Jervis B Webb Company Software Developer, Server Side Automated Guided in Novi, Michigan

Software Developer, Server Side (Automated Guided Vehicles) Job LocationUS-MI-NoviID 2018-3895 OverviewJervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (, a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage retrieval systems, and integrated controls.The company is currently seeking an experienced Software Developer (AGV).ResponsibilitiesSoftware Developer, Automated Guided Vehicle EngineeringPosition Summary/ Primary PurposeReports to the Software Engineering Manager and works as a member of a small (approx 2 to 4 person) project team. Works, as directed, on the research, design, development, and testing of computer systems-level software and network distribution software for Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) applications. Authors and reviews operational specifications, formulates, and analyzes software requirements. The Software Developer applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to software development.Major Areas of Responsibility•Responsible for the design, development and testing of C++ computer applications on Microsoft .NET platforms and Windows based computer systems using the Microsoft Visual Studio suite of development tools.•Work with project team members and with other technical departments in the design, development, testing and deployment of Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) for the manufacturing industry.•Assist in the production and review the related productroject documentation for both internal and external use.•Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed to meet productroject goals.•Meet timelines to ensure projects stay on schedule and on budget.QualificationsBroad Knowledge as Follows (Basic/Preferred)•5+ years of extensive C, C++ and .NET development.•2+ years of developing with MS SQL Server.•Ability to understand, modify, and support C++ applications.•Superior knowledge of Visual Studio, and Windows 7/8, Windows Server 2008/2012•Industrial automation (PLC or OPC) experience is a plus.Skills Abilities as Follows (Basic/Preferred)•Good working knowledge of current Microsoft Office products•Ability to travel up to 20%, annually.•Occasionally, working extended hours, weekends, and holidays in support of customers. Customer sites are located throughout the country; the selected candidate will need to travel for commissioning and on-site engineering tasks that cannot be accomplished from our office. On occasion, off-shift work may be necessary to support commissioning efforts.•Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.•Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.•Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.•Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.•Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.•Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of you, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective acti