Lead Software Engineer
Remote CO
Full Time


Remote CO

Software Engineering Lead


About Us 

Welcome to Ardent Mills, a company dedicated to helping our customers innovate and grow, with the industry's broadest range of traditional and organic flours, whole grains, customized blends, and specialty products. Our ingredients are backed by unrivaled technical support, food safety solutions, and the supply assurance of a coast-to-coast network of more than 40 community mills and blending facilities, an artisan commercial bakery, and a Mobile Innovation Center.  

Technology drives our ability to be industry leaders by developing the next generation of user-centered solutions that are changing the way our people connect, explore, and interact with information and our customers. As a member of our extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you will improve upon and develop new products that help nourish millions of people. We need our people to be versatile and passionate to take on new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about learning, building new things that delight our customers and driving success as part of an amazing team, Ardent Mills Product Development might be your next career step!

About the Job

Ardent Mills is looking for a full stack engineer to join our engineering team.  In this role, you will be working on across our suite of critical business applications in support of our product and IT initiatives. This position requires someone who has a passion for solving problems, designing innovative yet simple solutions, and always puts reliability and user experience first. 

To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day.
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
  • Deal with and drive change.
  • Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Learn and apply new technology, and share your knowledge with others.

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.

Your Day to Day

  • Work with product designers and managers to bring features, designs and prototypes to life in production code
  • Develop engineering roadmaps to support Product and IT initiatives across our custom applications
  • Contribute to overall app stability, including code reviews, engineering governance, writing unit and integration tests, and documentation of code
  • Provide technical direction to development teams, aligning solutions to our enterprise application goals
  • Contribute to software architecture design, monitoring, continuous integration, continuous build and branch management of code bases
  • Work effectively with a small team using an agile workflow, mentor junior developers, and a willingness to jump in and help wherever needed
  • Support team members in troubleshooting issues that arise and serving as a L3 escalation point for complex issues

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, MIS, Computer Science or similar discipline 
  • Minimum 4 years of extensive experience with modern, component based web frameworks like Angular, React, VueJS, along with the ability to learn new web technologies
  • Minimum 4 years experience converting high-level product requirements into successful products through solid software architectures, engineering design and implementation.
  • A deep understanding of frontend web rendering processes and the ability to profile and optimize experiences to their fullest potential
  • Ability to implement and assess product analytics Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Azure App Insights or comparable
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers

Nice to Have

  • 4+ years of Angular experience preferred
  • Experience partnering with a UX team on solutions (visual design, concept generation, user flows, etc…)
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces and micro services. .NET Core preferred
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in incorporating accessibility into web applications
  • Experience with Azure platform, cloud products and solutions
  • Experience creating responsive web applications for various devices and screen sizes
  • Experience in assessing security considerations within web applications
  • Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing or Commercial experience
  • Great communication skills:
    • You explain complex ideas in a simple way
    • You are empathetic
    • You can give and take constructive criticism to help you or your team grow

Other Considerations

  • Ardent Mills is headquartered in Denver, CO.  This role can be 100% remote.  The successful candidate will be expected to commit to a periodic presence in the Denver HQ office, the frequency of which is open to discussion with the hiring manager.

Ardent Mills is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.  

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.  


Remote CO


126 Remote, Denver CO, 80202

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Employment Type:

Full time

Additional Information:


We provide market-driven base pay, based on skills, abilities, and level of experiences. Our salary ranges are broad, and individual salary will be market competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of skills and level of experience. The starting range for this position is $94,230.98 - $125,680.56, with additional earning potential possible commensurate with experience. Additionally, we believe that our team members are the reason for our success and all team members are incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and individual results achieved. While the specific bonus plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions, the targeted bonus plan and targeted percentage amount for this role is Bonus - MIP, 10% Annual: Individual Target.


At Ardent Mills we offer a wide range of benefits to our team members and their eligible family members. Some of our great benefit programs you may be eligible for include: • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage• Health and Dependent Savings Accounts • Life and Disability Programs • Voluntary Benefit Programs • Company Sponsored Wellness Programs • Retirement Savings with Company Match • Team Member and Family Assistance Program (EAP) • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays • Employee Recognition Program with Rewards (RAVE).

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