Works fairly independently, this role formulates or defines specifications for complex operating software programming applications or modifies/maintains complex existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Is responsible for applications dealing with the overall operating system. Works at the highest technical level on all phases of software systems programming applications. Is responsible for working with an individual business unit on multi-project assignments. Guides and advises less experienced Software Systems Engineers. Monitored on project's progress and results. Errors may cause delay, expense and disruption.