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Sr. Application Engineer - Full Stack (.NET, React, SQL)

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

About Us

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leader in the industry, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 140+ years of history and 15,000+ employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.


With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the global reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees.  When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

Primary Function

The senior application engineer will support legacy web applications that include, but are not limited to, plant floor production monitoring, downtime and equipment repair entry, SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) reports, and various CRUD (create, read, update, and delete) web applications spanning multiple functional departments within the facility. This role will be key in the design, development, and implementation of future software applications, with input on everything from network and server architecture, database design and complex queries, and coding and deployment.


  • Manage the full lifecycle of software development processes, including requirements gathering, design, data storage, back-end and front-end coding, debugging, maintenance, and deployment.
  • Work closely with management and engineering teams to design, develop, and implement intuitive custom applications to improve operational visibility, improve loss control, and increase productivity.
  • Create and execute complex SQL queries and stored procedures to produce SSRS reports and live, web-based production dashboards.
  • Create, maintain, and enhance SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) ETL processes to migrate large datasets from various data sources to SQL Server.
  • Develop intuitive web-based dashboards using React, .NET Web API, and SQL Server.
  • Maintain and improve database performance though the appropriate application of data filters, indexes, and query tuning.


  • Minimum 3 – 5 years with the following:
    • Microsoft .NET ASP MVC, Web API, and/or similar within the .NET stack
    • React/Angular and/or a similar Javascript framework
    • SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services, and SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Experience with integration and deployment of APIs, services, scripts, and web applications
    • Solid communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Nice to Have:
    • Rockwell Historian and/or similar PLC data aggregation tools
    • Experience developing software for a manufacturing facility
    • PLC (programmable logic controller) integration with data services (API, database, etc.)

We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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