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***Position can be based in Allen, TX or Rochester, NY**
Summary: Write programs to maintain and control computer systems software for operating systems, networked systems, and database systems. Responsible for creating the software platform, and then fine-tuning the final program after it has been made. Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in computer science or relevant field required. 8-10 years experience required. Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and manage one's time. Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery. Ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve issue. Knowledge of computer development software, such as SQL, Java, J2EE, etc. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Test, maintain, and repair the JVM (Java Virtual Machine). Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance. Design and develop software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design. Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems. Advise customer about, or perform, maintenance of software system. Coordinate installation of software system. Monitor functioning of equipment to ensure system operates in conformance with specifications. Analyze information to determine, recommend and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system. Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures. Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals and technical issues such as software system design and maintenance.