Application Delivery Analyst


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Software Application Analyst (Delivery Analyst) will have strong technical aptitude and passion for working with business users to learn and understand processes to drive value-add solutions. Responsibilities may include project assignments, application and solution consulting, enhancement design and implementation, and support within a set of assigned applications and business areas. Typical duties include configuration of off-the-shelf or internally developed applications to support business processes and requirements; creation of technical design specifications and documentation for solutions including data interfaces, integrations, and applications; collaboration with internal and external teams and partners to deliver on projects, enhancements, and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will be assigned to support one or more areas of Simplot’s Global Ag business areas which include AgriBusiness (Wholesale, Retail, and Mining & Manufacturing), Land & Livestock, and Animal Sciences.  
  • Analyzes and implements functional solutions for business systems and sub-systems spanning multiple lines of business regionally and internationally.
  • Designs and drafts technical specifications from minor to complex system changes and enhancements.
  • Analyzes and modifies system design requirements to enhance functionality or fix known errors in software applications and integrations.
  • Participate as functional/technical lead or team member on business sponsored projects working with cross functional teams from solution design through implementation.
  • Performs unit testing on modifications and configuration changes. May perform minor development functions depending on assigned application technology.
  • Monitors application lifecycles and plans/performs necessary upgrades and maintenance.
  • Resolves Level 3 and 4 (incidents and problems escalated from the IT Service Desk and Application end-users.
  • Potential for occasional after-hours support and/or limited travel for education, support, and implementation at company locations throughout the US and Canada.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 3 or more years related experience and/or training.  
  • Working knowledge of SQL and the ability to read/write queries and stored procedures.  Familiarity with SSIS, SSRS, ETL tools a plus.    
  • Ability to read and understand scripting and code.  Prior software development experience in one or more languages highly valuable. (C#, Cold Fusion, .Net, Azure, PowerShell, Python, etc.).
  • Understanding of Application Integration techniques - APIs, ETL, etc.
  • Knowledge of Agricultural or Agronomic Technology, Manufacturing and Retail operations, Retail or Cost Accounting, Supply and Operations Planning, and Blender / Scale technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in and across teams.
  • Passion for learning, researching, and resolving complex problems in areas of ambiguity. Motivated to understand and map out how things work and can be improved.
  • Well organized with ability to work on multiple tasks and pivot as required. Knowledge of ticketing systems and Azure Dev-Ops.

Job Requisition ID: 14807

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **