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Sr. Software Engineer in Richmond at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**

Perform all tasks appropriate to role, including technical analysis, database design, prototyping, coding and unit testing of applications with high quality deliverables. Assist with application architecture design. Responsible for writing technical documentation as necessary by the Development Methodology and Standards. Responsible for the security, quality, and performance of developed applications. Apply and acquire business and product knowledge in the performance of assigned projects. Provide direct input into the on-going improvement of standards and processes. Incorporate innovative ideas and approaches to the software development team.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write application and database code based on business requirements or user stories, architecture requirements, and established coding standards.
  • Validate code against business and architectural requirements.
  • Create and test prototypes.
  • Perform application unit testing.
  • Participate in peer code reviews.
  • Troubleshoot applications and resolve defects.
  • Participate in the review of business epics and stories.
  • Work within an agile framework.
  • Prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Update and maintain product documentation.
  • Escalate issues and impediments in a timely manner.
  • Provide constructive feedback to team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Participate/Lead Development COPs.
  • Design, build, and test applications and database solutions.
  • Assist the release engineer with implementation plans.
  • Provide on call support as needed.
  • Utilize skills in data analysis, data verification, and problem solving.
  • Provide accurate breakdown tasks and estimates for coding and development unit testing efforts.
  • Mentor team members.
  • Assist with technical interviews and talent recruitment.
  • Lead Software Engineering COPs and research committees.
  • Prepare and conduct technical specification reviews.
  • Provide Technical Training to team.
  • Introduce new approaches to software development.
  • Assist to define and implement coding and technology standards.
  • Lead research and prototyping of new or challenging technologies.
  • Participate in corporate efforts, activities, and events.
  • Enforce best practices within team.

Education:

This position requires a four-year degree in Computer Science or related field and at least four years of professional IT experience or six years of professional IT experience.

Experience:

  • Must have extensive knowledge and capability in software design and development principles.
  • Strong knowledge of team-oriented and collaborative working environments.
  • Must have demonstrated ability and extensive knowledge in relational database design.

Skills:

  • API/REST development experience.
  • .NET/C#.
  • Understands Agile methodology.
  • Configuration management skills.
  • Continuous integration and deployment knowledge is a plus.
  • Mobile development skills a plus.
  • Responsive and/or adaptive design knowledge a plus.
  • UI/UX principles desired a plus.
  • Active participation in the technical community preferred.
  • .MVC/pattern proficiency a plus.