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Sr Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Minnetonka, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Your Title: Sr. Software Engineer

Job Location: Minnetonka, MN

Our Department: Transportation

Are you a Software Engineer/Developer that wants to be at the heart of analyzing, designing, and programming cutting-edge software enhancements and new products in a collaborative environment?

What You Will Do

This role is pivotal in not just maintaining but elevating the efficiency and functionality of our legacy systems. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a collaborative mindset to drive continuous improvement in our development processes.

Code Maintenance and Enhancement:

  • Analyze, maintain, and upgrade legacy Java, SQL and Delphi codebases.

  • Identify opportunities for code optimization and refactoring to enhance system performance and maintainability.

Leadership in Code Review and Design:

  • Lead and conduct comprehensive code reviews, providing constructive feedback to team members.

  • Collaborate with development teams to brainstorm and implement effective design strategies for system improvements.

  • Coordinate with QA in the development of integration test plans, test conditions, and expected test results

  • Take programming projects through to completion according to project standards and user satisfaction; perform task breakdown, task allocation among available resources, provide guidance to resources and ensure the whole team succeeds

Legacy System Understanding and Documentation:

  • Gain a deep understanding of existing legacy systems and document functionalities, limitations, and dependencies.

  • Create comprehensive documentation for legacy codebases, aiding in knowledge transfer and future development efforts.

  • Provide support individually for production applications including on-call after hours support on a rotational basis; ensure team is providing outstanding support and continuously develops and maintain support documentation

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to align development goals with business objectives.

  • Effectively communicate technical concepts and solutions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Work with end users to understand requests or discuss alternatives

Problem Solving and Troubleshooting:

  • Diagnose and resolve complex technical issues within the legacy systems, ensuring minimal disruption to operations.

  • Assist in prioritizing projects and competing user requests; work individually and as a team with business unit leaders to define and document requirements and obtain formal sign-offs; provide analytical and problem solving expertise to resolve business and systems issues; proactively identify and provide recommendations on solutions for gaps in business processes and systems

What Skills & Experience You Should Bring

  • Work with other developers and product engineers in solving new and existing technical issues

  • Understand requirements, implement designs, write specifications and documentation as needed for projects and issues

  • Identify/Discover the programming techniques used in existing applications (reverse-engineer)

  • Measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance and scalability

  • Maintain complete ownership from start to completion for projects assigned

  • Consistently meet project deadlines

  • Ability to understand and start projects quickly

  • Strong experience in database design including stored procedures, triggers and functions.

  • Strong experience in all aspects of the software lifecycle including design and testing

  • Extensive experience (7+ years) working with legacy systems, specifically Java, SQL and Delphi.

  • Proficiency in debugging, optimizing, and refactoring legacy codebases.

  • Experience in migrating legacy systems to modern architectures or platforms.

  • Familiarity with legacy system modernization strategies and tools.

About Trimble

Dedicated to the world’s tomorrow, Trimble is a technology company delivering solutions that enable our customers to work in new ways to measure, build, grow and move goods for a better quality of life. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics connect the digital and physical worlds to improve productivity, quality, safety, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built products and enterprise lifecycle solutions to industry cloud services, Trimble is transforming critical industries such as construction, geospatial, agriculture and transportation to power an interconnected world of work. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit:

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Trimble offers comprehensive core benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Time off plans and retirement plans. Most of our businesses also offer tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses as well as Paid Parental Leave and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


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