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Software Development Woodcliff Lake 11.11.2022

Senior Software Engineer

As an independent group of companies, the BMW Group has a commitment to creativity and breakthrough ideas that goes well beyond the racetrack. In order to continuously create ultimate driving machines, we drive our growth and design excellence by staffing our teams with individuals who are innovative and always looking for the next great idea. If you share our vision and view yourself as an independent, creative thinker, we invite you to join our team in this exceptional role located in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

The Senior Software Engineer for Customer Support & Engineering, is responsible for system analysis, design, development and testing for their assigned technical product(s) or application(s), within the context of an Agile/DevOps delivery model.  In addition, this person will be a Technical lead and extend DevOps responsibilities to possibly fill the Agile delivery roles of Business Analyst and Scrum Master.

Key accountabilities of the function Analysis and Design, within the context of Software Development Life Cycle and other relevant processes:

  • Analyze business requirements
  • Perform technical analysis of new and existing systems
  • Triage and analyze tickets
  • Develop design documentation and other relevant collateral
  • Estimate work effort
  • Support, guide and lead other associates in the understanding of legacy systems

Development and Testing: Utilize standard practices for development and delivery of projects and maintenance tickets including the following key tasks:

  • Coding and configuration
  • Code reviews and peer consultations
  • Unit testing and unit test development
  • System, integration and user acceptance test planning, execution and testing support
  • Defect management and resolution

Business Analysis: Execute the Business Analyst Agile Role by:

  • Building a strong understanding of the assigned business processes, functions, roles and rules
  • Owning the functional solution– the big picture story – of the initiative being delivered
  • Collaborating with the Business to elicit requirements, define acceptance criteria, and maintain a prioritized product backlog
  • Creating user stories to the level of granularity required by the team
  • Clarifying inconsistencies and resolving issues to bridge the gap between user expectations and the delivered product

Testing deliverables against a user story’s acceptance criteria to validate that the delivered product meets the business goals
Scrum Master: Execute the Scrum Master Agile Role by:

  • Leading the Agile team in the adoption and execution of Agile processes
  • Planning and facilitating key Agile events including daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Collaborating with the Product Owner to manage the Product backlog
  • Clearing obstacles and enabling the efforts of the scrum team

Coordination and Administration: Support efficient work processes by:

  • Coordinating day to day activities with team members
  • Leading and mentoring other team members as appropriate
  • Coordinating release planning and off-cycle efforts
  • Resolving or escalating risks and issues
  • Executing resource planning and time tracking processes

Join the team at BMW of North America and enjoy a high-performance employment package which includes: 

  • Company paid Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • Employee car program 
  • 401(k) Savings Plan 
  • Retirement Income Account

What are you waiting for...jump into the driver's seat and apply for the Senior Software Engineer position today!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field, or equivalent of 4 years of experience in the management of information technology application development, maintenance, and support.
  • 5+ Years of demonstrated success in Information Technology, with at least
  • 3+ Years in a mid-level engineering role, and
  • 2+ Years specializing in Software Engineering/Systems Engineering 
  • 1+ Years working in Agile projects

Technical Skills

  • Experience with solutions that use virtual machines, cloud services (AWS, Azure, including relevant micro service & API architecture)
  • Well-versed in using Internet technologies such as web services, HTML, XML, CSS, AJAX, Java, JavaScript, Spring Framework, node.js, http, DHTML.
  • Fully proficient in the core technologies (Angular, SQL, Containers (Docker), Kubernetes & basic UNIX skills)
  • Strong DB Modeling/Design and Development skills  
  • Basic understanding of various web service technologies such as SOAP, REST or OData
  • Basic understanding of BI (Tableau) and ETL (Informatica) technologies

BMW NA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Senior Software Engineer

Woodcliff Lake
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW of North America LLC.
BMW Group
Woodcliff Lake
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Software Development
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