Business Applications Developer II

April 2, 2021

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
• Has 1+ years of experience working as Salesforce administrator or developer
• 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
• Data management (SQL, XML, JSON, Hibernate)
• 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
• In-depth understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the SFDC
• 5+ years of experience in Application development
• 5+ years of experience in C# and other Object-Oriented languages
• 2+ years of experience with low-code tools
• Experience with JIRA, GitHub, Docker is preferable
• Experience in integrating with Enterprise Service Bus
• 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