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Lead Software Engineer

Experienced

PowerSchool | R&D | ,

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work as part of an Agile SCRUM team in the planning, scoping, estimation and execution of technical solutions
  • Develop scalable web applications and services
  • Scrum Master preferred 
  • Must have lead experience 
  • Investigate and resolve issues reported for a large web application following best practices such as authoring or updating unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms
  • Analyze performance and develop improvements to performance of web application
  • Assist with security updates to web application
  • Perform upgrades to 3rd party libraries and tools used by the web application
  • Implement new web application software features and products following best practices such as authoring of unit tests, writing maintainable code, applying established patterns and algorithms
  • Specialize in client or server side web application development as a member of a project team
  • Familiarity with the full technical stack
  • Develop software to support internal initiatives, tools, update framework and application functionality
  • Work within a wide range of new and legacy code and technologies in a mature codebase
  • Train and mentor new and more junior software engineers
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Qualifications include:

  • 6+ years’ experience in software engineer role; preferably with full stack development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technologies required or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of current web client technologies including demonstrable proficiency with ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, client MVC, REST-based web services development, JSON
  • Experience with development in multi-tenant AWS and/or Azure environments
  • Strong knowledge of C#, VB.NET, SAML; any knowledge of ColdFusion a plus
  • Proficient in SQL, MS SQL, MySQL
  • Familiar with OWASP threats and mitigation techniques
  • Ability to architect, test, develop, implement and troubleshoot multi-layer web applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with current software design principles and concepts such as patterns, algorithms, data structures, dependency injection, MV**, SOA, n-tier architecture, SAAS
  • Strong ability to handle a heavy workload with multiple projects and frequent interruptions
  • Strong ability to work in a changing, dynamic environment and establish constructive cross-functional relationships
Skills & Requirements

Qualifications include:

  • 6+ years’ experience in software engineer role; preferably with full stack development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technologies required or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of current web client technologies including demonstrable proficiency with ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, client MVC, REST-based web services development, JSON
  • Experience with development in multi-tenant AWS and/or Azure environments
  • Strong knowledge of C#, VB.NET, SAML; any knowledge of ColdFusion a plus
  • Proficient in SQL, MS SQL, MySQL
  • Familiar with OWASP threats and mitigation techniques
  • Ability to architect, test, develop, implement and troubleshoot multi-layer web applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with current software design principles and concepts such as patterns, algorithms, data structures, dependency injection, MV**, SOA, n-tier architecture, SAAS
  • Strong ability to handle a heavy workload with multiple projects and frequent interruptions
  • Strong ability to work in a changing, dynamic environment and establish constructive cross-functional relationships

 

Environmental Factors

  • Constant indoor collaborative work environment in close contact with co-workers
  • Frequent social interactions and interruptions
  • Frequent work under time restraints
  • Rare travel

 

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying:

  • Occasionally carrying items weighing under 10 lbs.
  • Rarely carrying items weighing between 11-20 lbs.

Twisting/Turning:

  • Occasionally reaching over shoulder, overhead and reaching outward
  • Occasionally bending
  • Frequently walking normal surfaces
  • Constant sitting

Other:

  • Constant use of keyboard, fine dexterity, grasping, holding
  • Constant repetitive motion – hands