Samson Rope Software Engineer - Ferndale, WA in Ferndale, Washington

Job Description:

Samson, the worldwide leader in high performance cordage, is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team at our corporate office in Ferndale, WA.

The software engineer’s role is to design, code, test, and analyze software programs and applications. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. The software developer will also analyze and amend software errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports where required. While the primary focus of this position will be on technical development, various other duties are required including testing, installation, troubleshooting and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist other developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications.

  • Plan phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects.

  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications.

  • Research and document requirements of software users.

  • Builds moderately complex user interface applications and backend databases using skills in various web development tools, programming languages and scripting languages.

  • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.

  • Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines.

  • Install software products for end users as required.

  • Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of company Web site and/or related Web applications as necessary.

  • Maintains professional knowledge of current trends and developments in the field and applies pertinent new knowledge to performance of other responsibilities.

  • Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

  • Design, run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science and 3 years related work experience; OR Associate’s Degree in a related field with 5 years related work experience. 7+ years of related work experience may substitute for education.

Experience and Skills:

Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including TCP/IP.

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

  • Ability to conduct research into application issues and products as required.

  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

Job Benefits

Samson is the worldwide leader in high performance cordage. For 130 years, Samson has paved the road to success with innovation, quality, and service. Samson knows that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts: From the offices in Ferndale, Washington to the manufacturing floor in Lafayette, Louisiana our people are what make the difference in the product and to the customer.

Samson offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, and 11 paid holidays.

We are a drug free, tobacco free workplace, and an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran).


Job Tracking ID: 512776-546900

Job Location: Ferndale, WA

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Level of Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: October 18, 2016

Years of Experience: Any

Starting Date: ASAP