Applications Engineer #100981

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Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 14:44:05 -0400

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Industry: IT

Job Type: Temp/Contract

Skill Set: Mid-Senior level (4-10 yrs)

Pay/Rate: 1.00/HOUR


Applications Engineer


A highly experienced, driven, technical job-seeker is needed for a on-site Applications Engineer position in Philadelphia, PA. As the Application Engineer, you will be responsible for the development of programs, significant to the very difficult in complexity, that support a business application.


Responsibilities of the Applications Engineer include:

  • Writing and reviewing business requirements and technical specification documents for thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Performing coding to written technical specifications for significant to highly complex business and/or technical requirements or problems.
  • Investigating, analyzing and documenting reported defects in own code and that of Software Engineers, Developers and Interns.
  • Creating, maintaining, and reviewing all technical documentation.
  • Developing, reviewing, critiquing coding techniques and recommends and new coding standards.
  • Developing applications/products against aggressive timelines. Developing applications/products in 3 to 4 person teams.
  • Reviewing and analyzing application requests and business requirements for completeness and understanding, modifying requirements where appropriate and communicates those changes effectively.
  • Conducting design and code reviews.
  • Effectively determining the estimate to design, build, and code, document and unit test so that accurate estimates can be provided to the Technical Supervisor.

Perks of Working with Our Client Company (for full-time employees):

  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Opportunities for remote work
  • Vacation and Paid Time Off (with accrual!)
  • Paid holidays
  • And more!


Requirements of the Applications Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalent degree
  • 5 years’ technical and programming experience
  • Demonstrable Software Development experience
  • Knowledge of database architecture and design
  • Experience working with Agile Methodology projects preferred
  • Ability to code software according to published standards and design guidelines
  • Experience in IBM ODM technology and agile methodology to succeed in this role

CSS Tec is a business unit of Contemporary Staffing Solutions and a company that exudes unwavering results with urgency, honesty, and integrity. CSS Tec has been a leading provider of contract, contract-hire & direct hire solutions while also offering Project Management and implementations of Salesforce solutions. CSS Tec prides itself on internal retention, with the average recruiter’s tenure exceeding 5 years and some recruiters exceeding 15. CSS Tec is established in the Philadelphia Metro area & has a strong brand, incredible reach, & access to both active & passive candidates through well-established networks in the Greater Philadelphia area & nationally. Originally a staffing agency, we have evolved into a national provider of workforce management solutions with a niche recruitment focus in Information Technology &Salesforce. We respect our clients and candidates equally while keeping the client’s best interest in mind. We operate with pro-active pipelines, with the highest business ethics, a winning spirit in our approach, a team-oriented work flow, and with real cross training. The CSS Tec team coaches you with current business intelligence so that we can manage your expectations. It’s what makes CSS great and, most importantly, FUN to work with!


CSS works with our clients and candidates to communicate the opportunity being extended along with the experience required and approved by the client. In turn, the compensation is based on experience and the decision to extend an offer at a specific amount is determined by the hiring company, not CSS. We value the opportunity to represent you and are legally obligated does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.


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