Position Purpose & Summary The Application Development Analyst will work closely with business partners and other Global IT teams to deliver standard application and integration solutions. Candidates for this position are expected to be skilled professionals with general application development knowledge. This position is responsible for the successful development, design, and documentation for concurrent projects with a moderate range of complexity. This position requires a strong analyst who can partner effectively with others, drive results, identify and resolve problems, and make challenging decisions. This position is expected to follow the Cargill Project Delivery Process, Enterprise Architecture target architectures and Global IT's Solution Develoment (Build) process and standards. Principal Accountabilities 60% Configuration and Development:Configure and/or develop standard applications according to development standards.Partner with infrastructure teams to enable configuration and development.Setup and/or Utilize development environment that ensures limited or no production impact Transition components to other environments.Identify and store development logic and artifacts in a source repository.Assess and mitigate risks associated with project development, deployment, and support. 20% Technical Analysis & Design: Consult with BU, Platform and Function partners on standard application and integration design.Analyze business requirements and create detailed technical specifications from which applications/programs will be written.Collaborate with External Business Partners and/or software platform vendors on technical design and architecture.Clearly articulates design options.Design solutions that meet security, server capacity, performance, usability and data integrity requirements. 10% Quality Assurance and Testing:Prepare component test plans.Perform software component testing and provide support of end-to-end/user testing phases.Ensure technical design and developed solution meet team's and enterprise level standards. Work closely with software deployment and Operations team to ensure successful transition and implmenentation.Implement solutions for defects 10% Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following): Set up and utilize a development environment (IDE).Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones.Prepare and execute training of users and operations teams.Work across architecture domains to identify and resolve issues and manage inter-dependencies between integration points.Provide level 3 production support (incident and change).Provide post-implementation support to Operations team through transition period.Lead process improvement initiatives within team.QualificationsEducation, Experience, Skills Technical Required Qualifications Hands-on experience creating Technical Design documents.Experience in at least two toolw from the list of 4 given below - TIBCO: Experience with TIBCO Business Works, Active Database Adapters, EMS, or File AdaptersBoomi: Experience with Boomi integration – iPaas. Have used existing or built new custom connectors. Experiences with custom workflows, pipelines, orchestration and business rules engine. Business Objects Data Services (BODS) Data Integrator: Experience with oracle and SQLServer connectors. Experience creating workflow and complex mapping.WebMethods: Experience with AS2, SFTP connectors. Creation of work flow services and use of pipelines.Hands-on experiences with multiple Operating Systems (Unix, Windows, iSeries)Programming experience in Java or .NETCode deploymentExperience with data encryption (e.g. PGP) and digital certificates Experience with CrossVista deployment tool (WebMethods) Othere RequirementsProject demands on occasion may require work during non-standard business hours. An example would be working with a BU partner or off-shore development team member in a different timezone.Up to 10% travel Required QualificationsUniversity degree in Business, IT or equivalent experience3 or more years successfully working as application designer and developer or related experience on medium to large scale projects.Proven record of interacting with multiple business units and functional teamsStrong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholdersExperience working with partners to evaluate business needs and define requirements and architectureDemonstrated ability to learn and apply new, moderately complex technologiesStrong problem solving/decision-making skillsExperience with software version control tools Preferred QualificationsExperience working in multiple Operating System envrionments (Windows, Unix, iSeries)Experience working with third-party vendorsExperience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Knowledge of and experience with Change ManagementFamiliarity with Cargill's Project Delivery Process (PDP) MethodologyExperience working in both Agile and Waterfall development methologiesWorking knowledge of database development and architecture inlcluding DML and DDL
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Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 142,000 people in 65 countries.