Senior Software Engineer - Sitecore

Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $95,000.00 - $120,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 4/20/2017
Job ID: 02467263
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer - Sitecore v. 8.2

Our client, a Fortune 500 Insurance and Benefits Company, has an opening for a senior software engineer who will lead an agile team to ensure the delivery of agreed upon architecture standards.  The Senior Software Engineer will participate in the advancement of solutions within their business portfolio through prototyping new concepts in conjunction with business area architects; research third party/cloud solutions to ensure successful integration of the technology; and play a critical role in mentoring software engineers of all levels.

 
Senior Software Engineer Principal Responsibilities:
 
  • Provides technical leadership and direction for Sitecore content management software features delivered (version 8.2)
  • Collaborates with architects on the application of agreed upon coding standards process, tooling and frameworks required for the delivery of features in the product backlog
  • Contributes to architecture roadmap for business area(s) by recommending options from third party/cloud solutions and participating in Proof of Concept (POC)/Prototyping initiatives
  • Ensures application solution design conforms to agreed upon quality attributes such as performance, fault tolerance, etc.
  • Ensures product backlog has appropriate technical stories and participates in their prioritization
  • Provides ongoing and appropriate mentorship for Software Engineers
  • Responsible for application solution quality from design and implementation to deploy and run. Participates in definition and maintenance of software standards
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing features for the existing portfolio of applications for a business area
  • Responsible for communication and collaboration with key stakeholders in the delivery of features
  • Design, codes, configures, unit tests, maintains, and documents software deliverables using agreed upon standards and tools.
  • Maintains depth of technical understanding of third party/cloud solutions and implementation of solutions.
  • Communicates daily with the Scrum Master or Team Lead and the Agile team on progress made and planned progress for the coming day and reports any impediments that are blocking their progress
  • Participates in code reviews and sprint retrospectives; ensuring their ideas for team continuous improvement are communicated so that the overall process and team can improve sprint by sprint and readily receives feedback for self-improvement
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality of existing and new features through both manual and automated testing and use of continuous Integration techniques where practical
  • Participate in Proof Of Concept work and prototyping when necessary
  • Collaborates with Business Analysts to confirm understanding of business requirements relating to features to be delivered and to help the Business Analyst define requirements that can be delivered from a technical perspective
  • Collaborates with User Experience (UX) designers to ensure designs produced can be translated efficiently into working solutions for feature delivery
  • Collaborates with the agile team to establish the definition of done for each of the stages of production within the team
  • Collaborate with Test Engineers and Senior Test Engineers as to ensure that software meets the definition of done; ensuring successful transition of work to the next stage of production during the sprints
  • Ensures an innovation culture in the team by continuous improvement of deliveries and participates in evaluating new processes and technologies that can be applied to future feature delivery
  • Collaborates with Technical Support Engineers to transition software features to a production environment ensuring that the deliveries meet application performance criteria, release standards; and ensures application and system stability.
  • Automates testing of software to industry standards of software automation ensuring very high quality application/solution delivery and efficient regression of existing features
Senior Software Engineer Job Specifications
 
  • Bachelors preferred, or equivalent relevant business experience
  • Experience with Sitecore CMS, preferably at version 8.2 or higher
  • Experience with C#, .net, and SQL (or similar database)
  • Strong web development background
  • Knowledge of Agile development/ methodologies