J.B. Hunt Transport Expert Software Engineer in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00272835 Expert Software Engineer (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Expert Software Engineer


Engineering and Technology


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Expert Software Engineer is responsible to serve as an Information Systems expert, influencing one or more technical areas within IT. The position assists all company management personnel on IS/IT planning and issues, providing input and guidance to architecture and technology decisions. The position also assists with the selection of technologies, tools, techniques, and/or processes as appropriate to solve business and IT problems. An ISC will typically own or co-own the responsibility for one or more Enterprise Wide Technical Architectures (EWTA) component areas. The ISC actively participates in various projects as needed to assist with solving technical problems or advancing work associated with owned component areas.

Job Description:


  • Develops and manages architecture design, implementation, and governance. Influence technology decisions covering any areas of responsibility.

  • Work closely with business units, internal and external customers to understand business requirements. Ensure productive, collaborative, cross-departmental communication and coordination of activities. From these requirements responsible for establishing overall technical direction in areas of expertise.

  • Involved with vendor and product selection to ensure adherence to architecture standards. Assist with selection of hardware, software, systems, techniques or methodologies. This is to include active participation in RFP processes, technology assessments and/or pilot implementations.

  • Evaluate and monitor projects to ensure that they adhere to established architecture, infrastructure and framework guidelines.

  • Allocate majority of time focusing on tactical/operational functions including training, mentoring, coaching, problem solving, measuring, reporting and refining best practices. Allocate remaining time to focusing on strategic functions, such as direction setting, research, training, pilots, and policies.

  • Assist with project planning, priorities, and milestones and/or deadlines for any projects or project subtasks involving active participation.

  • Identify and quantify cost savings opportunities.

  • Provide benchmarks and key metrics as applicable on at least a quarterly basis to substantiate and/or document recommendations.

  • Responsible for delivering reports and/or presentations to various stakeholders, including business owners, steering committees and executive management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or a related field, or foreign equivalent; and four years of experience in software development.

  • Four years of experience using programs such as: Java/J2EE, Webservices (SOAP or REST), Spring, Tomcat, SQL, Eclipse, IDEA Intellij, Angular JS/Angular 2, EXT JS, Android, or iOS.


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.