The Software Engineer - Level 4 is a functional expert in the field of software engineering as it relates to the business objectives. The Software Engineer 4 will design, code, test, and debug applications that meet system standards and functional requirements in various software languages. The Software Engineer 4 is responsible for overseeing and conducting code reviews and assisting the Manager and/or Sr. Manager by facilitating assigned activities including the coordination of resources for approved Projects, system improvements, and ad-hoc or emergency requests. The Software Engineer 4 will maintain expertise of the functional software engineering processes.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Develops effective, maintainable code in a timely fashion
Follows established coding standards and techniques, assists with establishing standards
Develops automated unit test cases to validate defect-free code
Oversees and conducts code reviews to ensure adherence to established coding and architectural standards
Works with product manager and UX designer to ensure quality code that meets the functional requirements
Works with and leads off shore development teams.
Acts as a technical resource for junior team members
Involved in integrating on-shore and off-shore code
Shows a strong attention to development detail, produces high-quality code
Assists the Manager and Sr. Manager with the training and mentoring of the team members.
Partners with product manager and UX designer to drive creation of processes and procedures
Maintain current skills and develop new skills through training classes, reading, and on the job experience
Maintains a working knowledge of applications and system integration and is able to understand changes in order to anticipate cross-system or cross-process impacts.
Coordinates scheduled ad-hoc, and emergency tasks within the department' s scope.
Ensures the appropriate adherence to inter-departmental processes and procedures within the testing team.
Provides proper status notifications are relayed to product manager for internal and external communications through the approved protocols.
Effectively determines and communicates accurate timelines for assigned tasks
Utilizes design patterns that comply with security policies and guidelines
BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field required
5 or more years as a software engineer developing web, server, or handset code required
3 or more years of web software development experience in the following required
Familiarity with standard client/server architecture
Strong OOD / OOP knowledge
Multithreaded Application experience
Creation of Physical and Logical design documents
Knowledge and experience with object-oriented design and implementation
Proven ability to carry a feature from start to finish; including prototypes, design specifications, constructive coding, unit testing, and bug fixing
Ability to quickly and accurately perform troubleshooting and repair of existing applications
Good diagnostic, analytical, design and communication skills
Web Application Architecture
Web System Architecture, SOA, REST, AJAX, JSON, CDN, SSO
Responsive Web application design and development.
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Web standards, cross-browser compatibility, and web-related performance and optimization techniques.
Good UI performance tuning and debugging skills
Specific knowledge/experience in one or more of the following:
MySql, No-SQL, Web servers
Experience working with Node.js and the Express application framework.
jQuery framework including jQuery, jQuery mobile, jQuery UI etc
Accessibility (ADA Compliance), WCAG, WAI-ARIA
CDN, cloud cache solutions, offline storage
Experience with test frameworks such as Jasmine, Jest, Mocha and Chai
Mobile browser and web view development and debugging
Email development and debugging
Familiarity with design tools such as Sketch or Photoshop
Continues Integration/Deployment tools and solutions. Such as Jenkins