Software Implementation Engineer

Houston, TX, USA Req #1114
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Sphera is a leading global provider of enterprise software and services that enables companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety and sustainability. Our mission is to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.


Sphera is a portfolio company of Blackstone, a U.S.-based alternative asset investment company that focuses on private equity, technology and innovation, and more. Blackstone businesses succeed through strong partnerships, a personalized approach and a commitment to exceptional performance with uncompromising integrity. Sphera and Blackstone are leaders in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) space. 

We are guided by our core values of Customer Centricity, Accountability, Bias to Action, Innovation, and Collaboration. These values help us recruit the right talent to join our rapidly expanding team of around 1000 Spherions around the globe. It is important to us that each and every Spherion is not only eager to challenge themselves and knows how to get work done but is an awesome addition to our company culture.

General Job Duties:

·Analyze customers' business requirements and technology objectives; develop a project design to meet customers' business needs.

·Perform system installations, upgrades, and troubleshoot system issues.

·Perform data conversions from historical data sources.

·Establish data integration points between customer’s production applications and Sphera Solutions applications.

·Create custom forms, reports, triggers; build and test load procedures; and manage databases including restore of staging, test, production environments


Required Education:

·Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or other related Technical degree.

Required Experience:

·Minimum of 5 years related experience.

·Minimum of 4 years Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) experience

·Experience with three most recent versions of MS SQL Server and Oracle required.

·Experienced in multiple software implementations and integrations required.

·Experience developing in C#, ASP.Net, VB.Net, ASP, XML, XSL, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript, C++, Visual C++, Visual Basic 5/6

·Experience developing in .Net Framework (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5), ASP.NET, Win Forms, ADO.NET, C#. Net, XML Web Services, WCF, Windows Service, MVC, AJAX, COM/DCOM, .Net Remoting, SOAP, LDAP, OOPs, SOA.

·Experience developing SSRS reports against multiple commercial databases.

·Experience developing data cubes and Extract, Transform, and Load procedures.

Other skills:

·Microsoft developer certification preferred.

·Previous experience interacting with customer’s leadership staff on a routine basis.

·Understand the concepts of EH&S, Risk Assessment, Product Compliance, and Crisis Management domains and their respective unique terminology. (preferred)

·Some travel required.

·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including: writing, editing, and presentation.

·Detail-oriented, creative and able to work independently.

·PC administration & troubleshooting skills and knowledge of Microsoft Windows Products

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

·Experience implementing Sphera solutions within the previous twelve (12) months.

·At least 1 year experience developing SSRS reports

·Experience gathering user requirements and developing specifications

·Experience supporting a production environment

·Familiarity with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts

·Experience developing with Web Service APIs

·Understanding of OOP & Design Principles

·Middle Tier & Web Application Development

·Familiarity with AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, JASON


Other details

  • Job Family PDD: Development Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Houston, TX, USA