User Interface Analyst / Developer (1113) Wilsonville, Oregon

Company:  Mentor Graphics
Job Title:  User Interface Analyst / Developer
Job Location: US - OR - Wilsonville
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT) is a global technology leader in Electronic Design Automation, providing software and hardware design solutions that help engineers around the world create new and innovative products. Each year, our customers use our tools to push the boundaries of technology in order to deliver smaller, faster and more reliable products that run the world’s high tech devices. 

Mentor’s Information Technology department strategically supports our engineers and corporate staff in more than 75 offices and R&D centers around the globe.  Our vision is to deliver exceptional services by results oriented employees through innovative, cost-effective, global solutions developed in collaboration with our customers. 

Position Overview
As a part of Enterprise Software Services, you will be responsible for the User Interface analysis, UI development and delivery of software solutions for Mentor’s applications. You will act as a liaison between customers and IT to ensure successful delivery of IT solutions. In addition you will provide user training on any new functionality or other related new applications.

You will work closely with a dynamic international team to develop intuitive easy-to-use interfaces across Mentor’s custom-developed applications and enterprise packages based on SAP and Siebel. You will lead or participate in global projects, gather requirements, recommend solutions and help develop them. This is a great opportunity to work on interesting international projects and grow your skills in this area.

Job Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
•BS degree or equivalent additional experience
•Minimum 5 years’ experience in a UI Analyst/Developer role
•Minimum 3 years’ experience in a business system analyst role
•Demonstrated skills with Human Factors/User-experience methodology and design, including tablet and mobile solutions
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Basic graphic design skills
•Experience with HTML5 (including JavaScript, CSS3), JSP (Java Server Pages)
•Quick to adopt new technology
•Demonstrated skill and knowledge of business process analysis tools and techniques
•Excellent facilitation skills
•Experience with IT software development lifecycle methodologies and processes, including object-oriented development.
•Solid analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills
•Experience leading small to medium size project team
•Experience working with 3rd party IT integration partners
•Ability to work flexible hours in support of global customers
•Knowledge, awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences and norms.

Additional preferred skills:
•Experience with Java 1.6, Grails, Spring 3.1, Struts2, JQuery
•Experience with WebLogic 12C application server and Hibernate 4
•Experience with Web Services using SOAP and REST
•Experience with Oracle and SQL Server databases
•Experience with ClearCase and ant build scripts for configuration management
•HP Mercury, JUnit and Watir test case automation

Work – Life Balance
Mentor Graphics believes in fostering a work environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance.  Our world class benefits package includes up to 32 days of vacation/holiday pay per year, 401k matching, Stock purchase plan, annual performance reviews/bonuses, education reimbursement, partially paid Medical/Dental/Vision insurance and much more.  Our Wilsonville site also has an onsite, 24/7 workout facility, full service cafeteria, day care center, basketball courts, sand volleyball, and daily exercise classes.