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Senior Software Engineer (Python Developer) Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

4 weeks ago Other categories Salt Lake City   75 views
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Position Summary

The Sr. Software Engineer is a position of technical expertise, influence, and leadership in the technology realm. The position will be required to apply their expert knowledge to ensure best practices and well-engineered architecture across the department. They will also be a key stakeholder and initiator of major changes to processes, engineering practices, and system administration. This position will be required to work in a space of solving critical issues and initiatives across multiple teams. It will require an extensive and deep understanding of cutting-edge practices and innovative approaches to problems. Sr. Software Engineers are also tasked with establishing and maintaining a positive and productive culture.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the building of cutting-edge applications and services to increase and improve the student experience
  • Exemplify a mastery of coding excellence and software quality, mentoring others and pioneering new standards and architectural foundations
  • Foster and utilize innovative approaches to problems and functionality for all key stakeholders
  • Own technologies focusing on student success and scalability while supporting student-focused user experience
  • Collaborate with developers, designers, testing, and product management to develop features and innovative approaches to applications and features
  • May mentor/advise engineering teams on new languages and technologies; act as a resident expert when needed
  • Establish a balance between strategic planning and initiatives with development, communication, troubleshooting, and problem solving
  • Lead in the prototyping and development of new technology and framework, improving the student experience
  • Identify system redundancies and inefficiencies, proposing innovative and cost-effective solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work equally well in self-managed and team-based Agile projects.
  • Work with internal customers to gather business processes and project requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field
  • 5 years' experience in software development, pioneering new approaches and implementing new technologies
  • 5 years software development using Python
  • 3 years Identity and Access Management experience
  • Architecting, implementing, and managing microservices with an emphasis on inter-service communication and API design
  • Agile Scrum environment experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • oAuth 2 + OIDC
  • SAML
  • Cloud Environment experience
  • Ping Identity (PingFederate PingAccess)
  • Sailpoint IdentityIQ
  • Okta
  • LDAP / Active Directory
  • AWS Single Sign-On
  • AWS Cognito
  • Test Automation: pytest
  • 2 associate level certs and 1 professional cert - AWS or Python preferred
  • Experience with other software tools and/or languages IE: Java, Tomcat, git, and GitHub; Spring, Spring Boot

As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

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