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Senior Software Engineer- Backend

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Kansas City, KS, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt is seeking a Senior Software Engineer - Backend to join our development team at the IDEA Center in Lenexa, Kansas (hybrid option available) ) to help support our Automotive, Furniture, Elite Comfort Solutions, and Adjustable Beds businesses. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a close-knit team in a global organization. We are seeking someone with high attention to detail, who is teachable, and a flexible team player.


What you will be doing as Senior Software Engineer – Backend

· Work closely with other frontend and backend developers to build web-based applications.

· Develop server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend.

· Collaborate with project management team and stakeholders to define objectives.

· Discuss design systems and technical design patterns.

· Proactively engage in regular project team meetings including Daily scrum, Sprint planning, Backlog grooming, Sprint demos, and PI planning.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, or combination of education, experience, and training.

· Excellent technical skills and ability to understand complex production systems.

· 5+ years of experience in designing systems in Node.js or .NET Core, C#.

· 3+ years of experience in designing and implementing PostGres, SQL Server databases.

· Write efficient SQL queries, database normalization.

· Deep experience in distributed microservices, and full stack systems.

· Experience in (ETL) using SSIS, Apache NIFI.

· Understand RESTful API concepts and development.

· Familiarity with git and other technical collaboration tools.

· Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

· Strong interpersonal skills (communication, teamwork, dependability)


Things we consider a plus:

· Experience with software development methodologies such as TDD and BDD.

· Experience with Azure DevOps.

· Container deployment and container orchestration solutions.

· Experience with frontend web development, preferably React, Vue


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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