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Software Engineer IV

Franklin, TN
The Software Engineer IV plays a lead technical role in an Agile based software development environment in creating robust platforms and innovative gaming products for current and emerging markets. The Software Engineer IV has a high-level of proficiency in software design producing high quality, robust, and maintainable products. This engineer has strong SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) experience in C#, mentors junior developers and is expected to work with little or no supervision.

What you'll do

Follows a disciplined Agile/Kanban software development process in task estimation, design, development, code reviews, unit/integration testing and defect fixing of products
Assists in the overall schedule estimations of product releases
Assists other Software Engineers in the estimation of design and development tasks
Authors technical design documents for the products
Works with senior staff to design code that adheres to the written specifications
Initiates and/or participates in peer reviews of code design and written code
Documents new/modified code, and develops/automates unit and integration tests to verify the changes
Analyzes existing software to debug and troubleshoot field issues that may arise
Identifies and proposes software development process improvement initiatives
Assists in the technical analysis of potential tools and commercial products
Mentors junior Software Engineers in SDLC processes and design/coding patterns
Performs all other tasks as assigned

What we're looking for

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
At least 8 years professional software engineering experience
At least 1 year of gaming or related technology experience is a plus
Knowledge of design/modeling with tools such as UML
Attention to detail
Proven analytical abilities applied to system design and software implementation
Ability to keep up with new technologies/tools, and design techniques and lead adoption of those technologies with the team
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Experience with continuous integration systems
Experience in network protocols a plus
Advanced experience in object-oriented programming using C# for Microsoft .NET platform on Windows operating systems
Proficient in Microsoft Visual Studio IDE
Strong working knowledge in one or more of the following is a plus: WPF, WCF, LINQ
C++ is a plus
Experience with Windows Embedded OS family is a plus
Working knowledge of Unity 3D game engine is a plus
Database design and development experience using SQLite is a plus
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