© 2017-2018 by Optimal GEO Inc.

Software Developer
Kiln, MS 
Requisition #184738435

Primary Functions:

Your duties will primarily revolve around building software by writing code, as well as modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. You will also be involved in directing system testing and validation procedures, and also working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.

To be successful in this role, you will need extensive knowledge of programming languages and the software development life-cycle. A Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree is required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces.

  • Directing system testing and validation procedures.

  • Directing software programming and documentation development.

  • Consulting with departments or customers on project status and proposals.

  • Working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.

  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system.

  • Consulting with engineering staff to evaluate software-hardware interfaces and develop specifications and performance requirements.

  • Designing and developing software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and design consequences.

  • Preparing reports on programming project specifications, activities, or status.

  • Conferring with project managers to obtain information on limitations or capabilities.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree.

  • Knowledge of the software development life-cycle.

  • 2 plus years’ experience in web software development.

  • 2 plus years’ experience in geospatial software development.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.

  • The desire to work in fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to develop unit testing of code components or complete applications.

  • Must be a full-stack developer and understand concepts of software engineering.

  • Experience working on a variety of software development projects.

  • Deep programming language knowledge.

Physical Demands:

  • Duties are performed in an office environment. 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time. 

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.

  • Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.

  • Ability to travel as necessary for project assignments and meetings.

Disclaimer:

  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • This job description is subject to change at any time.

 

Optimal Geo Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimal Geo Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal Geo Inc., expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.