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Sr. Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00539
Location: Simsbury, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time
Start Date: 08/07/2018
Job Description < Senior Software Engineer>
What you will do: • Design, develop, and execute software solutions to address business needs on our Automated Tank Gauge and related platforms • Bring your knowledge of newer technology stacks and frameworks and identify where there should be applied, helping the rest of the team get up to speed. Examples include but not limited to Node.js, Ionic, React, Angular, SpringMVC, SpringBoot. • Help promote a DevOps culture and build followership to help transition the team towards DevOps • Collaborate with peers, electrical and mechanical development teams, quality assurance and others as needed to produce game changing solutions • Troubleshoot critical and difficult code problems • Mentor junior engineers on best practices in design and coding as well as transfer technical knowledge about newer technologies

What we need: • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering • Proficiency in C / C++ • Experience with continuous integration and automated test technologies is useful • Experience with REST apis and JSON is useful • Experience with AWS or Azure and associated services is useful

What you'll learn: • You'll be exposed to the exciting technology and development that it takes across mechanical, electrical, and software development to support this critical component of the global infrastructure, from the moment the truck arrives to deliver the fuel to the moment it's dispensed into the vehicle. • You'll have the opportunity to work from the lowest levels of embedded software to support our automatic tank gauges to the highest levels of cloud-based applications to help support our fuel management solutions.

Where you'll be: Simsbury, CT is an old New England town that offers a great community and is set among acres of green space and walking distance to nearby restaurants, shops, arts, and businesses. Simsbury is roughly equidistant from both New York City (around 90 miles SW) and Boston, Massachusetts (around 90 miles ENE).
  1. What are the primary responsibilities of the individual in this role? (Daily tasks, expectations, deliverables, etc.)
Develop software for ATG and related products
  1. What is the culture and environment for this position, and with whom will the hire interact? (Examples: office, manufacturing, 24/7 365, experienced workforce vs. early career, collaborative, cross functional)
Working within the software development team and interacting with the SW team, EE team, PMO, and marketing.  Will need to be able to influence varying degrees of experience levels.
  1. What percentage of this role is people management?
  1. Is industry experience required for this position?
Industry experience not needed; Only tech experience required
  1. Is start-up experience a plus or minus for this position?
Qualifications and Competencies
  1. Which skills, technical capability and/or competencies are absolutely required? This means that if this person doesn't mention this skill, then you don't even want to see the resume. Truly required. Think of this as a pie chart and identify the top three absolutely critical for success in this role (30% or more)
Minimize reference to “years of service” as qualification requirements
Required Qualification #1: Proficiency in C++
Required Qualification #2: DevOps experience (note, not the same as DevOps engineer) – looking for Software Engineer who is working in a DevOps environment, not a DevOps Engineer who may have focused on build systems admin.
Required Qualification #3:  
  1. Which skills, technical capabilities, and/or competencies are strongly preferred?
Preferred Competency #1: JSON
Preferred Competency #2: AWS or Azure
Preferred Competency #3: RESTful web services
  1. Which skills, technical capabilities, and/or competencies are nice to have?
Nice to have Competency #1: Any of Angular, NodeJS, React
Nice to have Competency #2: Embedded systems
Nice to have Competency #3: Project leadership such as a technical team lead