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The Software Engineer IV serves as a technical consultant and lead to provide and support software applications that meet or exceed business needs. The Software Engineer IV is expected to possess strong technical expertise as well as strong leadership and mentoring skills. The incumbent typically works on complex computer programs and defined segments of highly complex programs. The Software Engineer IV is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures; and performs most complex applications development related tasks without guidance. The incumbent is a key contact for Project Managers, advising on project sizing and estimation. The incumbent will also direct the work of others and is ex

The Software Engineer IV serves as a
technical consultant and lead to provide and support software applications that
meet or exceed business needs. The Software Engineer IV is expected to possess
strong technical expertise as well as strong leadership and mentoring skills.
The incumbent typically works on complex computer programs and defined segments
of highly complex programs. The Software Engineer IV is familiar with a variety
of the field's concepts, practices and procedures; and performs most complex applications
development related tasks without guidance. The incumbent is a key contact for Application
Development leadership, Enterprise Architecture team, Product Owners and Scrum
Masters, advising on project/story impact analysis and estimation. The
incumbent will also direct the work of others and is expected to proactively
contribute and offer recommendations. May play the role of Subject Matter
Expert in relation to one or several applications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engages with system users and business analysts to
    identify system enhancements and/or new applications to meet business
    needs
  • Designs and develops scalable and efficient solutions
    and products on schedule
  • Actively contributes to the development of solutions
    and ideas that add value
  • Produces code of high quality and reliability - strong
    quality code metrics
  • Effectively performs code walk-throughs
  • Creates unit tests to ensure accuracy
  • Identifies largest risk areas and plans/executes steps
    needed to mitigate those
  • In conjunction with Quality Services, proactively
    performs extensive system testing to ensure that the systems meet
    requirements, work efficiently and are developed following the applicable
    development methodology
  • Provides support during meetings as required; prepares
    agendas/supporting materials, takes/publishes minutes and facilitates
    discussion
  • Provides accurate and timely input regarding status of
    technical tasks
  • Ensures project goals make sense and overall
    development objectives are being met
  • Performs other duties as assigned

pected to proactively contribute and offer recommendations. May play the role of Subject Matter Expert in relation to one or several applications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engages with system users and business analysts to identify system enhancements and/or new applications to meet business needs.
  • Actively contributes to the development of solutions and ideas that add value.
  • Develops elegant and simple solutions.
  • Creates quality design documents to illustrate how the system works.
  • Writes clear and detailed technical specifications for development of the application.
  • Adheres to ?big picture view? of how various connected system designs should be consolidated or affected.
  • Produces products on schedule and elegant and efficient designs, high performance, and scalable code that will allow for easy extension to future needs.
  • Produces code of high quality and reliability - strong quality code metrics.
  • Effectively performs code walk-throughs.
  • In conjunction with Quality Services. Proactively performs extensive system testing to ensure that the systems work efficiently and are developed following the applicable development methodology.
  • Unit tests to ensure accuracy.
  • Tracks record of identifying largest risk areas and driving resolution of these issues.
  • Leads the design, development and implementation of complex systems.
  • Provides accurate and timely input to Project Manager regarding status of technical tasks for self and team.
  • Effectively and actively plays the role of technical advisor for projects, providing advice on tools, process and design to others.
  • Shows initiative to initiate and actively facilitate meetings and issue resolution, involving the right individuals.
  • Ensures project goals make sense and overall development objectives are being met.
  • Serves as a contact person in support of more serious production problems/issues.
  • Designs and develops high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Minimum Required: Bachelor of Science in computer
    science or a related technical field or equivalent combination of
    post-secondary education and work experience

Experience

  • 7-10 years of increasingly responsible systems
    development experience on multiple platforms.
  • 5-7 years of experience in the development environment
    commensurate with the assigned area of responsibility.

Essential Skills

  • Experience with complex,
    enterprise development
  • Experience working in an Agile
    /Scrum methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to gather
    requirements, design and develop high quality systems on schedule
  • Knowledge of proper architectural disciplines
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Strong negotiation and/or influential skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills ? able to think
    through and identify likely cause of problems before referring to others.
  • Team focused approach for handling daily activities;
    Strong teammate
  • Experience with Java, Spring, Oracle, PL/SQL, Apache,
    Tomcat
  • Experience with RESTful Web Services
  • Experience with Unit Testing (JUnit, Mockito, Groovy)
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and best practices

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Intellij, RAD, & STS
  • Experience with an event driven, microservices
    architecture ? Kafka, Spring Boot
  • Experience with Cloud Migration/Development - AWS
  • Experience with Business to Business integrations

and/or influential skills.