SalesForce/nCino Technical Lead

October 11, 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 $37 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!

The SalesForce/nCino Technical Lead will work with associations to leverage AgFirst technical platform to build business solutions that make association business processes more efficient, effective and helps reduce association operational risk.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plays a leadership role with associations to effectively utilize the AgFirst technology platform and service offering to meet their business needs
• Leads efforts to make associations more efficient and reduce operational risk through the effective use of these services
• Negotiate service arrangements with associations to provide technical and programming services to utilize these platforms
• This work will be a combination of consulting, hands on development and sourcing to other AgFirst technical teams
• Requires the ability to communicate with all levels of association management and understand the association business needs
• Based on information gathered subject matter experts and also with deep understanding of technology and tools, provides design/architecture input to the Application development and Application support teams on how AgFirst can position those programs to meet future business needs
• Must have a close, productive working relationship with the internal product owners of these Bank systems
• Position will require creation of detailed architecture and design diagrams that inform teams of how systems should be built on Architecture standards and guidelines
• Acts a representative of AgFirst and works to establish a positive perception of the AgFirst technical platforms and services from the viewpoint of the district associations
• As a partner, works to enhance relationships between AgFirst application development teams, subject matter experts and other stakeholders
• Works closely with the Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Architecture team to understand architecture standards
• Takes the initiative to contribute towards enhancing these standards and to enforce them
• This position will require exploring and researching on new technologies, building proof of concepts with them, development of key components and software artifacts, working with vendors/architects to clarify the inner working of these tools and come up with standards/guidance for AgFirst developers
• This position will also require for excellent documentation and communication skills in order to work with various teams in guiding them on presenting their work to the Architecture Review Board and to help the teams with various development hurdles
• On occasions this position will need to present to senior management

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business or related field
• Expert level skill (10+ years of experience) in technologies related to software development, security, DevOps, Cloud etc.,
• Advanced level skill with middle layer (MessageQueues, API management), SQL, development tools like Visual Studio, mobile development libraries, low code platforms etc.,
• Solid understanding of business analysis and business process analysis concepts
• Strong communication skills that require interaction with all levels of Bank and association management teams
• Ability to depict design and architecture with structured logical and deployment diagrams