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Senior Software Development Engineer

We are looking for a team oriented Senior Software Development Engineer, based in Torrance, CA, with a can-do attitude to work on diverse and exciting new innovative global projects. Responsibilities you will have in the role are to undertake the full development lifecycle of a global Progress application and to produce high quality software solutions within time and budget.

About the Role
  • Responsible for supporting the highly specialized syncreon WMS and associated application suite modules, focusing upon global accounts which make use of proprietary syncreon application software and solution sets within the company's Technology segment;
  • Ensure syncreon systems are properly functioning with respect to customer-specific business logic, WMS (Warehouse Management System) functionality, and operational processes across syncreon's global operations;
  • Lead syncreon IT solution planning, design, and programming for software projects, including customer roadmap projects, internal syncreon change requests, business process improvement projects, and supporting both new and incremental business within overall syncreon Technology segment accounts;
  • Develop and deliver modifications and enhancements to existing syncreon application and software systems' functionality, in line with all applicable syncreon functional and technical specifications;
  • Perform unit testing and deliver tested software modules; ensure adherence to all functional requirements prior to the handover to IT quality assurance personnel;
  • Prepare and promulgate software development-related documentation in line with syncreon Technology segment software standards; ensure on-time delivery, quality control of software application components, software code reviews, and adherence to company standards and best practices in line with syncreon software strategies;
  • Provide application-level support for customer operations in accordance with customer service level agreements, encompassing incident and problem management through to resolution;
  • Perform root cause analyses and develop corrective actions for identified problems, including communicating, reporting, and escalating in line with syncreon procedures and customer agreements;
  • Facilitate and support software deployments, throughout initial warranty periods through to project closure; support and assist with project test cycle preparation and execution, including quality assurance, system integration and testing, and user acceptance testing; serve as a principal point of contact regarding application and software element issues;
  • Utilize Progress 4GL, Webspeed, UNIX, Edi Messaging, PHP5, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, and WMS application suite modules to perform duties;
  • Liaise with syncreon IT Project Managers in order to diagnose, prioritize, and manage the resolution of logged issues; provide both on-site and remote support during project deployment and warranty phases;
  • Provide support with programming for syncreon WMS and associated application suite modules; coordinate scheduling and prioritization of projects, including the quality of deliverables, and adherence to syncreon standards; and facilitate and support syncreon IT solution design processes, including incorporating engineering, operational, and customer specific requirements for new business opportunities within the Technology segment.

Location: 19200 S. Western Avenue, Torrance, California, 90501

Salary: $121,658 per year

(Job Code: 1004)


Education: Bachelors Degree – Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or in a related field of study (will accept equivalent foreign degree);


Training: None


Experience: Three (3) years in the position above, as a Software Developer, or in a related occupation.


Other Requirements: Experience must include three (3) years use of all the following: Progress 4GL, Webspeed, UNIX, Edi Messaging, PHP5, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, and WMS application suite modules.


Will also accept any suitable combination of education, training, and/or experience.


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.