Monsanto Software Engineer - Front End in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

Twenty years from now, the earth’s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer Of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind’s greatest challenges.

Monsanto’s Global Breeding Automation and Pipeline Connection team is a group of technologists passionate about creating the systems that fuel the farm of the future. We are reimagining and rebuilding our entire suite of field and lab technologies for the world of digital ag, a world that is geospatial, that is automated, that is cognitive. A world where every plant matters. A world where machines, agronomists, breeders, scientists, and engineers work collaboratively to deliver products that revolutionize the experience of our customers.

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer – Front End to join our Global Breeding Automation and Pipeline Connection team located in Chesterfield, MO and lead the way to enabling a whole new world of process automation capabilities for Monsanto.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with Product Owners/Business Partners understand business priorities and goals and guide software engineering team through appropriate application of Technical Architecture practice

  • Hands on coding to help product team/s to deliver on product goals/vision and accountability for technical stack and direction of the product platform

  • Building sustainable products that are highly available, scalable, easy to maintain and fault tolerant, also providing continuous support for ongoing application availability and scalability.

  • Working with architects and software engineers/developers across platform/product teams to evaluate emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needs

Required Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with the following:

  • Concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6

  • HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Angular2 and/or ReactJS

  • Responsive design and cross browser compatibility

  • Experience with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance

  • Experience with data visualization technologies such as Plotly, ag-grid, D3.js, and/or Bootstrap

  • Experience creating user interfaces that feature large amounts of data and data visualization

  • Ability to deliver quality in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban, etc).

  • Experience with Test Driven Development using frameworks such as: Mocha, Jasmine, Cucumber, and Karma.

  • Experience/familiarity with the following:

  • Code repository management

  • Code merge

  • Quality checks

  • Continuous integration

  • Automated deployment & management using tools (such as Jenkins, Git, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Gulp, Grunt, and/or other comparable tools)

Desired Education and Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with server-side scripting (node.js)

  • Familiarity with UX design best practices

  • Experience with approaches and tooling for automated build, delivery and release of software

  • Experience with setting up technical standards along with monitoring and reporting

Who is Monsanto?

Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.

We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We’re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you?

Why work with us?

  • Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environment

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships

  • You will work with market leading brand products in a global organization

  • We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development opportunities in the industry

  • Monsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world

Join our global team where your contribution will make a real difference!

Organization: GLB Breeding - Automation & Pipeline Con51190878_

Title: Software Engineer - Front End

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01PEB

Job: Information Technology

Schedule: Full-time

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