Tyson Foods Lead Developer BPC in Springdale, Arkansas


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Job Description:

Summary A lead developer is expected to participate in various activities throughout the systems development lifecycle. The primary role of the lead developer will be to contribute by developing high quality technology solutions that meet the customer's needs by the specified deliver date. As well, this position will be required to participate in resolving support related concerns, while enhancing productivity, quality, and customer service standards. Further responsibilities will include developing and maintaining a professional and technical knowledge of the area assigned, including a consistent focus on emerging and predominant technologies that enable the assigned area. Project Delivery Support the execution of projects using Agile and Waterfall project methodology Collaborate with the analysts and functional end users to understand requirements documentation Review and provide guidance/feedback to more junior analysts within the same team/area on proposed design Develop work breakdown structures Estimate effort and duration of work Solutions Development Develop technical specifications to provide necessary details for customized software development in both custom applications as well as extensions for packaged software while following established standard and design patterns Performance software application development within a variety of languages/platforms including technologies such as SAP ABAP, SAP UI 5/Fiori, .NET, HTML, CSS, SuccessFactors, Etc. Maintain awareness of development best practices, including processes and technology as well as identifying opportunities for improvement of existing functionality Develop, use existing or research new tools that improve the delivery of solutions to customers Application Quality Assurance Design and execute performance, application integration and unit testing during development cycleDevelop and execute automated test cases for applications Perform code reviews with more junior developers to help ensure principles are met, design is sound and code is efficient Application Operations Develop, schedule and monitor batch processes Establish application and database server monitoring to take a proactive approach to application support Partner with various IT Technology team members to maintain versioning across applications, servers, database. Support Create, maintain, and ensure quality of systems that support key Customer business processes. Collaborate with the functional end users, vendors, and IT peers to support applications, system integrations, and capabilities as needed. Document and maintain support procedures and information as needed to maintain a positive support level. Focus on delivering support efforts within established service level agreements to ensure department key performance indicators are met. Education:College degree or Vocational/Technical education in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Related experience may be acceptable. College degree preferred. Experience: 5+ year of industry experience in Information Systems, 7+ years preferred. Computer Skills: Technical knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. Ability to develop and/or modify specifications, configurations, and programs to meet specified requirements. Knowledge of JIRA, HR Quality Center and Remedy is a plus. Comminication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical team members. Ability to effectively communicate written and verbally with customers, peers, and management. Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively in a team environment. Ability to lead and mentor junior team members. Special Skills: Solid understanding of various System Development Lifecycle Methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, etc.) Knowledge of current technology developments and trends Ability to drive complex problems to resolutions across multiple teams and resources Ability to create complex Architecture designs Advanced troubleshooting skills Advanced knowledge of common HR technology software (Payroll, Time & Attendance, HCM, Performance, Talent Acquisition, etc.) preferred. Supervisory: No Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Facility Name (Location):

Tyson Emma

Pay Type:



Lead Developer BPC







Job Function:

Information Technology

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Job specific:

  • Knowledge of BPC Embedded version

  • BPC Embedded module Fox formula and standard functions like copy, revaluation

  • Expert level of Reporting using BW Bex and Analysis Office

  • Basic ABAP knowledge for BW (BPC) Exit variable

  • BW Knowledge about aDSO, Cube, Characteristics, Key figure

  • 35 years of Financial Planning experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in CO-PA

  • Experience in CO-PC (costing)

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.