Principal Mainframe Developer - OMEGAMON For db2

Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Company: Rocket Software, Inc.
Salary: USD
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Contact: Rocket Software, Inc.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Job Description Summary:

The Principal Software Engineer sets the direction for the design and implementation of software features/functionality/enhancements, correction of defects, and/or the creation of new products. Develops software tools including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases, and Internet-related tools. Determines softwares compatibility with hardware and/or influences software's design in relation to hardware.

Job Overview:

The Principal Software Engineer sets the direction for the design and implementation of software features/functionality/enhancements, correction of defects, and/or the creation of new products. Develops software tools including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases, and Internet-related tools. Determines softwares compatibility with hardware and/or influences software's design in relation to hardware.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
  • Acts as the subject matter expert in multiple product domains
  • Responsible for one or more products
  • Synthesizes multiple internal and external sources of input into product requirements
  • Advises about requirements impact on key aspects of product and business and makes a corrective recommendation
  • Guides and reviews testing strategy
  • Documents and communicates on complex technical topics across the company
  • Works well with all groups involved in the software development process to influence code and design to consider downstream implications for code
  • Provides thought leadership and innovation within a technical domain
  • Regularly puts forth ideas and implements them into the product
  • Identifies, socializes and drives improvements having an impact across teams
  • Knows how to innovate and refactor complex codebases in practical ways
  • Able to select optimal data structures and algorithms to attain the best overall solution in respect to performance, reliability and security considerations
  • Capable of architecting application modules
  • Provides forward-thinking design to leverage platform in novel and optimal ways
  • Actively participates in scoping features, developing work estimates, and plans for the team
  • Works with software architects and product owners to ensure backlogs are populated and kept updated
  • Works effectively with all stakeholders across all functions
  • Communicates effectively across the organization, including with the leadership team
  • Able to manage multiple competing priorities while remaining cool and collected
  • Shows a sense of urgency while instilling confidence in other team members
  • Excellent rapid prototyping skills, and produces high-quality code
  • Acts as the technical subject matter expert across product domains
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 10 years of software engineering experience
  • Track record of successful software innovation, problem-solving, and product delivery at increasing scale and complexity
  • Understands software development principles at a very deep level
  • Expert knowledge of target operating system, common pitfalls, best practices for Reliability, Availability, and Security
  • Able to think and code simultaneously, design on the fly and create rapid prototypes
  • Able to take ownership of the design and development of entire components
  • Able to define components and their interactions
  • Able to identify and initiate improvements in component/module design
  • Able to review designs and anticipate performance and reliability issues based on design and platform
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Recognized by peers as a superior technical contributor
  • Exemplary at dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Proven success mentoring and developing more junior software engineers
Education:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IS, or related technical discipline
  • Advanced degree, such as Masters in Computer Science, preferred
Travel Requirements:

Job Family Group: Engineering

Job Family: Software & Quality Assurance Engineering

Job Profile Name: Principal Software Engineer

Employee Type: Individual Contributor

Job Level: P5 (Expert)

Position Reports to: Manager, Software Engineering

Rocket Software Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: or send an email to . We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Web Reference : AJF/430187962-202
Posted Date : Sat, 24 Sep 2022

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