Principal Software Engineer
Job ID
14344
Posted
24-04-2021
Service line
Advisory Segment
Role type
Full-time
JOB SUMMARY  

Under broad direction, develops, maintains, and enhances client systems of the highest complexity and importance, as well as evaluates, designs, and develops new features.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Principally develops, maintains, enhances, and tests systems of the highest complexity. May lead or coordinate the implementation of other systems.

Serves as the primary technical point of contact on client engagements of the highest complexity and of critical value to the organization.

Performs the investigation and resolution of complex and critical data, system, and software issues in the production environment

Oversees all production databases and persists in maintenance and management.

Liaises directly with clients on strategic engagements.

Liaises directly with strategic partners on system and data integration.

Performs the specification and design of new features at client or business request.

Performs the evaluation of new platforms, tools, and technologies.

Designs, develops, and maintains internal algorithms and tools.

Performs other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

May have formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides assistance such as technical guidance, code review, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a project.

QUALIFICATIONS  

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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field such as information systems, mathematics, or computer science or equivalent work experience. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Typically has 5-7 years of relevant work experience. Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

None


COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  

Substantial Java and jQuery experience is required.

Relational database query design, development, and performance tuning experience is required.

Experience with web mapping tools and spatial databases is a big plus.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Decisions made with thorough understanding of technical best practices, and general understanding of procedures and company policies, to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause moderate impact to co-workers and supervisor, severe damage to a client engagement, or unacceptable downtime for company systems.