Full Time/Exempt

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing communications infrastructure for a state-of-the-art Material Control System (MCS) that provides supervisory control of next-generation robots in an inventory management system. You will be responsible for developing interface software for communications between Alert's robotic products and external devices and host systems.

Rapid product development requires more than just individual talent, it takes a team to be successful. We want candidates who enjoy collaboration with others—the best work isn’t done in a vacuum, so everyone at Alert contributes to defining our most challenging problems and solution approach. Our teams move fast, so you’ll need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

What Will You Love?

  • Being a part of an organization that is innovative in both its products and the design of the organization
  • Working with a growing product development team and inspiring team members to continually produce the highest standard of work and create a robust solution
  • Working in a culture that is built on the fundamental importance of individual contribution and team synergy
  • Helping the company to bring exciting new features to production
  • Collaborating within a talented, high-energy, supportive and enthusiastic company developing a world-class product
  • Broadening your skillset
  • A commute that doesn’t run through the worst of the daily traffic
  • Belonging to an organization that values you as an integral part of itself with more than just a generous benefits package and daily catered lunches

What Will You Do?

  • Develop communications modules in the JavaScript and Java programming languages for both persistent and temporary connections with remote hosts
  • Integrate web-based front end with back end applications
  • Implement and refine both new and existing REST APIs as well as websockets-based interfaces
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to define and integrate communications with customer data systems
  • Work with the electrical, mechanical, systems, and safety teams to document and detail software requirements
  • Develop modular, well-documented code
  • Create software acceptance tests
  • Assist with user manuals and software documentation
  • Play an active role in group discussions to share and gain knowledge
  • Investigate, assess, and implement new technologies

What are We looking for?

  • 5+ years of experience with REST API Design and JavaScript development
  • 3+ years of experience with WebSockets
  • 7+ years of experience in Java development
  • Strong familiarity with AMQP and STOMP
  • Familiar with software configuration management, defect tracking, and peer review methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with Atlassian software management suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
  • Experience in a technical, customer-facing role
  • Driven self-starter with a desire to take ownership of their projects
  • Comfortable working in an agile, collaborative team environment

B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area or equivalent experience

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Commitment to perform all functions with highest compliance and integrity

What are our core values?

All members of Alert Innovation practice the following values as part of their daily responsibilities and model these values as she/he leads or supports their teams.

  • The Golden Rule: Extraordinarily powerful in its simplicity and depth: “Treat others as you would want to be treated”.
  • The Power of Person: The contribution of every single person in the company is important, and the performance of the entire company can only be maximized when every person strives to achieve his/her full potential and to contribute to the best of his/her ability.
  • The Power of Team: The Power of Person becomes amplified exponentially when a group of people working effectively as a team create “performance synergy”, whereby the capacity to perform as a team is much greater than the sum of the individual members’ capacities.
  • The Power of Truth: We strive to see the world as it is, not as we want or imagine it to be, because only then can we make it better. This core value manifests itself through questioning, probing, testing, measuring, validating, verifying, proving, listening with an open mind, and making fact-based decisions. It also fosters transparency and honesty with others, as well as self-examination and self-honesty.

Alert Innovation is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.