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IT Software Engineer II

Company name
Crown Castle International Corporation ( CrownCastle )

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, Sciences

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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The Software Engineer’s role is to design, execute, assess, and troubleshoot software programs and applications. This includes configuring, coding, developing, testing and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle. The Software Engineer will also oversee system startups in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide support to other technical teams where required.

Essential Job Functions

Collaborate with database team members, project managers, QA analysts, business users and user interface developers in the development and initiation of new software programs and applications.

Research, document, and implement program requirements and specifications.

Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.

Perform within existing standards and architectures and work with architect to extend / modify architecture where appropriate.

Oversee the quality assurance of program logic, data processing, and error resolution.

Run and monitor performance/integration/unit tests on new and existing software for the purposes of correcting mistakes, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

Perform diagnostic analysis of test results and deliver solutions to critical areas.

Develop an awareness of programming and design alternatives.

Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices.

Gather statistics and prepare and write reports on the status of the programming process for discussion with management and/or team members.

Create and maintain documentation related to software programs and applications.

Install software products for end users as required.

Participate in software/hardware upgrades.

Liaise with network administrators, database developers, programmers, and other software engineers to resolve any defects in products or company systems.

Take an active role in cross-departmental projects when needed.

Direct and participate in research on emerging application development software products, languages, and application development methodology standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

Interact regularly with managers, clients, vendors, and agencies to field queries and questions.

Train, manage and provide guidance to junior software development staff as required.


High school diploma or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience preferred

Certifications in J2EE / Java EE preferred

Experience/Minimum Requirements

Five (5) years of work experience in a related field, seven (7) years of experience preferred

Other Skills/Abilities

Technically fluent in programming languages, with emphasis on Java and familiarity with other languages like C#, and Python

Experience with web-based UI components, such as Angular JS, JSP/ASP, Javascript, struts, and Flex

Understanding of front-end build pipelines and tools

Experience with REST architecture

Experience with JPA and Spring

Experience with Linux and Windows utilities

Experience in object oriented development tools and methodologies

Experience with application deployment in “n-tier” production environments

Proven database and operating systems experience with Oracle and Solaris

Competent and proficient understanding of platforms such as Oracle WebLogic Server

Experience in an agile development environment and with agile development practices

Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies

Hands-on software troubleshooting experience

Understanding of security concerns in Java/Java EE development

Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

Adept at conducting research into software-related issues and products

Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Customer service skills an asset

Highly logical

Highly self-motivated and directed

Keen attention to detail

Company info

Crown Castle International Corporation ( CrownCastle )
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Company Profile
Founded in 1994, Crown Castle is one of the country’s largest independent owners and operators of shared wireless infrastructure. We own, operate, build, and lease towers, rooftops, and Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) in prime markets for wireless communications. With a nationwide presence, we have the local resources to provide comprehensive site deployment services — including site acquisition, engineering, zoning and permitting, and construction — all designed to provide flexible solutions for customers. As the owners and operators of the infrastructure, our focus is on safety, reliability and regulatory compliance through regular inspections, utilizing state-of-the-art processes and tools, and a 24/7 Network Operations Center (NOC). Publicly traded, Crown Castle (NYSE: CCI) offers financial strength and long-term stability as a competitive advantage.

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