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Wolters Kluwer Senior Product Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world. Wolters Kluwer combines deep domain knowledge with specialized technology. Our portfolio offers software tools coupled with content and services that customers need to make decisions with confidence. Every day, our customers make critical decisions to help save lives, improve the way we do business, build better judicial and regulatory systems. We help them get it right.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates working software deliverables based on use cases, software requirements specifications, and functional specifications. Individual constructs various web-based software products and components based on those deliverables. Individual ensures that Software Development “best practices” are followed. Individual generates and executes unit tests. Individual provides technical training and support for Wolters Kluwer products, processes and tools.

  • To be successful in this position, the employee will need to demonstrate business focus, strong work ethic, high productivity, focus on quality/craftsmanship, personal initiative, accountability, intellectual curiosity, teamwork, strong analytical skills, strong communication skills, emotional intelligence, and an open mind.

  • Efficient in technologies and the tools used in the WKFS development environment (Java, C#/.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, WCF, REST, WPF, JavaScript, XSL, AJAX, JSON, Visual Studio, Azure Dev Ops) in an Agile environment.

  • Work with peers and Senior Engineers to ensure that software products deliver business value, are completed on time, have high quality, and minimize technical debt.

  • Participate in coding efforts within a project team. Clearly communicate actionable information to the project team.

  • Develop and document software designs that emphasize usefulness/usability, stability, performance, and reusability.

  • Assist with advanced debugging efforts within the project team when production and development issues arise.

  • Continuously stay moderately current on market trends and new technologies that can affect how we approach our solutions.

  • Establish collaborative relationships with project managers and other functional team members to ensure success of projects. When needed, act as a liaison to the business, assisting with decisions that require technical expertise.

  • Successfully interact across various functional roles and departments to ensure effective communication and collaboration.

  • Establish and uphold firm expectations and ensure that deliverables are self-certified prior to transitioning to the downstream consumers of the deliverable (QA and customers).

  • Accurately assess/identify project and/or business risks providing critical decision support by identifying acceptable risks and outlining risk impact/responses.

  • Work effectively with minimal supervision. The expectation is that the employee in this position will be able to receive a statement of objectives and detailed direction and be able to effectively execute to those directions and clearly communicate the project impediments to his/her peers with minimal feedback or assistance from Senior Engineers.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related discipline) required

  • Minimum of 2 – 5+ years of experience in professional software development

  • Experience with Agile SDLC (such as Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, Scrumban)

  • Experience in developing in a Continuous Integration Environment

  • Understanding of and experience in the use and creation of automated unit tests

  • Knowledge of common software design patterns is a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in developing .NET technology solutions

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of developing hosted web-based software

  • RDBMS (MS SQL Server and/or Oracle) expertise is a plus

  • Working knowledge of Azure Dev Ops is a plus.

  • Prior experience working with Azure (or AWS) and SaaS is a plus

  • Prior experience working with Azure Services and Azure Deployment pipelines is a plus

  • Prior experience with Role Based Access Control is a plus

  • Ability to present a positive and effective professional image in all settings

  • Acceptance of direction given by management

  • Effective time management and organizational skills

  • The desire to be part of, and to contribute to, a team environment

  • Demonstrated commitment to keeping sensitive information confidential

  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees

  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed

  • Embrace change and adaptation (positive change agent)

  • Collaboration and building of effective relationships (building trust)

  • Clear, transparent and frequent communication

  • Continuous attention to technical excellence (self-development)

  • A passion about your work with a strong desire to learn, grow and make a difference

  • Excellent technical knowledge and problem-solving skills

  • Practical knowledge and experience in all phases of development

  • Banking Industry/Financial Services knowledge is a plus

  • C#, WPF, PowerShell, Azure, Service Fabric ASF and SignalR


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.