Sample Senior Software Engineer Cover Letter

Dear Sir or Madam 

My name is . I am writing in regards to my interest in fulfilling the position,  Senior Software Engineer. I am interested in applying my knowledge and skills in internet application software development, collaboration with subject matter experts (SME's,) and my familiarity and knowledge of working with multi-tier enterprise application development to further Gifts.com or Billshrink.com in its industry.. 

As stated in my enclosed resume, I have gained knowledge and experience in understanding object-oriented analysis and design, UML, XML, the Java programming language, JUnit, EJB, JSP, JSTL, Struts, Velocity, OJB, Ant, Tomcat, Spring IOC, UCM, SCM, Object Request Brokering, Confluence, Jira, Agile and Unified development processes, engineering unit testing frameworks for quality assurance and software messaging as well as engineering framework protocols. I have excellent time management skills to define priorities and implement activities tailored to meet deadlines. I am capable of handling multiple tasks and personalized commitments to any undertaken project that assures success through a sense of ownership. I also utilize creative problem solving skills to develop and apply innovative solutions in complex issues and problems and identifying the cause of difficulties. I enforce strong object-oriented design principles (abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, hierarchy, typing, concurrency and persistence). I have used these skills as well as those acquired through eXtreme Programming techniques to engineer unit testing frameworks around projects and programs for quality assurance. I am highly organized and able to manage complex projects to meet goals efficiently.  

I also have experience managing small teams as I was a Development Manager and Team Lead on the KFS project. I have demonstrated skills in communication as I have been a key role as a trainer in the Kuali Foundation as well as the Mosaic project at the University of Arizona. I have also coordinated with other teams within the Mosaic project to disseminate necessary information as well as knowledge and effort during a critical time for the Mosaic project. 

I am confident that I am qualified to fulfill requirements and perform functions for the position of Senior Software Engineer at Gifts.com or Billshrink.com. Thank you for taking time to considering for my resume. I would like an opportunity to discuss my qualifications in more detail. I can be reached at ()  or by e-mail . I look forward to hearing from you. 
 

Sincerely,