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Software Engineer III
Austin, TX

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Job Description

Who we are and what we do?

Alchemy Systems is the global leader in helping companies engage with their frontline workforces to drive safety and productivity. More than 3 million frontline workers at 50,000 locations use Alchemys tailored training and communications programs to safeguard food, reduce workplace injuries, and improve operations. Alchemy works with food growers, manufacturers, processors, distributors, restaurants, and retailers of all sizes to create a culture of operational excellence.

The Austin American-Statesman has named Alchemy one of Austins Top Workplaces five years in a row. And BuiltIn has named Alchemy one of the top digital companies in Austin the past three years. Alchemy is now part of Intertek family since its acquisition in August 2018. Intertek is headquartered in London with over 40,000 employees throughout the world completing Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services.

What are we looking for?

The Software Engineer III will report to the Software Development Manager. This person will be involved in developing applications by studying operations; designing, developing, and installing software applications; and supporting and helping to develop the Engineering Team.

The successful candidate will possess personal characteristics and career experience that demonstrates a combination of development skills, analytical skills and the ability to use data and statistics to drive operational improvement, and a relentless determination to enhance the user experience for customers by ensuring quality products are delivered.

What youll do:

* Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications
* Write and code Unit Tests
* Respond promptly to and solve defect tickets
* Run and monitor functional and performance tests on new and existing software for the purpose of correcting mistakes, isolating areas of improvement, and general debugging
* Investigate and resolve Customer issues
* Build monitoring and have the ability to perform debugging in all areas of the code
* Report operational achievements and progress to the Software Development Manager on a regular basis
* Work effectively with other employees to collaborate toward a goal of providing user friendly applications
* Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application development best practices
* Participate in company activities such as planning and design meetings, retrospectives, and other required process activities
* Direct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts

What you bring to the table?

* Minimum of 6 years experience in Software Development
* At least 3-5 years of demonstrable PHP/LAMP
* At least 1-3 years of React/JS experience (Angular or Ember experience maybe considered)

* Experience with SQL databases (preferably MySQL)
* Experience with Web Applications utilizing REST and PHP
* Experience in writing and maintaining high quality code, including authoring automated tests.
* Understanding of UI/UX design standards
* Understanding of responsive web design
* Knowledge of defect tracking software
* Excellent technical and analytical skills
* Demonstrated leadership abilities and be achievement oriented
* Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Experience with the Agile software development methodologies

Whats in it for you?

Alchemy is a growing company with an innovative work environment that offers:

* Competitive compensation plus innovative incentive programs
* Company paid vision, dental and health benefits for employees (spouse, domestic partner, and dependents can be added at additional costs)
* 401k Plan with a Company match
* Paid Time Off
* Company paid short and long-term disability
* Company paid life insurance
* Tuition reimbursement
* Employee assistance program

Alchemy strives to maintain a fun and positive environment. Here are some perks offered to employees:

* Flexible and casual environment
* Frequent employee appreciation events
* Game room with shuffle board, darts, and foosball
* Snacks provided throughout the week
* Monthly onsite massages

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