Ryder System Senior Application Development Lead - Remote in Topeka, Kansas
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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
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
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.
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.
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
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to explain complex technical concepts to 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
Experience with .Net, SQL, Azure, SAS, Cloud Architecture, Xamarin, React, Razor, Java Script, Salesforce.
Possesses thorough knowledge of state of the art programming language as well as object oriented approaches in program design, coding, testing and debugging
Understands & always applies current application development methodology, attributes & processes
Provides multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in software architecture and design, distributed application architecture/design and distributed architecture frameworks
Understands integration points and interfaces and ensures that next generation technology allows for seamless integration
Broad conceptual knowledge of information technologies and methodologies in Microsoft technologies, OOP Design and PC computing environments
Knowledge of relevant technology, tools and middleware is critical
Knowledge ofmodern, cloud-first, service-oriented architecture Azure
Knowledge of agile project management tools and techniques
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 $ 100 K – $125K. Salaries may be supplemented
with a bonus as applicable and/or as business conditions allow.
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.