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Applications Engineer

About Hedberg Data Systems:


Hedberg Data Systems, located in Enfield, CT, is the leading developer of software solutions for the contract office furniture industry.  A subsidiary of Steelcase Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of office furniture, Hedberg designs, develops, deploys, and supports software solutions for Steelcase and its global distribution network.  Our flagship product, the Hedberg System, is a fully integrated enterprise system used by Steelcase distributors on four continents.  We also provide a series of complementary applications, such as Hedberg Mobile.

Our focus is to provide the best software solutions and support services to make our customers' businesses more efficient and profitable. We promote a collaborative, team-oriented work environment with the best aspects of a small software company, while still being part of a Fortune 1000 organization.


Job responsibilities:


  • Evaluate customer requirements and devise computer programs to create new functionality

  • Determine feasibility, cost/time required, and compatibility with the Hedberg system and its components

  • Formulate a plan, determine objectives through research and fact-finding, outline steps required to develop a program

  • Participate in entire software development life cycle (designing, developing, testing, and documenting) using agile development methods

  • Assist higher level Applications Engineers with design work


Technologies you’ll be working with:


  • Microsoft SQL Server

  • Magic Development Software

  • Crystal Reports

  • Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Cloud based development and design tools


Education requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree Required-Computer Science, MIS, etc.

  • Completed software development course work


Our ideal candidates:


  • Are looking to launch their careers in an innovative small company environment

  • Are curious to learn and explore both business and technology

  • Are creative in their approach to problem solving

  • Work well and communicate with individuals at all levels

  • Have good credentials at school, strong GPA, demonstrated proficiency in business and/or tech related classes

  • Have demonstrated initiative in developing their skills through either extracurricular activities or research on their own

  • Thrive in diverse teams and can take on multiple roles and projects in team environments


Hedberg provides:


  • A well-defined process for career development which is employee led so you own your career whether you choose to follow a technical or leadership track

  • Training in the latest technologies

  • Development of your technical and analytical skills

  • Opportunities to be an analyst, designer, and programmer

  • Assignments that impact the performance and profitability of the organization on a daily basis

  • Direct access to business experts to understand customer processes and develop solutions


Company benefits:


  • Personal and financial wellness programs

  • Employee training

  • Generous benefits package

    • Medical, Dental, Vision

    • Fitness reimbursement

    • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education

    • Life Insurance, Disability

  • 401K matching program

  • Profit Sharing

  • Bonus program

  • Generous vacation policy

  • Competitive salary

  • Unlimited paid sick days

To Apply ... Please send a cover letter and resume to

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