Define Your Potential

Thank you for considering Vertex Inc, and we are excited about the opportunity to learn more about you, and help you define your potential contributions at Vertex! Our goal is to find new team members that work to help our clients unleash the strategic potential of Corporate Tax worldwide.


Vertex is considered a premier partner to Oracle, SAP, and works closely with the Big 4 and other leading software providers, as well as tax and accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today to the most recognized brands of the world!  We have enjoyed workplace and business recognitions including Philly.com’s Top Places to Work for three years in a row, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, and SmartCEO's Philadelphia Corporate Culture Award.

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Commercial Software and Technology
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200413 Requisition #

The Software Developer III (Cloud Developer) at Vertex Inc will cover a broad spectrum of greenfield development projects for cloud-based solutions focused on a new cloud first initiative.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Architect, design, code, unit test, fully implement and deliver application features with highest quality and security to prevent unauthorized access / use
  • Create modular, scalable, testable, tested, performant sub systems which interface via well-defined end points using software engineering best practices such as unit testing, TDD, design patterns
  • Implement, test, maintain and support software, based on technical design specifications
  • Prepare technical design specifications based on functional requirements and analysis documents
  • Review functional requirements, analysis and design documents and provide feedback
  • Assist with triage and resolution of issues from customers and internal users
  • Work independently to plan, prioritize, and complete high complex critical priority work assignments, as a member of a project team
  • Participate in and/or lead architecture and code reviews
  • Promote Continuous Improvement by identifying process in efficiencies and quality improvements
  • Lead or participate in other projects or duties as assigned
  • Provide guidance to and mentor more junior team members
  • Will work under minimal supervision
  • Participate in or lead other projects or duties
  • Occasional travel required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Skilled in working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment, ability to partake in and contribute to technical, design and retrospective dialog
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, passionate about learning and applying new technologies
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, strong client service focus
  • Able to identify root cause of system issues and determine short- and long-term resolutions
  • Thorough understanding of design patterns, functional and object-oriented programming, DI / AOP
    frameworks, asynchronous and event-driven design, well versed in testing methodologies, experience writing unit and functional tests
  • Advanced full stack coding skills in Java, JavaScript, JSON / XML, Java Spring, REST, Web Services, JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React/Redux, Angular, jQuery), Containers (Docker), message queues, and AWS cloud technologies
  • Understanding of databases – relational and NoSQL, experience with Postgres SQL, SQL Server, writing advanced SQL, T-SQL or similar, query optimization
  • Strong analysis and design skills, SOA, SaaS application development, AWS development expertise, expertise with security technologies such as OpenID and OAuth, expertise with ESB and messaging, experience with Elastic Stack or proven ability to learn new technologies
  • Ability to listen and understand information and communicate the same.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Must be results oriented, customer focused, and exhibit good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office packages.
  • Sufficient knowledge of business communications, including telephone, voicemail, and e-mail and operations of office machines, such as photocopier, scanner, and fax.

EDUCATION, TRAINING:


  • B.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent education and experience
  • Six (6) years of experience in application development
  • Six (6) years of experience coding experience with the following technologies Java 8+, Cloud,  SQL
  • Four (4) years of experience implementing n-tiered, distributed systems across different Hardware/Operating System platforms desired
  • Experience with containerization/docker, AWS, CI/CD mindset, React/Redux preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience with JavaScript APIs, JavaScript frameworks, client-side UI development and test-driven development
  • Experience with working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with complex software development projects through all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with Git Version Control, Jenkins or similar build environment, and automated testing preferred

REQUIRED FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES:


  • Builds Relationships:  Fosters open dialogue and obtains shared commitment to proposals; shared ideas and information to promote mutual understanding, respect, and effective decision-making.
  • Drives for Results:  Acts to create opportunities for Vertex or to avoid future problems; has the courage to act with incomplete information rather than simply thinking about it; maintains a focused commitment to achieving enterprise objectives.
  • Knows the Business:  Understands and applies knowledge of Vertex’s business and processes to accomplish goals.
  • Anticipates Customer Needs (internal and external):  Establishes and maintains productive relationships with customers and partners, anticipating their needs.
  • Learns Continuously:  Expands own knowledge base to enhance performance; seeks development to increase strengths for current and future needs.

COMMENTS:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position.  Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.


Vertex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


While performing the duties of this job, the work environment may require an individual to be able to sit or be stationary at a computer and use computers for extended periods of time and move freely around the building. Travel may be required. 

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