Software Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Experienced

Company Overview

As a leading global technology solutions provider to the investment management industry, Confluence helps clients solve complex investment data challenges across the front, middle and back office. From innovative portfolio analytics to regulatory and financial reporting solutions, Confluence invests in the latest technology and data and in its team of industry experts to meet the evolving needs of asset managers and service providers. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 400 clients in 40 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and Asia.

Purpose

Development teams at Confluence consist of intelligent, driven, and dedicated individuals across disciplines who are passionate about what they do and committed to each other’s success.  As a member of scrum development team, a Software Engineer at Confluence works across the entire tech stack utilizing cutting-edge technologies to build and maintain industry-leading software solutions. This individual takes user stories and architectural specifications to strategize and implement secure, performant, efficient and maintainable solutions designed to provide value to internal and external stakeholders.  Development teams at Confluence thrive in an agile environment that embraces change, teamwork, and customer collaboration to deliver value to our clients. Our teams work hard, have fun, and take time to celebrate our successes. Confluence is a very successful and rapidly expanding company; this is an excellent opportunity to grow with us! This position is open for full-time remote work or part-time remote work if you enjoy being in an office on occasion.

 

Essential Responsibilities           

  • Design, develop, document, test, debug and maintain new and existing software systems driven by product management and architecture.
  • Participate in all phases of the development life cycle, from epic decomposition/story writing to implementation and support.
  • Assume responsibility for timely completion of tasks and initiate alternative paths or workarounds when problems are encountered.
  • Design & implement complex solutions and technical specifications (interfaces, APIs, classes, scripts, etc.) with required reviews.
  • Actively participate and lead in challenging design processes with peers and team members.
  • Follow existing patterns and improve those patterns where applicable.
  • Expert in core technologies, system architecture and software development practices.
  • Independently operate under team run rules (e.g., peer review/code review processes, utilization of design checklists, etc.)
  • Writes quality technical documentation.
  • Actively propose solutions for the technical implementation of the features that require sizing/story pointing/planning poker/estimation methods as per established team run rules to gauge complexity and size of solution.
  • Work with QA team members to understand testing approach (may contribute to test plan creation), who is testing what and where (API versus manual testing, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot complex issues (replicates, investigates, recommends solution options, and implements).
  • Provide mentorship to peers.
  • Actively participate in code reviews.
  • Serve as a champion for culture/values of the project team.

 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science and minimum of two or more years of programming experience preferred.

 

Essential Skills

  • Proven experience delivering commercial software applications.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Full stack development experience
  • Strong understanding of OOP concepts
  • Strong programming experience with C# and .Net framework
  • Experience in front-end web languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript along with frameworks such as React.
  • Experience with SQL and MSSQL databases is preferred
  • Experience with writing comprehensive unit tests utilizing unit test tools
  • Solid communication skills; written and spoken.
  • Proponent of non-functional requirements such as scalability, reliability, performance
  • Demonstrated self-starter and quick learner
  • Collaborates with team members across disciplines to deliver client value

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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