Senior Software Engineer in New Hope, TX at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/1/2020

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Senior Software Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer. In this role the candidate will be responsible for creating desired functionality to assigned content, products or services. This position develops, tests and implements software that provides robust technical infrastructure and/or software applications used by business units. The Senior Software Engineer will be a member of one of several cross-functional development teams, ranging from 5 to 7 team members. This is a senior-level position who will assist in various software development functions relating to products for internal and external customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports and may leadinitiatives including multiple features and applications involving highly integrated design and architecture
  • Demonstrates knowledge of solutions within multipledomain(s) product(s) or service(s)
  • Develops and may lead applications developmentand the underlying framework
  • Collaborates and may lead application designs
  • May lead, implements, tests and delivers new features for multiple platforms
  • Coordinates with QA team to initiate testing and ensure testing is completed
  • Designs framework and software standards and make suggestions for systems / software improvements
  • Evaluate and improves application development process
  • Works to understand customer needs and usage of the product the team supports.
  • Collaborates well with scrum team members on design and development ideas and concepts. Accepts feedback and challenges status quo
  • Mentors other team members as needed
  • Constant refinement of business and IT processes with the goal of recommending opportunities for cost reductions or greater efficiencies in alignment with company objectives.
  • Leverages industry standards, best practices and own expertise to determine solutions and anticipate issues
  • Sees patterns and uses conceptual thinking to solve problems
  • Collaborates with team and other SMEs to solve complex problems that do not have immediately known solutions, requiring analytical and at times "out of the box" thinking
  • Proactively collaborate with team to make decisions that translate into specific actions, with a goal of implementing MVP in the short term with an eye to long term objectives
  • Issues are escalated to Management
  • Highly collaborative with scrum team
  • Seeks to delight the customer with every deliverable
  • Has an informed opinion and is able to articulate complicated technical issues to less technical management or leadership, or to less senior team members. Has a persuasive argument, but accepting of financial/time/other constraints that may impact decision making.
  • Leads meetings with partners to gain alignment and understanding
  • Promotes a mentor/mentee relationship with less experienced team members
  • Creates and delivers presentations and communications to peers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Minimum of five to seven years of increasingly responsible experience in information technology with an emphasis on application component / services design & development
  • Full lifecycle experience in designing digital marketplaces, B2B portals, B2C portals and multi-channel / omni-channel digital experiences is required.
  • Property/casualty insurance, financial services and/or jewelry industry experience is desired, but not required.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Lean/Agile best practices
  • Professional Maturity
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Application Design
  • Application Maintenance
  • Implementation
  • Programming
  • System Testing
  • Passion for Excellence
  • In-depth knowledgein problems solving, database, application servers, application design and testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information to groups of internal and external project stakeholders, across all levels of the organization
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Lean/Agile best practices, DevOps, SDLC (System Development Lifecycle), PLC (Project Lifecycle) and has a history of supporting team members on projects using various development methodologies (Waterfall to Agile)
  • Demonstrates thought leadership through innovative, creative, problem solving that arrives at actionable next steps in alignment with desired business outcomes.
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse groups, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Approaches work in a structured, systematic way, organizing and prioritizing workload to meet demands of the team, department and organization
  • Understands enterprise and product priorities and escalates appropriately any deviations from those priorities.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and make recommendations
  • Commitment to continuous building of personal professional knowledge: ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills with on-site and geographically disparate teams.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Understanding of the benefits of rapid prototyping to demonstrate the merits of a proposed solution.
  • Approach problems with an entrepreneurial mindset. Design experiments, measure outcomes, adapt as needed.
  • Highly motivated, with a passion for creating and supporting great products.
  • Thrives on collaboration, working side by side with people of all backgrounds and disciplines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to gain the respect of the team, stakeholders, and management.

Technical Skillset:

  • Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, .Net Framework, C#, ASP.Net, Angular Framework, HTML, XML, JSON, CosmosDB, SQL Server, Database Modeling, SQL, Java Script, RESTful Webservices, Microservices, Azure, DevOps, Payment Processing Gateways (Stripe, Paymentus, etc.) & Agile Methodology

Location & Travel Requirements:

  • Located in Dallas, TX. (Preferred, but not required).
  • Flexibility to travel at least 50%, as needed.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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