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Product Development Lead

St. Louis , Missouri

Req ID 01HAJ

At Monsanto you will enjoy a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things. By incorporating cutting-edge technology and your experience, you will push the limits of agricultural technology and help change the world. Are you ready to begin?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: All
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Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Software Engineer at Monsanto? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right combination of talents.

  • Software/Infrastructure Skilled
  • Embraces Inclusion & Diversity
  • Team Player
  • Self-Motivated
  • Entrepreneurial Aptitude
  • Driven & Organized
  • Loves to Code
  • Working in a Matrix

Monsanto encourages us to think outside of the box to solve complex issues. I really enjoy working for Monsanto: I feel that I am a part of something really important.

– Nicole, IT Product Manager

Rewards

  • Compensation:

    Monsanto offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as other exciting rewards.

  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision):

    Monsanto offers a Health and Insurance Benefits Program that allows you to tailor your own benefits package.

  • Paid time off:

    We believe we can all be more effective individuals if there's a proper balance among the various demands of work, family and life.

  • Paid training:

    Internal and external seminars and conferences are available to increase your technical, professional and managerial skills.

  • Savings Plan:

    We provide you an opportunity to save up to 25% of your eligible pay in a personal savings program to which Monsanto also contributes.

  • Variety and Collaboration:

    Opportunities to participate in varied types of projects and get new experiences from partnerships with many organizations within Monsanto.

Responsibilities

Sustainable agriculture is at the core of Monsanto. We are committed to developing the technologies that enable farmers to produce more crops while conserving more of the natural resources that are essential to their success. Monsanto scientists are conducting the research and development (R&D) to revolutionize plant breeding and biotechnology.  The Breeding IT team within Global Breeding Organization works directly with these scientists to develop and automate new capabilities that enable R&D decisions to be made more quickly and efficiently.

Monsanto is seeking an exceptionally talented individual to lead a team of software engineers and to contribute across the Breeding IT team. The successful candidate will provide strategic technical, project, and people leadership in a fast-paced R&D environment to accelerate development of breeding IT apps across our logistic operations. The individual must have excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, a proven track record of solving challenging and complex problems, as well as a strong commitment to achieving results.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of developers and provide technical direction on software development including code and architecture design reviews, debugging, and mentoring team members to increase overall technical knowledge and team capacity
  • Drive the development and implementation of IT apps to enable a larger, smarter and more connected logistic operations
  • Supervise execution of software development, testing, and software documentation
  • Understand breeding’s IT needs and work directly with scientists and logistic teams to align priorities with workflow automation
  • As this is a people management position, it also requires regular employee 1x1s, coaching, mentoring, and career development

Doing Great Things

  • Putting Military Skills to work

    Putting Military Skills to work:

    At Monsanto, we value the leadership, tenacity, adaptability, teamwork, and performance orientation skills and attributes that veterans and service members bring to the table.

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  • Inclusion & Diversity

    Inclusion & Diversity

    Creating an inclusive environment where employees of all genders, ethnicities, backgrounds and orientations feel welcome and able to contribute is core to creating a Great Place to Work.

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  • Making a difference

    Making a difference:

    Giving is a natural part of what we do at Monsanto. As a company, we are committed to making lives better.

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