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Software Engineer

Software ENG & DEV | Sugar Land, TX | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Software Engineer 8469808

The Software Engineer implements and maintains new or improved software products, procedures and techniques. Provides innovative and cost-effective engineering solutions according to the project technical objectives and timing. Keeps updated on software technology and process. Will with increasing experience and seniority supervise and mentor younger engineers, and participate in activities to define and implement frameworks and design practices, as well as knowledge sharing activities in the local and global community.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Analyze, design, develop, maintain products and assist in their commercialization in agreement with project technical and timing objectives.
  • Ensure that product code and artifacts are managed and safeguarded in a configuration management system in accordance with relevant procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in identifying and organizing requirements and producing specifications.
  • Apply usability procedures and principles as defined at the project or product-line level or through customer input.
  • Produce analyses, mathematical models, designs and draw design conclusions based on those.
  • Build prototypes, products and systems suitable for testing and may be required to set up and run lab simulations.
  • Design testing procedures and coordinate with others to perform tests.
  • Conduct tests, document test results and develop client presentation. May present solutions to clients.
  • Develop and execute unit tests to ensure and maintain source code quality.
  • Provide timely corrective actions on all assigned defects and issues.
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, code and other artifacts.
  • Ensure commitments are agreed, reviewed and met.
  • Contribute to design standards and support design re-use (best practices, etc.).
  • Contributes to development plan by providing task estimates.
  • Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results).
  • Provide support and prepare technical documentation to field and/or customers in a timely fashion.
  • May provide user training for developed products.
  • May assign, direct and review work of technicians and provide guidance to engineers.
  • May mentor others regarding technical matters.
  • Share expertise via Eureka and SIGs and expand his/her informal network throughout the organization: field, research, engineering, manufacturing, other domains.
  • May author/co-author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations.
  • Continually evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate the development plans that ensure high quality, low-cost products and systems to the field and/or customer.
  • Assist in preparation of cost estimates.
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Learn new skills and adopt new practices readily in order to develop innovative and low-cost products that maintain the technical leadership position.
  • Apply and comply with the project development process as defined by the Project Manager.
  • May participate in recruiting.
  • Maintain familiarity with Company technology, organization and business.
  • Understand and provide technical solutions according to the company's strategy.
  • Comply with applicable company policies, including Personnel, Quality System, and Health, Safety, and Environment standards and procedures.

Education Requirements: 

  • Software Engineer I:
    • BS in Sciences or Engineering with software experience or education.
  • Software Engineer II:
    • MS in Science or Engineering with software experience or education 
    • BS in Science or Engineering and 1-2 years related experience.
  • Senior Software Engineer II:
    • PhD in Science or Engineering with software experience or education
    • MS in Science or Engineering and 1-2 years related experience
    • BS in Science or Engineering and 4-5 years related experience.
  • Senior Software Engineer III:
    • PhD in Science or Engineering with software experience or education
    • MS in Science or Engineering and 4-5 years related experience
    • BS in Science or Engineering and 5-7 years related experience.
  • Principal Software Engineer and above:
    • PhD in Science or Engineering with software experience or education
    • MS in Science or Engineering and 8 years related experience
    • BS in Science or Engineering and 10 years related experience.

Required Experience:

  • Programming languages
  • Knowledge of industry development environments and frameworks
  • Product development & build process
  • Understanding of business strategy
  • Presentation skills
  • Review and design methods
  • Software estimation
  • Product Lifecycle Management Process
  • PLMP
  • Project management
  • Quality management
  • Agile and iterative development
  • Process implementation and improvement
  • Community involvement
  • Communication
  • Mentoring (Senior Software Engineer I and above)
  • Leadership (Senior Software Engineer I and above).


  • Good communication skills
  • Can function independently and-in a team
  • Analytical thinker
  • Able to provide creative and innovative solutions 

$50-$55 per Hour depending on experience.        Sugar Land TX 77478          6 Month Assignment