Senior Application Software Engineer

Lenexa, KS
Full Time
Mid Level

Senior Application Software Engineer

Lenexa, KS


NovaTech Automation is a producer of automation solutions for the electric power industry. Our products and services simplify complexity, reduce risk, and extend the capabilities of the engineers and organizations making the world’s power grids more reliable, efficient, sustainable, and secure.

About the Role


We’re seeking a Senior Application Software Engineer. In this role, you will part of our R&D team in Lenexa, KS. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with C/C++ development and be able to develop and maintain communication protocols. If you hold a degree in Computer Science (or a related field) and have 8+ years of experience in C/C++ development and have a strong desire to build products that address critical infrastructure needs, we should connect!


What you will do:

  • Design, develop, test, integrate and maintain product software and associated software systems.
  • Develop/maintain serial/network communication protocols, user logic functions, and database/middleware libraries.
  • Diagnose issues, fix bugs, and create source code patches.
  • Research new technologies.
  • Work with technical support engineers to replicate and fix issues.
  • Analyze and deploy open-source security patches.
  • Represent NovaTech Automation values – Service, Integrity, Innovation, and Teamwork.


What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field with 8+ years of experience in C/C++ development.
  • Experience in C/C++, object-oriented methodologies, and development in a Linux environment.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter that can also collaborate with team members.
  • Must be experienced with Autotools, CMake, and Yocto/OpenEmbedded tools.
  • Must have a working knowledge of GIT version control software.
  • Must have the ability to update and enhance existing code bases.

What we would love to see:

  • Experience with embedded processors.
  • Knowledge of software security practices.
  • Database design/development experience.
  • Linux kernel development experience.

What you can expect from us:

  • A stable work environment with the ability to make a direct impact on industry-leading technology. Career growth opportunities.
  • Competitive salary and generous benefits package to include profit sharing bonuses and company match 401K.
  • Hybrid work environment after training.



NovaTech Automation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.



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