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Software Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03687
Location: St Petersburg, Florida
Software Engineer
St Petersburg, FL
6 Month Contract to Hire

Job Description
  • 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.
  • 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.
Education/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.
  • 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).