Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Software Developer

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Software Developer, are to: 

  • Collaborate daily with a team of Software Developers, Product Manager, Product Specialists, and Agile Coach to build and support applications;
  • Work with team and Product Manager to manage project priorities, deadlines and deliverables;
  • Interact directly with business customers to gather and understand requirements and how they translate in application features;
  • Develop applications and services for projects owned by the team using the latest tools and technologies;
  • Deploy applications across all environments in collaboration with development team, release team and Product Management;
  • Perform unit and integration testing;
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing;
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications;
  • Evaluate existing applications to refactor, update and add new features;
  • Develop any technical documentation needed to accurately represent application design and code;
  • Help to shape the vision for their own team's products and those of related teams, considering impacts, dependencies, and opportunities to collaborate with other teams and groups;
  • Develop effective relationships & communicate within team, with Product Management, and with customers to increase the overall quality of products owned by the team and across related teams;
  • Identify opportunities to develop new and better solutions;
  • Anticipate and address technical and organizational obstacles affecting own team and related teams;
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for technical design and architecture decisions within the team and related teams;
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to improve own knowledge and skills and those of more junior developers.


Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience;
  • Five or more years of experience in solving challenging technical problems in two or more of the following areas:
    • Single page web application development;
    • Unix/Linux environment management;
    • Cloud based continuous delivery and environment management;
    • Mobile application development;
    • Micro-service design and development;
    • Large, distributed system development;
    • Software security;
    • Processing and analyzing large data sets;
  • Practical experience and knowledge of industry practices;
  • Expertise in at least one technology or facet of product development (research, design, programming, and/or testing);
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.



Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: MO-Creve Coeur
Functional Area: [sap_fa_8]
Entry Level: 5