City of Philadelphia: Software Engineer at City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) (Philadelphia, PA)

Posted: Sep 8, 2019

Job DescriptionResponsibilityDevelop and implement web based testable, efficient code by using best software development practicesFollow SDLC methodology including requirements gathering, solution architecture, coding, and testing.Review code and high-level designs by other team members to ensure that strategic objectives and business needs are met.Proactively identify application inefficiencies and propose solutions.Identify, create, and maintain development frameworks and code libraries.Create prototypes and functional specifications for application development projects.Create and maintain software documentationHelp coordinate the implementation of short procedures for the production and maintenance of all applications.Work closely with production support and help desk staff to develop operating documentation.As a member of the Revenue IT Unit, provide input in choosing new web technologies, development tools, and languages.Makes suggestions on creating technical standards for specific applications and the City as a whole.Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needsStay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activitiesOther duties as assigned.Ability ToDesign and develop web based and other applications using Microsoft .NET tools.Understand business requirements and provide sustainable software solutions.Apply web application development standards and best practices.understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.Work under tight deadlines and reliably deliver work of the highest standards on time.Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and communicate them visually.Diagnose and creatively solve problems.Knowledge OfWeb standards, design fundamentals, browser compatibility issues for all operating systemsrelational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application developmentDevelopment environments/toolsVisual Studio (2012 and avove)JQueryASP.NETC#HTML/XHTMLXMLAJAXJavaScriptCSS3VBScriptClassic ASPApplication ArchitectureApplication Lifecycle ManagementAgile MethodologiesWeb ServicesInformation ArchitectureWeb standardsWeb AccessibilityObject Oriented ProgrammingMicrosoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS)Team Foundation ServerMicrosoft SQL Server (Oracle Database Server (10g and 11g)QualificationsEducation and ExperienceBachelors degree from an accredited college or university, which has included major course work in computer science, information science, systems analysis, software engineering, or a closely related field.5+ years of development experienceComprehensive experience using Visual StudioWeb development using some or all of ASP.NET MVC, C#, Javascript, Ruby on Rails, PHP and the Entity FrameworkStrong experience with CSS2 and CSS3.Experience with JQuery and AJAX frameworks.Experience developing web services.Experience developing workflow driven applications.Additional InformationSuccessful candidate must be a City resident within six months of hirePlease submit a resume and cover letter with your application.The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website:

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