Software Engineer

Virtual Req #103
Friday, April 22, 2022
At Watermark, we partner with institutions of higher education to improve student learning and institutional quality with proven, reliable, and user-friendly assessment management and e-portfolio solutions and supporting services. Watermark is a recognized leader in student assessment, portfolio and accreditation. We serve over 1,700 institutions and close to a million students across the country.
Primary Purpose:

Responsible for the analysis, design, coding, testing, documentation and support of new software applications and enhancements to existing applications. Provide technology solutions to allow business units to achieve their objectives and goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
  • Design, develop and test software applications
  • Maintain systems by identifying and correcting software defects
  • Participate in requirement analysis and definition
  • Create technical specifications and unit test plans
  • Develop system test plans
  • Work as part of an Agile development team to solve problems and develop projects in a fast paced environment
  • Follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Demonstrate a basic degree of creativity and problem solving skills
  • Follow the established software development life cycle
  • Follow established coding standards and naming conventions
  • Work with business analysts and application users to define and design robust user centric application solutions
  • Mentor junior and other new developers
  • Understands solution at the project level
Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor Degree or, in-lieu of degree, equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 7+ years of experience in all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation and source management
  • Strong knowledge of Java 8+ and Spring Boot 1.5+
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming and SOLID design principles
  • Proficient in Java
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and JQuery
  • Experience with front-end frameworks (AngularJS, React, etc.)
  • Experience with Restful Web Services
  • Proficient in SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or similar RDBMS
  • Experience with applying design and architectural patterns
  • Experience in end-to-end Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with code review and evaluation
  • Experience with Git source control
  • Good at understanding requirements and estimation
  • Good team player, have ability and willingness to mentor junior developers
  • Have passion for learning new technologies and enhancing existing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter that can work well in a team environment
  • Proactive issue resolution with a positive attitude
  • Ability to adapt and respond in a rapidly evolving business environment
Job Details:
  •  salary of $100K-$130k
"The posted salary range describes the minimum to maximum range for this job description in the state of Colorado. The salary range is posted in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act. The range  for this same position may be lower or higher in markets outside of Colorado and is dependent on experience, education, and licensure(s).” 
 
Benefits and Perks 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • HSA and FSA with company contribution
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Life/AD&D coverage
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • 401(k) Retirement plan with company contribution
  • Voluntary pet insurance
  • Sweat Equity Program
  • Flexible and unlimited time off
  • Well-being days
  • Sick time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible work schedule and remote work options
  • Family bonding leave 
  • New Baby Stipend
  • Affinity Groups
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Sit-stand desk
  • Monthly stipend for home office supplies
  • Employee referral incentive
  • Calm App. subscription
 

About Watermark

Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, faculty, and students everywhere to empower them to connect information and gain insights into learning that will drive meaningful improvements. Through its innovative educational intelligence system, Watermark supports over 1,600 institutions around the world in developing an intentional approach to learning so that they can leverage data for a more holistic view of learning, faculty and staff impact, and institutional quality.

 For more information on Watermark, visit www.watermarkinsights.com.

Watermark is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against an individual based on the individual's race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic or activity.


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