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Application Developer

Company: Iowa Select Farms
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:


  • The Application Developer is responsible for improving, designing, building, testing, producing, and implementing custom application programs in accordance with specified business needs throughout the organization. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Design, develop, integrate, and maintain custom applications.
    • Analyze business processes and data flow to create and expand on current internal applications.
    • Provide specialized assistance in the planning and development of new projects, conduct research, and recommend procedures for successful implementation.
    • Integrate custom developed applications with third-party systems.
    • Develop, manage, and maintain liaison with teams of end users throughout the organization to assess utilization, evaluate organizational needs, consider system enhancements, and identify implementation strategies and priorities.
    • Demonstrate sound time-management skills by effectively and efficiently organizing, prioritizing, and completing multiple assignments in a timely manner.
    • Provide training and operational assistance to enable a positive end-user experience with custom applications.
    • Monitor security of data to assure integrity and reliability of computerized information.
    • Establish and carry out specific courses of action for self and/ or groups by organizing and prioritizing tasks.
    • Solicit information from and work with outside venders when appropriate to identify improvements opportunities within the scope of the position.
    • Communicate progress, technical issues, and resolutions to IT Director.
    • Able to take decisive action in solving problems while exhibiting judgement and a systematic approach to decision making; to identify the important dimensions of a problem, determine potential causes, obtain relevant information, and specify alternate solutions that result in effectiveness.
    • Able to create positive energy in both individuals and groups to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
    • Be able to effectively communicate orally, in person and over the telephone, and in writing, using electronic devices and handwritten, with other employees and organizational contacts.
    • Must always present a professional image in dress, language, and action always, promoting trust and confidence in the team and the organization.
    • Able to interpret verbal and nonverbal behavior, to develop accurate understanding of other s needs, values, and opinions.
    • Attend administrative, departmental and team meetings as scheduled.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
      • Demeanor should be always positive and professional. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
        • BA in a related academic discipline (MIS, computer science, IT), plus 3+ years of successful related experience.
        • Experience as an SQL programmer and administrator, SSRS development, C# and .NET platforms, MVC, HTML 5, API integrations, and web application development.
        • Successful experience in analyzing business processes and data flow to create and expand on current internal applications and experience with integrating custom developed applications with third party systems is required. POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
          • This is a full-time position that will require a minimum of 40 hours per week
          • Expected days and hours of operation include 8:00am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.
          • Occasional evening hours and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Work Location
            • Hybrid Work scheduled available after initial acclimation to Job.
            • Hybrid schedule consists of 1 day at the West Des Moines location and 4 days optional to work from home or at the West Des Moines location. WORK ENVIRONMENT
              • This job operates in an office that is climate controlled and includes hazards typical to that environment
              • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and software specific to the job responsibilities. PHYSICALITY REQUIREMENTS
                • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
                • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.
                • Ability to frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
                • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
                • The employee must have the ability to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on projects such as computer screens. TRAVEL
                  • No travel is expected for this position. COMPANY VALUES:
                    • We believe in doing the right thing every day, operating with character and integrity, and being stewards of our resource by committing to:
                      • Our Animals
                      • Our People
                      • Our Environment
                      • Our Community COMPANY EXPECTATIONS:
                        • Adhere to Iowa Select Farms bio-security policy at all times which includes reporting any violations or concerns to management team
                        • Compliance with Iowa Select Farms safety policies and procedures which includes continuous education to maintain a safe work environment
                        • Follow Iowa Select Farms animal wellbeing policy at all times and partner with the Production Well-being team in a timely manner if an incident occurs OTHER DUTIES
                          • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Additional duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Iowa Select Farms, West Des Moines , Application Developer, IT / Software / Systems , West Des Moines, Iowa

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