Department ISD Services
Category Information Systems
City Jackson
State MS
Type of

An, Software Developer Sr




  • Analyze, architect, design, engineer, develop, test, and assist in the implementation of creative, innovative, and secure software applications, APIs, and web services according to business requirements and to solve business problems.  Understand the holistic overview of systems including the underlying application infrastructure, associated data models, and internal interactions within a particular software domain.  Perform software integration across domains, platforms, and environments.
  • Identify and correct software defects, assist business end-users with system capabilities and research, perform technical system configuration, and identify software deficiencies and alternate solutions for software applications. Partner with vendors for defect resolution as needed. Independently resolve issues of a high complexity.


  • Perform software development activities, research requests, and project management activities including planning, estimating, managing, communicating, and coordinating large software development projects and activities of high complexity for new software or enhancements to existing software.  Collaborate with business end-users to define requirements and acceptance criteria for new features or systems and assist business end-users with navigation of IT processes as needed.




  1. High degree of expertise in organizationally accepted programming, scripting, and markup languages (e.g., C# .NET, Java, Swift, JavaScript, T-SQL, HTML, XML, CSS, ASP .NET)
  2. High degree of expertise in the usage of tools used for software development (e.g., Visual Studio,  Chrome Developer Tools, SQL Server Enterprise Manager, SSRS)
  3. High degree of knowledge of the principles and patterns of system design (e.g., MVC)
  4. Strongly skilled in object oriented design
  5. Strongly skilled in object relational mapping (ORM)
  6. Highly skilled in testing patterns (e.g., unit testing, inversion of control, dependency injection)
  7. Strongly skilled in the development of web services (e.g., SOAP and REST)
  8. Strongly skilled in the use of code repository tools such as SVN and GitHub
  9. Strongly skilled in the use of Continuous Integration technology using Jenkins
  10. For developers in specialized areas, high degree of skill in additional technologies or toolsets may be used (e.g.,, Eclipse, PeopleTools, XCode)
  11. Strong understanding of secure coding techniques and best practices
  12. Strong skill in software analysis, design, and problem resolution
  13. Strong understanding of web application architecture
  14. Strong understanding of the software development process
  15. Proven understanding of organizationally accepted technology standards
  16. Strong understanding of software development in a multi-platform environment such as Mac, Unix, and Microsoft
  17. High degree of understanding of hardware, storage, networking and other infrastructure and data components as it relates to software development
  18. High degree of understanding of organizationally approved project management methodologies (e.g. Agile/Scrum, Waterfall)
  19. Bachelor degree preferred


Soft Skills

Proven written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate and collaborate with a wide variety of audiences such as other software