Software Engineer

Website Growers Edge

We are looking for a strong Software Engineer with experience developing, stabilizing, improving and optimizing the performance development platforms. You will be a key member of the IT team, providing custom-developed software solutions for our customers. In addition to day-to-day software development within an Agile software engineering team, you will also work closely with other 3rd party vendor-led software engineering teams, an internal MicroServices engineering team and occasionally with 3rd party managed-service vendors developing systems which integrate with our systems.

A day in the life:

  • Participates in the entire software development life cycle by researching, designing, developing, testing, and maintaining business software applications.
  • Works with BA, PO and Management to analyze business technology needs.
  • Participates in Agile project software development.
  • Develops prototypes and a proof of concept when required.
  • Mentors and partners with team members daily.
  • Analyzes and translates business requirements in functional and non-function system requirements.
  • Writes and conducts user acceptance test cases for quality assurance.
  • Contributes to design and coding standards to ensure consistency across applications.
  • Continuously improves the performance of applications.
  • Contributes in code reviews.
  • Contributes in departmental company meetings.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Acts as a lead in providing application design guidance and consultation, utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs.
  • Design, code and unit test application solutions.
  • Provides backup to tech leads and architecture needs as necessary.
  • Provides input into architecture decisions.
  • Follow Growers Edge application architecture, design, troubleshooting and development standards and best practices.
  • Resolve software development bugs, incidents & outages and work with internal engineering teams and 3rd party vendors to reduce and eliminate future bugs, incidents and outages.
  • Review roadmaps, upgrades, operational performance (SLAs), delivery processes and technical solutions, and provide solution architecture direction to internal and vendor-led development teams to ensure alignment with Growers Edge technology standards and delivery practices.
  • Communicate and present to the team, management and stakeholders.
    Integrate, implement and maintain various Growers Edge approved technologies and standards into the development team’s solutions and processes.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies to help define and deliver future and current sprint commitments for development deliverables.
  • Produce and maintain technical design documentation.

Skills & Experience:

  • Application development experience with an emphasis on the following languages/technologies/standards/patterns:
    • Angular 2+ with Typescript for UI development of responsive web applications
    • HTML 5, CSS 3 elements both within Angular and externally (packages such as HighCharts)
    • C# .Net Cores
    • Xunit and Shouldly for unit testing
    • Primary – Azure SQL
    • Secondary – CosmosDB (noSQL) in Azure
    • Azure Storage
    • Azure DataLake – Backup and long-term storage
    • Azure Data Factories for data manipulation/import/export
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    Strong planning, organization, attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related degrees required.

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