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Associate, Application Development (Database Developer)

Associate, Application Development (Database Developer)-1807783


The Associate, Application Development develops, maintains, and enhances critical business applications, and provides specialized technical, and quick hit solutions for strategic and near term projects. S/he leads the design and development of solutions aligned with all facets of Tech Data's business units utilizing robust computing architectures in a multi-tier environment. The incumbent delivers products using the Scrum methodologies to ensure the highest priorities are delivered first.
The Associate, Application Development is a subject matter expert who develops software programs to meet project schedule and maintains and supports existing software applications, while working to resolve complex issues.
  • Analyzes business requirements across multiple business areas, usually as a team lead, including the evaluation of application software packages
  • Codes and configures application components and interfaces
  • Contributes to application software reporting initiatives
  • Creates impact and details design documents, translating requirements into an appropriate system design, and version control of deliverables
  • Develops and maintains good understanding of application environment
  • Develops high profile, high performance solutions using cutting edge technologies
  • Develops or modifies complex software that is optimized for performance
  • Formulates and defines application scope and objectives; devises and modifies procedures to solve business problems
  • Interacts with business areas, and systems analysts and/or business analysts to document business requirements and communicate project specifications; clarifies requirement-related issues as needed
  • Maintains and supports existing software applications Identifies and resolves complex app issues and bugs
  • Maintains software across multiple business units
  • Tests new installations and/or software prior to release to minimize failures and impact
  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other project managers


  • Bachelor's Degree; in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field, Master’s Degree, or equivalent work experience
  • 5-9 years with SQL database, Java, JavaScript, API and Vendor APIs, Jira, VMware Virtualization and Scrum Methodology
  • Knowledge of Systems Development Life-Cycle (SDLC)
  • Able to analyze and resolve complex issues and problems in a sound and timely fashion
  • Able to assimilate research data from a variety of sources, analyze, and recommend appropriate courses of action to take
  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others
  • Able to coach others in the development of their skills
  • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines. Able to design applications using new or existing methodologies. Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed
  • Able to identify database error messages or write database queries
  • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information
  • Able to identify areas of risk/concern in area of responsibility
  • Able to identify needs and opportunities and develop action plans to address
  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management
  • Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence
  • Able to think strategically and tactically. Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion
  • Working proficiency in Spanish highly preferred
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.


:Software Engineering

Primary Location

:Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park


:Technology (5900)



Job Posting

:Jan 10, 2019, 5:26:42 PM


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