Senior Software Engineer at MoneyGram in Saint Paul, MN


Saint Paul, MN
October 20, 2020
Software Engineering
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Senior Software Engineer

Job Summary

The Software Engineer V functions at an expert level technically, supplying superior technical consultation to provide and support software applications that meet or exceed business needs. Solutions Engineers at this level typically work as technical leaders on complex organization-wide, high impact/risk projects. The Software Engineer V is expected to primarily play the role of application architect, leading the architecture and design of an application solution, and breaking down large complex tasks for other staff to perform. The incumbent ensures that the architecture is consistent with MGI architectural standards, working closely with the enterprise architecture team. The incumbent is also a consultant to Product Owners and Application Development leaders, advising on project sizing. The Software Engineer V is expected to proactively contribute, offer recommendations, and identify risks and solutions associated with proposed or existing software applications strategies. The Software Engineer V is versatile enough to understand several different applications, and to be a Subject Matter Expert in relation to one or several applications.

Primary Responsibilities

- Actively engages with Product Ownersand Business Analysts to refine business requirements and identify systemenhancements and/or new applications
- Creates quality designs that clearlyillustrate how the system works
- Adheres to "big pictureview" of how various connected system designs should be consolidated oraffected
- Produces efficient, high performanceand scalable code that will allow for easy extension to future needs
- Effectively performs codewalk-throughs
- Works with developers and Quality.
Services to ensure proper test planning and coverage
- Actively plays the role of technicaladvisor for the application development organization, providing advice on toolsand processes
- Initiates and actively facilitatesmeetings and issue resolution
- Collaborates with other architectsand software engineers, provides leadership and direction by translatingbusiness strategy into a technology vision to support these strategies
- Works with members of the broader ITarchitecture team to understand proper architectural disciplines and ensurethey are applied, but also provides feedback for enhancements to the MGIarchitecture
- Stays up-to-date on relevanttechnology trends.
- Serves as a contact person insupport of more serious production problems. Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.


- Bachelor of Science in computer science or a related technical field, or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience, required
- Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, preferred


- 10 years' of increasingly responsible systems development experience on multiple platforms, required
- 10 years' experience in the development environment commensurate with the assigned area of responsibility, required
- A minimum of 5 years' experience providing competent technical leadership in the role of tech lead or systems architect on large complex projects requiring the integration of multiple internal and external systems, required
- Full technical competency in all phases of applications systems development, required
- Significant experience providing effective technical advice and mentoring to staff, required
- Strong experience with OO design and UML diagrams, required
- 5 years of hands-on experience working with Java technologies such as J2EE, JDBC, EJB, JMS, JUnit, JAXB, XML/XSL, J2EE design patterns, Spring, Spring Boot, required
- Integration experience: Web Services, SOA, SOAP/XML, XML Schema, REST, JSON, API Gateway and ESB, required
- Experience with Oracle, PL/SQL, and database design, required
- Experience with DevOps including version control, automated builds, automated testing, and continuous integration with tools such as Git, Maven, Jenkins and Artifactory, required
- Other: Kafka, NoSQL(Couchbase), Unix, Linux, LDAP, Open Systems Architecture, MVC, OLTP, and Secure Computing Concepts, preferred Essential Skills
- Demonstrated ability to understand overall business and technology strategy and apply when recommending technical solutions
- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead requirements gathering, design and development of complex systems
- Strong quality code metrics
- Ability to track record of designing and developing high quality, scalable and efficient solutions and products on schedule
- Effective team leader on diverse and different teams
- Strong leadership and mentoring skills
- Knowledge of proper architectural disciplines
- Ability to accurately identify root cause of technical problems
- Strong project management skills
- Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
- Ability to adapt to change
- Strong negotiation and/or influential skills LI-NS1

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Job Expires: November 19, 2020

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