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Job ID: 51258

Software Development Engineer
Our client is hiring a Software Development Engineer for their team in Portland, Oregon. This position participates in a team environment for the delivery and maintenance of application systems. Responsible for programming, debugging and testing of applications in a development environment. Generally responsible for database design and system testing. This position provides technical, interpersonal and administrative skills in performing day to day work.

Competencies and Knowledge:
Communicates clearly in a timely manner in both verbal and written communication with other Software Development Engineers.
Able to work well with business customers and engineering and technical partners.
Able to take direction from others in analyzing and solving program and system issues and problems.
Familiar with core technologies and methodologies used by the team.
Able to analyze, diagnose and resolve simple programming problems and system coordination issues.
Able to work with minimum direction.
Able to plan and manage his/her own work.
Communicate effectively with peers.
Familiarity with Test Driven Development including unit test creation.
Follow corporate and department coding standards and guidelines.
Able to learn continuous integration practices.
Familiarity with defensive programming.
Depending on business area, demonstrated experience of building Data pipeline: Data Exchange, Cleansing, Validation, Standardization, Search and Ranking based on Data Science.
Able to take and/or provide direction from others in analyzing and solving program and system issues and problems.
Technically proficient in core technologies and methodologies used by the team.
Able to adapt to changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of limited scope.
Able to analyze, diagnose and resolve light to medium complex programming problems and system coordination issues.
Proficient with Test Driven Development including unit test creation.
Proficient with defensive programming.
Able to analyze, diagnose and resolve complex programming problems and system coordination issues.
Able to provide technical direction and solutions to other team members.
Able to plan and manage his/her own work, as well as 1-2 other team members.
Able to lead multi-discipline teams for work efforts which includes estimating, coordinating, tracking progress, inspiring others to complete tasks on time, assisting with resolving issues and provide status.
Able to mentor and coach other junior team members in technical matters.
Demonstrated skill & ability to mentor others in Test Driven Development including unit test creation.
Demonstrated skill & ability to mentor others in defensive programming.
Communicates clearly in a timely manner in both verbal and written communication with other Software Development Engineers and Executives.
Able to work well with, and potentially lead, groups of business customers and technology partners.
Able to provide direction to others in analyzing and solving program and system issues and problems.
Highly technically proficient in core technologies and methodologies used by the team.
Able to drive and champion rapidly changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of significant scope.
Able to analyze, diagnose and resolve highly complex programming problems and system coordination issues.
Able to provide technical direction and solutions to other team members. 
Recognizes differences of how senior managers think and work. 
Relays status to management and peers in a timely manner.
Able to lead large multi-discipline teams (5+) for complex work efforts which includes estimating, coordinating, tracking progress, inspiring others to complete tasks on time, assisting with resolving issues.
and creating status reports. Creates a climate where people want to do their best. Can motivate and empower others on work teams.
Demonstrated expertise and ability to lead others in Test Driven Development including unit test creation.
Demonstrated expertise and ability to lead others in defensive programming.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field and at least 9 years relevant experience in a multi-platform environment, including, but not limited to application development or database development. Experience will typically include significant involvement with one or more of the following key technologies: Java, J2EE, .NET, Oracle, DataStage, Salesforce.com or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsibilities:
Develops efficient and maintainable program code.
Develops efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving simple business problems.
Provides consulting support for Engineering and Business partners by researching, identifying and resolving technical programming problems.
Continuously seeks to improve job skills. Actively participates in the company's learning environment.
Works on compensating for personal limits in both technical and professional soft skills.
Meets established deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality.
Develops simple programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives.
Prepares system test plans, test criteria, and test data.
Develops innovative solutions to problems.
Understands and participates in deliverables required by approved Development Lifecycles.
Determines program design and prepares work estimates for development or changes for assigned work.
Takes initiative and seeks out work.
Prepares program, system, operational and User documentation.
Performs testing and documents the results.
Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards in place within IT/Engineering as well as all corporate policies, procedures and standards. Those include, but are not limited to, technical and architecture standards, production implementation standards, regular status reporting, regular participation in team, regular one on one meetings with Lead or Manager, and providing work estimates and regular time tracking.
Expected deliverables include but are not limited to requirement analysis, system analysis, system design, data models, program design, source code development, test case development, testing, and documentation.
May be responsible for on-call duties as defined by management.
Develops efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving light to medium complex business problems.
Provides consulting support for IT and Business partners by researching, identifying and resolving highly technical programming problems.
Develops light to medium-complex programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives.
Develops efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving complex business problems.
Provides consulting support for IT and Business partners by researching, identifying and resolving complex technical problems.
Meets established deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality. Negotiates changes to delivery dates.
Develops complex programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives.
Prepares and/or directs the creation of system test plans, test criteria, and test data.
Prepares and/or directs the creation of program, system, operational and User documentation.
Performs and/or directs testing and documents the results.
Develops and/or directs the creation of efficient and maintainable program code.
Develops efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving highly complex business problems.
Develops highly complex programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives.
Understands, directs and participates in deliverables required by approved Development Lifecycles.
Expected to contribute to process improvement.
Determines and/or directs system design and prepares work estimates for development or changes for multiple work efforts.
Prepares and/or directs the creation of program, system, operational and User documentation.
Seeks to improve policies and procedures.


Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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