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Bayer Senior Software Engineer Seed Operations in Chesterfield, 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.

Senior Software Engineer Seed Operations


The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Software Engineer Seed Operations, are to:

  • Build front end, APIs or middleware, databases and data pipeline, other projects are large n-tier applications, composed of several microservices and backends, the team is empowered, autonomous, and independent;

  • Deliver high-quality, be creative, and scalable technical solutions to problems related to breeding workflows;

  • Work with engineers across the organization to ensure standards are being met, significant time spent coaching and mentoring other engineers to drive team improvement and growth;

  • Lead team conversations with product management, customers, and other related groups;

  • Be accountable for architecture and design of the software;

  • Work as part of an agile development team to build and support applications;

  • Work with key stakeholders, product/project management teams to manage project priorities, deadlines and deliverables;

  • Interact directly with business customers to gather and understand requirements and how they translate in application features;

  • Develop applications and services using the right tool for the job;

  • Contribute consistently to solving common problems including shared libraries and frameworks;

  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing;

  • Troubleshoot and debug applications;

  • Deploy applications across all environments in collaboration with development team, product management and delivery champion code quality including unit and integration testing;

  • Evaluate existing applications to refactor, update and add new features;

  • Develop any technical documentation needed to accurately represent application design and code;

  • Identify and pursue opportunities to improve own knowledge and skills and those of more junior engineers;

  • Help to shape the vision for their own team's products and those of related teams, taking into account impacts, dependencies and opportunities to collaborate with other teams and groups;

  • Identify opportunities to develop new and better solutions;

  • Anticipate and address technical obstacles affecting own team and related teams;

  • Provide guidance for technical design and architecture decisions within the team;

  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new technologies;

  • Mentor other people and teams on technologies, techniques or standards across the organization;

  • Lead contract team members.

Domestic Relocation as well as Visa Sponsorship 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 in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, (or 7 years of equivalent experience) with at least five years of experience OR a Master’s degree with at least three years of experience OR a Ph.D. with at least one year of experience, all of the experiences in solving challenging technical problems;

  • Experience with single page web application development;

  • Ability to work on multiple programming languages (like React UI, Node.JS, C# (.net core), Typescript etc.,);

  • Experience with Unix/Linux environment management;

  • Experience in cloud based continuous delivery and environment management;

  • Experience in micro-service design and development;

  • Experience with large, distributed system development;

  • Experience in software security;

  • Experience processing and analyzing large data sets;

  • Practical experience and knowledge of industry practices;

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

  • Demonstrate developing cultivates innovation leadership competency;

  • Demonstrate capable manage ambiguity leadership competency;

  • Demonstrate strong courage leadership competency and written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least three years designing and deploying cloud-based software solutions AWS and/or Google Cloud or certification equivalent.


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 : Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : St. Louis

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 378463

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com