Application Development Engineer
Santander Consumer USA Inc.
 Dallas, TX

Application Development Engineer develops and maintains software applications, and develops programs in required language to meet project schedule. S/he maintains and supports existing software applications, identifies and resolves basic application issues and bugs; escalates complex application issues to management for resolution.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the configuration and administration of the Company's systems or applications to ensure changes are methodologically planned, executed and verified.
  • Assists in analyzing and deploying hardware or software updates and other patch management directives.
  • Responds to inquiries and refers issues to the appropriate department or person, and exhibits the necessary follow through with customers and/or staff involved.
  • Responds to inquiries and refers issues to the appropriate department or person, and exhibits the necessary follow through with customers and/or staff involved.
  • Contribute to the implementation of all IT related policies and procedures.
  • Recommends enhancements to existing software and applications to improve effectiveness.
  • Configure and administer systems or applications to ensure changes are methodologically planned, executed and verified.
  • Helps maintain quality, organization, and automation of software applications.
  • Interacts with business areas, and systems analysts and/or business analysts to gain input and support decision making.
  • Provide guidance and training to less experienced IT Specialists.
  • Analyzes user stories written by domain experts and translate to technical solutions.
  • Assists in special projects and tasks for the department of a diverse nature.
  • Prepares a variety of routine and special reports as required.
  • Escalates work issues to Team Lead or Manager as needed
  • Troubleshoot incidents reported by business units or end users.
  • Participates in business and technical information technology solution implementations, upgrades, enhancement and conversions.

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Education -
    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology or equivalent field.
    • or equivalent work experience
  • Experience -
    • 3-5 years Information Technology, Technical Application Development, or similar experience.
    • Experience providing customer support for IT systems or applications.
    • Experience writing technical documentation for both technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Skills & Abilities -
    • Analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Basic communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to learn new technologies.
    • Produces accurate and quality work; detail oriented.
    • The ability to program in required language.
    • General understanding of the technology project lifecycle.
    • General understanding of financial services business environment.
    • Requires broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education.
    • Basic knowledge in development tools.
    • Basic knowledge in programming languages and methodologies.
    • Technical writing and documentation experience.
    • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Employees desiring consideration should complete an online application, utilizing the appropriate process as subscribed by the posting entity. Employees should provide all pertinent information to support their candidacy.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of active service in Santander
  • Completion of at least twelve months in current position
  • Be in “Good Standing“

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  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
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