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Ryder System Sr. Application Development Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

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SUMMARY

Provides specialized technical expertise within an assigned business unit/area at a senior level position. Acts as the lead member of a project team, in the analysis, design and development of business software/web applications. Provides technical development/resolution on projects or system issues. Has specialized expertise not readily available in the IT industry on legacy systems/applications unique to Ryder

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides specialized expertise not available in the industry on legacy systems/applications unique to Ryder to include FMS contracts Imaging, FMS Contracts Imaging Desktop, Trip Records Imaging, Trip Records Imaging Desktop, Intellectus Imaging Workflow and several other systems unique to Ryder.

Provides software acumen in understanding object oriented programming/design, Coding Best Practices and be able to diagnose application related issues

Development of enterprise-wide applications and custom integrated solutions that include but are not limited to custom windows and web based applications, server client applications, server client applications, application integration in to SQL, Oracle, DB2 databases and integration with legacy systems. Provides minor and major enhancements to existing applications

Performs as a technical expert for the development of Imaging/Transactional Imaging applications

Performs as technical expert for the development of Imaging MiddleWare Scan Software

Performs as a subject matter expert in support of Business Process Management (BPM) software, development and design best practices

Provides application design recommendations that align with long and short-term IT and business strategies and provide expertise for the integration of applications across the business

Determines the specifications, plans and designs, and individually or with the project team, develops complex and business-critical software solutions that utilize the appropriate software engineering processes

Develops programming and development standards and procedures as well as programming architectures code reuse

Develops and maintains design plan for technical IT architecture

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Leads projects while also responsible for hands on configuration activities

Researches and tracks emerging technologies to develop business solutions and applications

Performs as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor and change agent

Collaborate, define and maintain effective and efficient development processes, including but not limited to: coding standards, design philosophy, testing methodology, usage of design patterns, UI standards, development and coding tools and procedures

Provides expertise and guidance to cross-functional teams and to the business application tools and architecture

Develops technical/business relationships & integrates activities with other departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts

Evaluates application software solutions and makes recommendations to management

Participates with IT members, customers and other stakeholders in new product reviews, tests and pilots. Quality assurance testing and reviews

Assures that resource time tracking system is updated according to guidelines

Documents existing and new processes

Works with auditing and compliance to coordinate responses to multiple requests

Collects and analyzes business requirements for large, multi-functional projects

Performs feasibility studies, translating requirements into an appropriate design

Identifies conflicting business practices and integration issues, suggesting alternative solutions

Identifies causes and implement solutions to business problems in a multi-functional project, assessing and communicating issues of technology impact on the business

Provides responsibility and oversight other team members to ensure on-time product delivery

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree BA/BS Degree with emphasis in Logistics, Transportation, Computer Science, Business or equivalent work experience.

Master's degree Related field or equivalent work experience and technical training preferred.

EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years or more experience In-depth experience in imaging, middleware, enterprise content management, transactional imaging technologies and tools, imaging controls

Eight (8) years or more experience in the industry or in a production/service environment similar to that of the employer preferred

SKILLS

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to express complex technical concepts in business teams

Ability to analyze and solve problems. Strong conceptual skills

Possesses strong technical aptitude. Operating as part of a team organizing, planning and executing large scale projects or assignments from vision to implementation

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to work on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks

Effective interpersonal skills.

Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors).

Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment.

Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills.

Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

KNOWLEDGE

Possesses thorough knowledge of state of the art programming language as well as object oriented approaches in program design, coding, testing and debugging; advanced level.

Understands & always applies current application development methodology, attributes & processes; advanced level.

Provides multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in software architecture and design, distribute application architecture/design and distributed architecture frameworks; advanced level.

Understands integration points and interfaces and ensures that next generation technology allows for seamless integration; intermediate level.

Broad conceptual knowledge of information technologies and methodologies in Microsoft technologies, OOP Design and PC computing environments ; advanced level; preferred.

Strong technical knowledge with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architecture and environment such as client/server and/or mainframe/internet. Knowledge of relevant technology, tools and middleware is critical; advanced level.

Knowledge and application of project management techniques ; advanced level.

Cross-functional experience; advanced level; preferred.

LICENSES

TRAVEL

None

Job Category: Application Development, Delivery & Support

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Requisition ID: R29342

Job Type: Full time

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