Wolters Kluwer Development Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

18-20145 -- Development Engineer

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is looking for a Development Engineer to work out of our Wichita, Kansas office.

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services, and is a division of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The CCH® ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH Axcess™, CCH® IntelliConnect®, CCH® IntelliConnect Direct, CCH® Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US is based in Riverwoods, IL, with key office locations in Dallas, Wichita, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Torrance.

The digital future has arrived and the tax and accounting professions are changing rapidly. Professionals today have different needs, expectations and capabilities. In addition to accuracy, they need greater mobility, simplicity and speed. These needs place a premium on access to active intelligence, agile systems and integrated workflow solutions -- in short "Best in Process" solutions. This is precisely the value that Wolters Kluwer, Tax & Accounting US delivers to professionals.

As an Applications Developer II/Development Engineer for Wolters Kluwer (WK) Tax and Accounting (TAA), you will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of software applications and modules using Agile software development methodologies.

You will play a hands-on role to develop these quality applications within the desired budgets and timeframes. Your responsibilities include the design and prototyping activities; driving application development through Agile software development methodologies; supporting the implementation of assigned projects; providing level 2 and level 3 support for software issues; participating in organizational activities to meet or exceed company objectives; and representing Wolters Kluwer within the industry.

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and prototyping activities by working with internal teams and clients to distill user stories; reviewing user stories to identify key functionalities and develop functional design specifications;; documenting and demonstrating solutions by developing flowcharts, layouts, diagrams and charts; and developing proof of concept prototypes for illustration of business buy-in demonstration.

  • Drives application development through Agile software development methodologies by helping to plan, prioritize, and schedule development tasks; performing coding activities (using Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principals); participating code reviews and unit testing; attending daily "stand-up" team meetings to track commitments and discuss status (e.g., what was accomplished yesterday, what will be accomplished today, what is blocking achievement of daily goals); removing or escalating obstacles; investigating problem areas within the application and implementing fixes; participating in pre-planning process of the next iteration cycle to assess status and discuss project plans; participating in the planning session of the next iteration cycle to present assignments and goals to the team; and maturing the Agile development methodology through focus on lean principles and teaching opportunities with other team members.

  • Supports the implementation of assigned projects by contributing to development of implementation plans; responding to customer questions or issues throughout the process; participating in post implementation debugging efforts; participating in client hand-off and closing efforts; and ensuring the implementation of high quality software within budget and on-time.

  • Provides level 2 and level 3 support for software issues by receiving issue escalations from the internal sources (e.g., Product Support, QA); reviewing and analyzing escalated issues; resolving customer issues regarding software (or associated modules) in their work environment; collecting detailed information for issues requiring system analysis or modification (e.g., bugs, defects, enhancements); developing a work around or patch for system issues; contributing to the prioritization of defects being addressed by Software Engineering and QA; providing status updates to internal teams and clients for assigned cases; documenting all support interaction in accordance with company standards; and contributing to the collection and documentation of material used to improve issue resolution rate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • 3 years of software development experience, including:

  • C#.

  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principals.

  • SQL Server database skills (e.g., simple queries, store procedures, triggers, LINQ, Entity Framework).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Information Technology.

  • Demonstrating troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Collaborating with multiple internal teams and management.

  • Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication.

  • WPF, WF experience

  • Working in software as a service, cloud/SaaS

  • Demonstrated advanced SQL Server database skills.

  • Agile development methodologies (or similar).

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Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.

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