9 days old

Software Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30328
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    $65 To $74

Software Engineer

Job Purpose:

The Software Engineer writes and maintains code within applications and systems to implement capabilities and features, improve performance and maintainability, while reducing technical debt in alignment with product and technology roadmaps. The Software Engineer plays a role in Agile planning, providing advice and guidance, and monitoring emerging trends.


Works under general direction. Uses discretion in identifying and responding to complex issues and assignments. Usually receives specific instructions and has work reviewed at frequent milestones. Determines when issues should be escalated to a higher level.


Interacts with and influences colleagues. Has working level contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects.


Performs a range of work, sometimes complex and non routine, in a variety of environments. Applies

methodical approach to issue definition and resolution

Business Skills

Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution. Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Contributes fully to the work of teams. Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Appreciates the wider business context, and how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works with Product Management to understand the challenges that customers and end users face in their day-to-day work and partner with them to design viable solutions.
  • Recommends viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt.
  • Foresees capacity requirements for component usage and identifies limitations.
  • Provides input into story sizing, backlog grooming, and release planning.

Product Development

  • Contributes to product and solution designs to address critical issues and complex problems.
  • Builds software applications across multiple platforms in response to the needs of stakeholders.
  • Understands technical architecture and writes software and automated tests that are aligned with agreed upon standards.
  • Performs trouble-shooting efforts and investigations when necessary.

Application Support

  • Provides ongoing support, monitoring, and maintenance of deployed products.

Advice and Guidance

  • Actively works with less experienced software engineers providing technical guidance and oversight.

Emerging Technology Monitoring

  • Actively participates in the engineering community, staying up to date on new software technologies and best practices and shares insights with others in the organization.


Professional Technology Skills (the professional technology skills you need to be able to do the job)

System Design

Ability to:

  • Control system design practice within an enterprise or industry architecture.
  • Influence industry-based models for the development of new technology applications.
  • Develop effective implementation and procurement strategies, consistent with business needs.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices.

Programming/ Software Development

Ability to:

  • Design, code, test, correct and document programs and scripts from agreed specifications, and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result.
  • Take part in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work.

System Integration

Ability to:

  • Establish standards and procedures across the technology service lifecycle (including the development lifecycle) in the areas of systems integration and testing and ensures that practitioners adhere to them.

Application Support

Ability to:

  • Manage application enhancements to improve business performance.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications


  • Working experience in design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems
  • Working experience realizing applications from conception and design, to implementation and support
  • Working experience in coding within multiple technology stacks (e.g. Front-end: browser and device typically using common client-side technologies - HTML, CSS, JavaScript; Back-end: server, application, database using languages like PHP, Python, Ruby)
  • Working experience with application lifecycle methodologies (e.g. agile, iterative)
  • Working experience in analysis, design and programming
  • Working experience with appropriate database technology


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Scrum Developer Certification or equivalent
  • 0 - 2 years of working experience


Native Mobile

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops mobile applications using native SDKs (e.g. iOS, Android).
  • Write specifications and documentation for the consumption of API's.

Essential Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • Working experience in iOS and/or Android mobile application development
  • Working experience of iOS and/or Android APIs
  • Working experience of Apple, Android, and Microsoft mobile development tools
  • Understands methods of development for different form factors


The Performance Engineer is responsible for supporting applications from a performance perspective by providing diagnostic information on production (and test) performance results. The Performance Engineer plays a key role in automating processes to improve productivity in testing and engineering practices and creating and executing software performance testing strategies with focus on analysis and recommendations for a wide range of applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responds to production performance issues and sees those performance issues through resolution.
  • Performs deep performance related diagnostic troubleshooting / analysis.
  • Makes performance recommendations to developers based on results and code identifications.
  • Communicates performance analysis to stakeholders and suggests applicable changes.
  • Identifies workflows and system characteristics to be performance tested and monitored.
  • Defines performance benchmarks and SLA's.
  • Writes, debugs and executes code used in performance/monitoring efforts.
  • Analyzes test results to identify issues, and works with architects and developers to suggest improvements and drive issues to resolution.
  • Analyzes production monitoring metrics to trace back to test results and offer suggestions for areas performance improvements.
  • Works with team to ensure quality and standardization of performance test plans, scripts, and results.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • Working experience with performance and monitoring tools (e.g. Load Runner, Web Page Test, Jmeter
  • Working experience of software development (e.g. Java, C++)
  • Working experience in software performance engineering in a large-scale environment
  • Working experience with performance tools (e.g. Web Page Test, Jmeter or Load Runner)
  • Working experience with diagnostic tools such as Dynatrace, App Dynamics or Wily
  • Working experience optimizing website performance with strong knowledge in networks, browsers, content delivery, etc.
  • Working experience of TCP/IP, networking topology, routers, switches
  • Working experience in identifying system bottlenecks, architectural risks, and issues
  • Working experience supporting web-based applications built on UNIX/LINUX systems
  • Working experience writing parameterized and data driven scripts
  • Working experience with Keynote, Gomez or other monitoring tool
  • Working experience in a variety of relational DBMS data structures including writing SQL statements to extract data from databases (Oracle preferred)
  • Working experience with source code control systems
  • Knowledge of functional automation testing and tools


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