Senior Software Engineer / Java

Swisslog Logistics
Newport News, VA
Jul 13, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Swisslog Logistic, Inc., Warehouse & Distribution Solutions, provider of integrated logistics solutions (Warehouse Management Systems) is looking for a dedicated and innovative person to strengthen its Software Engineering Team in Newport News, VA.
  • The Software Engineers III is expected to work in small team sizes (3-5) on projects which run from 5-18 months in duration.
  • A Software Engineer III is expected to be self-starter who can learn on their own and be mentored to take on more complex software tasks at the functional level with minimal supervision.
  • A Software Engineer III will be able to quickly gain a solid understanding of the domain knowledge with minimal supervision, complete training assignments quickly contribute to requirements gathering and design discussions related to software development.
  • A Software Engineer III will take on a wider variety of coding assignments as compared to a level I or II Software Engineer.
  • A Software Engineer III will participate in the reviews and development of functional specification documentation needed for projects.


To fill this challenging position, we are looking for an enthusiastic and assertive candidate who enjoys working in a team within an international environment. The ideal candidate will be able to:
  • Communicate openly and effectively with all groups, in particular with customers and project team members.
  • Produce high quality work and results.
  • Have the ability to adapt to new and changing demands and continuously seek improvements.
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic and modern company.
  • Appreciate the opportunity to take on complex task.
  • Able to work without supervision when required.
  • Willing to travel 20% of the time.

The candidate will aslo have a proven track record in the following:
  • Developed and tested software in accordance with design requirements
  • Deliver defined parts of a project, including design, implementation, testing, integration, and documentation
  • Adequate practical experience in:
    • OO Concepts & Design and Java architecture
    • JAVA SE
  • Good relational database design and programming knowledge
    • RDBMS concepts
    • JDBC and SQL

Desirable experience in:
  • Previous professional experience in software development and software project business
  • Knowledge in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), logistics processes and interaction with material handling automation system
  • Completed Java EE Web development training or have adequate practical experience in:
    • JAVA JEE
    • Web based user interfaces
  • Java development experience with:
    • Eclipse development environment and Maven build automation
    • Java collections and generics
    • Servlets Basics
    • HTTP, HTML
    • CSS Basics
    • Web Development Basics
    • Enterprise Java Bean
    • Java Persistence API
    • Java Message Service (JMS)
  • Experience with Java/J2EE application server environments such as Glassfish/WebLogic
  • Unix shell scripting
  • PL/SQL


Swisslog offers challenging work in a globally networked environment as well as competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits including health/dental and 401k! United efforts of our employees represent the basis for developing and delivering the best solutions for our customers.

Company Description
Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. We offer integrated systems and services from a single source from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the company's success are 2 500 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries.

Swisslog is part of the KUKA group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions.

Newport News, VA


Sun, 9 Jul 2017 13:56:00 PDT