Business Applications Developer II

August 27, 2023

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 $42 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