Job ID 2019-13183

Full Stack Developer


Information Technology

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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This role will reach for the future by leveraging emerging technologies to solve current and undiscovered business opportunities. It will mean a combination of hands on development alongside ongoing collaboration with other technologists and business stakeholders. Proximity with our new, separately managed, innovation team means exposure to high level strategic problems we’re trying to solve and the ability to pivot quickly.

Do you live and breathe innovation?


Do you look at existing solutions and immediately feel drawn to modernize and experiment?


Do you lean forward at the prospect of building software that transforms relationships and businesses?


Is learning and taking action on that knowledge an expectation for you?


Do you thrive on complex engineering challenges that require rapid development and automated testing in a team environment?


Do you want to help equip our customers to make running foodservice operations a joy?


If so, we may need to meet.


We’re looking for a Full Stack developer to help us on our quest. To us, that means someone who is eager to jump in on a project with enthusiasm whether that means researching and figuring out solutions on the front or back end.


Every day our team comes to work looking for ways to improve ourselves, and this role exemplifies that. It’s placed at the heart of a startup unit with line of site to enterprise challenges. That means applying creative thinking to real, sometimes large, business problems with the potential to immerse directly in our community of customers, employees and suppliers.


We have an open Full Stack Developer position. This role will partner with Digital Marketing to drive automation across the customer journey using technologies like Drupal and As part of that you’ll  have opportunities to build integrations, connect disparate datasets, and transform how we serve customers.


Why join the Customer Engagement  team?

  • The opportunity to transform the organization is huge. Our specialty is at the intersection of emerging technology and how it can benefit people and process.
  • You’ll build software that exemplifies modern development practices.
  • Aligned with high level goals, you’re able to prioritize your own tasks and collaborate with others as needed to succeed.
  • Adapting to solve new problems sounds exciting to you. We’ll be tackling work that doesn’t have defined precedents -- we pivot quickly and find ways to encourage sustained adoption and growth.
  • Continuous learning is the norm here.
  • You’d relish the opportunity to make running foodservice operations a joy.


What do we need from you?

  • A love for software development and a thirst to understand the business benefits it unlocks.
  • Willingness to dive in and understand enterprise systems so that we can effectively integrate the new digital products we build.
  • Fluency with the software development life cycle and software engineering concepts so that you can advise us on automation and how to front load functional software for iterative development. Understand and be ready to use object oriented development.
  • Resilience. We’re working to change hearts and minds, not every conversation will create an immediate positive outcome, we’re in it for the long haul.
  • An obsession with learning. This person will need to gain context of our current environment and afterward be constantly looking for ways to improve it.
  • Interest in understanding business problems and finding creative ways to solve them.
  • Active listening. When our business stakeholders share feedback it’s critical they feel heard and understood.
  • Respect for keeping things lively. That means at times we’ll need to do maintenance on tools that have already been built, or come back to our earlier work to make improvements.


Leading Candidates Will Have . . .

  • A portfolio of software they’ve developed and can share.
  • Demonstrated fluency in the software development lifecycle and software engineering concepts.
  • The ability to communicate complex engineering problems to a non-technical audience.
  • Long term goals in mind, and an understanding that there will be lows and highs on our way to achieving them.


Skills That’ll Give You an Edge

  • Continuous Development (umbrella for continuous integration, delivery, testing & deployment).
  • Experience using artificial intelligence to automate data capture, act in an event-based architecture, and transform data.
  • Integrations experience with
  • Agile Scrum using JIRA.
  • Static Code Analysis.
  • Experience building integrations using XML, REST, SOAP etc.


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