Software Engineer 1 in Akron, OH at The Goodyear Tire

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

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Job Description

Location: US-OH-AKRON-CORP-HDQTRS-2110    Sponsorship Available: No  Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

About the Position

Software Developer role will support Global Technology’s Innovation Beyond Tires strategy. In this role you will work with other leading digital teams to provide new applications and capabilities across the organization.  You will design and develop user interfaces for internal and external websites, development backend processes and APIs as well as native applications. You will engage with stakeholders, application architects and other developers to understand requirements/challenges and collaborate on effective solutions. You will be involved in all aspects of the development process, including user research, design, testing and deployment.

Due to the continuously expanding area of applications of team capabilities, there are ample opportunities for team members to assume leadership roles within current projects, lead the development of new exciting capabilities as well as explore career opportunities across many Goodyear divisions.    

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop highly scalable and reliable software on the AWS cloud. Develop and deploy background processes and APIs, and enable testing end to end.
  • Research, evaluate, and implement cloud native tools and architectures to improve application scale and performance. support and maintain existing applications including feature additions and bug fixes.
  • Take part in design research and help identify design opportunities. Make complex work processes feel intuitive and understandable for end users and streamline the process with robust insightful telemetry.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field)  and  5+ years experience required
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 3+ years experience desired
  • Python, C# and Java  experience is a plus 
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GitHub and Docker
  • Designing large scale distributed software systems
  • Database design for DBMS such as Postgres is a plus
  • Write tests for new code (unit, mocking, integration) 

Skills and Abilities

  • Use of SOLID programming principles 
  • Proficient understanding of distributed, out-of-process system design and implementation 
  • Ability to solve problems and adapt quickly to new design and application trends 
  • Must have very strong analytical skills with the ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications with an emphasis toward the user experience of the solution
  • Strong understanding of programming best practices

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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