Full Job Description
AURA is currently accepting applications for a variety of roles. At this time, AURA is specifically recruiting for: Software Engineers, Electrical Engineers; Mechanical Engineers; Data Scientists; Data Engineers; Front-end Developers/Data Visualization Engineers and Aerospace Engineers. Females and minorities are highly encouraged to apply. See more about each area below.
AURA is a collective of Senior Technologists, Scientists, Engineers and Business Experts working to solve challenges for the US Department of Defense’s interests. AURA is at the true cutting edge of our specific focus areas of research and creating ground-breaking solutions. We are “Creating Your Future” in the areas of Artificial Intelligence; Advanced Manufacturing Environments & Data Exchanges, and Intelligent Microgrid Technologies. We focus our passion for science and technology to help better our Nation and our World.
If this sounds like a fit for your personal, academic & career goals, please apply! We want to hear from you.
(*When applying, please include a COVER LETTER to tell us more about you, which roles you are most interested in & why you'd like to work at AURA*)
Document and test new software application; Assess new application ideas; Develop applications (coding, programming); Interview beta testers, incorporate feedback
Computer Science/Network Engineering, Engineering, or Mathematics major; Ability to use SQL or other DBMS interface languages; Ability to integrate across large DBMS; Highly proficient in programming language, such as C++, Python, Linux, Arduino code, etc.
Designing, maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, components, equipment, or systems; Operating computer-assisted design or engineering software and equipment; Ensuring installation and operations conform to standards and requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications, technical drawings or topographical maps; Ensuring compliance with specifications or codes by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support or testing activities; Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects and studies.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering degree from an accredited school; Experience in using required software; Knowledge of applicable codes related to electrical engineering; Ability to work Hands-on (tools/soldering); Experience with 3D printing; Proficient in design and simulation software
Designing, manufacturing, and installing components that fulfill requirements; Analyzing problems or deficiencies and developing solutions to resolve them; Conducting experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate product designs; Creating plans and designs using CAD technology; Writing technical documentation; Ensuring that products meet compliance regulations.
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering; Superior computer skills, with solid experience in CAD, CAM, and Matlab/LabView programs; Ability to work Hands-on (tools/soldering); Experience with 3D printing; Ability to run simulations and analyze test data; Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis; Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions; Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis; Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design
Major in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field; Experience with programming languages such as Python/R; Any experience interacting with relational databases; Background in data mining, statistical analysis, and machine learning; Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation; Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills
Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements; Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.; Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies; Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customers’ unmet needs, operational efficiency, and other key business performance metrics; Keep our data separated and secure.
Major in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field; Experience in one or more structured database management system types/vendors such as MySQL, Oracle, or SQLite; Awareness of big data cloud applications such as AWS or Azure, including design, provisioning, and tuning; Expertise in one or more programming languages common in data science, such as Python or R
FRONT-END DEVELOPER/DATA VISUALIZATION ENGINEER
Gain feedback continuously from users, customers, and colleagues; Monitor app performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems and rectify any issues; Write functional requirement documents and guides; Create quality mockups and prototypes, ensuring high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency; Turn UI/UX designs into prototypes, creating excellent interactions from designs; Write reusable code and libraries (with matching documentation) to a standard which makes it quick and easy to maintain the code in the future; Optimize applications for maximum speed; Optimize applications for maximum scalability & adaptive/responsive design; Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
Using mathematics, scientific, and engineering principles to design, repair, and improve air and spacecraft, component parts, facilities, materials, safety regulations, and manufacturing processes; Researching and analyzing information to develop designs and solve problems; Testing aircraft, rockets, and spacecraft to find and correct potential problems and to ensure compliance with quality, safety, and functionality requirements; Designing and assembling control panels, propulsion systems, guiding systems, computer systems, and other necessary parts and systems; Writing design proposals, reports, manuals, and other technical documents;
Bachelor’s degree in engineering for entry-level positions, Master’s degree preferred for advancement or work in research or education; Some positions may require security clearance; Strong understanding of materials, mathematics, science, thermodynamics, mechanics, robotics, aerodynamics, production methods, and potential safety and functionality problems and solutions.