Interoperability (INT) Team Lead

Riverside, United States

Introduction of Interoperability Sub-Team

Sub-teams are specialized teams that produce particular sub-systems defined by the project’s need. In addition to contributing towards the overall product, sub-teams serve as an opportunity for UCR-UAS members to engage in both leadership and technical development roles that further educate UCR students.

The Interoperability sub-team is responsible for developing the software and communications protocols needed to communicate with the interoperability server utilized by the AUVSI-SUAS Competition.

Interoperability Sub-Team Lead Job Description

Sub-team leads are responsible for developing innovative technical solutions for their given subsystem. These subsystems are defined and approved by the AUVSI SUAS Project Coordinator. The sub-team lead(s) are expected to oversee, manage, and engineer their subsystem from conception to integration, and if needed, decommission. In addition to being accountable for their subsystems integration, sub-team leads are expected to uphold UCR-UAS Leadership Values and offer meaningful guidance to its members.

General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clear and open line of communication between the Project Coordinator and sub-team leads.

  • Organize and facilitate regular meetings with sub-team members.

  • Relay announcements and other pertinent information between sub-team leads and sub-team members.

  • Meet deadlines specified by the project timeline.

  • Attend and report project updates at weekly leads meeting and any other necessary meetings.

Role-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the Interoperability System from its most basic building blocks to integration.

  • Teaching key networking concepts to sub-team members.

  • Working with scripts in Python/C++ and other languages.

  • Defining the requirements for the subsystem.

  • Creating tests to validate and verify all requirements are met by the subsystem.

  • Attend the 2023 AUVSI-SUAS Competition (typically held in Patuxent River, Maryland) in June 2023 or select and train another INT sub-team member to represent the INT team.

Application Information

If you're interested in applying for the INT Lead position for the 2022-2023 term, please fill out the following form:

Deadline to Apply: Monday, April 25th 2022 by 11:59 PM PST