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Software Engineer III - OpenEdge

IT/Technical & Product Development
LEX00KVQ Requisition #
Software Engineer III


We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated software engineer to join our team in Leeds. The successful candidate will be working with a group of talented software engineers and quality analysts to further develop products, tools and services for our new and existing clients.
Your technical abilities will be utilized to develop and maintain features for existing and new applications & APIs into other products and services. You will work directly with the team to develop in an Agile methodology and will become engaged with our testing strategy ensuring the products are stable and performant.

The Software Engineer will work closely in a development team, researching, designing and producing new features and integrations for the Visualfiles and Solcase products. In addition, the engineer will be required to analyse and resolve defects and issues, as raised by our Support team, on the existing product line.  Working across teams to assist the wider business deliver ‘Growth’ and ‘Retain’ the existing client base through new features and excellent internal and external customer support.

The scope of this role includes working in a lean and commercial environment whilst maintaining high levels of quality software delivery, where continuous improvement and software excellence is fundamental.

  • Assist BA to write and review user stories for the development of system components of moderate complexity.
  • Resolve customer related issues/defects.
  • Work closely with other development team members to understand product requirements and translate them into software designs.
  • Adhere to any imposed architectural guidelines
  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Resolve technical issues as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments. 
  • Suggest areas for improvement within internal processes along with possible solutions
  • All other duties as assigned.

Engineering Proficiencies:
  • Proficiency in development languages including but not limited to: OpenEdge, C#, SQL
  • Experience with Progress 4GL/ABL GUI programming language (OpenEdge 11.x)
  • Use of Progress OpenEdge Architect, OpenEdge Studio, Appbuilder, GUI for .NET
  • Experience with source control management systems (knowledge of Team Foundation Server would be an advantage)
  • Basic knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Knowledge of test-driven development.
  • Ability and desire to learn new processes and technologies.
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • A keen interest in enterprise software and technology
  • Experience with Progress 4GL/ABL GUI programming language (OpenEdge 11.x)
  • Familiarity with and practical experience applying Lean, Agile and Scrum techniques
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Object Oriented Programming understanding and appreciation for SOLID principles
  • Experience with C# desirable but not essential
  • Experience of the Legal Software Industry desirable but not essential
  • Experience writing Unit Tests and/or Coded UI desirable but not essential
  • Familiarity with Source Control System (VSTS preferable) desirable but not essential

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