Software Application Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 years ago(8/31/2018 11:35 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


SoluStaff is actively recruiting a Software Application Engineer for its customer, located in Center City Philadelphia.  The primary responsibility of the Software Application Engineer is to support an enterprise software application developed by third-party vendors in the areas of testing, development, bug fixes and routine operations. As an integral part of the team, the Engineer will work closely with multiple business units of the customer. This is a full-time position.


  • Administration, maintenance, configuration, and tuning of software developed by third-party vendors.
  • Create, maintain, and enhance the following: test, validation, and logging infrastructure for internal and third-party databases and software
  • Prepare periodic reports on usage and metrics for the purpose of resource planning, customer support and strategic development.
  • Collaborate with members of the team and its customers to manage day-to-day issues and develop solutions to problems.
  • Collaborate with external software vendors as necessary to provide support for solutions and new development.
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing and other software testing efforts as needed.
  • Test issues such as system integration, performance, and system security on a regular schedule or after any major program
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of a BS or MS degree program at an accredited college or university, which has included major course work in Computer Science, Information Science, Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, or a closely related field
  • Minimum 3 years of technical experience administering Windows Server and/or Linux environments at an enterprise level
  • Database management systems such as ORACLE and SQL
  • Programming Languages: SQL, Python, Java\JavaScript, PHP, C++ and HTML.
  • Organizational skills, problem solving and critical thinking
  • User/customer support
  • Software testing
  • Configuration of software features on complex systems
  • Work both independently and part of team
  • Work under tight deadlines and reliably deliver work of the highest standards on time
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and communicate them visually
  • Strong verbal communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Experience with UAT and software testing
  • Experience with user/customer support
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, storage, security, )
  • Experience in 24x7 operations, overseeing sites with constant high traffic
  • Experience writing and maintaining tools and scripts to support automation and operations
  • Experience in secure, scalable and highly available online services
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams
  • Experience of the SDLC.


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