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Senior Software Engineeer

Location:

Remote- Central Time Zone, Remote- Eastern Time Zone

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General Description: 

The Senior Software Engineer position will create software solutions to improve existing applications and streamline processes to drive efficiencies.  This position will work with an established IT team of business analysts, developers, and quality assurance analysts on new application initiatives along with supporting existing applications.  This position's major responsibilities are to collaborate on the engineering and architecture of the technology solutions; create modules, patterns, or frameworks to solve complex business issues; and collaborate with other team members to ensure timely delivery.

Responsibilities:

·         Ensure performance and operational reliability of applications

·         Ensure data integrity and security of applications

·         Collaborate on the engineering and architecture of custom software solutions utilizing USI approved technologies

·         Create end to end system integration designs and deployment strategies

·         Collaborate on enterprise coding standards and drive process improvements

·         Provide estimates for development efforts

·         Break down stories into tasks and report on progress

·         Collaborate with team members for task assignments, pseudo code and or class definitions

·         Foster a collaborative development environment and encourage new ideas for finding solutions to common problems

·         Mentor junior team members on design patterns and code reusability

·         Participate in code reviews and provide a positive environment for feedback and new ideas

·         Prototype end to end solutions for new technologies being implemented and identify roadblocks and alternate solutions early in the process

·         Keep the application stack current – remediate technical debt

·         Communicate effectively with project management and other IT leadership to provide progress updates, identify risks, and offer solutions

·         Create documentation of designs and solutions

·         Perform thorough unit testing

Additional Qualifications:

·         3+ Years of Java programming experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         5+ years developing software solutions

·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent work experience

·         Effective technical skills evidenced by adherence to best practices and ability to develop patterns to solve common problems

·         Self motivated to remain current on emerging technologies and trends

·         Effective decision making under pressure

·         Understanding of Agile/Scrum software development life-cycle

·         Strong written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills

Physical Demands:

Work is performed in a climate controlled office environment with minimal noise and limited to no exposure to chemicals or toxins.  Employees operate office equipment including; telephone - headset, Computer, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, copier, scanner and mail machine.  Physical tasks of job include; walking, sitting, standing and bending.

Analysis of Physical Demands:

·         Constantly (over 66% of time) work performed requires employees to use repetitive hand motions such as typing, using a keyboard, and sitting at a desk.

·         Frequently (34%-66% of time) work performed requires employees to handle and grasp things, walk on normal surfaces, stand and bend.

·         Occasionally (1%-33% of time) work performed requires employees walk on uneven or slippery surfaces to and from work and occasionally reach outward to grab things and bend.

·         Rarely  (< than 1 hour per week) work performed  requires Lifting/Carrying  items that range from 10-50lbs, pushing/pulling  items that range from 10-50lbs,  twisting/ turning including reaching over shoulder or above head , kneeling or squatting.

Other requirements:

·         Ability to travel up to 20% of time


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USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid time off policy, paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.


Job ID:

22798

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