• Cat2 Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-AR-Conway
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/12/2018 12:49 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    This role is located in Conway, Arkansas - A beautiful area located in the most populous area of Central Arkansas, with regional shopping, education, healthcare, sports and the cultural hub for the surounding areas.  This is a great location for anyone looking for a lower cost of living while enjoying extensive metropolitan amenities!  


    Want to be a part of a global company that is launching innovative software solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where collaboration and excellence is valued and where people make the real difference? 


    Then, CAT Squared has a place for you!    


    Who We Are:


    CAT Squared is a subsidiary of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and specializes in innovative software solutions designed specifically for the food industry including beef, pork, chicken, turkey, seafood, produce, and other handling facilities.  The CAT Squared software provides real-time data collection for complete “farm-to-fork” traceability that creates efficient and quality operations for every customer!  CAT Squared is a service-oriented company with long-lasting partnerships – where customers and team members always come first!  And, with over approximately 25 years of service, CAT Squared is one of the leading partners in food processing technology globally.  And so, as a team member, you will be a huge part in the organization’s mission to help feed a hungry world!


    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


    What We Offer: 

    • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive salaries
    • 401k Plan with Employer Matching Contributions
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
    • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
    • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:


    As the Software Engineer, you will develop information systems by studying operations; designing, developing, installing, and maintaining software solutions to ensure the area goals are achieved.


    Your Accountabilities in the Role:

    • You will manage inquiries from the clients to assist in providing information, resolving technical issues, and ensuring the system’s integrity.
    • You will evaluate the operations through analysis, problem definition, and looking at specified requirements to develop proposals for solutions that are operationally feasible and ensure effectiveness.
    • You will research, analyze and gather information from end users, industry, systems flow, data usage and other areas to plan, develop, and test software solutions that meet the customer’s needs.
    • You will document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
    • You will prepare and install solutions by designing system specifications, standards, and programming that meet the agreed outcomes.
    • You will perform system analysis and provide recommendations for changes to client policies and procedures to continuously enhance the operation.


    Position Requirements: 

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or any relative degree program preferred; would consider a combination of course work and experience in the field
    • Experience: 2+ years of Programming, Software Development or related experience.
    • Certification(s): N/A
    • Functional Skills: Ability to research, analyze and gather information and intel to develop effective software solutions focused on the goal of the customer, excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail and a strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and due dates; excellent problem-solving skills are also required.
    • Technology Aptitude/Skills: Experience and knowledge of programming, fundamental knowledge of software design & development as well as the process, documentation, debugging, testing and architecture, with experience using SQL, Microsoft Visual Studio, VB.net, and/or C#.Net.
    • Language Skills: Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to provide effective internal and external client support and training.
    • Leadership/Behaviors: Self-motivated, self-starters who have a background of managing their work/results on their own; requires excellent customer-focus, team work and collaboration. Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment and meet tight deadlines is also needed for the role.

    Other Important Information:     


    Salary:  Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.


    And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


    Reports To:  R & D Manager


    Core Hours:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm (some additional time during the week to cover global time zones)


    Typical Work Week:  M-F; with approximately 40-43 hours a week on average


    Direct Reports:     None


    Travel:   Limited


    Work Conditions:  Lifting up to 20 lbs.


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