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SE3 in Phoenix, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

We are looking for talented and driven individual for our Software Engineer 3 role. You will have the opportunity to solve creative challenges and will work on cutting-edge technologies and products. You will have significant impact on our software enhancements & deployments, production process automation & monitoring. You will be working on ensuring high availability, security and reliability of our systems deployed in local data center & cloud. You will play key role in building our next-generation CRS platform ensuring our success.

The Software Engineer 3 will:

  • Be the go-to expert in one area of the codebase; understands the broad architecture of the entire system.
  • Think at the enterprise level for reliability, scalability, maintainability, extensibility, portability, and security.
  • Regularly deliver software on-time make accurate estimates and deliver on those estimates.
  • Take the initiative to identify and solve important problems, coordinating with others on cross-cutting technical issues
  • Set direction at the project/service level and consistently influences decision-making at the top level of team
  • Identify and proactively tackles technical debt before it grows into debt that requires significant up-front work to resolve
  • Provide feedback on projects outside of their core area
  • Identify and propose strategies around technical problems affecting their team, communicates standards and gets buy-in on solutions

Primary Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Design, write, and maintain software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of applications/services, incorporating cloud and open source tools when available and writing software of your own when nothing else fits the bill.
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, anticipating performance bottlenecks and provisioning new hardware as necessary.
  • Participate in software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Monitoring and alerting for various components across our infrastructure
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties.
  • Provides technical advice and weighs in on technical decisions that impact other teams or the company at large. Researches and proposes new technologies
  • Scopes and stages work into well-defined milestones to avoid a monolithic deliverable.
  • Owns the technical testing and performance plan for their projects
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Testing: Assists software engineering teams during the quality assurance phase of the development cycle.
  • Production Release: Serves as a supervisor before, during and after the systems Production roll-out.
  • Utilities: Actively involved in the selection and/or creation of tools for design, modeling, programming, debugging, testing, diagnostics, monitoring, profiling, operations, logging, reporting, security checking, or analysis.
  • Management: Participates in third-party system analysis to identify potential implementations and integrations.
  • Education: Keeps up on industry trends and current technological standards, languages, coding techniques, utilities and operational considerations 

Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field, from a four-year college or university, or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant industry certification, such as Oracle Java Developer, is preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience in software development, information systems, or equivalent technical environment, including previous experience in the development of highly transactional, mission critical applications in heterogeneous environments/architectures for multi-user systems.
  • Expert in all aspects of the software development lifecycle: design, functional and technical requirements, coding, debugging, testing, release, and operational support.
  • Expert level knowledge of agile software development methodologies, Service Oriented Architecture and object-oriented programming methodologies.
  • Expert in software development best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Expert level knowledge of relational database management system technologies and tools.

Skills (with Java Specialization)

Expert level proficiency with the following technologies:

  • Java (7+ years)
  • Spring or similar MVC framework
  • Unix/Linux
  • Service oriented designs and technologies (AJAX, XML/JSON)
  • Web service protocols, such as SOAP or REST
  • SQL, NoSQL
  • Software development tool kits, such as Subversion and/or GIT


  • Experience working on Amazon EC2 or other cloud environment
  • Experience working on Oracle Service Bus
  • Familiar with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins and Sonar

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.   


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