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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote software application engineers who will develop, design and test a variety of software applications, and demonstrate software products and prototypes. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Design and develop end-to-end cross-platform software applications
  • Collaborate on software development projects with the engineering, sales, and customer services teams
  • Communicate with the clients to define and incorporate user-defined features into application designs
  • Write code and scripts for applications, and take part in installation, maintenance, and testing
  • Make sure to optimize applications by integrating new technologies and upgrading existing features
  • Conduct app diagnostic tests and debugging procedures to improve code and re-design tasks
  • Ideate and generate new ideas for software development based on market trends
  • Maintain documentation of complete application development processes

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of application engineering experience (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple programming languages including front-end and back-end technologies
  • Strong understanding of software design and architecture
  • Hands-on expertise in different operating systems and platforms
  • Technical competency with a logical, analytical approach to problems
  • Significant expertise in computer networks, algorithms and basic CS fundamentals
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Working knowledge of databases, APIs, and third-party libraries
  • Ability to work in Agile/ Scrum environments
  • Great critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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How to become a Software Application Engineer in 2023?

Application engineers are professionals who design and improve specialty equipment and computer software. They work with departments of large corporations to refine clients' specifications and ensure that those specifications are met. Application engineers are problem solvers who work closely with the sales department and assist the customer service department by providing clear answers to technical questions about the functionality of products. They also present new ideas for implementing technology into existing products, as well as explain industry-specific jargon to clients.

As software developers, Application Engineers reap the benefits of some of the most advanced technology available. Working as a bridge between an organization's engineering teams and its customers, these engineers use customer input, needs, and sales information to design, or re-design, complex software applications, and programs. In a nutshell, their job is to improve the overall functioning of their client's software.

What is the scope of Software Application Engineering?

Careers in application engineering are highly desirable, as this field offers competitive pay as well as a high level of job satisfaction. Jobs in this field are often with computer design firms and software producers in order to service their external clients. These roles require someone with a broadly-developed skill set that can work well in a variety of industries.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Software Application Engineer?

Application Engineers focus on designing or improving the technology or product of an organization. This position is extremely versatile and can be found in a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, research, and health care. Application Engineers ensure that their clients' technical specifications are met by working with various departments within their organization, such as sales, manufacturing, and customer service through constant communication.
They also provide technical support for customers and assist with troubleshooting products. Application Engineers are creative thinkers who also address new ideas to be implemented into existing or new products to enhance business performance.
Software Application Engineer’s job responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop end-to-end cross-platform software applications
  • Develop software in collaboration with engineering, sales, and customer service teams
  • Consult clients on defining and incorporating user-defined features into application designs
  • Write code and scripts for applications, and take part in the installation, maintenance, and testing
  • Optimize applications by integrating new technology and upgrading existing functions
  • Diagnose and debug apps to improve code and redesign tasks
  • Ideate and generate new ideas for software development based on market trends
  • Maintain documentation of complete application development processes

How to become a Software Application Engineer?

Because this position necessitates a broad understanding of software development, most employers prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or computer engineering. Furthermore, candidates with extensive experience in software applications engineering or other relevant fields are preferred.

Consider pursuing an internship during your studies to help you learn new programming skills and improve your existing ones. An internship also gives you hands-on work experience that will help you in your future career and introduces you to important contacts in your field.

Earn a suitable certification to expand your knowledge and impress prospective employers. Consider obtaining a software development credential that can attest to your abilities. To qualify, make sure you meet the requirements.

Here are some of the skills and methods you need to master to become a successful Software Application Engineer:

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Skills required to become a Software Application Engineer

Developers must start learning the fundamental skills that can get you high-paying Software Application Engineer jobs. Here is what you need to know!

1. Software Design

Software design is the process of transforming the product requirements into some suitable form, which helps a programmer in software coding and implementation. During the software development phase, the software design document is produced, based on the customer requirements as documented in the SRS document. Therefore, this phase is to transform the customer requirements into a suitable form (the design document).

2. Software Architecture

A software architecture is the organization of a system, including both its components, how they interact with each other, the environment in which they operate, and the principles used to design the software. In many cases, software architecture also includes the evolution of the software into the future. Components are designed for specific missions. The behavior and structure of the software impact decisions that need to be appropriately rendered and built for better overall results.

3. Knowledge of API

Application programming interfaces, or APIs, enable software applications to exchange data and functionality with other applications. They enable companies to open up their applications’ data and functionality to external third-party developers, business partners, and internal departments within their companies. This allows services and products to communicate with each other through a documented interface. Developers need to know how to use the interface to communicate with other products and services.

4. Computer Networks

A computer network is a system of interconnected computer devices that share resources and data. Computer networks allow organizations to exchange information and resources with varying degrees of efficiency, depending on their purpose and organization size. Developers applying for software application engineer jobs must be proficient in computer networks to secure a high-paying role.

5. Scrum Environment

A Scrum environment is the full context in which Scrum is being delivered within an organization and includes people, processes, platforms, and tools that promote successful delivery. Central to the Scrum environment is the Scrum Master, who ensures that Scrum processes are implemented and followed effectively and that the team embraces Scrum values and practices. A successful environment may change certain processes for a specific project or team dynamics; as a result, teams should work with an online project management tool that is adaptable to a variety of frameworks and methodologies.

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How to get remote Software Application Engineer jobs?

Developers are similar to athletes. They must practice effectively and consistently in order to excel at their craft. They must also work hard enough so that their skills gradually improve over time. In this regard, there are two key factors that developers must follow in order for that progress to occur: the assistance of someone more professional and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, you need to know how much to practice, so make sure you have someone to help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best remote Software Application Engineer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a Software Application Engineer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote Software Application Engineer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become a Software Application Engineer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

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Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Software Application Engineers?

Turing allows its Software Application Engineers to set their own rates. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

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