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Software Engineer Analyst

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track.That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve.Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.General Scope: Review and interpret specifications to develop, maintain & document new or existing digital technologies for the business unit and provide minimal assistance to junior developers.Position Summary:

  • Create and maintain software code and unit tests
  • Create and maintain technical and user documentation
  • Debug and troubleshoot software in various operating environments
  • Routinely understand and apply new technologies in a timely manner
  • Determine and evaluate requirements and generate relevant use cases or user stories
  • Utilize specific programming languages to initiate or enhance software functionality
  • Deploy and configure software releases and updates
  • Research, develop, configure, and install software in time-sensitive applications
  • Utilize DevOps utilities including Source Control and Build Automation
  • Contribute to business cases for new technologies and applications
  • Interact with customers to document and troubleshoot issues Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory job performance) Education: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:Knowledge of software development with a team of engineers working on the same project, programming languages suitable for real-time processing, MS Windows and Unix operating systems, system interfacing (hardware / software)Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:
    • Analytical thinking skills
      • Creative thinking skills
        • Ability to convert system requirements into software code
          • Understand function and data of sub systems
            • Must possess a valid passport. May be required to travel throughout the United States and Canada, and some overseas travel may be required.
              • On-track safety training required.
                • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
                  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
                    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
                      • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory.
                        • Ability to work with concepts such as limits, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs of theorems.
                          • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
                            • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
                              • Understanding of modern software development principles such as SOLID.
                                • Participation in Agile development methodologies. Applicable Technical Competencies: Incumbent must have working knowledge and demonstrated abilities utilizing mechanical knowledge: Specific applications combined with knowledge competencies are as follows: Rating Level: 1-5 (1= minimum 5= Maximum) ApplicationRequired Level of proficiencyPreferred Level of proficiencyC / C++34C# .NET34Microsoft Office Suite34Javascript / Typescript / Python24JIRA24Source Control (Git)24HTML / XAML24Borland C-Builder13 Personal Attributes: Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of a Software Engineer/ Analyst. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
                                  • Be honest and trustworthy
                                  • Be respectful
                                  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
                                  • Be flexible
                                  • Demonstrate sound work ethics PERFORMANCE INDICATORS% of TimeKey Accountability 65%Duty Statements
                                    • Programming
                                    • testing 20%Duty Statements
                                      • software design 10%Duty Statements
                                        • Documentation
                                        • Version control 5%Duty Statements
                                          • Project Management Participation (JIRA / Standups / etc.)Total 100% WORKING CONDITIONS The unavoidable, externally imposed conditions under which the work must be performed and which createhardship for the incumbent including the frequency and duration of occurrence of physical demands, environmental conditions, demands on one's senses and metal demands. Physical Demands:(The nature of physical effort leading to physical fatigue)While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while carrying manuals and some computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision and the constant use of keyboard, mouse and monitor. Environmental Conditions:(The nature of adverse environmental conditions affecting the incumbent)While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation. The work environment when traveling worldwide is unknown and unpredictable. Sensory Demands:(The nature of demands on the incumbent's senses)While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Mental Demands:(Conditions that may lead to mental or emotional fatigue)There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause stress. The incumbent must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues. Find out more information at ! PI196367750

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Software Engineer Analyst, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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