Senior Software Engineer (AWS)

Senior Software Engineer (AWS)
Johnston, IA

Job Description

Come join our team in this cutting-edge role!

Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ is focused upon solving challenging problems and finding the right answers needed to improve food security and enrich the lives of all mankind. Data Science and Informatics (DSI) is our digital R&D division developing software strategies, automation and data-analytics solutions to enable all research operations across the organization. 

We are looking for out-of-the-box, curious and enthusiastic thinkers who not only can demonstrate deep competence with software development using AWS, but also can stretch their imagination to solve problems with scientists from other domains. If you think that person is you, please go ahead and read further.

As a Senior Software Engineer (AWS) in the Bioinformatics Software Architecture and Engineering team, you will be using your talents to architect, build, deploy and maintain robust and complex scientific systems on AWS infrastructure thereby helping to analyze and manage genomics research data and expand the boundaries of agricultural knowledge.

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Job Qualifications

We want someone who:
  • embodies AWS architectural best practices and passionately encourages them in others
  • has built scalable software provisioned with CloudFormation templates in multiple programming languages
  • has created Lambda serverless solutions
  • has several years (3+) of building and deploying distributed AWS applications and at-least 10 years developing software
  • deeply understands networking w/in AWS and has built custom MapReduce software
  • will participate in architecture and code reviews with the rest of a globally-distributed engineering team
You will look even better if you:
  • are an AWS Certified Solutions Architect / Developer / DevOps Engineer
  • have an advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Bioinformatics or a related field
  • have experience with genetics and bioinformatics software
We will ask you to showcase your deep competence with big data software development using AWS, your easy-going personality, your leadership skills and your willingness to join and work within a diverse multi-national and multi-cultural team. We will offer a competitive pay package commensurate with your level of expertise.

Location: Des Moines, Iowa
(Ranked Best State by U.S.News and McKinsey 2018) (

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and DowAgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.


About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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