Software Developer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Opening ID: 26473
Job Family: Information Services
Date Posted: May 2, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.


Purpose of Position:

  • Code, test, and document programs and provide user support.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Software development including testing and preparation of technical documentation
  • Architects simple applications
  • Communicates well with Agile team members and is strong contributor to an Agile team
  • Resolves programming issues within a suite of applications without supervision and takes ownership of issues and sees them through to resolution
  • Quickly adopts new technical skill sets and is proficient with programming tools.
  • Demonstrates aptitude to learn and understand business process.
  • Meets individual deadlines and helps the team consistently meet team deadlines
  • Works with minimal supervision, mentors others, may supervise the work of others
  • Displays judgment in prioritization of work.

Education, Experience, and desired skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline strongly preferred, but consideration may be given to an exceptional candidate with six years relevant work experience
  • At least four year recent programming experience with Java or similar language
  • Relational database
  • Non-relational database
  • Spring Boot
  • Angular or other Web based language
  • AWS Fargate/ Docker
  • Experience with Cloud base technologies.
  • GIT / Source control
  • IOS development
  • Elastic search or similar technology

Other Position Specifications:

  • Follow internal development processes and standards
  • Maintain company confidentiality
  • Interact with product owner for programming specification clarification and details
  • Write technical documentation
  • Provide user support for Altec associates
  • Perform software testing as needed
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to resolve issues or complete special projects
  • Track and maintain constant communication with the client/customer from the beginning to the end of any established case, issue, or concern
  • Remain highly adaptable
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Must be willing to travel as needed to perform job duties up to 25%


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
Retirement 401(k) Program
Vacation and Holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.