Senior Software Engineer

Employer: Vitech Corporation
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 8/16/2019
Closing Date: 12/31/2019
Vitech CorporationVitech Corporation
Vitech Corporation is focused on bringing model-based systems engineering methodology to address complex development and business problems. Using a an integrated solutions approach, Vitech offers extensive services, training and its systems engineering software suite, CORE, to help navigate through today’s systems environment.
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer
After 27 years supporting the systems engineering community, including commercial and government organizations involved with some of the most complex and innovative programs around the globe, Vitech is taking our solutions to the next level through our affiliation with Zuken Inc., a global provider of electrical and electronic design and data management solutions to a range of industries that includes automotive, transportation, aerospace and consumer electronics. Together, Vitech and Zuken aim to connect systems design and detailed design capabilities in unprecedented ways, enabling a new era of product development and integration. To succeed, we must continue to enhance our state-of-the-art software and cultivate an ecosystem of connectors and complementary tools at an ever-increasing pace.
Vitech is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Software Engineer to expand our elite product development team. This position provides the opportunity to develop high-end commercial software products in a no-nonsense environment using modern tools, technologies, and techniques.  Our software engineers work as a team alongside quality assurance engineers to iteratively produce high quality product releases. 
Working at Vitech affords all team members the opportunity to contribute across the company – product definition, methodology, customer interaction, and beyond. This is an opportunity to escape bureaucratic environments focused on internal software to make a difference in an organization delivering mission critical tools that help change the world we live in.
This position is located at our Blacksburg, Virginia corporate office in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. With the exception of any travel for professional development or corporate-level events, no travel will be required.
Specific Responsibilities
Our software development team is charged with ensuring that our CORE and GENESYS product lines meet the exacting standards necessary to properly serve our customer base. Our software is used to develop highly technical mission critical systems around the world – everything from military systems protecting troops to green systems leveraging alternative energy sources to medical equipment providing critical diagnostic information.
To thrive at Vitech, a Senior Software Engineer must:
  • Engage with product stakeholders and development team through requirements, design, implementation, and test on small to large projects.
  • Work within an agile development environment leveraging methods such as test-driven development and Scrum.
  • Develop estimates for work products.
  • Comprehend, leverage, and improve upon existing software systems.
  • Design and implement software using Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET 4, and C#.
  • Promote use of common software patterns and best practices.
  • Help mentor less experienced team members throughout the software lifecycle via code inspections and other peer reviews.
  • Actively participate in the plan-do-check-act cycle, recommending process and methodology improvements as part of a learning organization.
  • Maintain a willing and flexible attitude, assuming duties as required to contribute to team success.
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and communicate technical issues efficiently to an enthusiastic, passionate team.
Position Qualifications
The successful Senior Software Engineer will demonstrate:
  • At least seven years of practical software development experience leveraging object-oriented techniques and fundamental software patterns and best practices;
  • At least five years of C#, Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft SQL Server experience;
  • Solid understanding of relational database design and transactional systems;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • A strong desire to work as part of a greater development team and larger organization to deliver needed capabilities to our clients; and
  • A passion for bringing quality products to market!
The following qualifications are not required but would position you for even greater success at Vitech:
  • A technical degree from an accredited college (computer science, engineering, or similar);
  • Prior experience with agile processes, test-driven development, and the scrum methodology;
  • Knowledge of .NET 4, VB.NET, WCF, WPF, and ASP.NET;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Server and MSBuild;
  • Knowledge of DevExpress software components;
  • Knowledge of yFiles diagramming components; and
  • Familiarity with Service-oriented architectures.
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Vitech Corporation
2270 Kraft Drive
Suite 1600
Blacksburg, VA 24060
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