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Software Engineer III - REMOTE

Schedule Full time Job ID R23051-1 Primary Location Kansas City, Missouri Additional Location(s) Remote; Chicago, Illinois

Overview

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
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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.

Patrycja,
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.

Pawel,
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.

William,
Software Engineer II, North America

a day in the life of a software engineer

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Responsibilities

The Software Engineer II role collaborates with the engineering product managers and other software engineers on strategic initiatives designing, coding, and testing industry-leading solutions that delight our customers. You evaluate requirements, estimate tasks, manage risks, and implement software that meets performance, quality, business and security objectives. You contribute to our engineering excellence by writing code, driving quality, and collaborating with other engineers to continuously improve our process and culture.

C.H. Robinson recognizes the importance of workplace flexibility. We are committed to providing a remote-friendly work environment, both now and in the future. Our global technology teams will continue to have the flexibility that enables you to work where you are most effective, whether that be remote or in the office.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop software and design solutions independently to satisfy customer requirements that considers performance and availability
  • Partner with engineering product managers and principal software engineers to translate requirements into detailed designs
  • Increase code quality through code reviews and writing unit, integration and acceptance tests
  • Optimize, refactor, and reuse code to improve performance and maintainability while ensuring maximum efficiency, effectiveness, and return on investment
  • Tune performance and resolve availability issues of product or service and its dependencies in production
  • Develop and maintain thorough technical documentation for features
  • Write code using secure programming patterns and by finding, fixing, and enhancing security in existing applications
  • Estimate software development effort including identifying dependent teams and developing code to satisfy complex requirements
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Mentor and coach other software engineers by participating in design and code reviews and share best practices; proactively seek mentorship from others
  • Adopt engineering best practices while contributing to the definition of the engineering lifecycle as well as the definition of best practices
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of experience developing and implementing commercial software
  • Experience creating applications and features in an object-oriented environment (ex. C#, .NET, Java)
  • Experience with database objects in relational databases (ex. MS SQL, Oracle) or non-relational databases (ex. MongoDB, Elastic, Cosmos)
  • Experience with HTTP and REST architecture
  • Experience with unit, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Experience with version control systems (ex. GIT, GitHub, TFS, etc.)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IS, MIS, or other technology degree or minimum 4 years of equivalent work experience and high school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in system integration projects or global projects
  • Experience with transportation, logistics, or business systems
  • Proven track record delivering software in an agile environment
  • Experience building cloud native applications and services (ex. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with data streaming and messaging architecture and frameworks (ex. Kafka, RabbitMQ, ESB)
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess solid communication skills and strong customer focus
  • A learning and growth mindset that is open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

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 

Benefits

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 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, 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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