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Director of Software Engineering/Digital Development

Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Location: Loveland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Director of Software Engineering/Digital Development - Loveland, CO

At Nutrien Ag Solutions, we are devoted to the health and safety of all our employees and customers. During this time of uncertainty with Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are taking extra precautions in our Manufacturing Facilities and Retail Sites to ensure safety and limit exposure for all. Nutrien Ag Solutions is still hiring and we continue to drive towards our mission of Feeding the Future.

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.; ProvenSeed and Dyna-GroSeed; 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 multiple software development teams while helping create a culture of high performance
  • Deliver best-in-class software by mentor development team managers on software development best practices
  • Help development teams 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 Product Management, UX Development, Cloud Engineering, Architecture and business stakeholders to create product roadmaps and release schedules
  • Build strong relationships with business and technology stakeholders
  • Lead high-level (epic level) estimation exercises for product releases
  • Mentor development teams on estimation techniques for epic and feature level estimation
  • Oversee the development of SaaS and Mobile products
  • Mentor software development managers and senior managers on roadmap development and release planning
  • Champion Agile methodologies including the Scrum framework
  • Leverage Agile practices across multiple development teams to creating repeatable and predictable software releases
  • Identify software delivery problems on teams and use your knowledge and experience to help resolve issues
  • Communicate release issues early, and work with product management, architecture, IT, and others to mitigate issues
  • Define metrics for all development teams, oversee implementation of metrics measurement and report on KPIs to executive leadership

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor's required; experience in lieu of degree may be considered
  • 15+ years of experience in software development and/or operations including leading software architecture teams is required
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: React Native, Node.js, Java, Python, REST APIs, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Experience with microservice architecture is required
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline is preferred
  • Management experience with team sizes of 50+ members conducting software development, software support or software operations is preferred
  • Experience working on projects that span multiple business units, serving multiple stakeholders is preferred
  • 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 preferred
  • Management of production SaaS applications at scale preferred
  • Experience with Confluence / Jira, GraphQL, CI/CD pipelines is preferred
  • Experience in one or more of the following: AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate, AWS Certified Developer Associate, or AWS Certified Operations Associate is preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary Range: $170,000 - $205,000. This range is estimated for the Director of Software Engineering/Digital Development 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 and long-term 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 substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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