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Software Dev. Eng 6 - Part Time - Contingent
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Job Description

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 06/26/2017 - No Closing Date

Job Family: Information Technology

Department: Information and Communication Services Department


The mission of this position is to help Church members fulfill their divinely appointed responsibility to discover their families through family history methods, submit their names to the temple for saving ordinances, and to help bring souls unto CHRIST.

The Engineer Software Development 6 works in a leadership role on tasks and assignments from a Director or Managing Director or tasks that they create. This position employs experience as an extremely seasoned professional, uses comprehensive knowledge of industry practices, Church policies and good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for designing, defining, developing, testing, purchasing, implementing, and analyzing of technical products and systems of diverse scope. This role recommends system purchases for projects up to ten millions of dollars of value. This position performs engineering design evaluations and applies comprehensive analytical skills to recommend performance enhancements. The Senior Principal Software Engineer establishes strategic and tactical technological direction and then provides expertise in the solution to key issues affecting the delivery of the product. The Senior Principal Software Engineer also helps in setting overall technical direction for a team of 100 to 500 engineers.

This individual works with divine guidance to provide or support technology that furthers the mission of the Church and reflects the eternal impact of the gospel.


Education: Requires a Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related experience or a Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related field snd 6 to 8 years of experience. Skills: Must have clear evidence of external industry validation of ability and enterprise-grade vision. Must have experience completing two or more major cycles in architecting entire systems and successfully implemented through two or more development cycles. Must be able to lead cross-functional and interdepartmental product or project teams, define work processes, and lead a team of highly educated and skilled engineers and managers. Must keep abreast of trends and directions in technology, understanding their relevance to the Church. Must be self-educated in emerging technologies. Must be able to make architectural choices based on solid principles and practical experience without unsubstantiated bias. Must be able to set technical architectural direction without supervision. Must be able to operate a computer. Must be able to interact effectively with customers and present solutions. Must be able to lead customers through decision-making processes. Must be able to communicate needs and expectations to management, and provide sound advice.


30% - Providing consulting services to teams in the areas of advanced technology and architectures

30% Establishing technology strategies, writing and reviewing new architectures, engineered solutions, and test results.

20% Keeping abreast of industry best practices and emerging trends and technologies.

10% Providing technical leadership for multiple teams in the design and development of technological advanced issues and/or difficult problems.

10% Participating in group meetings, group planning sessions, setting group goals, and all other group activities.

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

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