Software Developer

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Software Design & Development

  • Responsible to establish all possible options for designing and deriving the best solutions based on sound analytical judgment, team input and the customers' best interest.
  • Research new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight on applying these to Vedaslabs product offerings.
  • Accountable for optimization focused design to ensure that all code is written with high availability and high impact; Accountable for efficiency focused design that serves to ensure that all code is highly reusable and modular.
  • Design push and pull data interfaces using the latest web and data sharing technologies integrated to a multitude of third party providers.
  • Author technical design documentation that fully defines all application code and the underlying methodology for the design decisions made.
  • Develop software according to functional and technical design specifications and maintain a "common sense" approach that serves to recognize potential design gaps and provide insight into closing them.
  • Create efficient, scalable, reusable middle tier logic using of required software languages as needed.
  • Create intuitive, logical and dynamic user interfaces using of required software scripts
  • Create and design databases, views, stored procedures and manage required databases Manage servers with regards to administration and performance tuning.
  • Assist in continual improvement of software configuration management process.

Maintenance and other roles

  • Assess, troubleshoot, document, upgrade and develop maintenance procedures; Review code for potential performance issues, reusability, and/or anomalies.
  • Detail unit testing of code.
  • Troubleshoot client problems both remotely and onsite.
  • Research and identify cause of reported defects and issues.
  • Develop patches and defect fixes.
  • Perform and assist with quality assurance activities as needed.
  • Participate in training and / or customer support activities as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths and weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Communication Skills

  • Verbal / Nonverbal – Convey easily and quickly any message; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens attentively and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions; Maintain professional nonverbal communication analogous to situation
  • Written - Writes clearly and informatively with a high level of sophistication; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret complex written information.
  • Presentation - Presents clearly and informatively, easily maintaining audience attention and responding to audience needs; Able to facilitate discussion, progress effectively, and manage audience as needed.