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Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-30463
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Start Date: 05/03/2018
 Title:  Software Engineer
Experience Level:  Mid to Sr. Level (6+ years)
Salary Expectations:  $115-125K
Keys Skills Needed:  C#, Java, Workflow Automation, Systems Integration
 
*While our Client is open to transferring H1B visas, it should only be as a last resort.  There is a big push within the company to get away from transferring visas, but they will consider it if the candidate has outstanding experience and communication skills.  They should have all of the required AND beneficial skills if we are going to send them H1B transfer candidates.
 
 
 
Team Overview
This team is responsible for the architecture, design, development, testing, and 3rd line support of all end-user desktop component and packaging services.  This includes Windows Desktop integration components, and automation for Windows Desktop, Windows Server, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone.
 
Role Summary
We have over 100,000 desktops and thousands of desktop applications.  Our team's remit is to provide tooling and automation to support the integration of 3rd party services with the desktop, and automation for the packaging workflow using C#, Java, and Tomcat.
 
This role has three major components.
  • 1) Development: We provide several desktop integration components and self-service portals. The desktop components are written in C#.  The portals are written in Java on Tomcat and .NET on IIS.  Part of this role will be to extend and enhance these products to provide additional self-service options and to reduce operational overhead.
  • 2) L3 Support: There is currently ~1 hour/day of manual effort involved in this role (ticket resolution). This will decrease as self-service automation is developed.
  • 3) Architecture / App Ownership: The right candidate will have experience architecting medium sized systems, performing risk and security analyses, and designing automated workflows.
 
There is a significant amount of cross-team communication required.  You will interact directly with SME, engineers, and our product management team.  Their, and your, combined input will define the product roadmap.  The development team is small, so the ideal candidate will be comfortable with direct responsibility for delivering functionality and driving change.
 
Additional tasks:
Act as SME for our desktop integration components.
Drive standardization and adherence across the portfolio.
Provide L3 support for issues related to the service.

Role Requirements
Technical skills - essential:
Deep knowledge and hands-on experience with the following technologies or their direct equivalents:
  • C#
  • SDLC
  • Java
  • Workflow automation
Technical Skills - beneficial:
General knowledge and comprehension of technologies related to our application deployment system:
  • TeamCity
  • Guice
  • REST API
  • Agile methodology
 
General skills:
 
Education & qualifications:
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree.  Computer Science or a related discipline preferred.
Experience:
At least 6 years' experience in a relevant engineering role.
Typical tasks:
  • Architect the desktop integration components
  • Develop enhancements and automation to allow for user self-service
  • Ticket resolution (~1hr day. Less once automated.)
  • Documentation review and knowledge article creation
  • Risk assessment and mitigation