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Software Engineer
Brand: SumTotal
Req#: 519022
# of Positions: 0
Updated: 01/29/2020
Job Type: Regular
Location: Gainesville FL
Category: Engineering
Position Status: Exempt
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Job Description

Software Engineer

Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious?  Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable?  Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact?   Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you?  If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!

Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning. We help businesses solve their biggest challenge – attracting, motivating and retaining world class talent.  Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and human capital management solutions. Trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500, we train more professionals than any other company in the world. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth.

Skillsoft’s SumTotal Strategic Business Unit has nearly 30 years of learning and HR software experience. High-performing organizations recognize that learning and development are core to their business success and overall talent management and workforce initiatives. That’s why more than 3,500 organizations, including many of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s solutions to enable their employees.

We are all about “Making Work Matter.”  With over 2000 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent! 


  • The Software Engineer will review, analyze, design, implement, and modify aspects of approved applications.
  • The developer will write code, complete documentation and unit test systems and applications.
  • The developer will assist in converting project specifications and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into appropriate language.
  • Coding, unit testing, implementation and maintenance of SumTotal Learning Management development products suite.

 Opportunity Highlights:

  • Consistently deliver work products that exceed department quality metrics.
  • Works collaboratively with Quality Assurance (QA) engineers through participation in the testing process and review of QA documentation.
  • Participate in architectural design and review of the technical documents for system design.
  • Ensure that the long-term architectural and performance strategies are considered when designing and coding solutions.
  • Ability to debug and work with unfamiliar code to fix root cause of problems that might be reported
  • Ability to contribute individually and work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well with a team, work optimally under scheduled deadlines, and have passion for delivering high quality output
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to debug and work with unfamiliar code to fix root cause of problems that might be reported
  • Ability to work well with a team, work optimally under scheduled deadlines, and have passion for delivering high quality output
  • Strong understanding of Internet and Intranet architecture
  • Exposure to design/implementation of application using N-Tier architecture
  • Exposure to software development and OOPS concepts
  • Experience in .NET based Web Application Development to enhance applications/products using a variety of languages, tools and techniques using C#, ASP/JSP, ASP.NET, XML
  • Experience on C#/.NET based library development is a must
  • HTML, HTML5, CSS3, AngularJS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Sencha Ext JS, Telerik
  • Experience in database programming and building web applications with database connectivity
  • Exposure to SQL Server 2014/2012 or any other NoSQL databases
  • Responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of SumTotal Talent Development product suite

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or other technical related degree.
  • 1-3 years of professional software development experience.
  • Ability to work with one or multiple programming languages (e.g.: HTML, HTML5, CSS3, AngularJS, JavaScript, AJAX, NodeJS/jQuery, ASP.NET, C# etc.)
  • Software Development experience in web and iOS/Windows based applications.
  • Experience using SQL Server 2012 and above.

Success Qualities:

Adaptable and Agile. Responds quickly to the changing needs of the business and is resilient in the face of setbacks or adversity.

Confident & Audacious Achiever.  Champions breakthrough initiatives and holds him/herself and others accountable for delivering.  Enjoys working hard; is action-oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting without over-analysis.

Entrepreneurial Spirit with Learner’s Mindset.  Is uncomfortable with simply maintaining "status quo" and is intellectually curious and demanding of excellence and continuous improvement.

Committed to our Collective Purpose.  Leverages cross functional collaboration to solve complex business issues and drive greater results.

Authentic & Customer Centric.  Never compromises integrity to achieve results while constantly being mindful of creating a positive customer experience both internally and externally.  Adheres to an uncompromising set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; practices what he/she preaches.  Acts with the highest standards of conduct and is seen as a direct, truthful individual.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we'd love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.


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