Signature Science, LLC
  • - TX-Austin
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

To develop applications and databases and provide data management support for projects related to public safety, defense and national security. Responsibilities will include duties such as interpreting, transforming, loading, documenting and reporting data from multiple sources according to specific project requirements. In addition, the sucessful candidate will provide computer science support to the research, development, and test and evaluation of tools and algorithms that support rapid, accurate and automated analysis and reporting of complex scientific data sets.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather accurate and thorough requirements from end users for application and/or database development
  • Design, develop, and deploy web applications and desktop applications
  • Maintain existing web and desktop applications
  • Design, develop, and manage databases
  • Code consistent, efficient, maintainable, and scalable components
  • Create quality mockups, proof of concepts, and prototypes
  • Research and learn new technologies, frameworks, and best practices
  • Code and debug programs or applications or make modifications to existing programs or applications
  • Design and implement software modules and interfaces among applications or databases
  • Develop and maintain program and application documentation
  • May serve as a task leader on one or more projects


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Proficiency in desktop application or web application development
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following database platforms: SQL Server, Oracle, and Microsoft Access
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET Framework, and ASP.NET
  • Ability to code from requirement, functional, and/or design documents
  • Understanding of software QA methodologies, tools and approaches
  • Experience with Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes preferred
  • Proficiency with C#, Visual Basic (VB), and/or Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) preferred
  • Knowledge of client-side technologies such as JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5 and CSS preferred
  • Training and experience with current software development methodologies and processes (e.g., Agile/scrum processes, version control) preferred
  • Database administration experience preferred
  • Scientific background (with a focus on chemistry or biology) and/or experience with analytical laboratory data management/mining and/or experience with CBRNE applications preferred
  • Ability to lead small teams and ensure accurate and timely submission of project deliverables
  • Motivated to contribute in a team environment and collaborate across scientific and technical disciplines
  • Able to balance multiple on-going tasks while operating efficiently and with minimal supervision



  • Bachelor degree (or higher) computer science, mathematics, or related field
  • At least 8-10 years, of direct experience data management, database development and/or application development.


 Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret level security clearance.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Working Conditions/ Equipment:

  • Ability to work in varying conditions to include: traditional office environments with sedentary extended periods required for voluminous data analysis via office automation;



The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.







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