Software Engineer 8/11/2016

Talascend Saint Petersburg, FL

Company
Talascend
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28728847
AJE Ref #
575853556
Location
Saint Petersburg, FL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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TALASCEND IS CURRENTLY SEEKING A STAFF SOFTWARE ENGINEER FOR A CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY LOCATED IN ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA.

OVERVIEW:

Plans and performs engineering research, design and development assignments normally involving several smaller or less important projects or one major project. Estimates engineering personnel needs; schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications; coordinates and leads engineers and technicians assigned to projects, reviews progress and evaluates results. Make changes in methods, design or equipment where necessary.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or total project of moderate scope.
* Studies the operation of systems, selects major components to meet functional and operational requirements, and determines the optimum location and arrangement from an engineering, manufacturing and/or service standpoint.
* Performs original highly complex analysis and design work of systems and component parts in accordance with specifications.
* Reviews and evaluates designs executed by others to satisfy product/program requirements.
* Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, and difficult coordination requirements.
* Supervises test programs, including preparation of test specifications for prototype equipment resulting from engineering analysis or design.
* May provide technical direction and coordination over the work of lower level engineers.
* Assists in preparation of bids and proposals as required. May assume more direct role in technical proposal writing.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* Must have 4-8 years' experience with software design, analysis and development using C/C++ for Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) on a Linux platform.
* Technical skills such as C++, QT, and Linux are required.
* Must successfully pass a customer required background screen to include credit.
* Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good working knowledge of principles and practice of related specialties.
* Excellent analytical skills required.
* Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment with strong attention to detail.
* Demonstrated ability to deliver to requirements and specifications.
* Candidate must have current passport and be able to travel internationally (5-10%) at a moment's notice. Travel may take place for up to two weeks per visit.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in CIS, MIS or Computer Science required.