Senior Software Developer

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements

Summary of Duties: Design, develop, and debug software of diverse scope for new and existing products in accordance with designated development practices, timelines and quality expectations. Design and develop high quality, testable and scalable software solutions within established timelines while adhering to R&D best practices and processes. Actively involve other project stakeholders (e.g. managers, developers, user interface and visual designers, product managers) to ensure implementation satisfies functional requirements and is consistent with established R&D standards. Participate in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and alerts stakeholders of issues blocking or preventing completion of task. Ensure quality through functional, unit and performance testing; work closely with testing by providing thorough reviews of the test plan and communicate when updates to the plan should be made to cover code changes related to enhancements, redesigns and/or bug fixes. Maintain accountability for the entire life cycle of the code including support for both internal and external consumers. In collaboration with technical writers, author appropriate level of design and technical documentation that satisfies both internal and external consumers.


Qualifications:  Position requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field of study plus six (6) years of experience in the job offered or six (6) years of experience in a related occupation. Alternatively, employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field of study plus eight (8) years of experience in the job offered or in a related occupation. Requires experience with C++, graphics, Data Visualization, and Javascript programming. Requires experience with CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) principles. Requires experience with Jira and Confluence for project management. Requires experience with unit testing using gtest. Requires experience with software design patterns. Requires experience with UI programming, animation and software performance testing / improvement.  Requires experience with portable development across platforms (Win/Mac/Linux/Unix/zOS). Requires knowledge of PDF & SVG. Requires experience in font technology (TrueType & OpenType). Requires experience with internationalization development. Requires experience with software accessibility.


Additional Information

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