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Job Title: Lead, Software Engineering
Location: Loveland, CO, West United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Lead, Software Engineering – Loveland, CO or Remote, US
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
What you will do:
  • Lead a squad of 6 to 8 software developers while helping create a culture of high performance
  • Deliver best-in-class software by mentoring squad members on software development best practices
  • Identify software delivery problems within squads and use your knowledge and experience to help resolve issues
  • Help development squads tackle challenging problems by having a bias for action, including breaking problems into workable chunks, using iterative development, and leveraging software architecture design patterns
  • Partner with your Software Development manager, Product Management, UX Development, Cloud Engineering, Architecture and business stakeholders to create product roadmaps and release schedules
  • Communicate sprint status and release issues early, and escalate issues to your direct manager, Product Management, and internal development partners
  • Build strong relationships with business and technology stakeholders
  • Lead feature and story level estimation exercises for product releases
  • Mentor development squad members on estimation techniques for story level estimation
  • Oversee the development of SaaS and Mobile products
  • Champion Agile methodologies including the Scrum framework
  • Leverage Agile practices to creating repeatable and predictable software releases
  • Support your Scrum Master in Agile software engineering practices and ceremonies, including story sizing, sprint planning, and sprint retrospectives
  • Track defined metrics for your squad by overseeing implementation of metrics measurement and by reporting on those KPIs to executive leadership
  • Advance the development of engineering standards, employee onboarding guides, product documentation, and engineering documentation
  • Provide personnel management for squad members, including hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, motivating, rewarding, and guiding career development
  • Help integrate squads that mix veteran talent eager for new challenges and new team members looking to grow their skill sets
What you will bring:
    Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline, or graduation from a top bootcamp program; experience may be considered in lieu of education7+ years of software development experience with an emphasis on writing code required1+ year in a leadership position or management role requiredRequired Technical Experience: Familiarity with one or more of the following: HTML, React, React Native, Node.js, CSS, Python, REST APIs, JavaScript, TypeScript. Experience with AWS, microservice architecture, TDD and CI/CD pipelinesGit code management practices (GitHub)Scrum or other Agile framework experience including leading Scrum teams, familiarity with scrum ceremonies and use of scrum artifacts to plan and predict software deliveries – Scrum Master Certification is a plus!Experience with code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, and application security preferredPreferred Technical Experience: Confluence / Jira, GraphQL, RESTFUL APIs, application security
Compensation & Benefits:
 
Salary Range: $116,000 - $140,000. This range is estimated for the Lead, Software Engineering position in Loveland, Colorado. Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.
 
We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions.  Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program.  Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process. 
 
In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan, which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee.  Details will be discussed through the application process.
 
This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.  The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.  Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions. 
 
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substan
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Job Post Date: 08/04/21
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