Election Systems & Software

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 6 days ago(1/10/2019 7:40 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    A Sr. Engineer serves as a source of knowledge across an array of products with respect to the development, research, design, implementation, testing and evaluation of software and systems in conjunction with hardware product development that enables equipment/components to perform their applications utilizing principles of computer science, engineering and mathematical analysis. This role supports complex product development projects that require expertise in the development of software and firmware applications per the design specifications.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Formulates and designs software modules using scientific and mathematical models in alignment with customer outcome requirements using applicable programming tools and languages to code, test and debug software, resulting in the products that meet the required specifications for products.
    2. Enhances and repairs functionality utilizing innovative solutions for problems, designing and refashioning existing systems within accepted practices.
    3. Improves source code quality and software reliability by creating and maintaining unit tests.
    4. Provides significant amounts of design documentation and review utilizing complex technical information, procedures and specifications.
    5. Contributes to Quality Assurance testing by reviewing test plans for completeness.
    6. Provides regular updates with respect to progress on tasks and projects using an Agile Methodology.
    7. Provides end user support as needed to resolve production issues.
    8. Provides on-call coverage and/or on-site support during peak election periods.
    9. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



    Education:  Must have a bachelor’s degree in computer technology field (e.g., Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent background);




    At least 6 years experience including:

    Proficiency in C++ and Object Oriented Design

    Unit Tests using any major testing framework (CppUnit)

    Excellent Understanding of version control / pull requests / code reviews (GIT)

    Experience in working in a continuous integration environment

    Good knowledge of Linux operating system

    Experience with scripting language (Linux shell)

    Experience in developing multi-tier internet based technologies

    Familiar with build process, and Linux development tools (cmake, gdb)

    Good knowledge of synchronous and asynchronous I/O communication

    Experience with thread implementation and synchronization

    Experience troubleshooting complex architecture

    Experience with digital image processing and image recognition



    Ability to collaborate with a multifunctional team

    Ability to analyze complex problems and design, implement and test appropriate solutions to problems

    Ability to document and communicate technical information for consumption by ES&S managers and associates

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts including but not limited to probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry, and percentages, ratios and proportions

    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 including abstract and/or concrete variables


    Licenses/Certifications: None


    Supervisory Responsibilities: May work as a design leader in the department. Coaches, mentors other team members.


    Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.


    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and utilize mental acuity. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Travel: Approximately 10% travel is anticipated.


    Security: Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy. Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


    EEO Statement: In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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