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Application Developer

Position Purpose

Under general supervision provides appropriate automated solutions, recognizes opportunities for technological improvement and optimization. Utilizes business, functional and technical specifications to accurately design, develop, test, implement and enhance corporate applications and databases.  Delivers end-to-end support of escalated support requests in accordance with IS service level agreements (SLAs).

Essential Duties

  • Designs, tests, implements, and maintains complex programs and reports by utilizing business requirements through specifications from IS Business Relationship Managers (BRMs) and various Business Process Owners (BPOs).
  • Applies appropriate methodologies and practices in developing relational databases and database objects and user Interfaces.
  • Confirms program operation by conducting tests; modifying program sequence and/or codes.
  • Troubleshoots technical issues and identifies modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing business requirements; recommends system controls and protocols.
  • Escalates issues by recognizing severity and impact on users, business processes and other systems.
  • Manages time efficiently by resolving urgent requests to meet SLAs.
  • Provides users, team members and management with ongoing status of all activities by tracking project tasks, support requests or other activities in appropriate systems of record.
  • Utilizes version control applications to organize and secure all development projects and code.

Non-Essential Duties

  • Conducts team training sessions on updated and/or modified platforms and applications.
  • Actively investigate new tools and methods to support and improve computing environment by maintaining professional and technical knowledge; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciense, Information Systems or equivalent training/experience. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Visual Studio, VB.Net, HTML, ASP.Net
  • Minimum of 3 years’ of utilizing Microsoft SQL server (or equivalent).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with structured development methodology.
  • SAP ABAP or ERP programming experience a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

   Soft Skills

  • Strong customer service ethic.
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly resolve issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies, changing business requirements.
  • Intellectual curiosity with clear and logical way of approaching tasks.
  • Ability to multitask and synthesize information from multiple sources.
  • Able and willing to collaborate in a team as well as cross-functionally in system design and implementation.
  • Comfortable under high-stress and exhibits poise and focus.
  • Excellent project management and prioritization skills.

Technical Skills

  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in technical tools and applications. 
  • Experience using help desk ticketing software, incident troubleshooting and escalation processes.
  • Understand emerging technology and end-user needs.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Windows operating systems, Microsoft applications, Visual Basic.Net programming, and MS SQL Server queries/objects
  • Strong skills in SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports & SAP ABAP (or ERP) desirable but not essential.


Certificates and Licenses

Microsoft Solution Developer Certification preferred.

Work Standards

  • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
  • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.  The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents.  Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts.  Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.


Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Nearest Major Market: Stockton