Riverside Research is seeking a creative Software Engineer to support implementing a new GUI for physics-based antenna design and analysis. This individual will work with a small team of computational physics experts and graphical user interface (GUI) developers in an Agile environment to build a Qt interface in C++, utilizing domain knowledge to aid the user in defining simulation parameters. This individual will also develop 3D visualizations of the antenna mesh, its material attributions, and simulation results using the Visualization Tool Kit (VTK), and develop 2D visualizations of the results through Python’s Matplotlib package. This position offers the enviable opportunity of developing a new application to be utilized by a large community of engineers solving novel problems.
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- In collaboration with a team, develop the graphical user interface (GUI) for a computational electromagnetics (CEM) software product in C++ and Python
- Support all phases of the software development lifecycle: requirements collection, planning, design, implementation, and testing.
- Interface with expert users to understand their needs
- Apply User Experience (UX) best-practices to improve the usability of the software
- Develop collaborative relationship with Government customer and other mission partners
- Other duties as assigned
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Math, Physics or a related field. Relevant years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
- 3-5 years of C++ programming experience in a Linux environment
- At least one of the following:
- Experience developing and/or using computer-simulated physics models from electromagnetics, acoustics, fluid dynamics, or similar
- Basic understanding of radio-frequency, mm wave, IR, and/or optical systems
- Experience developing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in Qt, GTK+, WinUI or similar
- Experience performing data-analysis using Python
- Data-visualization using OpenGL- or Vulkan-based 3D visualization systems such as VTK
- 3-5 years of C++ programming experience in a Windows environment
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