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Software Developer - Data Modeling Job in East Liberty, Ohio US

Software Developer - Data Modeling

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - East Liberty, OH

Posted: 4/19/2024 - Expires: 7/18/2024

Job ID: 272547267


Job Description

The Programmer Analyst is responsible for providing data acquisition guidelines, data preprocessing, conditioning, and analysis. This would involve system custom-written programming, hardware/software support for customer projects, and compiling the analysis into reports. In general, the Programmer Analyst completes the detail analysis of test data by creating custom code to determine trends and events of interest and works to define and implement any programming requirements for associated research and testing. This might include data conditioning techniques (e.g. coordinate transformations, filtering time history data, etc.), visualizing data by creating animations, applying various statistical analysis methods, and creation of custom code to aid in the conduct of the test. Development of data acquisition systems and application programs; performs maintenance for data acquisition systems and application programs as required; develops the required software; and works to define and implement any programming requirements for associated research and testing

Essential Functions

Provide recommendations in the development and use of technology and technical methods for component and/or full-scale vehicle evaluation, or other related areas of motor vehicle safety research

Conduct experiments and data analysis relating to vehicle safety research. Perform analyses of motor vehicle safety or tools used to evaluate motor vehicle safety using mechanical, electrical, computer, biomechanical, human factors, or other engineering principles. Maintain and update existing data acquisition systems and application programs to ensure optimal operation

Critically evaluate, develop, and implement new custom data acquisition systems and application programs to support testing

*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

Development of data display software, modifications to forms, and the development of Monte Carlo simulations

Represent Customer and TRC Inc. at technical conferences and on committees

Maintain existing data acquisition systems and keep them in optimal operating condition

Critically evaluate develop new custom data acquisition systems to directly support testing

Keep up with industry trends and issues in data acquisition systems integration

Develop custom-written, program-specific, software when needed

Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts

Coordinate project schedule changes and scope of work with project engineers

Keep up with industry trends and issues in automotive transportation fields, data acquisition, and software development

Develop creative solutions to difficult technical problems

Has business and technical knowledge to identify potential problems and opportunities that may impact projects


Must Live in the United States 3 years prior to applying

Bachelor’s degree with experience or widely recognized widely as an expert in a specific area of automotive engineering or transportation research

5 years of related experience preferred

Valid driver’s license

Ability to work in a team and fully independently to reach project goals

Proficient in the use of instrumentation and data acquisition equipment

Proficient in MATLAB, Simulink, Python, C, Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft Visual Basic, and other industry recognized languages

Working conditions

Standard office, climate-controlled environment

May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees

May be exposed to inclement weather

May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as gas, oil, and paint

Physical requirements

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time

Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, caste, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic conditions), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, medical leave or other types of protected leave (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other characteristic protected by state or federal anti-discrimination law covering employment.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 7