Application Developer - Business Intelligence Systems
The Hershey Company 172 reviews - Hershey, PA

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United States - Pennsylvania - Hershey - Information Services - Full-Time

Title: Application Developer - Business Intelligence Systems

Location: Hershey, PA

The Hershey Company is dedicated to including the highest quality ingredients in our products, and is equally committed to finding the highest quality talent to join our team! Behind our global reputation lies a history of innovation, consistent commitment to quality and leadership, and leading edge processes. What we value even more is the expertise and capability of our people, working together as One Hershey to build the world’s leading brands.

The Hershey Company's Information Services (IS) team is looking for the best and brightest IT professionals to join us in achieving our vision to work together as one, immersed in the business to enable Hershey’s global strategy and create value through the innovative application and deployment of information technology.

You will find a rewarding and challenging career working along side a group of highly engaged professionals within the global Information Services team. We use industry-leading technologies from companies such as SAP, Apple, Cisco, Sun, EMC, and Microsoft while leveraging Cloud, Social, Mobile, Open Source and Big Data technologies to further enhance value. We work globally in all of Hershey’s markets including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Asia, and India.

At Hershey, our IS professionals work with the most impactful technologies in a high-performance, results-oriented culture that promotes business partnership, teamwork, learning & growing, and career development. In addition, we value a social atmosphere where work jointly on various corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects and celebrate our successes together. Hershey’s IS team is recognized both internally and externally as world-class.

Our staff enjoys flexible work schedules including work from home options that are available based on work assignments and job design. Hershey rewards differential performance with accelerated salary increases and promotion through increased responsibility. Consider being a member of Hershey’s world-class IS team and a part of the Hershey legacy.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Developer is responsible, under direct supervision, for the development, maintenance, and enhancement of business applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Those holding this position are assigned to project teams and have demonstrated a broad understanding of at least one or more technologies. The incumbent collaborates with IT colleagues to understand user requirements, and participates in the solution development.

Individuals in this job position are competent to perform work across most phases of the system development life cycle.

Provide programming expertise within an assigned business unit/area; develop, refine, test, and debug batch and real-time business applications for use in a multi-platform environment including interface components, graphical screens, reports, and high-level logic for system control. Collaborate with IT colleagues to understand business requirements. Follow standards and established methodologies while ensuring consistent, well integrated applications. Participate in support of production system (24x7). Additional responsibilities include:

Conduct and participate in structured walkthroughs and technical reviews

Stay abreast of changing technologies

Participate in project management activities and the planning process; monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts and provide work effort estimates.

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related field required

0-4 years of experience in related field

Strong core consulting skills in the areas of communication, organization and interpersonal skills

Basic knowledge of core SAP modules preferred

Database experience preferred

Ability to work independantly and as part of a team

Quick learner / adaptable

** This position can be filled at multiple levels depending on experience **

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The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world...