Eyefinity - Software Engineer

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Date: Sep 14, 2017

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92602

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With minimal supervision, generate design, develop, improve, maintain, update, test, implement, and deliver technology to business needs throughout VSP Global.  Software Engineer is self – directed and responsible for aspects of the entire process of agile development for medium to large complex projects. 

Essential Functions

Utilize business user stories to determine business  and technology requirements to ultimately deliver exceptional programs, features,  modules, and small projects in a timely and cost – effective manner

 

Populate design and development plan, delivering highly complex code, and as needed participating/mentoring throughout coding of others, continue to be active participant throughout testing, and implementation within an agile environment

 

Produce highest quality of code for highly complex projects/required functionality; actively participate/facilitate code walkthrough and debugging ensuring even the most difficult bugs are resolved regardless of external dependencies and/or existence across modules

 

Develop and execute test plans for complex programs; unit test, and automate testing for features and modules

 

Ensure software designs are maintainable and in accordance with GTS technology architecture, hardware capabilities, cross-environments and future technological vision

 

Determine development issues cause and develop solution(s); ensure remedy is an effective permanent solution in order to prevent future issues

 

Maintain existing systems, make modifications in order to adapt to business needs or technology changes

 

Analyze existing systems, contribute to system planning throughout the organization

 

Help define and develop the test and production environment, coordinate the migration of the system, and/or coordinate efforts with other IT projects

 

Adhere to architectural guidelines, standards and delivery discipline processes; document the various computer systems enhancements/modifications or information retrievals/updates and update/create procedures

 

Interact and effectively communicate with business partners and other IT staff; act as an information resource by providing assistance and support to team members

 

Assist in evaluating vendor packages and make recommendations

 

Determines process improvements and best practices

 

Coordinate activities of other personnel for reaching goals

 

Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

 

Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

 

Minimum 5 years of programming experience

 

In depth programming experience in one or more current programming languages

 

Experience designing, programming, and implementing large information systems

 

Highly developed knowledge of application of computer science, and engineering of technology

 

Uses judgment and comprehensive knowledge to provide in – depth evaluation and analysis of complex technological issues

 

Provide detailed evaluations and practical solutions that take into account all dynamic factors

 

Ability to provide procedures for new technological processes

 

Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills

 

Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderate to complex problems

 

Excellent time management skills

 

Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards

 

Identify and mitigate risk(s)

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management

 

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

 

Preferred Skills

Required Skills

  • ASP.NET, C#,  MVC 4, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Angular (Nice to have, not required), KnockoutJS , ORM (NHibernate,  Entity Framework or similar) , IoC (Inversion of Control), DI (Dependency Injection), MSTest/NUnit, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, SVN, MS SQL 2008+, Fiddler, Web API, Web Services               
  • Experience with TDD, Type Mock/Rhino Mocks/MoQ or similar Mocking framework is a plus
  • Proficient using version control systems like GIT

 

Additional skills desired in this role are:

  • Clean Architecture
  • Test Driven Development
  • Experience with BI and Analytic  platforms like LOGI, Tableau or qlik

 
Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Self-directed
  • Communication skills to present design, solution ideas to the team
  • Eagerness to learn and apply new development technologies

• Required Skills

o ASP.NET, C#,  MVC 4, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Angular (Nice to have, not required), KnockoutJS , ORM (NHibernate,  Entity Framework or similar) , IoC (Inversion of Control), DI (Dependency Injection), MSTest/NUnit, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, SVN, MS SQL 2008+, Fiddler, Web API, Web Services               
o Experience with TDD, Type Mock/Rhino Mocks/MoQ or similar Mocking framework is a plus
o Proficient using version control systems like GIT

 

• Additional skills desired in this role are:


o Clean Architecture
o Test Driven Development
o Experience with BI and Analytic  platforms like LOGI, Tableau or qlik
 
• Soft Skills


•         Team player
•         Self-directed
•         Communication skills to present design, solution ideas to the team
•         Eagerness to learn and apply new development technologies

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.

 

The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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