Network Software System Engineer
Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California - Arlington, VA

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Network Software System Engineer - Arlington, VA, office of USC/Information Sciences Institute

The USC/Information Sciences Institute's Arlington office is seeking a self-motivated network software programmer who has a broad range of knowledge and skills in wired and wireless networking. The candidate will provide networking expertise and programming support to cutting-edge research projects on content/data-centric networking, which is the exciting and promising next leap of the Internet. The successful candidate will perform research-oriented simulation, emulation, experimentation and demonstration, will create innovative solutions to tackle technical/engineering challenges and be inspired to bring innovations to real world customers. Occasional travel is required.

Applicant selected for this position will require access to ITAR materials in test bed. According to U.S. government restrictions, only U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents (green card) are eligible for ITAR access.

Basic Requirements ----
1. Master's degree in EE/CS/CEng or related field. Minimum 3-year hands-on software development.
2. Extensive knowledge and experience with TCP/IP network.
3. Familiar with Linux network mechanism, tools, and programming APIs.
4. Strong program skills and experience in using Java, C++, and multiple scripting languages including Bash and Python.

Desired Experience and Skill sets ----
1. Experience with network emulation and simulation using one of the following or similar tools such as NS3, QualNet, EMANE, OPNET, etc.
2. Experience developing practical network software applications over wired or wireless network links.
3. Experience with Android and Java application development on Android, Android SDK and NDK, Eclipse, etc.
4. A diversified academic or experience background in computer and wireless networking, communications, and digital signal processing is desired.

Company Profile ----
Founded in 1972, the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California (USC) is a world leader in research and development of advanced information processing, computer and communications technologies. ISI is one of the nation’s largest, most successful university-affiliated research institutes. A pacesetter for nearly 40 years, ISI helped conceive, design and implement the Internet, including communications protocols that remain fundamental to today's Internet operations. ISI developed the Domain Name System (DNS) and its now-familiar “.com” address system. The Institute attracts nearly $60 million annually – from corporations and federal government agencies – for basic and applied research. USC/ISI bridges the gap between theoretical basic research and product-oriented research and development. ISI’s diverse expertise ranges from core engineering and computer science discovery to design, modeling and implementation of innovative prototypes and devices. The Institute employs about 350 engineers, research scientists, and staff. ISI offers many of the best features of two worlds: major research universities and corporate research-and-development labs.

ISI is based in Marina del Rey, California, and maintains an office in the Nation's capital area in Arlington, Virginia. ISI-Arlington plays a vital role in serving ISI's government customers. ISI-Arlington is also the home of ISI's Adaptive Parallel Execution group, Fine-grained Computing Group, Wireless Systems Group, and Disruptive Electronics Group. For more information about ISI, please visit

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