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Senior Software Development Engineer I

US - Denver - Englewood Apply Now


11th Sep, 2020

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Employment type

Regular - Full Time

Purpose & Key Responsibilities

  • Applies expert knowledge of principles and concepts in the development, design, and/or maintenance of multiple components or activities for more than one product
  • Understands impact on adjacent systems and long term impact of technical decisions and recognizes importance of compliance with architectural direction and TEP (Technology Enterprise Process)
  • Ensures high quality code is delivered that meets specifications
  • Generates ideas to improve overall system design and/or streamline delivery of product/system
  • Champions needs of customer community and user experience enhancement
  • Acts as a key technical point of contact for a subset of larger project as a technical expert
  • Proactively contributes to compliance with standard and best practices within application delivery
  • Utilisation of corporate project management tools as required eg: PPM, Jira etc
  • Understands and guides others in how to in balance tactical needs with strategic application of platform, application and/or global architectural standards
  • Actively contributes to collaborative relationships with key vendors/partners to accomplish technology/application delivery goals
  • Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, industry trends, and drives adoption of software development engineering best practices eg: Agile working practices

Expertise / Proficiency

  • Strong knowledge within field of concentration, while demonstrating expertise in at least one specialty
  • Understands BU role and responsibilities as they relate to Travelport people, business and clients
  • Provides tactical and technical support on tasks and guidance to others
  • Able to serve as subject matter expert or team lead for short-term projects
  • Provides direction to others

Experience Summary

  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Highly technical individual possessing expertise and experience working across multiple components or one entire application (or internal business system)
  • Experience developing, deploying or supporting commercial, customer facing distributed or mainframe solutions
  • Possess deep domain expertise and experience working across a group of related products/applications
  • Experience in Quality Assurance, software development, project management, operations and other technical areas
  • Experience leading projects
  • Experience in travel industry preferred

Skills / Education

  • 4 year degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or combination of experience and education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate technical information in a clear and succinct manner
  • Highly proficient in all phases of Travelport SDLC and BU specific metrics and processes.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint) Visio as applicable
  • Practical working knowledge of using Microsoft Project as a planning tool and working in a Project Server Environment
  • Experience of Jira for Requirements/ Story management and work management tools (eg: KANBAN if applicable to area)


  • Is productive independently and requires very infrequent oversight from others.
  • Participate in design tasks for all architectures.
  • Assist in defining architectures in compliance with TEP (Technology Enterprise Process).
  • Provide oversight, guidance and review work performed by others.


  • Tactical/Strategic
  • Subject matter expert (SME)
  • Provides direction and coaching to colleagues/team members
  • Develops/improves processes and direction, recommends and transfers knowledge.
  • Advises various stakeholders and coaches/mentors others

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