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C++ Application Developer (sponsorship available)

Date:  Jul 16, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

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




About the Position

The C++ Application Developer will be a motivated individual to develop and deliver software solutions to the customer in support of business needs. Work in this role will include; Source Code Management and deploying code all in a Linux environment which includes Shell Scripting, C++, or Python with a cross-functional, group of engineers. 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.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop software applications 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. 
  • Participate actively in the software release process.
  • 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.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in applying current information technology to specific areas of business.


Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience in the development and deployment of software applications using Linux / Shell Scripting (Python) C++ is ideal.
  • Experience using LINUX/UNIX
  • Excellent debugging and trouble shooting skills.






Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 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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