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[job list] ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings



ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of 02/02/15

With postings from:
* Precision Planting
* PatentVantage
* I-STEM

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Title: Precision Planting - Software Engineer - C/C++
Company: Precision Planting
Contact: Carolyn Shin <cshin@xxxxxxxxxxx> 408.771.6494
Hiring for: Full time
Description:
Monsanto is passionate about using science and technology to improve
agriculture. Our Precision Planting division near Peoria, IL
(http://www.precisionplanting.com) develops innovative technology
products to increase crop yields for thousands of farmers around the
world.

Imagine working at the intersection of leading edge cloud technologies,
mobile applications, and smart iron. Did you know that our latest
planting technologies provide more than 5 GHz of distributed processing
power across planting implements? Farmers today can remotely monitor
their planting and harvest operations in real time, all as a result of
our technology suite.


Precision Planting is leading the industry. We have the worldâs most
advanced set of mechanical planting components, ensuring that every seed
is placed perfectly every time, at the perfect depth, doing so twice as
fast as anyone else can do today. We also have the worldâs most advanced
technology stack -- from our SeedSense & YieldSense monitoring and
control products, through our FieldVIew and FieldView Web spatial
mapping and cloud products.


We are looking for inventors and innovators that are passionate about
developing new things. Being a software engineer here, you will get to
use modern technologies like ARM and C++11 to help us to bring the best
possible products to market at the quickest possible pace. We expect our
engineers to play an active role in product development -- you will be
helping us to not only build the right product, but to build the product
right.


Do you want to join us in revolutionizing agriculture and bring exciting
technologies to farmers across the world? If so, review the details
below and apply online below. Make sure you send us your resume, but
also be sure to tell us about yourself and why you believe you would be
an asset to our team. Recent graduates are welcome to apply, but also
those with industry experience are also welcome.


We are located in Tremont, IL, which is about 20 minutes from Peoria or
30 minutes west of Bloomington/Normal. Our engineering team consists of
over 50 mechanical, electrical, and software engineers, all housed in a
new facility that is literally in the middle of a corn field. No giant
office buildings, just lots of fresh air and green space.


Required Skills:
-A bachelorâs degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electrical
Engineering. December 2014 graduates with a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) are
welcome to apply.
-Software development experience in C/C++
-0-5 years of professional experience
-Experience using Linux


Desired Skills:
-Experience with object-oriented analysis and design
-Experience developing mobile application, platform, or CAN/J1939
datalink communications software
-Experience working with multi-threaded or near real-time systems
-Experience developing TCP or UDP communications protocols
-Experience leading development projects
-Experience working with vehicular telematics and GPS systems


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Title: Computer Hardware Analyst
Company: PatentVantage
Contact: John Li <jli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2147077514
Hiring for: Part time
Description:
We are looking for part time graduate/undergraduate ECE students to
review technical literature related to computer architecture and memory.
This is a short term project (4-6 weeks), mid February to mid April,
estimated 12-20 hr/week, compensation $35-50/hour.


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Title: Blue Waters Community Engagement Project Focus Group
Company: I-STEM
Contact: Jung Sung <jungsung@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (217) 333-9625
Hiring for: Part time
Description:
As part of the evaluation of Blue Waters Community Engagement Programs
in the I-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Education Initiative (http://www.istem.illinois.edu/) you are being
asked to participate in a focus group about your experiences with a
certain educational website (regarding HPC communities).
The focus group will last about 1 hour.


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