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Software Developer/ Engineering

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

Location: Akron, OH 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



The Goodyear Tire and Rubber company is seeking a Software Developer to join an existing Engineering team and provide development in support of engineering software for our innovation efforts.  We are seeking a candidate who is motivated to develop and deliver integrated software solutions to the customer in support of business needs. You will work in a SDLC environment with a cross-functional, cross-continental group of engineers who are creating and refining links between tire design and vehicle performance. Typical activity will include: adding new software functionality, identifying and fixing software issues, delivering service requests, providing incident coverage and deploying software releases.  We are flexible to the type of software the candidate has worked with. The candidate will evolve in a global software development team which implements IT R&D solutions to support the tire design and manufacturing processes in three different technical centers globally.


Principal Responsibilities:
•    Develop FEA software systems to support key business functions for R&D.
•    Coordinate, plan and execute software deployments to production, test and development platforms using documented procedures and tests.
•    Work with internal customers to understand and respond to needs. 
•    Troubleshoot basic problems reported by internal customers, systems, or team members escalating to senior team members as appropriate.
•    Actively participate in global multidisciplinary product development, process improvement & problem-solving teams.
•    Participates as a team member on medium and large projects.  Ability to manage small projects.
•    Identifies problems due to recurring incidents.  Participates with senior level team members in troubleshooting intermediate problems which may span functional areas.


•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or similar focus is required.

•    A minimum of 1 years' experience as a Software Developer is required.


Preferred Requirements:
•    Demonstrated experience in the development of software applications along with scripting experience. 
•    Experience with client server application development & Python is a plus
•    Experience using LINUX/UNIX
•    Knowledge of High Performance Computing is optional


Skills & Qualifications:
•    Efficient communication and customer service skills.
•    Participate as an active team member, practice effective listening and effective collaboration skills
•    Attention to detail and commitment to timely, high quality and error free deliverables.
•    Proactive in managing issues and problems, comfortable with ambiguity.
•    Ability to translate technical jargon into business language
•    Ability to present ideas and solutions in business-friendly and user-friendly language.


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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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