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Software Developer III or SeniorNewport News, VA | Job ID 19934

  • Job ID 19934
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The Software Developer III - Senior, researches, supports, develops, writes and tests software for components and systems used in large mining haul trucks.


  • Responsible for .NET technical design, coding, and documentation. Analyze and evaluate business requirements. Provide recommendations on the nature, scope, and complexity of solutions.
  • Develop and implement project plans, including resources, tasks, and timeframes. Works independently and as a team member with other Engineers, Designers, and production personnel on ad hoc projects.
  • Works along with other Engineers to design, install, test, analyze, and maintain the software tools required to control electrical products, equipment, and systems.
  • Assists in training initiatives. May assign work to less experienced staff and review their work. Works along with other Engineers to research and analyze customer design proposals and specifications.
  • Collaborate and innovate with teammates to resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Participates in Engineering Development Program.
  • Mentors Level I & II Software Developers.
  • Take ownership over project timelines and deliverables
  • Analyses software tools necessary to perform validation and troubleshooting. Contribute to the DevOps process and tool building.
  • Evaluates alternative software development and testing tools.
  • True individual ownership and responsibility over projects.
  • Estimates time and cost requirements for new development and R&D projects.
  • Researches and analyzes customer design proposals and specifications. Competencies
  • Level III: Bachelor’s degree (BSCE/BSCS) with four years of programming experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Senior: Bachelor’s degree (BSCE/BSCS) with eight years of programming or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of WinForms and WPF. Experience with configuration management/source control tools (Git, Subversion, etc.)
  • A good grasp of OO and design patterns which promote testability and maintainability of code
  • Extensive experience with automated testing, continuous integration, and delivery tools.
  • Willingness to work in an Agile development environment with daily standup meetings.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic tools necessary to verify software stability and function. Skilled with debugging software in complex systems.Demonstrated ability to proactively manage tasks, projects, and issues.
  • Expected to travel nationally and internationally up to 20% to customer or supplier sites.
  • Ability to complete and maintain mine certifications or safety training such as Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) hazard training.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain driver’s license and passport. Our OfferAn interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. We hire as soon as possible.

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  • Job ID 19934
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr in the USAIn line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr- Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States. Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. 

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Sandra Draeger


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