Requisition Number: 03 2021 10 PRG145
Job Title: Business Applications Developer II
City: Columbia
State: SC

Business Applications Developer II

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Description/Job Summary

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located on Main Street in Columbia, S.C., AgFirst is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive work environment. We believe in investing in our employees so they can help lead our $35 billion company into the future. If you are looking to fuel your professional development and gain exposure in the field of Information Technology apply today!

AgFirst is seeking a Business Applications Developer II to perform a variety of programming assignments by using AgFirst standard development tools and methodologies. Build and maintain systems that meet stringent quality attributes such as performance and reliability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Design and lead the development of innovative solutions to solve complex technical and business challenges through an agile approach, establishing the connection between technical and business teams
    • Proven record of success at imagining, designing, architecting, and implementing technical solutions, while adhering to methodologies and industry-leading practices
    • A mentor to the development team providing guidance on architecture and development best practices, and responsible for the solution architecture design and overall technical quality
    • A savvy technologist on software development, up to date with emerging technology trends, and who understands how to leverage other technologies, e.g., AI/ML, PWA, distributed database systems, and user experience design
    • Develop analysis diagrams such as use cases, flow diagrams etc. to document and communicate analysis results or issues to the project team
    • Understand and use AgFirst design standards and guidelines for designing applications and software modules
    • Implement Micro service-based solutions
    • Create RESful Web services and process data
    • Design and develop user interfaces for web and mobile business applications
    • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being stored and processed
    • Evaluate interrelationships between application components and ensure no unintended changes are introduced in to the system
    • Participate and/or serve as a resource to technical solutions committees
    • Maintain technical currency by keeping skills up to date through training, conferences, reading and collaboration with others


    • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable degree
    • Has 3+ years of experience in Salesforce
    • Experience specifically with nCino is a plus
    • 1+ years of experience working as Salesforce administrator or developer
    • 2+ years of experience in C# and other Object-Oriented languages
    • 2+ years of experience with low-code tools
    • Strong understanding of Salesforce best practices and functionality
    • Proficient with one or more technologies like - Apex, VisualForce, Triggers,, Web Services, Lightning, Native, MySQL and JavaScript
    • Demonstrated experience working in medium to large scale Salesforce implementations
    • In-depth understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the SFDC
    • Data management (SQL, XML, JSON, Hibernate)
    • Experience with JIRA, GitHub, Docker is preferable
    • Experience in integrating with Enterprise Service Bus
    • Can work as a full stack developer to develop and maintain complex full stack applications
    • Experience with GIT or any software code management solution is desired
    • Performs complex software development using Agile methodologies including Scrum or Kanban
    • Experience with Domain Driven Design
    • Microsoft Certifications are desirable
    • Understanding of DevOps enabled continuous integration environments
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to troubleshoot software application issues by making programming changes and modification to configuration
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Understanding or experience with financial applications preferred
    • Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in order to respond to support production software systems


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