VSP Global Software Engineer, VSP Vision Care in Rancho Cordova, California

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With minimal supervision, generate design, develop, improve, maintain, update, test, implement, and deliver technology to business needs throughout VSP Global. Software Engineer is self – directed and responsible for aspects of the entire process of agile development for medium to large complex projects.

Essential Functions

Utilize business user stories to determine business and technology requirements to ultimately deliver exceptional programs, features, modules, and small projects in a timely and cost – effective manner

Populate design and development plan, delivering highly complex code, and as needed participating/mentoring throughout coding of others, continue to be active participant throughout testing, and implementation within an agile environment

Produce highest quality of code for highly complex projects/required functionality; actively participate/facilitate code walkthrough and debugging ensuring even the most difficult bugs are resolved regardless of external dependencies and/or existence across modules

Develop and execute test plans for complex programs; unit test, and automate testing for features and modules

Ensure software designs are maintainable and in accordance with GTS technology architecture, hardware capabilities, cross-environments and future technological vision

Determine development issues cause and develop solution(s); ensure remedy is an effective permanent solution in order to prevent future issues

Maintain existing systems, make modifications in order to adapt to business needs or technology changes

Analyze existing systems, contribute to system planning throughout the organization

Help define and develop the test and production environment, coordinate the migration of the system, and/or coordinate efforts with other IT projects

Adhere to architectural guidelines, standards and delivery discipline processes; document the various computer systems enhancements/modifications or information retrievals/updates and update/create procedures

Interact and effectively communicate with business partners and other IT staff; act as an information resource by providing assistance and support to team members

Assist in evaluating vendor packages and make recommendations

Determines process improvements and best practices

Coordinate activities of other personnel for reaching goals

Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions

Guide change with a focus on optimal outcomes

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Minimum 5 years of programming experience

In depth programming experience in one or more current programming languages

Experience designing, programming, and implementing large information systems

Highly developed knowledge of application of computer science, and engineering of technology

Uses judgment and comprehensive knowledge to provide in – depth evaluation and analysis of complex technological issues

Provide detailed evaluations and practical solutions that take into account all dynamic factors

Ability to provide procedures for new technological processes

Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills

Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for moderate to complex problems

Excellent time management skills

Meet/exceed organizations best practices, expectations, and standards

Identify and mitigate risk(s)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated ability to guide others in regards to team self-management

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.