Summer 2024 - Full-Time - Computer Science Engineer

US Tarp
South Haven, MI 49090
United States
Job Description


About US Tarp

Headquartered in South Haven, MI, and distribution facility in Salt Lake City, UT, US Tarp® designs, manufactures and distributes load containment and cargo protection tarping systems, controls and tarps for commercial vehicle applications. The US Tarp design team develops automated and manual systems for custom applications in the Construction & Landscaping, Agriculture and the Recycling & Refuse markets. Our products are engineered to quickly and reliably cover and contain bulk commodities such as sand, gravel, scrap metal, wood fibers, mulch or chips and to cover and protect cargo such as asphalt and grain while in transit. Our systems are used on commercial medium duty trucks, heavy duty tractor trailers, dump trucks and roll-off container handling equipment. US Tarp® systems protect cargo, the motoring public and drivers while providing safe, reliable and efficient solutions for fleets and municipalities.

Why US Tarp

We are driven to solve customer problems, passionate about our markets and confident that our products add value. We are innovative, hands-on, agile and responsive. We design, manufacture and carry inventory to be the most responsive tarping systems supplier in the business. We offer medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, paid holidays, and competitive compensation!

We Offer

  • Clean Environment
  • Professional Training
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

About the Job:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing and evaluate new application concepts
  • Debugging and testing code
  • Interacting with a Cloud Based ERP system including development.
  • Improve presenting and communication abilities (both oral and written)
  • The ability to create and code appropriate solutions from broadly described challenges
  • Documenting and testing new software applications
  • Researching, investigating and fixing a wide range of technical issues
  • Collaborating with different teams
  • Approaching problems and creating solutions
  • Proactively learning about new technologies
  • Other related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field 
  • Experience with various programming languages
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical abilities
  • Experience with JavaScript and SQL are prioritized
  • Knowledge of core computer science concepts such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem-solving, and complexity analysis
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Ability to work with team and with cross-functional teams
  • Strong ability to problem-solve
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Understanding core Database principles and functionality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective Verbal and written communication
  • Professional interactions with customer, vendors, and employees
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate channels
  • Ability to operate standard professional office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines, and file cabinets

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Extensive use of a computer, keyboard, and mouse
  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Travel up to 0% of the time


United States