Senior Software Engineer - Platform

Plex muskegon , MI 49442

Posted 2 months ago

Senior Software Engineer - Platform

Want to work with fearless innovators, visionaries, and community-minded people who challenge the status quo? We do too.

Plex is more than a software company - we're a team of disruptors who are driving innovation and unlocking the promise and value of smart manufacturing.

It isn't a trend or a moment, it's a movement. And we're leading it, but we can't lead it alone. That's where you come in.

Plex Systems, Inc., a Rockwell Automation Company, delivers the first smart manufacturing platform, helping the world's leading innovators to make awesome products.Built in the cloud, the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes MES, ERP, supply chain management, Industrial IoT, and analytics.

We believe that anything that can be made can be made better, and we are focused on finding the right people to help us achieve the big important tasks ahead.

Is that person you?

In support of our ongoing growth, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help develop our next-generation platform. You will be responsible for helping secure the Plex ecosystem and our customers' data. This is done while maintaining scale, stability, and performance. Sound fun? It does to us too!

This position can be located in either Troy, MI or be remotely based from a home office in the U.S.


  • Be a key engineer in building and shaping our next-generation platform in the public cloud

  • Help design, build, and implement cutting-edge solutions to move Plex to the next level for authentication, authorization, and compliance

  • Be an authoritative source of knowledge for platform concepts and solutions; have a direct say in where we take our data platform in the coming years

  • Have a say in how we extend the Plex platform through new ideas and concepts to solve business problems

  • Be a coach and mentor to other less experienced team members


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related area or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of professional development experience

  • Strong and recent development experience in one or more of the following: C#/.NET, Go, NodeJS

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying high volume, high transaction based, distributed and redundant applications, ideally in the Cloud

  • Strong understanding of full stack modern technologies from UI layer to middleware and DB layer

  • Strong understanding of modern distributed architecture and development frameworks (e.g. SOA, Lambda, Microservices) for scalable and fast applications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted software development lifecycle processes

  • Demonstrated understanding of design patterns, principles, and frameworks

  • Understanding of database design/data modeling

  • Demonstrated understanding of security concepts and best practices

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required- we will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, not now or in the future, for this job opening

  • Bonus Experience Points:

  • Hands on experience with container and cluster technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, etc)

  • Experience with distributed storage and data systems (e.g. Cassandra, Memcached, Kafka, Redis)

  • Experience with Open Policy Agent, OpenID Connect, and/or SAML

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment


We are proud to be recognized as one of the top workplaces in the tech industry. Our inviting culture fosters collaboration, innovation, and motivates team members to take on important work, every day.

In addition to all the benefits you'd expect from a world-class company like ours, we also offer Day 1 benefits, career growth and professional development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, unlimited paid time off, a wellness allowance to support your family's well-being, sustainable work-life balance, and flexibility. Our multiple office locations offer a casual-dress workplace, complimentary snacks and drinks, and "de-stress areas" complete with amenities in some locations like massage chairs, golf simulator, ping pong tables and more.

Plex values the power of diversity and inclusion - it isn't just a talking point for us. It drives our business and fosters fresh thinking, and is reflected in the individuals we hire, and the culture and community we've built to support them, such as our Women@Plex and Pride@Plex groups. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applicants of all types and from all backgrounds. Plex urges our employees to understand, accept, and celebrate the differences among people.


Apply today!


Don't despair - your perfect fit is on its way! Stay connected, sign up for job alerts or submit a general application on the Plex Careers page.

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