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Software Developer Job

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

The Software Developer II is a critical role to enable the Fuse strategy.  Working in a DevOps approach, the Software Developer II is responsible for development of both new Fuse products as well as updating existing Fuse products, that deliver event-driven microservices on an Apache Kafka ecosystem.  With a focus on rapid, iterative delivery of professional software to prove specific business hypotheses, the team lead will participate in the design, building, and operation of production deployments that provide value to internal and external customers. 


The ideal Software Developer II is self-motivated, passionate about solving problems, and a good communicator. Enjoys a face paced, dynamic environment, and data driven learning. 


Job Responsibilities:


  • Work with product owners and/or other development team members to determine new features and user stories needed in Java applications/services
  • Leverage DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features and provide support for applications in production in order to make quick repair maintain uptime
  • Create/maintain documentation to support development efforts. Documents may include implementation guides, application architecture diagrams, or design documents
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure that: each increment adheres to original vision as described in the user story, appropriate use of standard resource libraries, and compliance to established architecture patterns as appropriate
  • Participate in all team ceremonies including planning, grooming, product demonstration and team retrospectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience levels, mentor less experienced developers
  • Advanced proficiency in unit test structure and patterns
  • Contribute to process improvement and coding standards
  • Work requires occasional global travel to meetings, AGCO site visits, vendor/partner site visits, and conferences


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Minimum BS or equivalent and 5+ years of related experience
  • Experience designing Internet and cloud architecture, with a focus on IoT (Internet of Things)
  • Experience with Enterprise integration patterns and implementation
  • Experience with AWS architecture and implementation
  • Experience with automated unit and functional/load testing, including automated destructive testing
  • Strong understanding and experience of fundamental programming concepts of data structures, patterns, performance, and scalability issues in the context of mobile and Web based UI applications
  • Hands-on expertise with RESTful web services: cloud hosted solutions, APIs, system integration
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases including configuration, distribution, and replication patterns/practices
  • Experience with Agile software methodologies with an emphasis on Scrum
  • Experience of modern web development toolkits and libraries such as ReactJS, Spring, etc a plus
  • Experience mentoring junior software developers
  • Experience with DevOps processes
  • Experience with Kafka and Spark preferred
  • Experience developing in Python, Java, Scala a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple demanding tasks or assignments
  • Ability to work under loose supervision and without detailed review of work
  • Ability to synthesize complex topics into meaningful information and cogent summary communications

AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.

At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 26th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!


AAP/EEO Statement

  • AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.


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