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Senior Software Engineer

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson

Software Engineering
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
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Senior Software Engineer

Job ID R36222 Primary Location Eden Prairie, Minnesota Additional Location(s) Seattle, Washington; Kansas City, Missouri; Chicago, Illinois Job Type Full time


As a Software Engineer, you will work with the latest frameworks, languages, and tools available to build world class software that is transforming the logistics industry. You'll be challenged to build modern, responsive, and highly scalable systems that are accelerating commerce through the world's most connected supply chain platform, Navisphere. If you are a software engineer who enjoys collaborating with other talented and passionate engineers and working on the world's most complex supply chain solutions, this is the opportunity for you!

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Software Engineer for C.H. Robinson? Take a look at these traits and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter

Career Path

There are many journeys you can choose to take with us – this is just one example! We also offer opportunities to advance into leadership roles where you could be both hands-on and directly leading a team. We support your desired path and life goals.

  • Software Engineer

  • Software Engineer II

  • Software Engineer III

  • Senior Software Engineer

  • Principal Software Engineer

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There are a lot of fun events outside of the main responsibilities such as projects which involved people from different parts of the organization working together on tech and non-tech topics, events organized by Women in Tech (employee resource group) such as the book club and activities encouraged by the HR Team.

Software Quality Assurance Analyst, Warsaw, Poland
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Teamwork culture is valuable. Workflow-wise, you do not feel that you work in a large company. We’ve got small teams with a lot of initiative. At the same time, you see the scale of the system architecture and you realize that you work in a big company with a small, friendly team attitude.

Software Engineer, Warsaw, Poland
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I’ve found my time at C.H. Robinson extremely rewarding. It’s a fast paced environment where we use cutting edge technologies to move the world. Each day is a new challenge, receiving updates from the business, developing and deploying solutions, and getting immediate feedback from users.

Software Engineer II, North America

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The Senior Software Engineer role is a technical leadership role on a software development team. As part of the Navisphere Orders team you will work closely with engineering product managers, business stakeholders, and other leaders to define, estimate, and design for complex, strategic solutions that delight our customers. You are responsible for driving innovation through leadership, influence, and discussions. In addition, the role is also responsible for impacting and continuously improving our engineering process and mentoring other engineers across the organization.


  • Partner with product managers and principal software engineers to translate high-level requirements into detailed designs to solve complex business problems.
  • Design solutions that align to the long-term plan for a service or product based on deep expertise and customer insights.
  • Define interfaces and develop code for modules across products or services and influence or drive architectural changes.
  • Ensure consistent, usable, forward-looking, maintainable test infrastructure; draw from a large base of design patterns, is an expert in available technologies, and is adept at identifying practices that work well.
  • Identify code across multiple code bases to optimize, refactor, and reuse code to improve performance and maintainability while ensuring maximum efficiency, effectiveness, and return on investment.
  • Proactively identify performance and availability issues, troubleshoot, provide effective options, and resolve issues in production that could span multiple product areas.
  • Develop and maintain thorough architectural documentation for the product or service.
  • Estimate for projects that span multiple product areas including work, time, resources, and skill needs.
  • Proactively identify technologies or solutions that differ from current technology stack or represent innovative uses of existing technologies.
  • Design products or services by using secure programming patterns and finding, fixing, and enhancing security in existing applications; ensure secure best practices are part of design and implementation of new features and applications.
  • Mentor and coach other software engineers, and proactively seek mentorship from others.
  • Lead the effort in defining the engineering lifecycle and practices for team and associated teams in partnership with the principal software engineer.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IS, MIS, or other technology degree or minimum 4 years of equivalent work experience and high school diploma/GED.
  • Experience developing containerized applications. -> specifying (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices -> specifying (octopus deploy, ADO Pipelines)
  • Minimum 6 years of experience developing and implementing commercial software across several platforms while leveraging a variety of programming languages.
  • Experience in owning and delivering projects and results of increasing technical complexity.
  • Experience with modern development languages (ex. .Net CORE, C#, Java)
  • Experience with database objects in relational databases (ex. MS SQL, Oracle) including schema design, stored procedure development and performance and optimization techniques.
  • Experience with non-relational databases (ex. MongoDB, Elastic, Cosmos)
  • Experience with HTTP and REST architecture
  • Experience with unit, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Experience with version control systems (ex. GIT, GITHub, TFS, etc.)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices
  • Experience developing containerized applications.


  • Experience working on large-scale open source or inner source software development.
  • Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams.
  • Experience in system integration projects or global projects
  • Experience with data streaming architecture and frameworks (Kafka, ESB)
  • Possess solid communication skills and strong customer focus.
  • Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams.
  • Able to learn and understand the various technical domains across the enterprise and able to communicate complex technical and business concepts across the enterprise and various business stakeholders.
  • Experience directly or indirectly leading high performing teams with the ability to assess and grow software engineering talent.
  • Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Compensation Range

$111,300.00 - $246,800.00

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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