Senior Emerging Technology Engineer – Software

Full Time
Fond du Lac


Grande Cheese Company is a family owned enterprise built on a tradition, quality and outstanding performance. We are dedicated to our cultural pride, professional excellence and to the dignity and respect of our Associates.

Design, develop, deploy, and integrate complex information processing applications in collaboration with the business. Ultimately, this position takes ownership of their projects through the entire SDLC process. Troubleshoot and perform Level 3 support for both internal and third-party business applications to resolve issues. Keep current with emerging technologies, design patterns, best practices, and governance to produce quality high performing solutions. Provide technical and career advancement mentoring to other Emerging Technology Engineers.

1. Application Build and Development

  • Partner with other Business Technology teams to customize and enhance third party systems.
  • Design, develop, and document system interfaces between current and newly acquired software.
  • Provide expert level knowledge, direction, and technical proficiency in custom development, as well as third party software.
  • Participate in and Collaborate with business areas to develop, coordinate, and execute test plans to ensure successful project deployment, expert technical knowledge, and governance during new technology evaluation process.
  • Manage mid to large size projects through entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Independently seeks out and coordinates project tasks and activities.
  • Develop innovative solutions and following technical guidance in areas of mobile, web, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and other emerging technologies. Including but not limited to Cloud and Edge computing, smart devices, Robotic process automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
  • Proficient skills regarding PaaS Development Tools like but not limited to PowerApps, PowerAutomate, LogicApps and related services.
  • Proficient knowledge of Agile/Scrum project management methodology.

2. Production Support

  • Proactively assist in the management of Grande’s business applications.
  • Troubleshoot and perform Level 3 and above support for both internal and third-party business applications to resolve issues.
  • Lead issue identification, investigation, ownership, communication, and resolution process of support incidents regardless of support level.
  • Create knowledgebase articles for Level 2 and Level 3 support teams.
  • Exercise judgment within generally defined best practice processes and procedures in selecting methods and techniques for providing solutions.

3. Ensure Quality Deliverables

  • Organize and lead code reviews of internal and third-party code.
  • Assist in creation and updating of standards and governance documents.
  • Assist and execute the design, implementation, documentation, and enforcement of DevOps (CI/CD) best practices and governance for deploying solutions.
  • Assist with implementation and enforcement of code repository based on best practices and governance.

4. Additional Requirements

  • Execute the design, documentation, and presentation of technical architecture solutions.
  • Provide technical and career advancement mentoring to other Emerging Technology Engineers.
  • Continually develop skill set and abilities and keep current on the ever-changing cloud services that are relevant and applicable to Grande’s current and future needs. Continually expand your knowledge and best practices modern/cloud applications.
  • Familiarity the software Design Patterns and Cloud Design Patterns to achieve secure, robust, scalable, and elastic solutions.
  • Be aware of cost implications of cloud services on applications design and support.
  • Earn trust and build good relationships with peers and business area personnel.

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that maybe assigned.




Bachelors Degree or better in Computer Science.


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