Principal Software Engineer Lead - Backend/Web Solution

Cubic Corporation - Orlando, FL3.8

Job Summary:
Lead serious games team in development of immersive virtual training applications in an Agile development environment. Participate in relevant aspects of application design cooperating with software engineers, subject matter experts, and instructional designers. The position requires a self-disciplined person who is detailed oriented. Must work and communicate in an objective oriented team. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results. The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyzes functional requirements
Participate in the analysis, design, development, test, modification and integration of software systems or subsystems for designated products and/or customer applications
Participate in sprint planning, revise and update programs and documentation, including reviewing schedules, milestones, and resources
Conducts in-House design reviews and technical meetings
Develops software requirements, related design, and code
Prepares and develops software, codes software and design specific enhancements
Participate in code reviews
Recommends test control, strategies, apparatus and equipment. Defines test schedules and test data requirements. Test and documents results
Maintains liaison with the customers, coordinators, subcontractors and vendor representatives
Keeps abreast of improvements in software engineering. Identifies software engineering process improvement and supports the execution of them across the organization
Constantly learning new technologies to stay on the cutting edge of a rapidly changing industry
Display theoretical and practical knowledge of best practices, design patterns, and algorithms
Experience with online bidding, auction, predictive analytics, and/or programmatic buying solutions is highly preferred
Display thorough understanding and utilize best practices because you have used them to solve problems in the full-cycle development process
Provides mentor-ship and leadership to junior engineering staff
Participate in interviews
Assumes additional technical responsibilities as needed
Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and insight within game software team's processes and standards
Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders on program needs
Manage team awareness of deadlines and priorities
Monitor team status across projects and report progress to engineering management
Support direct reports via reviews, removing impediments, and facilitating career growth
Develop design documentation, backlogs, and release plans from program requirements
Provide feedback during design and peer code reviews and mentor team growth
Lead sprint planning and estimating
Encourage technical innovation iterating on best practices for development, testing, and delivery
Evaluate vendor / 3rd party capabilities to provide required products or services
Show commitment to company values, ethics, safety, security, labor charging, and quality
Engage in continuous improvement of team’s technical capabilities and program execution
Works under limited supervision and direction, and can train and mentor others

Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering, game Development, digital media, or other engineering/technical discipline preferred, plus a minimum of five years of related experience or a master’s degree with at least three years of related experience. The candidate shall possess strong analytical thinking with out of the box problem solving skills. Prior experience with cloud solution is desired. Good interpersonal communication and team-oriented skills. Experience shall include architect major components or whole application for highly-scalable web-based application and producing its specifications, design, and implementation . Display proficiency in using web server software, web framework and their languages, and SQL/no-SQL databases. Python proficiency is plus. Knowledge in distributed streaming platform is plus. Designing, implementing, and consuming APIs. Effective written and oral communication skills required. Able to prioritize work and complete multiple tasks under deadline and budget guidelines. Experience with Agile development is desired. May be required to travel domestically and internationally to include working odd hours, in-line with customer requirements

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

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