• Lead C++ Developer/Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-Manassas
    Job ID
    IT: Development & Programing
  • Responsibilities

    Are you someone who excels at creating a exceptional user experience?  Do you have in depth knowledge of C++?  We are looking for a Lead C++ Developer / System Engineer to join us.


    Based in Manassas, VA, you will be working alongside a dynamic team who are fully responsible for end to end delivery -- from customer engagement to operations.


    As a driving force of technological change, we operate in a truly agile way.  You will have the unique opportunities to expand your reach in terms of knowledge, network and build your expertise through SWIFT's global platform. 


    We want the right people. If you have what it takes, we will have a role for your level of expertise. 


    What will make you successful?

    • Professional skills & competencies
    • Autonomous, driven, with strong ability to quickly adapt and respond to change.
    • Customer oriented and quality mindset – we continually strive to deliver true customer value.
    • Open-minded, solutions oriented, and a true team player – gaining energy through collaboration with others.
    • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

    As a Lead, in this role you:

    • Should have had relevant exposure to the development of highly scalable, resilient and secure software.
    • Design, develop, integrate third party components, test, install and support programs/systems; 
    • Analyse detailed system factors: input/output requirements, information flow, hardware/software requirements, kernel settings, etc …;
    • Evaluate and recommend technical feasibility and estimates of the proposed solutions;
    • Participate in the definition and implementation of software components in collaboration with third party software providers;
    • Prepare operating procedures; Provide technical assistance to colleagues and assist in resolving problems reported by other team members.
    • Develop and maintain technical documentation and prepare and give presentations to customers on systems. Where appropriate, write system documentation and operating procedures;
    • Supporting the delivered software and being part of a 'Center of Expertise' problem solving team.


    Educational Requirements:

    • University degree in Information Technology or equivalent work experience 
    • 8-10 years of experience in systems development for the Junior Developer profile Professional knowledge and expertis.

     Essential Technical Skills & Knowledge:

    • OO programming techniques, Design Patterns, C++ techniques (garbage collection algorithms, multi-threading, load scalability) - debuggers, profilers
    • OS platforms: Linux (RHEL) , Unix, Windows, UNIX (Oracle, HPUX), Linux (RedHat)
    • Network protocols: TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, HTTP/S
    • Database technologies (Oracle)
    • Configuration Management (ClearCase), Integrated Development Environment (Eclipse),
    • Change Management - Familiarity with development and integration using SWIFT Interfaces products for FIN and SWIFTNet

    Key Attributes for Success:

    • Adaptability and responsiveness to change
    • Take accountability for delivering results
    • Strong & open communication skills (both written and oral)
    • Planning and organising
    • Quality orientation
    • Team orientation

    What we offer

    What we offer:

    • Competitive salary and a generous range of benefits. Including:
      • 100% company paid Medical/Dental/Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • 401(k) matching
    • Excellent training and career development opportunities
    • Career Advancement
    • 4 weeks paid vacation & 12 Public Holidays
    • Friendly, professional, stable working environment where one can grow in their career
    • Company Functions & Community Outreach Programs
    • A fantastic working environment in newly renovated spaces, we now offer open workspaces contributing to our collaborative environments.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting a culture of continuous development. Our culture values diversity and strives for sustainability. We support each employee to develop critical competencies in line with career aspirations and SWIFT business needs. Including online and professional courses, hands-on training, internal mobility and excellent networking opportunities.


    People are the foundations of our success. We depend on technological and business excellence – and offer flexible working based on your role and team, so you can strike the right work-life balance.

    Company & department description

    About SWIFT

    SWIFT is world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 institutions. We enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardized financial messages in a reliable way, thereby facilitating global and local financial flows, and supporting trade and commerce all around the world.




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