Software Developer Senior

Fort Collins, CO posted on November 15

About us:

Crawford Technologies is an award-winning, worldwide leader in print-stream conversions, document re-engineering, high-volume document workflow, document accessibility and archiving software solutions. For over 20 years, Crawford Technologies has expanded its solution offerings in Customer Communications Management, Enterprise Output Management, Enterprise Content Management, and Document Accessibility markets. CrawfordTech is dedicated to helping organizations improve their customer communications delivery systems so people can receive their documents in their format and channel of preference.

Crawford Technologies is on the forefront of technology. As a North American Deloitte Technology FAST 500 company, and listed for the past seven years as a Branham 300 Top ICT Companies in Canada, CrawfordTech is an exciting high growth company with a lot of opportunity.

Crawford Technologies has a fun, diverse and fast-paced culture with an inherent drive to make an impact with an eye for innovation in technology.  We have the best, brightest talent and our employees make the difference, and we have the awards and recognition to demonstrate it.

Software Developer Senior

Preferred hiring locations is Fort Collins, CO or Toronto GTA, Canada 

As a key member of a dynamic team,  you will develop, enhance, and maintain document print and image file conversion, manipulation and data mining software. Development is done for all major platforms including Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX and z/OS. To work in this fast paced, dynamic, and demanding environment you must be an exceptional C/C++ programmer.


  • Design and develop portable software using C/C++ in Windows and UNIX environments.
  • Develop new software as well as enhancing existing systems.
  • Work with distributed systems.
  • Trouble shoots software problems and analyzes reasons for failure, correct software deficiencies and develop enhancements as necessary.
  • Work within specifications provided to meet programming assignment goals and objectives in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Takes independent action to correct problems encountered during execution within authority level granted by manager.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize conflicting demands and execute assigned projects tasks within established schedule, recognize processing/programming inefficiencies and recommend improvements.
  • Aid in documentation of new programs and enhancements made to existing programs.
  • Aid in test case creation, preparation of test data and analyze program results and performance.
  • Must be willing to be on call as needed and work weekends to cover software failure on production programs or new applications behind schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • C and C++ programming in Windows and UNIX platforms.
  • Strong debugging and trouble shooting skills on Windows and Unix
  • Knowledge of system design methodologies, techniques and standards.
  • Understanding of test-driven development
  • Understanding of software design patterns.
  • Comfortable programming in a production environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.



  • 10+ years of professional experience designing developing enterprise software using various technologies
  • Experience with software design patterns
  • Experience with large projects and can work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to alternate technologies as required
  • Comfortable programming in a production environment.
  • Print streams such as AFP, PDF, PostScript, etc.
  • Unix and/or z/OS
  • Java and/or JNI
  • .Net/C#
  • SQL and/or NoSQL Databases


  • Degree in computer science, engineering or closely related field or equivalent combination and/or experience in related field are preferred.

Salary will be based on your experience level and the amount of knowledge you bring to the company.

Note: This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and department objectives and is not intended and should not be construed to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working condition associated with a job.