Senior Software Engineer

Protective Life
Job Description

Protective is searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join the LAD External Systems team of the IT department in our Birmingham, AL corporate headquarters.  This team is responsible for creating and maintaining websites for both consumers and agents in the field.

Job Summary

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting software systems. Other responsibilities include the following:

  • Works closely with business analysts and customers to gather requirements in order to ensure the customer’s business needs and expectations are met in a timely and cost effective manner.  
  • Diagnoses, isolates and debugs software problems and provides resolution.  
  • Provides leadership as a model of how others should interact and accomplish tasks.  Is considered 'a top expert' by peers in one or more important areas of expertise, such as, a programming language, computer system, data base, etc. 
  • Provides an appropriate level of feedback to peers, support and interface areas, and management.  Willingly shares and assists in the development skills of others.
  • Prepares and modifies technical documentation.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends new development tools and applications as appropriate. 
  • Responsibilities may include managing work within a project.

Work Experience, Education, Certification/Training Required

  • Typically 7-10+ years of web development experience but negotiable based off skill level.
  • Typically, post-secondary degree, preferably in Management Information Services, Computer Science or Math related field may substitute for work and/or technical experience.  
  • Proven experience in all aspects of the software development process
  • Technical certifications are desirable.

Knowledge and Abilities Required

  • Demonstrates a thorough, detailed knowledge of relevant technologies.
  • Responsible for designing and implementing how the technologies will be incorporated in current systems or will be used in development of complex new systems.
  • Demonstrates a thorough, detailed understanding of various data structures.
  • Requires programming skills sufficient to solve difficult and very complex technical problems.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, changing priorities, resolve conflicts and be able to work well under pressure.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and willing to self-teach and take responsibility for ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to analyze and design software solutions to meet very complex requirements.
  • Requires oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate clearly with peers and customers.
  • Ability to perform reviews of other developers’ code and provide sign off and or constructive feedback.

Tools and Skills Desired

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the .Net framework.
  • C#
  • ASP.Net MVC 5+
  • SQL Server 2008+
  • RESTful Services
  • Distributed and Asynchronous Design and Development strongly preferred.
  • NServiceBus experience a plus.
  • TFS Build Server experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Angular, React, or similar JavaScript libraries is a plus.
  • Experience with Bootstrap or similar CSS frameworks.
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles.
  • Ability to build dynamic user interfaces from scratch based on mockups and detailed requirements.
  • Experience building & testing web applications that work across multiple browsers and devices.
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