Spectrum Software Engineer I/II
Temple, TX

About $89,000 - $110,000 a year

The Company

PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain. Over 1,500 customers in more than 200,000 locations worldwide count on our leading ERP, logistics, fuel pricing and marketing cloud solutions to provide insights that increase volume, margin, and customer loyalty. For more than 35 years, our comprehensive suite of solutions and unmatched expertise have helped customers reimagine their enterprise and deliver exceptional customer experiences. For more information about PDI, visit www.pdisoftware.com.

The Opportunity

Do you love building software that thrills your customers? Do you insist on the highest standards for the software your team develops? Are you a progressive software engineer, an advocate of agile development practices, and a proponent of continuous improvement? Well if this is you, then join and energetic team of engineers building next-generation development applications for PDI!

You will play a key role in designing and building our market-leading software products as we drive to continuously increase our cloud maturity and mobility. You will be working as a key part of an agile team to design, build, test, and support PDI's enterprise software solutions. You will review, recommend & implement system enhancements that will improve the quality, performance, and maintainability of our products. You will be responsible for contributing to an always improving Engineering environment by ensuring all stakeholders (engineers, architects, product owners, SREs, IT Ops…) are informed of the status and supported in their roles.

With the variety of environments, platforms, technologies & languages, you must be comfortable working in both Windows & Linux environments and learning a variety of programming languages.

Primary Responsibilities

Participate in design decisions for new and existing application development, proactively escalating issues and seeking assistance to overcome obstacles
Prepare and provide project status and risk assessments to their manager with appropriate levels of detail to ensure that programs stay on schedule
Actively develop software solutions for PDI products
Perform testing to ensure systems meet documented user requirements
Use a disciplined approach in an Agile environment to assist in the analysis and determination of preferred solutions to technical challenges
Troubleshoot, test, and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions
Compile test results to provide data for use in solving problems
Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues, collaborating with QA Engineers to develop optimal product test plans
Work with Product Owner to clarify and estimate feature work
Work with QA Engineers to develop optimal product test plans and resolve new feature issues as QA finds bugs during release stabilization

Coding experience:
PHP ver 5–7, MySQL 5, JavaScript, Jquery, HTML/CSS, shell scripting

Tech stack:
Linux, Apache, MySQL/SQL, PHP, Bootstrap, Jquery UI, Git, BitBucket, Sendmail

Nice to have:
Jira, Scrum/Agile, React, NodeJS, TypeScript, Xcode, Cordova, PhoneGap, ADTK, Ansible, Jenkins, Angular, MongoDB, Nginx, Azure, Docker

2-5 years' experience designing and developing new or maintaining existing software applications in a software product development environment
Minimum proficiency required in one or more of the following: .Net and C#, SQL, JavaScript Frameworks (Knockout, Angular, etc.), ASP.NET, MVC.
Familiarity with the Visual Studio IDE and the use of TFS or Jira
Practical experience with SDLC and Agile methodologies
Highly motivated self-starter with a desire to help others and take action
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team
Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure
Ability to socialize ideas and influence decisions without direct authority
Collaborative in nature with a strong desire to dig in and learn independently and as well as through asking questions
Considers 'best-practice' standards, as well as departmental policies and procedures
Computer science fundamentals: OOP, design patterns, data structures & algorithms
EEO Statement

PDI's employee-oriented culture provides a supportive and dynamic work environment for high achievers. PDI seeks individuals who value continuous learning, hold high ethical standards, and are top performers in their respective field. We offer competitive wages, professional development, superb culture, and an extensive life-enriching benefits package. To review the opportunities available at PDI please visit our career site at https://www.pdisoftware.com. PDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We verify employment eligibility for all new-hires using E-Verify.