Software Engineer F/H/NB

About

Ipsos *is a global market research company with presence in *90 countries. Our focus is the production, interpretation and distribution of information gathered from individuals about their opinions, desires, attitudes and behaviors. At Ipsos we believe our clients need more than a data supplier, they need a partner who can produce accurate and relevant information and turn it into actionable truth.
This is why our passionately curious experts not only provide the most precise measurement, but shape it to provide True Understanding of Society, Markets and People.
To do this we use the best of science, technology and know-how and apply the principles of security, simplicity, speed and substance to everything we do.

So that our clients can act faster, smarter and bolder.

Job Description

Ipsos *is looking to hire *a/an Software Engineer who will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of technologies, whether home-grown or vendor packaged, that will satisfy Ipsos’ business goals. This position requires technical acumen and collaboration skills.
We are looking for individuals who are highly logical and creative in their approach to software development, who have experience making technical decisions, and who have ability to "think outside the box".
While experience with the specific technologies we use (.Net, MS SQL) is important, we are equally interested in general application architecture and design competency. We are mainly working in a Microsoft environment and do most of our work in C#, ASP.NET, and MS SQL. Our technologists are involved in all aspects of project lifecycle, working closely with the business community, and with members of other technical disciplines (Architecture, PM, BA, QA) from project inception to transition. We value well rounded individuals who bring a mix of hard technical skills, structured problem-solving methodology, peripheral vision, and interpersonal skills to the table.

Responsibilities

• Implement excellent solutions that address our business needs
• Conduction of Business needs analysis and propose the best accurate solution
• Analyze specifications and translate requirements to task specifications
• Review and repair legacy code
• Responsible for analysis of current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs
• Responsible for development of new solutions
• Responsible of homologation
• Capable of writing proposals or papers
• Develop and continuously improve best software engineering practices
• Overseeing the design and quality delivery of solutions
• Consistent on-time and on-budget delivery of technical solutions
• Incorporate best practice platform development standards in adherence to Ipsos Tech's architecture and standards
• On-going communication and escalation of status and issues
• Organizing, prioritize tasks in the pipe
• Actively watching industry trends.
• Stay ahead of the curve – Keep informed of industry and market trends in emerging technologies and platforms

Preferred Experience

• 3-5 years professional experience in software development and integration of vendor products into an enterprise setting with proven experience in .Net (VB, C#) development on large initiatives and object-oriented development.
• Ability to handle client relationship management. Strong communication and collaboration skills
• Demonstrated ability take charge, and get things done
• Multi-task and react positively to frequent changes in priorities
• Demonstrated ability to conceive, design, and develop innovative technologies. Open minded with problem solving skills
• Ability to describe solutions using industry standard tools
• Experience working in a heterogeneous technology environment, mixing custom software with commodity technology capabilities
• Significant experience in: (a) Code level design - functional decomposition and use case realization, design patterns, UML class diagrams and sequence diagrams (b) .NET development in C# and SQL (c) SOA concepts and practice
• Strong Computer Science fundamentals; able to optimize and come up with novel solutions. Well versed in current technologies
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and fluent in English.
• Project management skills (track progress, tasks prioritizations, work estimation). Ability to produce technical documentations or general documents on projects
• Experience of working under Agile frameworks

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Occasional remote authorized