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Job Description

General Summary

With minimal supervision, generate design, develop, improve, maintain, update, test, implement, and deliver technology to business needs throughout VSP Global.  Software Engineer is self – directed and responsible for aspects of the entire process of agile development for medium to large complex projects. 

Essential Functions

Utilize business user stories to determine business  and technology requirements to ultimately deliver exceptional programs, features,  modules, and small projects in a timely and cost – effective manner


Populate design and development plan, delivering highly complex code, and as needed participating/mentoring throughout coding of others, continue to be active participant throughout testing, and implementation within an agile environment


Produce highest quality of code for highly complex projects/required functionality; actively participate/facilitate code walkthrough and debugging ensuring even the most difficult bugs are resolved regardless of external dependencies and/or existence across modules


Develop and execute test plans for complex programs; unit test, and automate testing for features and modules


Ensure software designs are maintainable and in accordance with GTS technology architecture, hardware capabilities, cross-environments and future technological vision


Determine development issues cause and develop solution(s); ensure remedy is an effective permanent solution in order to prevent future issues


Maintain existing systems, make modifications in order to adapt to business needs or technology changes


Analyze existing systems, contribute to system planning throughout the organization


Help define and develop the test and production environment, coordinate the migration of the system, and/or coordinate efforts with other IT projects


Adhere to architectural guidelines, standards and delivery discipline processes; document the various computer systems enhancements/modifications or information retrievals/updates and update/create procedures


Interact and effectively communicate with business partners and other IT staff; act as an information resource by providing assistance and support to team members


Assist in evaluating vendor packages and make recommendations


Determines process improvements and best practices


Coordinate activities of other personnel for reaching goals


Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions


Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field


Minimum 5 years of programming experience


In depth programming experience in one or more current programming languages


Experience designing, programming, and implementing large information systems


Highly developed knowledge of application of computer science, and engineering of technology


Uses judgment and comprehensive knowledge to provide in – depth evaluation and analysis of complex technological issues


Provide detailed evaluations and practical solutions that take into account all dynamic factors


Ability to provide procedures for new technological processes


Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills


Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderate to complex problems


Excellent time management skills


Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards


Identify and mitigate risk(s)


Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management


Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties




.NET Web API, RESTful Web Services, or WCF


TDD Principles

OO Principles

Nhibernate or Entity Framework


Experience with AWS and S3






Continuous Integration


Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.


About VSP

VSP provides a variety of flexible eyecare benefit plans. With nearly 38 million members, one in eight people in the United States relies on VSP for eyecare health coverage. VSP's Sight for Students program has helped more than 200,000 low-income/uninsured children receive free eyecare services since its inception in 1997.

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