• Lead Applications Developer

    Location US-NY-WILLIAMSVILLE
    System ID
    87126
    Category
    IS&T
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Make a global impact while leading technological initiatives.

     

    Sodexo is seeking a Lead Application Developer for our Supply Management Systems Group located in Cheektowaga, NY.   This highly critical, growing team is responsible for systems that manage extremely complex financial calculations and postings each month.  These high-performance systems work with very large datasets and within very tight processing time constraints.  This team manages a mixture of web applications as well as back-end batch processes.  Relocation is available!

     

    Your experience in leading technological initiatives is what we need to support Sodexo's global strategic plan, as technology plays an integral role in growing our business to become more competitive, fostering a culture of innovation.

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Work with business owners and users to document their requirements
    • Architect the overall solution
    • Develop functional and technical documentation as needed
    • Work with the development team to design the individual components
    • Assist with development of same (including personally developing some of the components and assisting other team members as needed)
    • Coordinate as needed with other IS&T teams (such as Database Administration, Information Security, etc)
    • Perform code reviews of developed code
    • Coordinate unit testing, QA testing, and User Acceptance testing, along with assisting the development team with troubleshooting any defects
    • Perform ongoing Production support of the entire suite of applications, including occasional investigation and timely resolution of Production incidents both during and outside of business hours
    • Mentor and/or supervise other team members, both onshore and offshore
    • Balance multiple factors when choosing a solution design, including speed to market, cost to implement, technical complexity, supportability and maintainability, and impact on existing systems/processes.
    • On-call responsibility for critical issues.

    Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

    • 7+ years of experience in software development, with at least 2 years acting in a senior developer or team lead role.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field preferred
    • Experience with SQL Server and Oracle, T-SQL and PL/SQL, and implementing high-performing solutions in each
    • Extensive experience in the .NET stack:  ASP.NET WebForms, MVC, and Angular (C# preferred)
    • Experience with financial and accounting systems a plus
    • Experience with supply chain management a plus
    • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills

    Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

     

    Not the job for you?

    At Sodexo, we have numerous IS&T positions that support this and other initiatives with similar goals. Continue your search for IS&T jobs.

     

    Working for Sodexo:

    Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. Our IS&T team supports 13,000 locations across North America and collaborates with the entire Sodexo Group, spanning 72 countries. Sodexo empowers its employees who have developed a thorough understanding of the organization to create their own career path.

    Position Summary

    Top level technical expert in one or more highly specialized areas of applications systems analysis and programming. Acts independently under general direction. Provides technical leadership on complex projects. May act as expert in business or functional area. Formulates/defines system scope and objectives. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. May be responsible for multiple phases of a project. May have duties instructing, directing, and checking the work of other applications systems analysis and programming personnel.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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