Engenheiro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Software Senior

Unique mastery and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories and techniques. Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in the most complex disciplines, in which the company must operate to be successful. Provides highly innovative solutions. Leads large, cross-division functional teams or projects that affect the organization?s long-term goals and objectives. May participate in cross-division, multi-function teams. Provides mentoring and guidance to lower level employees. Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Develops strategy and sets functional policy and direction. Acts as a functional manager within area of expertise but does not manage other employees as a primary job function. (TCP review board required in TCP families)


  • Develops organization-wide architectures and methodologies for software applications design and development across multiple platforms and organizations within the Global Business Unit.
  • Identifies and evaluates new technologies, innovations, and outsourced development partner relationships for alignment with technology roadmap and business value; creates plans for integration and update into architecture.
  • Provides informed technology inputs or proposals to management that consistently improve value to the business.
  • Proposes, drives, and leverages technology across programs, products and/or services.
  • Works in a broad context to include: partner groups, other organizations, strategic program objectives, competitive positioning, customer value chain, etc.
  • Identifies the technology choice points (intersection of key technologies at a given point on the roadmap) for implementation and recommends the appropriate timing and usage for the business/customer.
  • Reviews and evaluates designs and project activities for compliance with development guidelines and standards; provides tangible feedback to improve product quality and mitigate failure risk.
  • Leverages recognized domain expertise, business acumen, and experience to influence decisions of executive business leadership, outsourced development partners, and industry standards groups.
  • Works to build and improve the local technical community.
  • Translates business direction into technological implications, able to communicate and acquire acceptance of these implications by customers, management and colleagues.
  • Knows and communicates the benefit and strategies of key technologies to customers, management and colleagues.
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members to set an example of software applications design and development innovation and excellence.

Education and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent.
  • Typically 10+ years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Experience designing and developing software applications design tools and languages.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in overall architecture of software applications for products and solutions.
  • Designing and integrating software applications running on multiple platform types into overall architecture.
  • Evaluating and selecting forms and processes for software applications testing and methodology, including writing and execution of test plans, debugging, and testing scripts and tools.
  • History of innovation with multiple patents or deployed solutions in the field of software design.
  • The ability to identify opportunities spanning multiple technical disciplines
  • Lead in the analysis of the impact of emerging technologies
  • Conceive and is instrumental in creating new programs or projects
  • Establishes relationships of trust, judgment and maturity with customers, management and colleagues.
  • Knows and communicates the benefit and strategies of key technologies to customers, management and colleagues.
  • Shows a good grasp of how technologies will evolve over time and how new emerging technologies will change a landscape.
  • An architectural understanding of multiple critical technologies for the business or program initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language.
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at business unit and executive levels.

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