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Software Engineer in Pasadena, CA at NEC America

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:

Software Engineer

Job Code:

Organization Name:

Advanced Recognition Systems

Reporting Relationship:

Summary -

Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs. Code may be used in enterprise or end-user applications, such as traveller management, guest management, biometrics capture, or desktop applications products. Using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. Provides in-depth technical trainings to internal engineering teams. May interact with government and enterprise customers to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. May provide technical guidance to less experienced software engineers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Work with the stakeholders for requirement analysis and milestone definitions.
  • Design, write, test, integrate, and maintain software applications.
  • Write clean and maintainable code
  • Perform documentation and code peer review sessions, group discussion and continuous training
  • Rapidly learn new application and technologies

Prerequisites -


Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,  Electrical Engineering or related field is required. Masters degree is preferred.


Three years in software engineering is preferred. Top talents without prior working experience is also welcome.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

Fluent in programming languages and related certifications from Microsoft, Sun, Oracle is preferred.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills:

Well spoken and written communication in English.

Mathematical Skills:

College level skill is required.

Reasoning Skills:

Very good reasoning, problem solving, and innovation skills required.

Computer and/or Technical Skills:

Expeirence developing enterprise application using C#, MVC/MVVM, WPF/WCF.

Experience in UWP application development will be a big plus.

Experience of developing RESTful API

Experience of relational database like Oracle (SQL skills)

Experience with Entity Framework or other ORMs

Experience with GUI development

Excellent fundamental knowledge of OO principles, design patterns, C# and the .NET framework


Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

General office environment.


Moderate office type of noise


Mostly sitting with moderate computer equipment lifting capability


Very good close vision is required


Moderate to high


Up to 25%


Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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