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Software Engineer

Date:  Oct 1, 2021
Req ID:  46568
Remote Position:  Yes
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Information Technology

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

General Summary

Under general direction, completes the design, construction, development, testing, implementation, and technology delivery for business needs throughout VSP Global. Experienced Software Engineer is responsible for technical aspects of the entire process of agile development for moderately complex projects.

Essential Functions

Design, code/develop, test, and implement moderately complex systems.


Design solutions to solve moderately complex business problems, considering operational and functional aspects of the solution, demonstrating an understanding of the business function.


Research and permanently resolve system problems and incidents.


Mentor Apprentice and Associate Software Engineers to allow for skill/knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.


Minimum 5 years of programming experience.


Proficient programming experience in one or more current programming languages.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Strong technical knowledge of all phases of application development including analysis and programming.


Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties.

Preferred Skills

Experience in web applications, web services, and console application development using .NET, MVC, C#, HTML, REST, JavaScript, Bootstrap, CSS

Familiarity with TSQL/SQL and ability to fully understand coding solutions that talk to MSSQL server and DB2 type databases

Ability to write clean, scalable code using agreed-upon standards and tools

Expertise with HTML technologies including HTML, CSS and AJAX and associated frameworks

Ability to support a variety of proprietary enterprise applications

Ability to integrate, monitor and maintain existing data storage sweeps and solutions 

Strong attention to detail

Outstanding analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Experience upgrading, configuring and debugging existing systems

Ability to provide technical support for internal applications and integrations (SharePoint, ServiceNow, Salesforce, etc.)

Knowledge of MCSE a plus to understand administering file system permissions and ensuring solutions are installed securely and that user accounts are set up correctly

Knowledge and understanding of how to create a database, stored procedures and how to use the maintenance features of MSSQL

Experience managing IIS and ensuring yearly security certificates are managed on time

Ability to provide innovative approaches that yield simple, practical solutions

Demonstrated experience working with confidential, sensitive and secure information

Proficiency with office, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications

Ability to cope under high demand, handle multiple priorities, projects and tasks and meet tight deadlines

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 in 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.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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