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Job Location: Boise, ID

Software Engineer-1286031



At HP, we invent new technologies and innovative information products, change markets, and create business opportunities.

We also help to plan and broaden company strategy, and deliver the science and technology that achieves it. And that gives HP leadership.

We're focused on e-services, technologies and solutions. On cloud and computing platforms, printing and imaging technologies, storage and intelligent information appliances, and we're chasing down broader alternative technologies and basic research.

At HP, we in R&D don't just dream about the future. We invent it.

Job Description

Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs, primarily for end users. 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. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.


  • Codes and programs enhancements, updates, and changes for portions and subsystems of end-user applications software running on local, networked, and Internet-based platforms based on specific requirements and instructions.
  • Executes established test plans and protocols for assigned portions of code; identifies, logs, and debugs assigned issues.
  • Builds relationship with internal and outsourced development partners on software applications design and development.
  • Participates as a member of project team of other software applications engineers and internal and outsourced development partners to develop reliable, cost effective and high quality solutions for low to moderately-complex products.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience with multiple software applications design tools and languages, including C++, C#/.NET, ASP.NET, HTML5/JavaScript/CSS. Ability to design, write, and debug software, automated tests, and tools.
  • Must possess working knowledge of multiple versions of Windows operating systems. Additional experience with other operating systems is preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working with cross-functional teams as well as practical experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Excellent knowledge of software architecture design and development methodology, including agile, test-driven development, and familiarity with testing strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English. Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at senior engineering levels.
  • Experience in Agile, Kanban, and Lean methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of software engineering principles, methodologies, and procedures.
  • Self-management skills; productivity, reliability, dependability
  • Positive, 'can do' attitude


  • Ability to work effectively in diverse, foreign, and multi-cultural environments
  • Innovative and creative approach to solving problems ("Think outside of the box" mentality)
  • Ability to cope with peak workloads, short deadlines and significant pressure
  • Solid English oral and written communication skills.
In addition to the above, all HP employees are expected to:
  • Promote teamwork
  • Help train, and give guidance to, other HP employees.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and unobstructed work area, practicing good safety habits, and utilize appropriate safety equipment.
  • Provide customers with the highest quality of products and services.
  • Understand and apply appropriate quality improvement processes.
  • Promote the HP Way!
Software Engineering specific
  • In-depth experience in the design, development and implementation of software solutions
  • Understanding of Solution Development Lifecycles, their associated processes and when to apply each (examples. Include Agile Development, XPlanning, traditional waterfall, etc.)
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience of Quality Assurance and testing methods
  • Skills in the area of rapid prototyping.

Job - Engineering
Primary Location - United States-Idaho-Boise
Other Locations - United States-California-San Diego, United States-Colorado-Ft. Collins
Schedule - Full-time
Shift - Day Job
Travel - No
Job Posting - Feb 27, 2015

Job ID: 1286031

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