Software Engineer (Corporate - Athol)

<strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done.</strong>

Athol, ID

Idaho Forest Group

<p><strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.<br /><br />IFG is a growing company with 5 regional sawmills and a finger-joint facility located in North Idaho and an up-and-coming sawmill in Lumberton, Mississippi, that values employees and holds a reputation for high quality products.<br /></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> https://ifg.com/

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Full-Time

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Overview: <br />Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking a Software Engineer to join our Information Technology team.<br /> <br />At Idaho Forest Group (IFG), we are prepared for the future both in leadership, succession and the ability to employ advanced technology. Our T3 philosophy (Timber, Talent and Technology) has progressed to the next level of A3 (Academics, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence). We are committed to our mission of enhancing the lives and livelihoods of our employees, customers, and partners and the communities in which we operate by providing the earth’s best renewable building products. We hope you will find your future with us.<br /> <br />IFG is looking for a passionate and versatile Software Engineer who will play an integral role in developing new software products from the ground up as well as enhancing existing applications. You will be involved in all aspects of the software development process.<br /> <br />The Software Engineering position is a full-time position in the Information Technology (IT) Department and will report to the DevOps Manager.<br /> <br />Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, hours depending upon need.<br /> <br />Essential Functions:<br /> <ul> <li>Analyze, design, develop, and document new or enhanced software programs.</li> <li>Be responsible for assuring the delivery of high-quality software by enforcing coding standards and developing unit and functional test, based on industry best practices</li> <li>Maintains software through enhancements, patching issues and deployment</li> <li>Routinely assigned deliverables on various technical projects and works independently as well as part of a team.</li> <li>Contributes to the team to further share knowledge and processes and ensures lessons learned are documented.</li> <li>Design, troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade and audit the optimization software that reports and processes data related to the lumber manufacturing industry</li> <li>Work directly with OEMs that develop application software for scanning and optimization</li> <li>Provide technical support and training for users</li> <li>Maintain governmental compliance and participate in audits as needed</li> <li>Conduct technical evaluations on new products and provides recommendations</li> <li>Keep up to date on latest technologies and trends.</li> <li>Participates in the development of project proposals with emphasis on cost/benefits</li> <li>Assist IT team with improvements to enhance functionality and service to users</li> <li>Travel between sites and after hours support services may be required.</li> <li>Willingness to learn and perform other duties as assign</li> </ul> <br />Minimum Qualifications:<br /> <ul> <li> <br />Two years of software development, troubleshooting and application design experience --OR--<br /> </li> <li> <br />Combination of post-secondary technical training with knowledge of Java, Python, C/C++, C#, R, development and implementation.<br /> </li> <li> <br />Ability to show programming and explain logic.<br /> </li> <li> <br />Experience in object-oriented programming.<br /> </li> </ul> <br />Preferred Qualifications:<br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline</li> <li>4+ years’ experience in software development such as Java, Python, C/C++, C#, R</li> <li>Proficiency in object-oriented design</li> <li>Experience in Android development in Kotlin</li> <li>Experience in SQL Server or other databases</li> <li>Experience in any versioning systems such as Git, Mercurial, SVN</li> <li>Understanding of software engineering processes and best practices</li> <li>Experience in Inductive Automation’s Ignition framework</li> <li>Experience in AI/Machine Learning and optimization modeling</li> </ul> <br />Required Skills:<br /> <ul> <li>Skilled in organizing and expressing ideas effectively in oral and written communication</li> <li>Excellent analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills</li> <li>Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment</li> <li>Excellent computer skills and the ability to maintain software integrity</li> <li>Experience with fundamental algorithms/data structures</li> <li>Follow through on short-term and long-term projects</li> <li>Must be capable of following strict policies and procedures</li> <li>Creates and maintains technical documentation on processes and standards</li> <li>Physically perform the essential functions of the job</li> </ul> <br />Tools & Equipment Used:<br /> <br />Servers, logging applications, event logs, resource monitoring, computer, tablets, telephone, etc.<br /> <br />Work Environment:<br /> <br />Work is performed both in an office and manufacturing environment while sitting or standing at a desk or computer. Physical exertion may be required to lift or move equipment.<br /> <br />IT as a Service<br /> <br />We strive for excellence and professionalism as we represent both the department and Idaho Forest Group. We treat each other with respect and common courtesy. Our team has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we continue to learn from each other and adapt. We strive to improve and continue to grow through training and partnerships. Customer service is our focus as we help make Idaho Forest Group a successful company and a great place to work.<br /> <br />Physical Requirements:<br /> <br />Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs. Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations and airborne particles (sawdust).<br /> <br />As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.<br /> <br />Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, family medical history, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-6630 and/or hr@idfg.com.<br /><br />
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Analyze, design, develop, and document new or enhanced software programs.</li> <li>Be responsible for assuring the delivery of high-quality software by enforcing coding standards and developing unit and functional test, based on industry best practices</li> <li>Maintains software through enhancements, patching issues and deployment</li> <li>Routinely assigned deliverables on various technical projects and works independently as well as part of a team.</li> <li>Contributes to the team to further share knowledge and processes and ensures lessons learned are documented.</li> <li>Design, troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade and audit the optimization software that reports and processes data related to the lumber manufacturing industry</li> <li>Work directly with OEMs that develop application software for scanning and optimization</li> <li>Provide technical support and training for users</li> <li>Maintain governmental compliance and participate in audits as needed</li> <li>Conduct technical evaluations on new products and provides recommendations</li> <li>Keep up to date on latest technologies and trends.</li> <li>Participates in the development of project proposals with emphasis on cost/benefits</li> <li>Assist IT team with improvements to enhance functionality and service to users</li> <li>Travel between sites and after hours support services may be required.</li> <li>Willingness to learn and perform other duties as assign</li> </ul> <br />Minimum
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li> <br />Two years of software development, troubleshooting and application design experience --OR--<br /> </li> <li> <br />Combination of post-secondary technical training with knowledge of Java, Python, C/C++, C#, R, development and implementation.<br /> </li> <li> <br />Ability to show programming and explain logic.<br /> </li> <li> <br />Experience in object-oriented programming.<br /> </li> </ul> <br />Preferred Qualifications:<br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline</li> <li>4+ years’ experience in software development such as Java, Python, C/C++, C#, R</li> <li>Proficiency in object-oriented design</li> <li>Experience in Android development in Kotlin</li> <li>Experience in SQL Server or other databases</li> <li>Experience in any versioning systems such as Git, Mercurial, SVN</li> <li>Understanding of software engineering processes and best practices</li> <li>Experience in Inductive Automation’s Ignition framework</li> <li>Experience in AI/Machine Learning and optimization modeling</li> </ul> <br />Required Skills:<br /> <ul> <li>Skilled in organizing and expressing ideas effectively in oral and written communication</li> <li>Excellent analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills</li> <li>Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment</li> <li>Excellent computer skills and the ability to maintain software integrity</li> <li>Experience with fundamental algorithms/data structures</li> <li>Follow through on short-term and long-term projects</li> <li>Must be capable of following strict policies and procedures</li> <li>Creates and maintains technical documentation on processes and standards</li> <li>Physically perform the essential functions of the job</li> </ul> <br />Tools & Equipment Used:<br /> <br />Servers, logging applications, event logs, resource monitoring, computer, tablets, telephone, etc.<br /> <br />Work Environment:<br /> <br />Work is performed both in an office and manufacturing environment while sitting or standing at a desk or computer. Physical exertion may be required to lift or move equipment.<br /> <br />IT as a Service<br /> <br />We strive for excellence and professionalism as we represent both the department and Idaho Forest Group. We treat each other with respect and common courtesy. Our team has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we continue to learn from each other and adapt. We strive to improve and continue to grow through training and partnerships. Customer service is our focus as we help make Idaho Forest Group a successful company and a great place to work.<br /> <br />Physical Requirements:<br /> <br />Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs. Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations and airborne particles (sawdust).<br /> <br />As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.<br /> <br />