Senior Software Engineer in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Description:

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, the Senior Software Engineer develops and supports IT retail systems and assumes responsibility for administration, documentation, support and troubleshooting of these systems.  This position participates in all phases of the software implementation process including both package and custom development.  Software development processes include requirements gathering and analysis, functional design, technical design, coding, testing, implementation, and post implementation support .

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

• Develop and support existing and future applications.

• Analyze, design, develop, maintain, monitor and support complex applications within the retail systems environment and implement robust, maintainable solutions that meet the established business requirements.

• Establish and enforce software development best practices by using Agile methodology.

• Develop and maintain technical and project documentation by using methodologies like UML.

• Develop test plans and work with QA to establish test processes.

• Provide recommendations to management, based on current and emerging technologies, on methods to reduce costs, improve performance and availability, and reduce administration time for GameStop store information systems.

• Research, test, and apply all applicable patches.

• Perform on call duties on rotation with other developers when required.

RELATED COMPETENCIES

• Collaboration — Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.

• Innovation - Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.

• Navigating Complexity — Proactively and quickly making sense of complex issues; responding effectively to complex and ambiguous situations; communicating complicated information simply.

• Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills – Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Information Systems, Computer Science or other related field required

• At least 5-8 years of application analysis, design, development and maintenance experience  that includes Microsoft’s solutions, client side and server side controls, and SQL Server experience

• At least 1 year of Agile software development experience preferred

• At least 6 months of developing retail applications preferred

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

• Proficient or expert knowledge on related technical skill sets and technologies including but not limited to .NET framework 3.5/4.0, C#, ASP.NET, HTML,  Javascript, VBScript, Continuous Integration Build, IIS 7.0, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, Visio, TFS, REST, XSLT, SQL Server, and Agile Development Methodologies, Unit testing

• Proficient in User interface design and developing visually appealing user interfaces

• Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization

• Proficient local syntax SQL (Standard Query Language) skills with the ability to understand relational data models

• Ability to understand and apply basic software implementation methodology concepts

• Working knowledge of effective problem solving and identifying innovative solutions, including new products

• Proficient analytical skills, including the ability to evaluate existing or proposed new solutions for potential flaws or improvement opportunities – including alignment to departmental goals and standards

• Working ability to navigate complex environments, work with interdisciplinary teams and effectively communicate priorities, delivery expectations, risks and concerns to management

• Demonstrated solutions development ability, including innovative thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to execute ideas quickly while maintaining high quality expectations

• Proficient written and verbal communication skills using spoken English, including the ability to explain complex ideas to others with varying levels of expertise throughout the organization and with potential business partners

• Proficient organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple, overlapping, and potentially conflicting priorities

• Proficient ability to remain highly effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization

• Proficient knowledge of services design patterns, principles, and practices

• Working knowledge of Retail Systems and processes preferred

• Demonstrated ability to develop and support scalable services technologies with strict SLA’s and high throughput

• Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest and ethical responsibilities