Lead Business Application Developer (Hybrid)

Wall Corporate Office, 1415 Wyckoff Rd, Wall, New Jersey, United States of America Req #1747
Thursday, June 23, 2022

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New Jersey Resources is seeking a Lead Business Application Developer responsible for collaborating with business unit management, business relationship managers, various IT functional areas and outside consultants to assess feasibility, determine costs versus benefits, prioritize projects and develop and implement systems plans that address the application development  requirements of the business and adhere to established systems objectives.  Plans and directs the activities of a group of business application developers in defining requirements and in designing, developing, and implementing applications systems.    Contribute to the development, maintenance and enhancement of business applications, providing specialized technical or business knowledge to the project.  


Major Responsibilities:

Perform functional reviews, technical high level and detail level design, and oversee projects implementation from start to finish

Provide leadership for projects as assigned, identifying required work, timelines, and task

Help users to quickly resolve issue and determine where changes need to be made to resolve root cause

Serve as a senior level analyst gathering requirements and developing system design specifications for new information systems

Lead application development projects, new software selection and installations, and business process improvement efforts

Liaison with developers and other technical IT staff and contractors providing requirements and specifications and ensuring they are met

Develop and support applications using a variety of languages, including .NET, C#, VB.net, Java, Python, JavaScript, HTML and Angular

Collaborate with developers, business analysts, and architects to plan, design, develop, and test services, API, and web applications

Apply innovation, creativity and improvement to the development process and problem-solving, keeping abreast of new technologies

Recreates steps taken by user to locate source problem and rewrites program to correct errors. Evaluate and provide technical solutions for application development issues

Evaluate existing and new system functionality to determine requirements and develop action plan to correct deficiencies

Design, modify, develop, write and implement software programming applications following established architecture standards as well as software development and project management methodologies

Assure testing and debugging techniques are used effectively in system development and maintenance

Lead small projects and coach other project personnel to ensure business application systems are developed according to standards and established methodologies

Support critical business processes/systems that require design or integration of technical solutions that may cross multiple business functions 

Investigate and resolve application functionality-related issues and provide support and troubleshooting of production systems

Hire, coach, and mentor professional staff, conducting performance evaluations, managing performance of the team’s goals and objectives, being accountable for results of the team

Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written, and design, code, test, debug and document programs

Monitor and reports to management on the status of project efforts, anticipating and identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions 

Formulates and defines application scope and objectives and devise/modify procedures to solve business problems

Evaluates user requests for new or modified computer programs to determine feasibility, time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities

Makes recommendations to business areas to leverage existing software functionality or incorporate additional technology options to gain full benefits


E.  Position Specifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Management or related studies or equivalent work experience. MBA is a plus

A minimum of 7 years of experience in Information Systems/Technology, or related field

A minimum of 5 years managing teams of 3 or more including staff and or contractors

Understands at a high level the concepts behind Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based services and how to configure the application to interact with SOA component

development experience in core Java, VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, J2EE, XMSOAP, Microsoft SQL, RESTful web services and modern front-end frameworks (jQuery, Bootstrap, LESS, etc.)

Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON, SSO, SAML, OAUTH

Desirable technical experience in Informatica iPaaS technology in API Gateway, Application/Data Integrations, B2B, and MFT

Experience with Docker and cloud platforms (Azure), Kubernetes, cloud log services (Sumologic, Splunk), cloud application monitoring tools (AppDynamics, NewRelic) is a plus

Microsoft Business Intelligence components (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, SharePoint)

Knowledge of project management methodology and proven experience handling multiple deliverables


*This job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.
 
This position is a hybrid schedule:  3 days on site in Wall, NJ office, 2 days remote 


New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.


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