Ryder System Application Development Lead in Lansing, Michigan
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The Application Development Lead is that of a technical expert who provides leadership in the design, development and delivery of technology enabled applications, products and services within a computing systems environment. Technical leads provide solutions to technical issues and are responsible for meeting development schedules and ensuring the delivered solution meets the technical specifications and design requirements.
Participates and provides input into the design, redesign and development of technology products and applications
Contributes and often leads the specification and software design phases of the software development life-cycle
Leads and manages the design and implementation of new software development and enhancement efforts, and coordinates systems installation and software testing with other technologists
Assists users with the isolation and resolution of software issues by leading root-cause analysis providing options for resolution and recommendations
Partners with the business to establish long-term strategic business and systems objectives
Addresses day-to-day production support fixes
Works with team members (technical and basis) and subject matter experts (end users) to produce requirements and design documents. Documents all specifications and requirements for implementation and develop Business Process Procedures (BPPs)
Provides support for functional testing to ensure that business requirements are being met while following technical standards
Acts as project manager for the complete life-cycle of projects as well as for minor enhancements
Interacts with program management, team management, Digital Marketing Team, Business Marketing Teams, and business process team members
Reviews current functionality and processes and recommends process and system improvement especially in the areas of E-commerce (Sales, Lease and Rental).
Documents and support disaster recovery
participates in support packages, enhancements and system upgrades as needed
Performs other duties as assigned
Skills and Abilities
Possesses strong technical aptitude
Demonstrated skills in configuration management, data management, information management, network security, IT architecture, infrastructure design, systems integration and systems life-cycle management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
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
Advanced Knowledge in SDLC Lifecycle, Source Controls Systems, Continuous Integration, Developer Reviews, Code Merging/Rollback, Change and Release Management.
Advanced Knowledge with developing system Integrations, Web Services, SOAP and REST, and other API, Data Sources (ODBC, OLEDB, and other Drivers).
Strong Fundamental Knowledge of relational database concepts and Object-oriented modeling.
Tool Stack: Visual Studio, Eclipse / Welkin, SVN (GIT,Subversion,TFS), SQL, DataLoader, Informatica, Compare Tools (WinMerge,KDiff), ALM Tools, Ticketing (Remedy,JIRA), Fiddler, SoapUI, Redgate, MS Office
Bachelor's degree required preferably in Computer Science, Logistics, Transportation or Business. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree
Five (5) years or more in application development or technology management required
Five (5) years or more with Sales Force hands-on experience writing APEX (Classes, Triggers, Visual Force, and using API.
Five (5) years or more with Microsoft SQL Server, Integration Services (SSIS/ETL), and Sales Force Data Loading Techniques or Informatica.
DOT Regulated: No
Applicants from California, Colorado, New Jersey, New York City, and Washington:
Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market
data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or
The salary for this position ranges from $90,000.00 to $110,000.00. Employees may also be eligible to receive an annual bonus, as applicable.
Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,
prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as
paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan.
Job Category: Application Development, Delivery & Support
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.