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Senior Software Engineer (Virtual)

Job ID 49427BR Date posted 10/08/2020 Institution Walden University City Virtual
Walden University is currently looking to add a highly qualified senior software engineer to be an integral part of a team of software developers. Our team delivers high-quality, scalable, hosted, student-facing learning applications to scholars around the world. The team members are expert Java developers who create high-quality business solutions for web and mobile platforms. Walden University works within an Agile/Scrum environment, working collaboratively with product managers, user experience and customer application experts to design and develop industry-leading software functionality.

  • Designs, Codes, tests, implements and maintains high-quality business applications and functionality
  • Performs complex code design activities
  • Actively participates as a Scrum team member in all phases of the Scrum process (story, development, estimation, burndowns, continuous integration and retrospectives)
  • Researches and implements new development techniques and technologies
  • Designs and modifies, debugs, tests, and documents complex, distributed RESTful solutions that utilize SQL and noSQL database technology
  • Use the latest technologies, tools, and techniques (GWT, REST, J2EE, Objective-C, XML, Web Services, EAI tools, Agile/Test Driven Development, etc.)
  • Create and contribute to the development of functional and technical specifications
  • Mentor junior development staff in coding, design, continuous integration and Agile development methodologies
  • Pairs with other developers to set standards and define best practices for coding and design as well as perform design and code reviews
  • Work with a variety of other developers in a fast-paced pair programming environment
  • Creates and executes jUnit tests based on system and functional requirements
  • Serve as tech lead for specific projects as assigned
  • Interact with Business teams and development teams
  • Works with management, release team members, and software development team members in identifying integration approaches and addressing data concern
  • Stays current on targeted platform functionality and enhancements
Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems and 5-8 years of software design and development experience in commercial large scale, multiplatform environments.


  • Experience utilizing modern coding tools and techniques, such as GWT, J2EE, EJB, Java Script, REST, JSON, XML, XMPP, BOSH, CSS, SOAP
  • Experience developing applications across various environments & platforms, including JBOSS, Tomcat, Apache, Neo4j, Oracle, MSSQL Server, noSQL, MySQL
  • Experience with continuous integration tools, version control tools and collaboration platforms such as GIT, Jenkins & Mingle. Understanding and experience with Java frameworks (Struts, Hibernate, Spring, JUnit, Velocity) and Web 2.0 technologies and frameworks (AJAX, Prototype, Direct Web Remoting) is preferred
  • Understanding and experience with Objective-C and development for mobile platforms like iPhone is a plus
  • Understanding and experience with various AI platform like Watson, Azure, Google, etc is a plus
  • Understanding and experience with development of applications as software as a service with AWS or other Cloud platforms is a plus
  • Experience in packaging and deploying software across different environments
  • Experience performing as a team lead is a plus.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Our goal is to have a diverse workforce that is representative of our students and our communities. Laureate is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring based upon merit. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Walden University is required not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program or activities, and does not do so. This prohibition extends to admissions and employment. For more information on Walden University’s Title IX policy, including the application of Title IX, please click here.

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