Seasoned pros, as well as candidates meeting the minimum qualifications below, will be considered for our growing team.
Would you like to collaborate with some of the brightest, most talented software engineers in Pittsburgh AND make a recognizable impact in a profitable, established and growing software solutions company? As a member of the Lucas' Project Engineering Team, you could be doing just that!
At Lucas, you will be responsible for: designing, developing, documenting, and supporting major components of the next generation of Lucas’ software products. Technologies include software that runs on a variety of leading-edge mobile devices from Zebra, Bluebird, Unitech, Samsung, Etc.
The skilled Software Engineer will be involved, at varying degrees, in the following:
designing and developing software using MS Visual Studio and C#;
designing and developing database components and software modules for Lucas’ software products;
extending MS Windows services, IIS, and multi-threaded server and mobile client applications;
designing and developing host interfaces using various transfer methods (e.g., socket, XML, FTP, etc.);
debugging and tuning of applications using Visual Studio, Profiler, and various in-house tools;
assisting Lucas’ software services/support team with troubleshooting and developing fixes and enhancements for existing client deployments;
At the Senior level:
working with Lucas Project Managers and customers to gather requirements as well as Product Managers to build a stronger product offering.
working directly with Lucas’ customers to gather requirements and design functional specifications to provide unique solutions that increase efficiency and solve operational challenges;
serving sometimes as the technical lead for customer projects, supervising other engineers to meet both internal and external expectations;
developing architecture diagrams and software specifications;
assisting in the creation of system specifications, systems installations and customer training;
coordinating and conducting user testing and training;
developing prototypes for R&D evaluation; and
evaluating new software tools.
Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline together with related, practical software engineering experience is required.
Object-oriented programming (preferably C#.NET) and database skills (preferably SQL Server).
Experience with Visual Studio, MVC, Angular, Message Queues, and Mobile Applications preferred.
Commitment to producing high quality, well-designed and flexible applications.
Solid troubleshooting, analytical, and organizational skills with attention to detail.
Dedication to collaborative working style and desire to learn and adopt new technologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to travel occasionally (up to 15% applicable for Tech Leads; not applicable for all Software Engineering roles though some travel expected for all).
Additional Valued Experience:
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) or other supply chain software solutions; systems that include mobile devices; Android development; microservices based software.
Internal Number: SWE
About Lucas Systems Inc.
Lucas Systems helps companies transform their distribution center operations and continuously adapt to changing market dynamics. We dramatically increase worker productivity, operational agility, accuracy, and reduce the need for labor. Lucas solutions are built on 23-plus years of deep process expertise and smart software using AI-based optimization technologies. Our solutions feature Jennifer, the brain, voice, and orchestration engine that drives performance improvement gains. We help customers make the smartest moves at the lowest cost with Jennifer.
Founded in 1998, Lucas is a growing and consistently profitable organization with an expanding global customer base and offices in North America and Europe. We offer a dynamic, collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial work environment that continues to create opportunities for both personal and professional growth for high-performing individuals throughout the United States and Europe.
Our culture has been as carefully managed as our growth and our products. We believe in what we do, as much as we believe in each other. We believe in rewarding great thinking and initiative. We attract high-quality people who like to work... hard, and they stay with us for many years.
We offer: Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(k) Match, and Paid Time Off (PTO); Free Parking; Flexible Work Hours; Casual Work Attire; Employee Recognition Program; State-of-the-Art Office Space, Furniture and Equipment; Foosball, Ping Pong, Pool Table and More; Free Snacks and Beverages; and Cash Bonus for Employee-Referred Hire