forecast emergent behavior at scale. The tools and services provided by CFDay are a culmination of 20 years of research and experience in modeling societies as virtual environments, providing powerful analytics capabilities to subject matter experts, and developing computational experimentation and war gaming for commercial, government, and military applications.

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