Senior Software Developer

The Shyft Group
Novi, Michigan
Dec 10, 2023
Dec 14, 2023
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Senior Software Developer
The Shyft Group (TSG) Novi, MI

Regular Employee Salary Exempt

Who we are

At The Shyft Group we are driven to deliver, and as the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis brings people, goods, and services where they need to be.

We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands Utilimaster , Blue Arc EV Solutions, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag , Magnum , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond , and Builtmore . Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, and every ride.

Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.

With 50 years and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward - leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies.

What you'll do

As the Senior Software Developer based at our headquarters in Novi, MI, you will apply your C#/.NET expertise to create, code, test, and assess new and existing software applications. You will also be accountable for researching, designing, documenting, and adjusting software from its inception to the conclusion of a product's life cycle.

Relocation assistance is available to the Novi, MI area for non-local candidates.

You will also:
  • Rectify software errors in a timely and precise manner
  • Collaborate with developers, programmers, and designers to conceptualize and develop new software
  • Plan phases of the software development life cycle for a variety of projects
  • Research and document requirements and specifications of software users
  • Support procurement and development efforts by conducting research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades
  • Partnering with IST personnel to assist in resolving problems with software product or systems
  • Write, translate, and code software according to specifications
  • Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or performance of company applications, as necessary
  • Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs
  • Carefully examine test results and deliver solutions to problem areas
  • Create reports and statistics to inform management and your teammates of the status of programming projects
  • Develop and maintain user manuals and guidelines and train end users to operate new products
  • Perform installations for end users

Learn more about The Shyft Group and our brands by exploring the Learn More section below.

What you need to be successful
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer System Design, Computer Science, or a related Computer Engineering degree
  • Proficiency in a variety of programming languages including Microsoft .NET and iSeries (RPG)
  • Experience working with enterprise applications using C#, VB.NET, SQL/T-SQL, JavaScript/DHTML, VBScript, HTML, XML, iSeries RPG ILE
  • Integrated development expertise within the manufacturing sector
  • Hands-on experience developing test cases and test plans
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
  • Able to troubleshoot errors in existing software solutions
  • Ability to travel 1x per month to Charlotte, MI

Learn More

The content below is exclusively available on our careers site job description:

The Shyft Group
  • Employee Testimonials
  • Our Story
  • Sustainability Report
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn

Our Brands
  • Utilimaster
  • Blue Arc
  • Royal Truck Body
  • DuraMag
  • Magnum
  • Strobes-R-Us
  • Spartan RV Chassis
  • Red Diamond
  • Builtmore

Why The Shyft Group?
We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

Stay Healthy:

Medical and Rx Plan

Health Savings Account

Dental and Vision Plan

Healthcare Flexible Spending

Wellness Plan

Financial Security:

401 (k) Retirement Savings

Short and Long Term Disability

Company Provided Life and Dependent Life Insurance

Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Work/Life Balance:

Educational Reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

Dependent Care FSA

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply, please email us at .

The Shyft Group is an E-Verify Employer

Shyft uses E-Verify, which is an online system operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility and validate social security numbers. Through participation in the E-Verify program, information entered on Form I-9 will be provided and compared to information available at both of these agencies. See posters for more details. E-Verify Notice U.S. Right to Work Notice.