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Programmer/Analyst Advisor - multi-platform IoT applications systems

Harrison, Arkansas
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: RC3344
Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Programmer/Analyst Advisor - multi-platform IoT applications systems
Job Requisition Number: RC3344
Category: Information Technology
Locations:
Harrison, Arkansas 72601
United States

Provide leadership and initiative in the overall coordination of system requirements, program specifications and code/unit test to meet business Requirements/specifications for significant projects. Provide leadership and initiative to the development of deliverables for additional levels of testing and test execution including system level and integration tests. Lead and/or assist in resolution of complex production problems. Mentor development of those in less senior positions.


Provide leadership and initiative in the overall coordination of system requirements, program specifications and code/unit test to meet business Requirements/specifications for significant projects. Provide leadership and initiative to the development of deliverables for additional levels of testing and test execution including system level and integration tests. Lead and/or assist in resolution of complex production problems. Mentor development of those in less senior positions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree, in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field and/or equivalent formal training or work experience. Five (5) years qualifying work experience in information technology or engineering environment. A related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements.


The Freight IT Architecture & Delivery organization is recruiting for an Architect who can help us architect our in-facility system including proper integration across our vendors, 3rd party software dependencies and our FedEx Freight datacenter.  Preference of IoT and edge computing experience.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Document and implement application architecture and define application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools
  • Analyze business requirements and develop functional and non-functional system requirements
  • Identify strategic and tactical solutions and be able to influence and negotiate with colleagues and business partners
  • Lead architecture planning and execution related to our RFID System Implementation
  • Lead the architecture and oversee the development of cross-functional, multi-platform IoT applications systems
  • Promote the appropriate architecture and design principles and patterns to be leveraged for every technology enabled solution
  • Collaborate regularly with peer architects to ensure solutions align with enterprise direction
  • Perform all documentation and process responsibilities for Architecture Delivery, Disaster Recovery and Open Source Software requests and evaluations
Skills/Knowledge Considered a Plus 

  • Ability to successfully lead change
  • Experience with implementing architecture principles and patterns
  • Experience with SOA, Java, Linux, C#, Big Data messaging and streaming
  • Experience implementing RIFD, RTLS, or other large, distributed edge computing solution
  • Experience architecting and implementing distributed systems that process large data volumes
  • Working knowledge of established application design frameworks and UML
  • Thorough understanding of TOGAF
  • Experience in building real-time interfaces between heterogeneous systems
  • Working knowledge and experience developing large scale systems
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Spring Boot, Netflix OSS, Public/Hybrid Cloud PaaS experience, Oracle database, NoSQL,  and Linux skill-sets desired
  • Experience in Continuous Integration/Deployment environment preferred
  • Experience with Sparx or similar tool
  • Experience in FedEx Architecture Delivery, FOSS, and DR processes
The ideal candidate also demonstrates the following core competencies:
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Project management, system analysis and design experience is helpful
  • Proactive, great attention to detail, results-oriented problem solver
  • Ability to balance long term goals against immediate concerns in the areas of code maintainability, developer productivity and the customer experience
  • Thinking outside the box, willingness to battle for good ideas, willingness to work in lab environment with team members


Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 400,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer.

Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:

  • FORTUNE “World’s Most Admired Companies” – 2016
  • Corporate Responsibility Magazine “100 Best Corporate Citizens” – 2016
  • InformationWeek “Elite 100” – 2016
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council “America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises” - 2016
  • Reputation Institute “World’s Most Reputable Companies” – 2015
  • Black Enterprise “40 Best Companies For Diversity” – 2015

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