Agile Software Engineer- Javascript/ Backend API (Remote)

Emerson Remote
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March 15, 2023
St. Louis, Missouri

Agile Software Engineer- Javascript/ Backend API (Remote)



If you are a Software Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Working remotely with our Software Solutions organization based out of St. Louis, MO location, you will dive into infrastructure as necessary and have responsibility for the entire software lifecycle. The Agile Software Engineer is someone who is passionate and enjoys developing code.

Emerson offers an excellent compensation package with competitive salary, comprehensive healthcare package, 401k (100% company match up to 5%), quarterly company funded retirement plan with an additional contribution of 2.5%, tuition assistance, flexible work schedule, paid time off (3 weeks + paid holidays) and ongoing Emerson-led training.

As an Agile Software Engineer, YOU WILL:

  • Assist in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Develop automated UAT and Unit Tests


  • Bachelors Degree and 3+ years of experience (or equivalent) 
  • Experience with Cloud based technologies, specifically AWS. 
  • Knows at least a couple languages well
  • An expert in at least one technical stack (eg. web, ui, backend database)
  • Could function as a ‘go-to’ person for several technologies (e.g. Java, PostgreSQL, Ansible, etc…)
  • Has some familiarity with operating systems other than their primary
  • Comfortable automating some parts of the product
  • Enjoys paired programming, and understands the scenarios where it can be helpful
  • Comfortable translating business requirements into a design
  • Has shipped at least one commercially used software product
  • Has participated on several software projects
  • Participates in product support (e.g. on call) independently
  • Has a decent approach between getting the job done vs technical debt
  • Understands agile development, could teach the ideas
  • Can explain and communicate technically complicated and abstract topics to business and product teams effectively
  • Willingness to put the needs of the team over their own
  • Willingness to experiment with development processes with an open mind
  • Ability to travel to St. Louis headquarters up to 1 week per quarter


  • Has shipped multiple commercialized products
  • Experience in related fields, e.g. customer support or data science
  • Experience with a functional programming language
  • Has an interest in the business, e.g. product viability and marketing


You partner with others to get work done. You face difficult issues and support others who do the same. You know to prepare for unexpected outcomes and try different solutions. You ask the right questions to accurately analyze situations. You try multiple times using multiple methods to find the right solution. You build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations.

Flexible Work Schedule – Remote Work Option and Core Hours

This role has the flexibility of remote work and a core hour schedule. You can choose to flex your start and stop times given you are working during the core hours of 9:00am - 3:00pm (based on team headquarters time zone). Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers. This role also has a travel requirement of up to 1 week per quarter to the St. Louis headquarters, predetermined by leadership in advance.

Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership. Our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay a competitive base salary, within the local market in which we operate, and reward performance during the annual merit review process. In accordance with Colorado EPEWA, the base salary range for this role is $92,110 - $134,343 annually, commensurate with the skills, talent, capabilities, and experience each candidate brings to a role. Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!

About our Software Solutions Organization
Our Software Solutions organization supports two business units, Comfort Control and Cold Chain. Comfort Control, a business unit of Climate Technologies, is headquartered in St. Louis, MO and is an industry leader in home energy management and comfort control. Our products monitor and control appliances that account for approximately 60% of the energy consumed in the average US household. By networking our products to the cloud, we are discovering new ways to help our customers reduce energy consumption, save money, and maintain comfort. And because our technology touches so much of the residential energy profile, our solutions are positioned to make a significant impact on our nation’s carbon footprint.
Cold Chain, headquartered in Kennesaw, GA, is a leader in creating environmental monitoring and control solutions for the food safety, hospital, and food retail markets. Our systems monitor the temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors for food and vital medicines, and provide control of HVAC, lighting, and refrigeration systems for many large food retail chains, across the US and the world. As part of our control solutions, we provide companies the ability to increase the sustainability of their businesses by actively monitoring and managing use of HVAC and refrigeration to minimize energy use.
If you want to be part of a collaborative, high energy, fast paced team, where your contributions can make a real impact on the world – you have just found the place!




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