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IT Developer

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

The Application developer will work closely with business partners and other Global IT teams to deliver workflows development in Savigent. Candidates for this position are expected to be skilled professionals with general application development knowledge.This position is responsible for the successful development, design, and documentation for concurrent projects with a moderate range of complexity within Savigent software. This position requires a strong analyst who can partner effectively with others, drive results, identify and resolve problems, and make challenging decisions.This position is expected to follow the Cargill Project Delivery Process, Enterprise Architecture target architectures and Global IT’s Solution Development (Build) process and standards.

Principal Accountabilities

60%Configuration and Development:

+ Configure and/or develop Savigent workflows according to development standards.

+ Partner with infrastructure teams to enable configuration and development.

+ Setup and/or Utilize development environment that ensures limited or no production impact

+ Transition components to other environments.

+ Identify and store development logic and artifacts in a source repository.

+ Assess and mitigate risks associated with project development, deployment, and support. 20%Technical Analysis & Design:

+ Consult with BU, Platform and Function partners on standard application and integration design.

+ Analyze business requirements and create detailed technical specifications from which Savigent workflows will be written.

+ Collaborate with External Business Partners and/or software platform vendors on technical design and architecture.

+ Clearly articulates design options.

+ Design solutions that meet security, server capacity, performance, and usability and data integrity requirements. 10%Quality Assurance and Testing:

+ Prepare Savigent workflows test plans.

+ Perform Savigent workflow testing and provide support of end-to-end/user testing phases.

+ Ensure technical design and developed solution meet team’s and enterprise level standards.

+ Work closely with software deployment and Operations team to ensure successful transition and implementations.

+ Implement solutions for defects. 10%Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all the following):

+ Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones.

+ Prepare and execute training of users and operations teams.

+ Provide post-implementation support to Operations team through transition period.

+ Lead process improvement initiatives within team.


Minimum Required Qualifications

+ University degree in IT, Computer Science or equivalent experience

+ 3 or more years successfully working as application developer or related experience on medium to large scale projects.

+ Experience collaborating with regional teams to define business requirements and deliver solutions that meet business goals

+ Advanced English level

+ Programming experience in C#, JSON scripts, MVC, HTML 5 for Web UI and Sql severDB

+ Project demands on occasion may require work during non-standard business hours.An example would be working with a BU partner or off-shore development team member in a different time zone.

+ Excellent verbal, written and technical communication skills and interpersonal skills

+ Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

+ Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively within tight schedules

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with business process and solution design and improvement; knowledge of Manufacturing, Plant Maintenance processes and solutions

+ Working knowledge of Savigent and SAP MII

+ Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture

+ Industry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc.)


Information Technology

Primary Location

Costa Rica-Heredia-San Antonio de Belen



Job Type



Day Job

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