Summary / Role PurposeThe R&D Engineer II contributes to the development of software products and supporting systems. In this role, the R&D Engineer II will collaborate with a team of expert professionals to understand customer requirements and accomplish development objectives.
Key Duties and ResponsibilitiesPerforms moderately complex development activities, including the design, implementation, maintenance, testing and documentation of software modules and sub-systems
Understands and employs best practices
Performs moderately complex bug verification, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions
Understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues
Works under the general supervision of a development manager
Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience
Have a first-class or upper second-class honours degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science or Mathematics (or related field).
Professional software development experience; candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of good software design and modern software development methodologies.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
A high level of technical competency in C# and a solid understanding of the .Net framework
Candidates should be able to demonstrate that they can write clean, maintainable code
Experience in the following would be advantageous (but are not requirements)
Profiling and optimization
HTML / CSS
Experience in a large-scale commercial software development environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team