Senior Software Engineer for Natural Systems

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Category: 
Software & Web Development
User Experience/Graphic Design
Status: 
Full-Time
Post Date:  
8/03/2017
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Description: 
Summary
Agrible is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer for Natural Systems to build world-class software systems and tools formed around the convergence of agricultural science with computer science. You will confront broad-ranging intellectual challenges while working with a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled professionals in a fast-paced environment. Expand your abilities and push your limits as you make intuitive high-level decisions and implement high-quality solutions for the most advanced agricultural predictive analytics system on the planet. 
 
About Agrible
Agrible Inc. is an agricultural analytics business on the leading edge of dynamic soil modeling, crop growth modeling, and weather prediction technology. We are growers, agronomists, scientists, and developers who build world-class software in the heart of the heartland. We’re headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, where it’s only a few steps from the farm gate to our office doors.

Responsibilities
Collaborate with a cross-functional team to determine requirements for new software products or feature upgrades to existing software products 
Transfer prototypes into production software with attention to system integration, feasibility, and functional soundness
Develop test scenarios to ensure software meets all functional requirements as well as requirements for quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
Approve final product before deployment and manage the release process
Successfully communicate implementation decisions, trade offs, and testing results to the development team and product owners
Maintain historical records by documenting program implementation and revisions
Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers
 
Qualifications
Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field plus five years experience, or Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field plus ten years experience
Proven experience as software engineer
Experience in software development and coding in Python
Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
Excellent knowledge of object oriented programming
Understanding of software quality assurance principles
A technical mindset with great attention to detail
High quality organizational and leadership skills
Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
 
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with MapReduce and other Big Data programming models
Experience with cloud computing solutions
Experience with discrete event simulations
 
Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send a resume and cover letter addressing your salary requirements and establishing your experience/qualifications for the criteria outlined above. Please submit these items to careers@agrible.com.
 
Location of Position: Champaign, IL
Agrible, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
EOE/AA