Lead Application Engineer – Remote Or New York, NY WestRock WestRock 2,245 reviews

Statewide Personnel

WFH-New York, New York, 11111

United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Our technology organization is transforming how we work at WestRock. We align with our businesses to deliver innovative solutions that:

Address specific business challenges, integrate processes, and create great experiences

Connect our work to shared goals that propel WestRock forward in the Digital Age

Imagine how technology can advance the way we work by using disruptive technology

We are looking for forward thinking technologists that can accelerate our focus areas such as building stronger foundational technology capabilities, reducing complexity, employing digital transformation concepts, and leveraging disruptive technology.

The opportunity:
The Lead Application Engineer is responsible for designing and developing software solutions tailored to WestRock business needs. The solutions you engineer will be loved by internal and external facing customers and provide considerable business value. The Lead Application Engineer is engaged in various projects ranging from the Recycling mobile application to Capital Planning Expenditure Request Form to eCommerce.

How you will impact WestRock:
As an Agile development team member, you will have significant influence over the development of new software at WestRock.

You will collaborate with Product Owners, UI/UX, DevOps and QA team members on subjects from design to deployment.

You will regularly update team management on new methods, tools and practices to support rapid software development and maximize team productivity.

Create technical specification documents (flow, ERD, etc) based on product owner requirements.

Estimate, prioritize and plan work items (epics, features, work items, tasks) to be handled during sprint/iterations.

Participate in creating and amending development standards, guidelines and services for common use by other internal software development teams.

Provide technical leadership and cross-training to peers in areas of your expertise.

Lead, mentor and coach junior team members.

Continually hone and share your knowledge of available tools, process and methods with the team.

Most importantly, you will code. You will code like a champion.

What you need to succeed:
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or related experience

10+ years work related experience in SW development and engineering

o 10+ years of hands on Java development experience required

o 3+ years of SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL

o 2+ years maven and SpringBoot development


o in developing Restful, SOA-based, microservices applications

o working with container tools and big data a plus

o working within Agile/Scrum development teams

o working with Agile tools like Azure DevOps or JIRA

o with IDEs like Eclipse, RAD, VS 2017 and source control in TFS or Git

o with Tomcat, Glassfish or WebSphere

o with ASP.NET and C#, .NET Framework and .NET Core a plus

A passion for learning new technologies and techniques

Insatiable desire to help teammates win

A love for precision

Self-motivated, independent individual that promotes teamwork.

Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills to build and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to effectively address issues in collaboration with others as appropriate; ability to proactively anticipate problems and opportunities and confidence to use initiative to pursue solutions.

Ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively

Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint is necessary for successful execution of the position.

What we offer:

orporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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