Requisition ID R11549

Software Developer
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We are seeking full time and volunteer professional Software Developers. We have product teams that work in various frameworks and platforms including:

  • Audio Project Manager - C#, React + TypeScript, AWS, PostgreSQL, and Node
  • Bloom - C#, TypeScript + React, CSS, SQL, and Java
  • FLEx - C#
  • Keyman - C++, TypeScript, Java, Swift, and Python
  • Language Forge - C# .Net Core / ASP .Net - LFMerge, PHP, AngularJS, Svelte, MongoDB, docker & kubernetes
  • Language Depot - C# .Net Core / GraphQL / PostgreSQL
  • NLP Layer - Python, C#, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • Paratext - C#, React, .Net development, XML/HTML/CSS
  • Paratext Lite - C#, React, JavaScript, Electron, Xamarin, MaterialUI
  • Scripture App Builder - Java, Objective-C, Swift
  • Scriptoria - C#, React + TypeScript, AWS, PostgreSQL
  • Scripture Forge - C# .NET Core, Angular, Node, TypeScript, AWS, MongoDB
  • Story Producer - Kotlin
  • The Combine - C# (ASP.NET), Typescript, React
  • Webonary - PHP, WordPress, React, Node, TypeScript

A Software Developer is responsible for using their knowledge of programming languages to design software programs. Their duties include meeting with clients to determine their software needs, coding and testing software to ensure functionality, and updating software programs to refine components like cybersecurity measures and data storage capacities.

Job Description


Major Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deploy software applications, new features, and defect fixes.
  • Design and develop unit tests and perform code reviews
  • Work with team leader to collaborate, review, and deliver high quality software applications
  • Participate as an integral and enthusiastic part of the team, exhibiting ownership, follow-through, initiative, awareness, and effective communication with peers and management.
  • Work with the team around a cohesive product roadmap

Minor Responsibilities

  • Analyze software requirements by consulting with the user community
  • Support user community with developer-level support
  • Write technical reference documentation for the new software
  • Participate in regular project status, planning, partnership, and strategic meetings
  • Be available to travel to meet with the larger development team at least once per year
  • Be available to travel biennially to the Language Technology Conference
  • Participate in professional conferences and meetings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A servant heart attitude
  • Demonstrated skills in software development and algorithms
  • Demonstrated passion for programming and solving complex problems
  • Demonstrated user interface design skills
  • Good interpersonal skills of communication
  • Good organizational skills
  • The ability to quickly analyze and learn a large existing codebase
  • The ability to make decisions in a timely manner
  • The ability to generate multiple solutions to the problem
  • The ability to quickly pick up technical concepts
  • The ability to work both with a team and independently, and to multitask effectively

Education and Experience:

Software Developers should have experience in software engineering and a good understanding of the software development lifecycle. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent work experience is preferred, but we care more for a heart and mind that are always learning.

Training and Orientation:

Will complete the initial IT Software Department training program and relevant portions of IT Orientation. "

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About SIL

Dallas, TX - Founded in 1934

SIL is a global, faith-based nonprofit that works with local communities around the world to develop language solutions that expand possibilities for a better life.

Our faith inspires and informs our commitment to expand possibilities for people to thrive. We believe all people are created by God and given language as a means for flourishing. Through language, we understand who we are, experience relationships and explore life’s most important questions.