Xylem Senior Software Engineer in Topeka, Kansas
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company.
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.
If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Sr Software Engineer, as a member of the Software Engineering Team; they will architect, design, develop and test Java software applications. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends we want to hear from you!
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Build multi-platform applications for IoT devices in the Utility industry
Collaborate with other development teams to ensure products work flawlessly within Sensus solutions and with 3rd party offerings
Takes great personal pride in building robust modular software
Has strong sense of ownership and drive
Enjoys working in a fast-paced agile environment
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
Has strong customer focus
Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a commercial software development related field
Hands-on experience in developing software applications
Strong object-oriented design and coding skills (Java, and/or C++), preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform developing Systems software
Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites
Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high-quality standards
Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
Online distributed systems, real-time systems, platform infrastructure design and implementation
Middleware software solutions design, development and integration
Web services (REST/SOAP), UNIX, OO modeling and design patterns
Multi-threaded/concurrent application development in large scale high availability systems
Code reviews and Unit testing
SQL Database experience
Continuous integration and deployment
Mission critical services or services operating in a 24x7 environment
Demonstrated experience in several, complete, large-scale projects
Agile development processes
We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”
Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, Working Parents Networks and Non-Native English Speakers and Allies.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.