Requisition ID R11551

Software Developer (Quality Picture)
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We are seeking full time and volunteer professional Software Developers to help us develop technology to measure the quality of our products. We have 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 (Quality Picture) is responsible for using their knowledge of programming languages and measuring software quality to design technology adding to predictable deliveries and improved customer trust. Their duties include meeting with product teams to determine their software quality needs, coding test software, and triaging test results.

Job Description


Major Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deploy test software
  • Perform code reviews
  • Execute test automation and triage test results
  • Work with product teams to collaborate, review, and deliver high quality 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 product team
  • Write technical reference documentation for the test 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 proficiency in the Software Development Testing process: different levels, types, and methods of testing such as unit, functional, negative, integration, performance, reliability, stress, user scenario, visual
  • Knowledge of Black, Grey, and White box testing.
  • Detail-oriented; committed to high quality standards of workmanship
  • Good interpersonal skills of communication
  • Good organizational skills
  • 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 (Quality Picture) should have experience in software engineering, a good understanding of the software development lifecycle, and software test automation. Preferred experience includes: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in/or equivalent experience in computer science. Experience with automated testing of application user interfaces and REST APIs is also desired, 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.