Management and staff in Kofax’s Software Development job family help the company to build and improve new and / or existing software products and their applications that we sell to our customers.
Responsibilities of the Principal Developer SW position include :
Complete the most complex or highest strategic value assignments or projects within the department
Responsible for proactively identifying and recommending innovations (e.g. product innovations to assigned product line or beyond, or departmental process improvements)
Act as the department go-to-person and subject matter expert for day-to-day questions or inquires
Contribute to the department’s longer-range planning processes : establishing goals, objectives and projects
Assign goals, objectives and projects to others and monitors their technical progress (does so in partnership with the department manager)
Responsible for driving assigned projects or tasks from conception through to completion
Coach, train, and mentor other more junior technical staff in the department (i.e. staff at IC 8 level and below)
Complete department-wide projects aimed at departmental improvements, enhanced efficiencies, and effectiveness (e.g., new departmental operating procedures, templates, tools and other practices, etc.)
Principal Software Developers must be capable of performing all the following departmental tasks :
Contributing to product ideas and innovation
Evaluating product roadmaps (working with Product Management and User Experience, among other internal partners) to determine design and programming development requirements to meet customer needs (includes evaluating existing products and applications to enhance these and / or designing new products and applications)
Conducting research, where appropriate and needed, to solve specific design problems
Creating product and / or applications’ architecture and design documentation to specify engineering development requirements
Writing / developing code for new, existing or enhanced software products and applications
Working with various internal partners (such as Quality Assurance) to test new or enhanced products and their applications
Participating in cross-functional build / configuration activities to ensure overall effective and efficient new or enhanced engineering design
Contributing to downstream business activities such as technical publications and other technical communications’ tool development to ensure streamlined and effective end-user use of Kofax software products and their applications
Ensuring new or updated releases are completed on-time, on-target, on-budget and without compromise to quality
Supporting other internal and external partners / stakeholders / customers, as and when appropriate, in responding to technical inquiries
Staying abreast of industry and field developments; remaining current in the latest technologies and functionalities, as well as ever-evolving needs of customers and their customers
While the job description describes what is anticipated as the requirements of the position, the job requirements are subject to change based upon any changing needs and requirements of the business.
Candidates for this position should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following competencies to be considered as a suitable applicant.
Please note that except where specified as preferred, or as a plus, all points listed below are considered minimum requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline is strongly preferred
Has a minimum of 7 to 10 years’ relevant technical experience
Must demonstrate the ability to work independently on larger or more complex departmental assignments
Kofax, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / Disability / Vets