Wellington Steele and Associates

Software Dev (Python, C#)

Location US-NY-Rochester



We're recruting for a mid-level Full Stack Software Developer to work a 6 month contract to direct hire role.


We are only considering Rochester, NY area candidates that are US Citizens or Green Card holders.


Job Title: Jr Software Engineer

Reports To: Manager of Software Engineering


Software Engineers are expert problem solvers. They are analytical, results-driven and love to troubleshoot.

  • Their primary responsibilities include building software by writing code; as well as modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance or upgrade interfaces.
  • Resolving technical issues and improving applications and processes, with a particular focus on back-end applications, are a primary focus for this role.
  • Excellent at both communication and documentation, Software Engineers direct system testing and validation procedures.
  • They have extensive knowledge of programming languages and the software development lifecycle.
  • Committed to staying abreast of the latest developments in the industry, Software Engineers use these learnings to formulate more efficient programs and improve applications.
  • Able to organize and manage multiple priorities and projects, they have the flexibility to adapt to evolving needs of the enterprise.
  • The ideal Software Engineer will bring a team-player attitude with a willingness to lead when necessary.



Building and maintaining software integrations: 30%                   

System testing and validation procedures: 30%  

Root cause analysis and resolution of technical issues: 20%                   

System and process documentation: 10%

Planning and analysis in support of system changes: 10%



  • Develop clean, maintainable, and resilient code in a modern programming language
  • Contribute to the review of new and existing code and testing thereof
  • Compile and analyze data, processes, and code to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement
  • Developing ideas for new programs or features by monitoring industry developments and trends
  • Compile timely, comprehensive and accurate documentation and or reports as requested
  • Monitor system performance
  • Proactively support and participate in agency improvement/innovation initiatives
  • Advises on relational database architecture and best-practices for efficient storage and retrieval.
  • Writes and oversees all API data collection queries and documents the intricacies of each data source
  • Advises on opportunities and best-practices to scale technical operations with growth
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering with a minimum of 2-3 years of software development or programming experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (Python, C#, Java)
  • Experience developing and maintaining resilient RESTful API’s for data collection or transfer activities
  • Knowledge and experience developing within a hybrid development framework (agile, iterative, waterfall)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (Entity Framework, SQL Alchemy)
  • Experience with one or more cloud computing providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Familiarity with software development methodology and release processes
  • Experience with Git for version control of collaborative coding projects.
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment
  • Experience identifying inefficient processes, then implementing and quantifying process improvements
  • Independent and self-directed yet also team-oriented
  • Must be well-organized and able to multi-task. Excellent at setting and meeting deadlines with the ability to work well under tight time constraints. Strong ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple large evolving projects simultaneously within deadlines.
  • Understand and anticipate risks/dependencies across various deliverables
  • Perform quality audits, develop formal processes/documentation and champion continuous improvement efforts



  • Experience as a full-stack Engineer (DB, Middleware, Front-end)
  • Proficiency in software engineering tools (IDE’s, productivity enhancers)
  • Experience using automated testing frameworks
  • A passion for solving problems and providing workable solutions
  • Knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills with an ability to visualize processes and outcomes


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