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Robert Half Sr. Software Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts


Essential Functions:

  • Provides software technical leadership on a software development team. This includes participating in requirements review, design reviews, code reviews, test case reviews, and team meetings.

  • Participate as an active member on a project development team: This includes requirements change control, defect management, risk analysis, and release management.

  • Creates/Maintains software requirement/functional specifications.

  • Creates/Maintains software architecture documentation.

  • Creates/Maintains software (component) design documentation.

  • Creates/Maintains software source code that adheres to design documentation.

  • Performs unit testing and/or code reviews as per project policy.

  • Performs integration testing to ensure software functions within application and with electrical and mechanical devices.

  • Evaluates, investigates, and implements fixes to assigned software defects.

  • Evaluates, investigates, and implements assigned software change proposals.

  • Provides level of effort for assigned software activities

  • Tracks personal estimates over time in order to improve accuracy.

  • Follows project and corporate software plans, standards, and procedures to perform software development


  • Creates/Maintains software project plans.

  • Creates/Maintains software configuration management plans.

  • Coordinates, schedules and supervises software developers for a project


  • Brings new software technologies into the company.

  • Creates/Maintains applications (utilities) for the project to improve team efficiency, such as hardware control for other engineering disciplines or automated data analyzers for software test.

  • Must have the ability to handle many software components and take ownership for a large percentage of the code base.

  • Must have the ability to take ownership for high complexity implementations.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Leadership, Management, Team, Individual, etc (for e.g.: holds people accountable, teamwork, delegation, communication, impact and influencing, etc)

  • Consult dictionary of competencies on Manager's Database Ability to administer software engineering tools: configuration management, requirements management, and defect management.

  • Ability to operate instrumentation.

  • Possesses strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment of software developers and testers.



Min Knowledge & Experience Required for the Position:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience or Master's Degree plus a minimum of 8 years of related experience or waiver based on experience.

  • Degree should be in a technical discipline such as Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science. Proficiency with a personal computer and software packages.

  • Proficient in code languages (Assembly, C, C++, Java, C#, etc.) found in product development.

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