Software Engineer

US-UT-Pleasant Grove
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Experience (Years)

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to join the WattStopper Team in Pleasant Grove, UT. The individual in this role is responsible for developing software applications for use by internal staff and external customers. This responsibility includes defining specifications, application design, software development, draft documentation, testing and distribution of developed software. This role is also responsible for developing exciting software applications used to commission and control best-in-class residential and commercial building control systems. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design and customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinate software development as part of a team.


About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


Employing more than 3,200 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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Required Skills:   

  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 3+ years' experience in designing, developing, and deploying end-user software using  C++, C#.Net, Java, or related language

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Masters Degree
  • Experience with Embedded Programming and lighting controls a plus.
  • Cloud experience, especially Windows Azure. Experience creating web services and cloud applications.
  • Familiar with the Agile development methodology 
  • Knowledge of, and experience with object oriented architecture and design.
  • Proficiency building unit tests.
  • Proficient programming skills, including familiarity with data types, syntax and control structures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to create functional and technical design specifications for development efforts and debugging complex application problems. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.  
  • Able to evaluate situations, identify options and implement effective solutions quickly and efficiently.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software.  Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Demonstrated  problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level. 
  • Be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.
  • Be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customers’ needs and identify new ways to serve/satisfy customer.

Position Attributes

Organization:  Individual Contributor competency model
Main Interface:  Internal – engineering, sales and marketing teams.  External – customers, vendors and suppliers.
Budget:  Provides input to department budget; develops and/or provides data for budgets related to projects. 
Main Job Duties:

  • Architect, design, code, analyze and test user front end software used for home and building automation environment. Write well designed, testable, and efficient code.
  • Work with product marketing and software development team to create specifications that meet customer use case requirements and support a broad spectrum of home and building automation products. Includes development of new innovative applications.
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Analysis and maintenance of current applications.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility and design features within project and time and cost constraints. Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications.
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware and third party equipment, and to improve its performance.
  • Solve complex home and building automation system application problems through design and development of system software configuration and set-up tools.
  • Be capable of working with a software and product development teams in a fast paced and innovative technology environment.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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