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Senior Software Engineer

Job ID R33447 Primary Location Eden Prairie, Minnesota Additional Location(s) Seattle, Washington; Kansas City, Missouri; Chicago, Illinois Job Type Full time
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As a Software Engineer, you will work with the latest frameworks, languages, and tools available to build world class software that is transforming the logistics industry. You'll be challenged to build modern, responsive, and highly scalable systems that are accelerating commerce through the world's most connected supply chain platform, Navisphere. If you are a software engineer who enjoys collaborating with other talented and passionate engineers and working on the world's most complex supply chain solutions, this is the opportunity for you!

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Software Engineer for C.H. Robinson? Take a look at these traits and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter

Career Path

There are many journeys you can choose to take with us – this is just one example! We also offer opportunities to advance into leadership roles where you could be both hands-on and directly leading a team. We support your desired path and life goals.

  • Software Engineer

  • Software Engineer II

  • Software Engineer III

  • Senior Software Engineer

  • Principal Software Engineer

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There are a lot of fun events outside of the main responsibilities such as projects which involved people from different parts of the organization working together on tech and non-tech topics, events organized by Women in Tech (employee resource group) such as the book club and activities encouraged by the HR Team.

Software Quality Assurance Analyst, Warsaw, Poland
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Teamwork culture is valuable. Workflow-wise, you do not feel that you work in a large company. We’ve got small teams with a lot of initiative. At the same time, you see the scale of the system architecture and you realize that you work in a big company with a small, friendly team attitude.

Software Engineer, Warsaw, Poland
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I’ve found my time at C.H. Robinson extremely rewarding. It’s a fast paced environment where we use cutting edge technologies to move the world. Each day is a new challenge, receiving updates from the business, developing and deploying solutions, and getting immediate feedback from users.

Software Engineer II, North America

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At C.H. Robinson, we are working to transform the logistics industry through the delivery of products for our customers, carriers, and supply chain partners. Within the Customer and Carrier technology group, we build and maintain experiences that drive the freight lifecycle of our double-sided marketplace and are used every day by CHR’s 120,000+ customers and 75,000+ carrier partners to expedite commerce across the world.  Your solutions will help drive growth and efficiency for our customers, carriers, and CHR.

As a Senior Software Engineer at C.H. Robinson, you’ll have the ability to influence the roadmap working with cross-functional partners prioritizing for reliability and overall user experience.  You'll be challenged to build modern, responsive, and highly scalable systems that are accelerating commerce through the world's most powerful supply chain platform; Navisphere. In addition, the role is responsible for impacting and continuously improving our engineering culture, process and mentoring other engineers across the organization.  If you are an experienced software engineer who enjoys collaborating with other talented and passionate engineers to create customer-facing products that solve big problems and delight customers, this is the opportunity for you! 

This role may be located in Eden Prairie/Minneapolis, Chicago, Kansas City or Seattle


  • Collaborating on a cross-functional team of product managers, UX designers, data scientists, and engineers to design and deliver exceptional products our carriers love
  • Building efficient and reusable UI components and architecting reliable, performant, and scalable solutions
  • Encourage an environment of innovation with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Follow data-driven approaches to conducting experiments and iterating on features
  • Communicating complex ideas effectively and understanding tradeoffs in achieving product and goals
  • Create and maintain architectural vision, diagrams, and technical documentation
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineering teams
  • Create and maintain positive, productive working partnerships and relationships with multiple engineering teams and divisions
  • Research and adopt new engineering tools, technologies, and processes

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience designing and driving implementation of large-scale software products or services that span multiple systems
  • Experience with modern development languages (ex. .Net CORE, C#, Java)
  • Experience with database objects in relational (ex. MS SQL, Oracle) and non-relational databases (ex. MongoDB, Elastic, Cosmos)
  • Experience with microservice architecture, CQRS, event driven and eventually consistent system design patterns and system flows
  • Experience with data streaming architecture and frameworks (Kafka, ESB)
  • Experience establishing testing patterns, acceptance testing criteria, and reviewing others’ automated tests
  • Experience with version control systems (ex. GIT, GITHub, TFS, etc.)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices
  • Experience building cloud native applications and services (ex. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with end-to-end feature development including backend/API engineering
  • Strong analytical and communication skills; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or MIS; or, 4 years of equivalent work experience and a high school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript and modern JavaScript libraries and tooling (e.g., React, Webpack)
  • Robust design and UX/product sensibilities
  • Experience working on large-scale open source or inner source software development
  • Contributions to open-source projects, publicly available frameworks and/or patents
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Compensation Range

$111,300.00 - $246,800.00

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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