Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Lead Software Engineer

US-CA-El Segundo
Position Type
Full Time
90245
Requisition ID
2017-120260
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

Marketing

Lead Software Engineer 

 

We are looking for some awesome software engineers.

 

We realize there are many opportunities out there for talented engineers, but we want you to work at ASM, and here’s why:

 

Smart and dedicated colleagues – you will work alongside smart engineers who are passionate about their craft.

 

Exciting projects – you will work on projects that make real difference in company’s operations; you will learn about marketing, logistics and sales – trust us – it’s not boring! We have unique and exciting problems in need of solving.

 

Agile development – you will influence direction of projects by communicating directly to product owners with no interference from outside.

 

Cool technologies – you will use latest and greatest web technologies, database platforms, cloud platforms and embedded devices.

 

At ASM we want you to do the following (in order of importance):

  • Leading software development projects
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy code
  • Provide recommended solutions for complex business problems
  • Work with a team of software developers, business analysts and testers
  • Create and maintain technical documents
  • Share skills/knowledge with team members and mentor junior engineers
  • Triage and troubleshoot issues with users
  • Support user training and onboarding activities

All we ask is that you have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong project management and leadership abilities required
  • Solid and recent experience with C#/.NET and deep knowledge of related technologies such as ASP.NET, SQL, MVC, AJAX, Web API, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of object oriented design
  • Familiarity with software architecture, database modeling
  • Familiarity with ORM frameworks
  • Experience working with business clients or customers
  • Experience with multiple phases of the SDLC and with SCRUM
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and time management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to read technical documents written in English 

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Responsibilities

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Position Summary

 

Lead Engineer Software architects, designs, and develops software that support the business units (Sales, Marketing, HR, etc.) in Advantage Sales and Marketing; systems and software include CRM, Business Intelligence, and other strategic custom software applications.  The Lead Software Engineer serves as the project lead for small to mid-sized projects and primary point of contact for client stakeholders.  Will manage stakeholders, gather requirements, design solutions, write and review code.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Software Development

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy code for ASM's technology platforms
  • Work with leadership to develop a technology roadmap for specific projects and systems
  • Plan and execute efforts to address technical debt for legacy systems and processes
  • Share acquired skills/knowledge with team members and mentor junior engineers
  • Architect, develop and maintain services, business objects/APIs on .NET and SQL server platform
  • Work with many technologies and serves as the subject matter expert on select technologies or platforms
  • Engage directly with the business stakeholder and is the bridge between the business and the technical team
  • Guide the software development of custom application, CRM, business intelligence and IT strategic projects
  • Own small to mid-sized system

Project Leadership

  • Lead efforts to gather and convert Business Requirements into Functional Designs and Wireframes
  • Architect and develop solutions for complex business problems
  • Provide guidance to a team of software developers and testers
  • Develop and enforce software development best practices
  • Lead code reviews and technical exchange sessions
  • Manage the development and maintenance of technical documents

End User Support

  • Triage and troubleshoot issues with users
  • Support user training and onboarding activities

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Direct Reports

 

Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

 

Indirect Reports

 

May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job  

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education Level: (Required)    Bachelor's Degree          or equivalent experience

                                     

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Management Information Systems, Computer Science

  • 3-5 years of experience in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Significant and recent development experience and expertise C#, .NET, ASP.net, SQL, AJAX, JavaScript
  • Prior consulting experience is a big plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Team building Skills
  • Analytical and research Skills
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Good knowledge of related technologies such as WPF, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Subversion, Hibernate, Spring

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Office / Sedentary Requirements

 

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

 

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Advantage Solutions reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  Advantage Solutions shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

                                    

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Solutions. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

 

Advantage Solutions is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, Advantage Solutions shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law

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