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Barrett

Barrett

Senior Software Engineer

Experience10 years
AvailabilityFull-time

Barrett has over 10 years of professional development experience. He loves developing and delivering amazing mobile applications. He is highly skilled in technologies such as iOS-Swift, Flutter, PHP, etc.

Expert in
  • Swift
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • iOS Development
  • PostgreSQL
Also worked with
  • Flutter
  • Firebase
Jatin

Jatin

Senior Software Engineer

Experience10 years
AvailabilityFull-time

Jatin is a senior ML/Data scientist with 10+ years of industry experience in implementing data-driven solutions to solve challenging business problems.

Expert in
  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • SQL
  • SQL Tuning
  • Big Data
Also worked with
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics
  • Flask
  • Data Cleansing
Simion

Simion

Senior Software Engineer

Experience20 years
AvailabilityFull-time

Simion is a senior software developer with over 20 years of experience in building and delivering highly performant software solutions.

Expert in
  • CSS
  • XML
  • JSON
  • Spring
  • Jira
Also worked with
  • C
  • Gradle
  • GWT
  • Windows
Fred

Fred

Senior Software Engineer

Experience12 years
AvailabilityFull-time

Fred is a design-first full-stack software engineer with hands-on knowledge and 12+ years of experience in creating fluid and interactive web applications.

Expert in
  • Java
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • React.js
  • HTML
Also worked with
  • JavaScript
  • Typescript
  • Bootstrap
  • Spring Framework
Petros

Petros

Senior Software Engineer

Experience20 years
AvailabilityFull-time

Petros has over 20 years of experience in software designing, engineering, development, and team-leading. He has worked in fields of digital document processing and management, network servers and services, database, etc.

Expert in
  • .Net
  • MVP
  • MySQL
  • JSON
  • Telerik
Also worked with
  • Software Architecture
  • Web Services
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Guide to hiring remote senior software engineers

Learn about the skills to look for, interview questions, and more while hiring senior software engineers from the huge pool of talented engineers.

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How to hire a Senior Software Engineer? Skills to look for, interview questions, and more

Hiring a senior software engineer for your business can be a cumbersome task. It may be the most in-demand skill in the market at present, but finding a good developer is not as easy as it may seem.

We're here to assist all employers who choose to recruit Senior Software Engineers on their own. Hiring a developer on your own requires a fair amount of software development experience in general. However, if you're a non-technical manager interested in learning more about the hiring process for a senior software engineer, we've put up an excellent resource for you.

Skills to look for in a Senior Software Engineer

At a high level, Senior Software Engineers should have the following skills in his/her arsenal:

1. Proficient in computer programming and coding

Computer programming focuses on algorithms, which have become a part of our daily lives. Hence, this is one of the fundamental software engineering skills. There are a number of computer programming languages like Java, C#/.Net, Mean, and Ruby, which are most -in-demand in the market. So your candidate must possess proficiency in at least 2 or more skills mentioned above. And the best way to check your candidate’s proficiency is coding tests.

2. Hands-on experience with software development

To create interactive designs, web elements, client and server-side scripting, a senior software engineer must have a solid understanding of numerous front-end and back-end frameworks. To work on long-term projects, any senior software professional should be familiar with a variety of cutting-edge technologies and best-in-class development processes. As a result, when hiring senior software engineers, look for engineers who are well-versed in technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, Node.js, React.js, and others.

3. Good knowledge of Object-Oriented Design (OOD)

When hiring senior software engineers, search for people who are familiar with object-oriented programming. The ideal candidate will be fluent in at least one OOP language, such as Java, Python, C++, or PHP. Object-oriented programming is critical in the development of new-generation systems that handle big enterprise-level solutions. This method entails creating a system of interconnected objects with the goal of addressing a software challenge. Abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism are four essential principles of object-oriented design. Your ideal applicant should be knowledgeable about all four principles.

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4. Expert in software testing and debugging

There are various test cases that a software application must pass through to establish credibility before being released to the market or for end-users. This is a crucial stage in identifying various types of issues and determining whether the product is ready for deployment. There are several testing procedures that can be used for this goal. The following are a few of the most well-known:

Unit Testing: Here, each and every individual module or class is tested properly. There are so many unit testing frameworks available like NUnit for C#, JUnit for Java, Embunit for C, or C++.

Integration Testing: This is important to test the interaction between different blocks or modules. It helps to exclude the incorrect processing of data.

System Testing: This testing method involves testing on complete and integrated software. It can be categorized under the black box testing technique where it doesn’t require internal knowledge of the code.

5. Good with problem-solving

These are the qualities that set exceptional software developers apart from average ones. Even the tiniest flaws can cause software difficulties, and programmers spend a large portion of their time troubleshooting rather than building code. As a result, the senior engineer's ability to not only identify software faults but also apply deductive reasoning to solve problems is critical.

6. Good with time management

Another crucial characteristic of a senior software engineer is the ability to manage time. Especially at an age when teams are dispersed over the world and work remotely. Apart from meeting deadlines, software engineers are frequently needed to work on many projects at the same time, which makes time management and scheduling more vital. So when interviewing for senior software engineers, aim to evaluate experts based on their organizational skills.

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Creating a hiring funnel will provide you with numerous benefits, like assisting you in identifying the top skills and identifying a Senior Software Engineer who will fit into your company's culture.

What Turing does for you

Candidates screening
Candidates screening

We will help you select the best talents and spot a senior software engineer who will fit in your company culturally.

Test task
Test task

We verify if the candidate really wants to work at your company and is able to spend 5+ hours to prove it by rigorous tests. It helps us to see a developer's caliber.

Technical test
Technical test

Developers are asked software related questions and made to solve tricky problems. We use open questions. The goal is not only to test developers’ knowledge – we also want to find out their way of thinking.

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Giving specific feedback

We provide explicit feedback on both the test task and the technical test after we have checked the developer's expertise.

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Interview

You can interview the shortlisted developers to check if the candidate matches your requirements and is a good fit for your company.

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Top interview questions to hire Senior Software Engineer.

Whether you're an IT recruiter or a project manager, you know that finding top developers is critical to the success of your project. Here are some sample interview questions to use when looking for a new Senior Software Engineer to work on your online applications.

While there is no right or incorrect response to this question, it will provide you insight into their coding thought processes. What are the most crucial considerations when writing code? Are they more concerned with utility or with simplicity? Is there a concern about security there? And more.

This gives the candidate an opportunity to discuss the programming languages they've used and what they like and dislike about each one. Do they prefer object-oriented or more functional languages? Or what else they prefer. Add a question related to the preferred language and you will find out a lot more about the candidate’s knowledge.

It is critical to execute a quality control process when working on a project to ensure that the end results are excellent. Inquire about the developer's quality assurance approach and whether they employ any special tools to test their outcomes. Any engineer can end up with flaws in the product they're working on, but it's critical that they have a system in place to test for them and solve them.

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Here are some more skill developer interview questions that you can ask to assess a developer’s caliber.

  • When would you choose to employ a NoSQL solution over SQL?
  • How do you keep up with the latest full-stack web development technologies?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of working in an Agile setting?

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Turing offers top-quality, cost-effective, and highly productive senior software engineers who belong to the top 1% of the world's remote talent. All Turing senior software engineers are selected only after going through a series of rigorous tests where their skills are deeply vetted. Daily standups are mandatory for every Turing developer as they keep the developer and the customer in alignment with the discussed goal. All Turing remote senior software engineers work for at least 4 hours in your time zone for your convenience.

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Turing has created the first and only AI-powered deep-vetting talent platform to vet remote developers. Turing tests developers based on actual skills vs. self-reported experience from traditional resumes or job interviews. Every developer at Turing has to clear our tests for programming languages, data structures, algorithms, system designs, software specialization, frameworks, and more. Each Turing developer goes through our automated seniority assessment test comprising 57 calibrated questions in 5 areas — project impact, engineering excellence, communication, people, and direction.

Of course, yes. Their demand amongst industries is increasing as whatever app or website a company develops is an implementation of their expertise. The apps and websites get companies the exposure and functionality they desire. Get your team the best remote Senior Software Engineer who is pre-vetted for a Silicon Valley bar with Turing in a matter of 5 days.

Companies hire senior software engineers as they are experienced enough to lead projects linked to software development. They are in charge of discovering the organization's needs, finding solutions to barriers, and working on other surplus tasks. If you want to hire a senior software engineer for your firm, contact Turing.

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