Software Engineer

David J Joseph - Full Time

Job #21062



Everyone wants to work with people they respect. Even better if you can work with a company you respect. We have both at The David J. Joseph Company, and a 135+ year track record on operating an ethical business with a positive work culture. It may sound cliché, but it’s true. We’re a big, global company that still feels small.   Working at the David J. Joseph Company is unique. We offer employment in diverse settings such as traditional corporate headquarters, dynamic sales locations, and scrap recycling facilities. This workplace diversity gives our employees the variety they crave and the exposure to a global business. A career at The David J. Joseph Company is ideal for self-starters seeking to make an impact on our company and their careers.   The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), founded in 1885, is a world leader in scrap metal recycling & trading. With over 80+ locations, the Joseph Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation (NUE) a Fortune 200 Company.


  1. Develops routine to moderately complex proprietary software programming applications from concept to deployment by gathering and evaluating requirements, defining business information requirements, designing the solution, building the code, and testing to meet or exceed quality standards using established process methodologies and tools.
    • Supports implements and/or installs software applications / operating systems.
    • Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Debugs applications as problems are identified.
    • Makes recommendations for business process improvements with an understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to the technology needs.
  2. Collaborates with Project Managers / Business Analysts and end-users to define and document requirements using established processes and tools and given scope constraints.
  3. Translates requirements to design, architect and document systems, and write code that is stable, reusable, scalable and simple.
  4. Proactively monitors, maintains and enhances existing systems to increase functionality, optimize performance, keep pace with changing business needs and reflect technology advancements.
  5. Develops and maintains knowledge of customer's business by learning through a mix of project work, partnering with business users, and seeking out learning opportunities.
    • Resolves internal customer’s complaints and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
    • Works with technical staff to understand routine to moderately complex problems with software and develops specifications to resolve them.
  6. Solves routine to moderately complex business needs with initiative, sound judgment, strong technical skill, attention to detail, and exceptional customer service.
  7. May participate in indoctrinating interns and / or new employees.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business or related discipline. Equivalent combination of experience and education will also be considered.
  2. Minimum 2 – 5 years related experience in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting, maintaining and deploying web-based, multi-tiered business software solutions.
    • Experience designing, developing and optimizing MS SQL databases.
    • Strong debugging, troubleshooting and analytical skills.
    • Minimum 1 year experience in the following technologies: C#, ASP.NET, MS SQL, HTML, JavaScript, CSS.
  3. Ability to perform moderately complex requirements development, coverage analysis, impact analysis and modification.
  4. Ability to lead requirements effort on routine to moderately complex projects.
  5. Demonstrates working knowledge, practical skills and the ability to perform work under moderate supervision.
  6. Must be detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple assignments effectively.
  7. Requires effective communication skills to convey status, ideas and concepts in a team environment.
  8. Requires a professional demeanor with a high degree of flexibility, responsiveness and self-direction.
  9. Non-routine issues are often discussed with / referred to more experienced staff.
  10. Work is typically focused on short-term objectives (6 months or less) and reviewed frequently for assessment and direction.
  11. Minimal travel required.


IT, Software