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Bayer Principal Software Engineer in Creve Coeur, Missouri

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Principal Software Engineer


The primary responsibilities of this role, Principal Engineer, are to:

  • Serve as a technical expert and practitioner on our most demanding,cross-functional initiatives;

  • Decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions;

  • Fully and completely understand system interdependencies, constraints and limitations;

  • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, quality, security and engineering best practices;

  • Leverage knowledge of prior internal and industry experience in design and implementation decisions;

  • Effectively research and benchmark Bayer Crop Science technology against known best practices and trends in the industry;

  • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the engineering community on advanced technical issues and provide feedback to managers to guide the career growth of their team members;

  • Effectively communicate learnings, best practices, designs, strategiesinternally and externally to amplify the voice of the engineeringcommunity and promote the Bayer Crop Science Division;

  • Exert technical influence across multiple teams, inclusive of data science, data engineering and community IT teams, increasing theirproductivity and effectiveness by contributing as a hands-on team member and sharing your deep knowledge and experience;

  • Act as external ambassador for Bayer by contributing to and influencing technical discussions outside the company;

  • Seek out opportunities internally and externally to improve organizational performance and status in the community;

  • Help define and evangelize, internally and externally, howtechnology trends can be implemented to provide organizational value;

  • Identify learning opportunities for the development community andinfluence education programs across the organization;

  • Provide guidance and mentoring for technical design and architecturedecisions across the organization.

Domestic Relocation Assistance is Available


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;

  • At least seven years of experience in solving challenging technical problems in two or more of the following areas:

  • Single page web application development;

  • Unix/Linux environment management;

  • Cloud based continuous delivery and environment management;

  • Mobile application development;

  • Micro-service design and development;

  • Large, distributed system development;

  • Software security.

  • Processing and analyzing large data sets;

  • Practical experience and deep understanding of industry practices,engineering principles, concepts and standards;

  • Expertise in at least one technology or facet of product development(research, design, programming, testing);

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Location: United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur || United States : Missouri : St. Louis

Division: Corporate Functions

Reference Code: 139441

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