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Web Developer Opportunity

Our Values

Here at Emerson we believe in an agile development methodology and constant team collaboration. Our teams are passionate about working together to solve challenging problems for our customers and our business. Our software is used by millions of customers worldwide; therefore, we value quality and agility so we can effectively bring new features to market. We encourage growth via challenging projects, team exercises, training, developer conferences, and other technical community involvement.

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for creative team members who love to develop software. We want to work with people that make learning and teaching others a fundamental part of every day. We expect our engineers to be curious about how they can apply technology to make a meaningful impact to our customers.

In particular, we’re looking to hire a Web Developer who is interested in building large-scale web applications. If you are a geek who loves working in an agile environment and who enjoys web development, databases, and working with other engineers of various disciplines then you’ll be a great fit!

What is a Web Developer and Why Are We Hiring One?

Web Developers at Emerson participate in full-stack development of enterprise-grade web applications including everything from responsive front-end development all the way down to database design, unit testing, and DevOps.

While engineers here are exposed to many different aspects of development, each individual is given opportunities to grow in areas that interest them most. For some it is UX design and front-end development, and others it might be API design and back-end development. Senior engineers are here to mentor along the way, but often Web Developers take the lead in introducing new technology to the team! Learning together is a big part of what enables us to deliver the best solutions for our customers while also growing our teams’ capabilities.

Emerson recently acquired Textron’s Tools and Test business including several major professional tool brands. This acquisition brings with it a stream of exciting and high-impact software projects. The team needs to expand to be able to support the new, broader portfolio of brands.

We are looking to hire a Web Developer who can participate in all facets of these projects from requirements gathering, design, development (including unit testing of course!), and DevOps.

About the First Team You Will Join

New opportunities come along regularly within Emerson, but the first one our new Web Developer will be a part of is with team El Toro Potatoes. Team El Toro Potatoes is responsible for developing our highly visible, public-facing www.ridgid.com website which is used by millions of customers worldwide. The team also develops a rich set of tools and services for managing relational product data used across many different systems including mobile applications, the web, product catalogs, and more. More recently, the team has been tasked with onboarding our new Professional Tools businesses onto the Emerson platform to provide a more integrated brand experience.

The team practices TDD, DevOps, and applies agile methods. We are always looking to adopt new technologies that can help us improve the customer experience through development practices and technologies. Some of the technologies we currently use include ASP.NET MVC 5+, Web API 2, .NET Core 2, ASP.NET Identity Server 4, C#, Microsoft Azure, Git/GitHub, SQL Server, NoSQL Databases, Google Analytics, TeamCity, NUnit, Moq, Entity Framework, CloudFlare CDN, Redis, and more.

The development team is located at the RIDGID Corporate Headquarters in Elyria, OH. Members of the cross-functional team include several developers, a UX Designer, and numerous Product Owners / customer representatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in all aspects of the development process including design, development, testing (or better yet – TDD!), code reviews, deployments, etc.
  • Investigates and implements new technologies where appropriate
  • Enhances the online experience of our customers through the development of snazzy web applications
  • Works with a cross-functional team to integrate the newly acquired Professional Tools businesses via custom web development and APIs

Minimum Requirements

  • Some experience in ASP.NET web development (including HTML, JavaScript, CSS)

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with agile software development
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Relational database knowledge
  • Responsive Web Design
  • JQuery, Angular, React, Vue.js, or other JavaScript frameworks
  • ORM tools like Entity Framework or LLBLGen Pro
  • Having really cool hobbies that could pay off in the work place
  • Network Infrastructure, Security, Identity Management

Perks and Benefits

  • Matching 401k
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Wellness programs and on-site fitness center
  • Two weeks of paid Parental Leave for the secondary caregiver
  • RIDGID tool loaner program
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Work-sponsored attendance to conferences like Codemash and StirTrek
  • Board gaming sessions
  • Access to Pluralsight for online training

About Emerson

Imagine being surrounded by intelligent, driven, and passionate innovators all working toward the same goal—to create groundbreaking solutions that leave our world in a better place than we found it. Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

A dynamic environment is what you’ll discover at Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $14.5 billion in sales and 155 manufacturing locations worldwide. Together, we’re changing the world, and we have all the resources to help you achieve your professional goals.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

How To Apply

Just send your resume to [email protected] and indicate that you are interested in the Web Developer position.