Position Details: Software Developer - Web Frontend
The Software Developer (Web Frontend) is responsible for research, design, development and initial testing of cloud-based desktop, web, and mobile solutions with Microsoft’s Windows Azure Cloud Computing Technology. This position is responsible for specific solutions-based projects within our Engineering team –projects may focus on infrastructure, product enhancements, customer integrations or new product development. It requires a deep knowledge of the Microsoft.NET technology stack, exceptional self-motivation and desire to learn and adapt in a team environment, strong communication, collaboration and development skills.
- Design, develop and modify software applications including web user interfaces.
- Modify existing software and user interfaces to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, code or systems or to improve performance.
- Consult with internal and external customers about project design, process and needs. Determine performance standards and work with project managers to select milestones for phasing.
- Confer with various groups to design project and to obtain information on needs, limitations and capabilities, related projects, performance requirements and interfaces. Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and strategy constraints.
- Store, retrieve, document and manipulate code and data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements, storage and release.
- Develop and communicate information for quality assurance testing and validation procedures. Work collaboratively with QA team for project understanding for testing.
- Coordinate with other developers on related projects to ensure complementary function and development. Maintain positive teamwork and communication in fast paced, changing environment.
- Other projects, collaboration with other departments and stakeholders and responsibilities as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Higher education in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience required.
- Minimum of 5 years of .NET, .NET Core (preferred), C#, ASP.NET and web development experience.
- Minimum of 3 years of responsive web frontend development and UX experience.
- Familiarity with one or more UI frameworks such as Kendo UI, DevExtreme or React.
- Intermediate to advanced skills in Ajax, MVC 5, CSS, CSS3, andHTML, XML, jQuery, REST API and Web Services.
- Skills/knowledge in database technologies (Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle) including database development (T-SQL or PL/SQL).
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS
- Excellent knowledge of web architectural and design patterns.
- Solid working knowledge of current technologies including object-oriented analysis and design practices (object modeling, use cases, activity diagrams, and UML).
- Experience with/knowledge of Azure Storage and/or PaaS Hosting, ASP.NET MVC, Expression Blend, and xaml.
- Account Payable Automation, Financial Technology or Payment Industry experience.
- Knowledge of SDLC methodologies (Agile, CMM, Scrum, Lean, etc.).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Engineering, Programming and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of software. Writing computer programs for various purposes. Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes. Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, stories and models.
- Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Persuasion— Using logic and reasoning to recognize details of situations, identify solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Persuading others to change their minds or behavior or to try new approaches. The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). Ability to identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Advanced problem-solving skills in analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Idea Fluency and Originality/ Problem Solving - Exceptional problem-solving skills, with ability to identify and drive win-win solutions. The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic. The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions. The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Administrative — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records in a database, and other office procedures and terminology.
- Time and Task Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Data Manipulation and Verification – Ability to accurately record, verify, audit and follow-up on data within specified time frames. Ability to arrange actions within rules and procedures; ability to develop and refine the rules and procedures with business needs and replicate results.
- English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Talking to others to convey information effectively. Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Professional-level written and verbal communication skills used for interaction and documentation.
- Active Listening and Speaking— Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Talking to others to convey information and procedures effectively.
- Service Orientation and Social Perceptiveness— Actively looking for ways to help people while being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- People and Inclusion —Always striving to drive our business forward by positive and direct communication, collaboration, respect, acceptance and professionalism. Understanding how to give and receive feedback, manage conflict positively and work productively with others to solve problems.
WORK SCOPE AND CONTEXT
- Job is focused on specific area of business with established practices and procedures; job affects all roles and activities. Must work with operational timeframes but be flexible to changing priorities. Responsible for ensuring technical procedures and compliance standards are met.
- Decisions are made within scope of expected knowledge, are moderate to complex in nature and are used to develop systems for others. Decisions and results affect all departments, business decisions, payments and customers or vendors.
- Work affects flow, information, process, work and decisions of others; and is operational and strategic in nature.
- Job has no supervisory responsibility. Requires teamwork, deep technical skills, analysis and knowledge and application of data.
- Contacts are made inside the organization. Internal contacts include the Operations, Implementation, Executive, Sales and other Engineering teams, leads and managers.
- Position requires contact with others - in meetings, by phone or by email. Interactions focus on data collection, problem solving, needs analysis and information exchange. Interactions are initiated both in person or electronically.
- Information exchange may include confidential or sensitive information. Technical development, strategic movement and problem-solving are primary objectives of this position.
- Normal office working conditions. Work requires regular sitting/standing at a desk, working with a computer. Job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week during peak periods.