Senior Software Engineer (ESTG)

CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and innovation while supporting and developing our talented workforce. CA Technologies empowers its employees to drive success for both the business and themselves.

Senior Software Engineer – Core Java, J2ee:

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for creating, testing, ensuring the quality of and maintaining a product or family of products/solution. Provide complex code modification, testing and debugging tasks. Provide high level analysis related to software design and development and solve problems.

Mandatory Skills: Strong in Core Java, Strong in Database Concepts, Web services – Rest/SOAP

Preferred Education: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Sciences

Work Experience: Typically 5 or more years of software development experience.

Skills & Competencies

  • Business Domain Expertise: Beginner
  • Engineering Excellence / Agile: Proficient
  • Requirements Analysis: Proficient
  • Design: Beginner
  • Coding: Proficient
  • Defect Root Cause Identification / Problem Analysis: Proficient
  • Quality Validation: Proficient
  • Configuration Management: Proficient
  • Technical Leadership: Proficient
  • Communication – Written: Proficient
  • Communication – Interpersonal: Proficient
  • Leading Yourself: Proficient
  • Leading the Organization: Beginner Leading through Others: Proficient

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and code complex units/modules/products that meet functional and business requirements on schedule and within budget.
  • Evaluate impact of software performance, and recommend changes to software design team.
  • Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written format
  • Assist in strategic research and design as directed
  • May have indirect reports and manage a small project team.
  • Set up software configuration control and software development environments including program source control to ensure reliable backups and source code integrity.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other developers.
  • Provide product content to technical writers.
  • Mentor, train, develop and serve as knowledge resource for less experienced Software Engineers.
  • Owns a major component of the product
  • Develop plans outlining steps and time tables for developing programs and communicate plans and status to management and other development team members.
  • Visualize, articulate and break down complex testing areas into simpler parts
  • Initiate and influence test strategies across teams and functional areas
  • Participates in grooming of product backlog with product management, architecture, and other stakeholders.
  • Visualize, articulate and break down complex problems into simpler parts
  • Perform unit/module testing of software to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.
  • Write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Fix bugs, add enhancements, and convert software to other platforms.
  • Work effectively with other team members as needed to determine system problems.
  • Put forward accurate time estimates of work to be done on a project
  • Provide product content to technical writers and review for technical accuracy.
  • Provide input to establish and improve departmental processes and procedures.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other developers.
  • Develop and execute customer focused test cases and maintain associated records
  • Provide test automation, test planning, triage, isolation and troubleshooting
  • Integrate test suites into the test management system and test harness
  • Develop and utilize automated test scripts to perform duties
  • Record issues into a defect-tracking system
  • Participate in test plan reviews
  • Put forward accurate time estimates of work to be done on a project
  • Follow-up and close issues entered into the defect-tracking system Provide input to establish and improve departmental processes and procedures

Typical Role Definition

Professional Staff. A senior level professional role. Evaluation, originality or ingenuity required. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Has mastered the key responsibilities. Assignments can be broad in nature. May serve as a resource to others to resolve complex problems and issues. Instructions generally provided in general terms. May take on project lead role as required.

Job-Specific Authority and Scope

  • Generally works without consulting their manager.
  • Independent decisions are made daily.
  • Examples of typical decisions without manager consultation:
  • Design programs or solutions.
  • Set workload priorities based on load and deliverable targets.
  • Decide best course for code development.
  • Typically has no direct reports.
  • Typically has no total staff.
  • Typically has a global geographic focus.
  • Typically does not manage a budget.

Business Travel and Physical Demands

Business travel of approximately 10 or less percent yearly is expected for this position.

Physical demands:

  • Office environment. No special physical demands required.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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