Senior Software Engineer
Summary of Duties
The senior software engineer works with the business community to understand and translate complex business requirements into functional specifications for developing and modifying data processing systems. Evaluates operational systems and recommends improvements. Produces detailed programming specifications for logical, economical, and practical systems designs. Writes, modifies, and tests programs thoroughly. Makes formal presentations and assists with programming training. Provides guidance to junior-level personnel on analysis and programming duties. A senior software engineer receives assignments of increasing complexity from the software development and engineering manager, software development manager, or project manager and performs responsibilities with minimal supervision. Factors that determine level of complexity include: size and scope of the assignment, level of leadership expected, number of system integration points, use of new technology, complexity of the business problem being solved, etc.
The title of senior software engineer is a senior-level role for those individuals with expert knowledge and skills obtained through employment as a software engineer (or similar duties) and have six to eight years’ direct experience. To be hired at or move into this tier, the incumbent must demonstrate skills in at least two development platforms used by Mutual Benefit Group.
Candidates must possess minimum of a Bachelor degree in computer science and six years’ direct experience OR Associate degree or certificate in computer science or directly related field AND eight years’ direct experience; knowledge of structured systems analysis, design techniques, programming, and coding; knowledge of a systems development life-cycle methodology and an ability to work effectively within that framework; demonstrated skill in several development platforms used at MBG; capacity to learn new technologies; ability to make independent judgments and use own discretion; ability to establish and nurture positive working relationships with peers, management and business partners; proficient interpersonal relations and communications skills (both written and verbal); strong customer service orientation; demonstrated ability to conceptualize, analyze, and resolve problems within required timeframes; an eye for detail; and experience in setting schedules and meeting deadlines.
Candidates must also possess at least five years’ heavy experience in iSeries/IBM i using RPG, CL, COBOL, and DB2; and experience with technologies, tools, utilities, and packages including Query400, SDA, PDM, DFU, Websphere, and Systemi Navigator.
Full benefits package, including health, dental reimbursement, vision, 401(k) and Roth 401(k), and PTO, starts the first of the month following employment. Please visit our Web site to learn more about us and why you might want to work with us.
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This is a full-time position.
Posted on December 16, 2020.