Senior Software Engineer

Employer: Delta Dental
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/27/2018
Closing Date: 12/31/2018
Delta Dental
At Delta Dental of Virginia, we are passionate about good oral health. In fact, dental benefits coverage is our specialty. For more than 50 years, we have been working to improve the oral health of Virginians by providing flexible, affordable dental benefit plans and building the largest network of participating oral health providers in the state.
Job Description Position Summary:
Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions.
Essential Function:
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Assists Software Development Managers and Team Leads in the design of software applications.
  • Responsible for adherence to software development and delivery processes.
  • Code and unit test software applications.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Design business solutions.
  • Participate in R&D.
  • Holistic solutions across systems.
  • Continuous map designs against arch standards.
  • Good written and oral communication.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Prioritize workload properly.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams.
  • Results oriented.
  • Demonstrated experience leading people and getting results through others.  
  • Ability to think and plan strategically for organizational success.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 7 years of software development experience
  • Experience working in a waterfall environment
  • Working knowledge of the following:
  • Visual Basic 6
  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • ASP.Net MVC
  • HTML, CSS, and XML
  • JavaScript/JQuery
  • C#
  • C# win-forms
  • Crystal Reports
  • Subversion/Tortoise
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel, or manipulate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
  •  Work environment:  The work is limited to the office environment with occasional trips to other office facilities or locations necessitating walking outdoors or driving. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
  • Corvesta is a drug-free work environment. Corvesta provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service or other protected status.
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