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Western Governors University

Software Engineer 100% Remote







5 months

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Software Engineer 100% Remote

Location: Type: Full-time

*Current WGU employees must submit their internal application prior to 9/4/2021 to be considered for this position*

100% Remote

Job Profile Summary:

The Software Engineer II is responsible for the research, design, development, analysis, testing, and implementation of software applications. They communicate project information to client, project manager, or other design personnel working on projects. They maintain good working relationships with clients and staff. They write and maintains complete documentation. They support team members and ensures established goals and deadlines are met. They keep management informed of status and significant problems.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Subject matter expert in the area of responsibility or working knowledge of several technical areas.

  • Typically requires a technical university degree or equivalent experience.

  • 4 years of prior relevant experience.

Department Specific Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • 3+ years' experience and a proven track record in developing web-based applications and web services using Java, REST, XML, and other web technologies.

  • 2 years' experience with software/Java (Spring), JavaScript (Node.js, React, Angular)

  • Experience interfacing with Oracle databases and integrating third party products with existing infrastructure.

  • Experience with SQL including Pl/SQL.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Jira, Agile/Scrum project development Hibernate, Banner, Application Integration with legacy systems, Java EE

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop web applications and web services using JavaScript, Java, AWS, REST, XML, HTTP, and Angular as well as other web technologies.

  • Develop integrations between 3rd party systems using SQL and a variety of job scheduling technologies.

  • Manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in high-pressure environments; excelling at pinpointing and resolving problems in early project stages to avoid cost/time expenses.

  • Deliver high quality projects on time, through ability to design architecture, write high quality code, and execute effective unit tests.

  • Participate and contribute towards improving development processes and best practices.

  • Optimize performance tuning for high utilization 24x7 access.

  • Participate and contribute towards improving development processes and best practices.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work equally well in self-managed and team-based Agile projects.

  • Work with internal customers to gather business processes and project requirements.

  • Analyses software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.

  • Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.

  • Performs miscellaneous projects as assigned.

  • Updates technical skills as required.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Project designs and plans are creative, employ useful technologies, meet deadlines, and fulfill goals and requirements.

  • Project estimates are well-researched and accurate.

  • Project testing procedures are effective and timely. Results are well-analyzed, and problems are corrected.

  • Required reports and documentation are complete and current.

  • Good communication and working relationships exist with clients and co-workers. Concerns are promptly addressed, and any problems effectively resolved.

  • Management is appropriately informed of area activities and of any significant problems.

  • Company policies and procedures are closely followed.

  • Experience with Web Services development: REST/SOA/XML/HTML

  • Experience with database technologies such as SQL and Oracle.

  • Good understanding of issue troubleshooting and performance tuning

  • Commitment to quality through the ability to translate complex technical requirements into functional software using best practices to write high quality code.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Working equally well in self-managed and team-based Agile projects and the ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to other team members.

  • Encouraged to assist less experienced peers.

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