Software Engineer Senior

ProQuest is seeking a Software Engineer Senior:

Alexander Street Press, a ProQuest company is the leader in streaming video for college and university libraries. We are now looking for a candidate for the Software Engineer Senior position who will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing phases of the software development life cycle.

What you will be doing?

  • Implements software for specifications of high complexity for limited scale systems, or medium to high complexity for large-scale systems.
  • Participates as a team member on various engineering projects, and may lead small projects.
  • Implements design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques.
  • Responds to direct or indirect customer inquiries regarding function and design and attends customer meetings.
  • Suggests alternative methodologies or techniques to achieving desired results.
  • Maintains understanding of products, manufacturing processes, and product applications. Local expert in assigned project.
  • Reviews and revises new procedures as needed for the continuing development of high quality systems.
  • Participates in the creation, implementation and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Maintains knowledge of technical advances and evaluates new hardware / software for company use.

What you will need to be successful?

  • Bachelors’ degree or higher in related field, such as Computer Engineering or Computer Science, plus at least 6 years of software development experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in PHP, Python, XML, MySQL and some MS SQL server.
  • Ability to write functional / detailed design specifications based on user or system requirements.
  • Ability to work with standard office tools.
  • Ability to work with source control systems.
  • Ability to work with design tools (e.g. Visio).
  • Ability to work in an agile environment.

Other important information about this position:

  • This position is based out of Alexandria, VA location.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.

The preceding job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general overview of the expectations and responsibilities of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so may the functions of this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.



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