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Software Engineer
Ref No.: 17-25018
Location: St Petersburg, Florida
Develops and applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques to the design and development of complex systems hardware and software across multiple platforms. Directs the development of software for operating systems, compilers, networks, databases and internet tools. Troubleshoots and debugs software programs. Directs problem solving projects or major phases of projects, in the investigation and solution of advanced technical problems. Coordinates technical support staff, determines methods of approach, reviews project progress, recommends technical corrections and evaluates results. Reviews literature, patents and current practices. Assesses vendor capabilities and provides technical consultation. Skillful with object-oriented programming, new/advanced programming languages and integrated automation systems.
Primary Responsibilities and Objectives:
• Defining software architecture for current and future system platform developments;
• Maintaining and expanding database structures with software platform;
• Defining software development plans including cost, time, and work break down structure;
• Writing functional and system test plans for validation;
• Interfacing with product management for future system requirements;
• Ability to quickly identify and solve software problems;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Must be a team player with good people and leadership skills and ability to mentor;
• Good organizational skills being able to multitask on multiple development projects;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of larger teams;
• This job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities, other tasks will be assigned as necessary.
Required Education and/or Experience:
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Engineering;
• A minimum of 10 years of related experience in software development for instrumentation;
• 3-5 years' experience developing with Microsoft C# and .NET.

Other Essential Skills and Abilities Required:
• Experience with WCF, WPF, .NET Remoting and Windows Forms;
• Experience with SQL database (MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server);
• Good understanding of networks and hardware interfaces;
• Developing embedded software in a Linux environment;
• Experience with project planning (schedules, budgets, resources, risk management).