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Senior Software Engineer



Software AG is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help take our industry-leading webMethods Integration Server to the next level.


The successful candidate will join our Reston-based team to build our cloud-enabled hybrid integration platform with standards-based and leading-edge capabilities. Work with your team and teams across the webMethods suite to architect, design and deliver easy-to-use solutions to complex problems. If you thrive in a challenging, innovative, leading-edge environment, this is the place for you.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

From day one you'll join one of our scrum teams and begin using lean methodologies to steadily deliver customer value. You'll be responsible for the delivery of high quality well-documented features as well as create and maintain reusable test automation infrastructures. You will also be a participant in a full agile lifecycle, from feature definition, to design and implementation. You and your team will be challenged to work together to continuously improve our methodologies and accelerate the value stream.



Academic Degree: BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent

Professional Experience:  8-14 years

As a team member, you'll assist our pre-sales engineers and consultants with customer engagements, as well as back up our sustaining engineers to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. As a full-fledged contributor in a team-directed, relaxed and flexible environment, you'll have plenty of opportunity to make a difference, both in your team and across the organization.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Track record of building high performance, scalable, reliable, supportable, usable and secure solutions
  • Design, implement and maintain software components
  • Write technical design documents, and participate in their review
  • Contribute ideas toward the enhancement and/or modification of critical components to improve/optimize the product
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and willingness to put the customer first
  • Take ownership and ensure proactive closure for problem reports that fall within or appear to fall within area of responsibility, work closely with QA and technical support to quickly and successfully closeout problem reports
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Readiness to take on new challenges as the business relentlessly pursues the highest value opportunities for industry leadership and success




  • Strong server-side core , multi-threaded and Data Structures usage a must
  • Strong understanding of Microservices based architecture and REST
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Client-side JS, other scripting languages (e.g. Python, Groovy)
  • Dominant Standards: e.g. HTTP, JMS, REST/JSON, OpenAPI, XML, SOAP
  • Familiarity with Build Tools and CI/CD (DevOps): Jenkins, Gradle, ANT, Maven
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and best practices
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure
  • Familiarity with Angular and accompanying technologies (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Knowledge around security standards and frameworks such as OAuth, Openid is a plus


Additional Requirements/ Soft Skills:


  • Experience in product development strongly preferred.  Must be a strong designer, able to efficiently reuse and extend existing code or open source or third-party libraries.  
  • Experience with databases, security, web applications desirable.
  • Experience with browser-based clients helpful.
  • Leadership abilities and good judgment based on experience, analytic skills and business domain knowledge; decisive yet pragmatic.
  • Very good Interpersonal/communication skills and experience coordinating information and activities among groups with differing agendas, across multi-functional areas




We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.

This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

What to Expect 


  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more


Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or Employee’s age, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. In addition, it is Company policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.





















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