Posting Info

Posting Dates: 01/06/2020 - No Closing Date

Job Family: Information Technology

Department: Information and Communication Services Department


The Software Development Engineer 3 works independently on tasks and assignments from a Software Development Manager or project technical lead. This position utilizes solid knowledge, skills, and abilities with technology and programming languages to analyze, design, program, debug, test, modify, and write documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance of organization technology-related products, Internet applications, or information support systems. As a member of the broader software development group, the Software Development Engineer 3 works with minimal supervision and direction and is expected to utilize their experience, full understanding of industry practices, and knowledge of Church policies and procedures to exercise judgment in selecting methods and techniques for solving problems of a diverse scope. This position may also serve as the technical lead for a small team, a small to medium functional area, or for a short-term project.


This individual works with divine guidance to provide or support technology that furthers the mission of the Church and reflects the eternal impact of the gospel.


  • Work in a dynamic, agile development environment developing a rich variety of inward and outward facing web applications, APIs and content management systems that move the work of the Church forward throughout the world.
  • Perform analysis of functional requirements
  • Act as a technical lead, if assigned, or when the technical lead is unavailable; mentor less senior developers
  • Create technical designs mapped to functional requirements
  • Provide estimates for development tasks
  • Develop source code and unit tests according to technical designs
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Contribute to technical documentation
  • Participate in the Problem Management process and fix defects
  • Implement measures, as designed, to comply with policies, standards, and regulatory requirements and ensure all others are doing the same



  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience  

Work Experience:

  • 4+ years of progressive and relevant professional experience

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience with complex, large-scale systems is preferred including strong experience in the technical discipline the role supports is a plus
  • Must have a solid base of learning and some experience in all the primary areas of an n-tier enterprise system, e.g. interface domain logic and database layers
  • Must be able to communicate clearly
  • Demonstrated experience building production web applications and supporting APIs using the following technologies:
    • JavaScript
    • Git
    • RESTful APIs
    • JSON
    • XML
    • Server-side technologies (Java, C#, etc.)
  • Bonus technical skills
    • Node.js
    • XQuery
    • MarkLogic or other NoSQL experience
    • Localization and internationalization


Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

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