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United Rentals Cloud Software Developer (Remote) in Stamford, Connecticut

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

Job Summary

Exude technology, obsess over your craft and enjoy a sense of ownership for your product to fit right into an emerging team - Customer Digital Technology. We deliver on key strategic objectives at United Rentals and as a member of this team, you will be critical in developing and integrating cloud and on-premises software systems to render industry leading user experiences. You will have the opportunity to work with world-class vendors and software providers, where technical enthusiasm and creative solutions meet to have tangible impact in the real world.


  • Collaborate with teams in an agile framework to analyze requirements, determine scope, estimate tasks, document, develop, test, deploy and maintain solutions.

  • Build a thorough end-to-end understanding of API call chain for company websites and the mobile app

  • Design algorithms, workflows and data models for backend systems to create new software features

  • Partner with IT Operations/ Infrastructure to architect solutions that are secure, robust and scalable

  • Produce efficient, sustainable and elegant code based on requirements and specifications

  • Perform tests to improve quality of software promoted up through different stages of development and avoid performance issues

  • Deploy, configure and maintain programs and applications

  • Perform root cause analysis across system call chains for issues reported

  • Evaluate user feedback to recommend improvements to existing solutions

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies as an active contributor and in Code Reviews

  • Research and follow latest security requirements, software trends and perform best-practice research to support team goals.

  • Responsible for other tasks related to assigned systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

Other Skills

  • Strong experience in programming concepts and SQL programming (like SQL Server, DB2).

  • Strong critical thinking skills with in-depth experience in web programming - PHP, Javascript, web service APIs, HTML.

  • Excellent abilities with PHP application frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony, designing and developing REST APIs.

  • Working knowledge with Cloud DevOps concepts including Event Driven programming and Server-less computing (preferably on AWS using ECS, SNS, SQS or Lambdas but open to experience with popular cloud services providers.)

  • Effectively communicate complex concepts with team members and vendors, both verbal and written.

  • Rapidly absorb complex technical and/or conceptual information.

  • Anticipate issues and provide solutions for complex problems.

  • Balance a self-motivated, independent work ethic with intense cross-functional collaboration needed to drive project success.

  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience while under pressure.

  • Strong agile software development skills and documentation abilities.

  • Additional skills that are nice to have:

  • JavaScript frameworks such as Vue.js.

  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud APIs for email and text message triggers.

  • Experience with No-SQL document stores (such as MongoDB).

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.