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Sr. Software Engineer, Sitecore


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924 Boise, ID, US, 83702

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Simplot Digital Delivery team is organization within Simplot comprised of cross-functional, collaborative and digital first individuals with the goal of creating innovative solutions to support the company’s customer-facing digital assets.  We are looking for an experience Sitecore developer to join this team. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply.


The primary function of this position is to work as a member of a software development team to support the Digital IT needs of the disparate business units globally.  Business needs are facilitated directly in this role via the delivery engineer’s ability to analyze requirements, design, write, and test code for new as well as legacy systems and software.

Key Responsibilities

  • To objectively assess the degree of conformance of the system to stated requirements and specifications. Testing verifies that the system meets the different requirements including, functional, performance, reliability, security, usability and so on.
  • Integrates technical experience and business understanding to create superior solutions for the company and customers. 
  • Consults with team members and other organizations, customers, and vendors on complex issues.
  • Root cause analysis and elegant solutioning both individually and collaboratively for software related challenges. Requirements interpretation and analysis to understand the core needs of the business such that an accurate software solution design can be realized efficiently.
  • Develops innovative multi-team solutions to complex problems. A preponderance of time is spent in strategic and creative problem solving.
  • Using desired skillset (tools, process and development language knowledge) to create software solutions for business requests and correct software related issues
  • Solid, scalable, and efficient solution designs to satisfy current requested business requirements and be extendable enough for reuse in future business needs.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university or equivilent experience

Relevant Technical Experience

  • 10+ years development experience and/or training
  • 3+ years Sitecore development experience


  • Experience with C#, ASP.NET Framework/Core
  • Knowledge of object oriented, software design patterns and architectural paradigms such as MVC, MVVM and MVM.
  • Deep functional knowledge and hands on design experience with web services.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to web applications.
  • Experience working with SQL Server database and repositories
  • Experience working with source control management systems (git, subversion) and concepts branching, merging and hot fixes.
  • Expert in Root cause analysis process.

Front End specific:

  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, (HTML, HTML5, CSS, BootStrap)
  • Proficient understanding of modern, client-side JavaScript frameworks, such as jQuery, AngularJs
  • Server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, (LESS,SASS)
  • Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Comprehension of front-end optimization techniques which maximum performance and scalability such as caching and bundling

Relevant General and Desired Experience

  • Expert in SDLC environment experience
  • Assess technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Perform testing, validation and verification of web applications 
  • Strong experience in collaborating with multi-functional/globally distributed teams to understand the business requirements, provide architectures, and mentor.
  • Strong experience planning/delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Strong communication skills


Job Requisition ID: 5603

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise, Remote - USA 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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