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Software Application 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 Application 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 include enhancements, project assignments, and L4 support within a set of assigned applications.  Typical duties include configuring applications to manage business processes per requirements, create technical specifications and documentation for solutions whether it be an interface or a new application with multiple integrations, collaborate with internal and external technical teams or partners to deliver on projects, enhancements, and support.  Typical Applications supported will be either developed in house or third-party software with customizations and integrations.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 moderately complex system changes and enhancements.
  • Analyzes and modifies system design requirements to enhance functionality or fix known errors in software information applications.
  • Participate as functional/technical lead on projects working with the business and internal teams to put together solution design and see it through implementation.
  • Performs unit testing on modifications and configuration changes.
  • May perform minor development functions depending on assigned application technology. Resolves Level 4 (L4) incidents and problems escalated from the Application Support and Operations team.

Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training
  • Working knowledge of SQL, and the ability to read/write stored procedures, triggers, SSIS
  • Report development using SSRS, Power BI
  • Prior software development experience in one or more languages highly valuable.  (C#, Cold Fusion, .Net, Azure) a plus or the ability to read through code.
  • Understanding of Integration patterns like APIs
  • Knowledge in one or more areas of Agricultural or Agronomic Integrations and Technology, Retail or Cost Accounting, Supply and Operations Planning, Manufacturing and Manufacturing Planning, Logistics Planning and Transportation Management, Product Data Management, Procurement, Warehouse Management, ERP Knowledge like Agvance, JDE, SAP a definite plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in and across teams
  • Passion for learning and digging into and figuring complex problems in areas of ambiguity. Wanting 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 or Azure Dev-Ops
  • Willingness to take after hours support as needed
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Job Requisition ID: 11054

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.**

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