Software Engineer

Fort Worth, TX 76177

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Software Engineer Job Number: KP6351780417 Compensation: $55.00 / hour

Job Description

Title: Software Engineer
Location: Fort Worth, TX - Hybrid
Duration and hire type: Contract
Overview: Sterling Engineering / Staffing is currently looking for a Software Engineer for one of our clients in the Fort Worth, TX area. Sterling has a rich history of delivering top talent to our clients. We are a nationwide Staffing Firm with over 100 clients and works primarily with Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to support software development and deployment for the Advanced Rail Technology team in Fort Worth, TX.
The purpose of this position is to contribute to the design, development and deployment of world class rail products and services vital to our customer’s needs. This role will enable innovative, strategic, and high-tech solutions for the rail industry through the application of specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. Work involves independent judgement, problem solving skills, resourcefulness, teamwork, and creativity in ambiguous situations. A high degree of personal initiative is a prerequisite. Typical software development efforts are a combination of some or all of the key job elements listed below. Management and leadership are available to provide additional guidance for unusual, non-standard situations
The ideal candidate is a self-starter, willing to take on different tasks to facilitate the design, implementation, and testing of the prototypes and deployment systems. The Software Engineer III will be responsible for software development in a fast-paced software engineering
environment. An essential attribute is the ability to function extremely well as a team member, at times conceding personal preferred solutions to those that make business, functional and strategic sense.
This is a full-time position working in the Fort Worth, TX office and reports directly to the Director of ATO Software Engineering.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the assigned software components
  • Design and deploy railway systems in operation both in the United States and abroad with travel of up to 5%
  • Work with the team to create solutions to the most important and meaningful technical problems as they relate to control systems
  • Collaborate with others to craft a vision for the architecture of the platform, devise a roadmap for evolving the current platform toward the future, and working directly with engineers to drive the implementation
  • Assess the value of new technologies
  • Make programming documentation and refresh existing documentation
  • Reports to the Director of Software Engineering and works closely with the different engineering group to deploy practical and highly functional systems for railways
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, software engineering, from an ABET accredited university or college
  • Relevant software development jobs or projects
  • Familiarity with machine learning/artificial intelligence deployments
  • Cloud experience and/or certification (AWS is a big plus)
  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in computer science or similar
  • Rail or other heavy industry experience a big plus
Qualifications and Experience:
  • C# fluency, familiarity, and experience with .NET Core
  • Familiarity with Python, Rust, or C++
  • Skill for writing clean, readable, and reusable C# based on SOLID design principles
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable OO application
  • Understand processes for soliciting customer requirements when developing software
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Strong critical thinking and root cause identification skills
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Above-average analytical, conceptual, and troubleshooting abilities
  • Understanding of CI/CD and source code management tools such as GIT or SVN
  • Understanding of Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Ability to work well in ambiguous situations
  • Strong inter-relational abilities permitting viable and coordinated effort with developers, operations, and business
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Meet Your Recruiter

Kajal Patel
Technical Recruiter

Kajal Patel is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Transportation industry. With a successful track record at Sterling and a wealth of experience spanning five years in the recruitment field, Kajal is a driving force in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Transportation sector, Kajal understands the nuances of the industry and the unique demands it entails. Her experience and insights enable her to guide candidates and clients effectively, ensuring a seamless match that benefits all parties involved.

With her experience, Kajal has developed a keen understanding of the recruitment landscape. Her advice to never ghost potential employers and maintain open communication with recruiters is a testament to her professionalism and dedication. Kajal recognizes that such practices can impact immediate opportunities and future prospects, potentially hindering one's career growth.

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