Application Developer/Programmer III

Website Associated Grocers of New England

We are the largest retailer-owned, wholesale grocery Distribution Center in New England, making us a profitable and stable company. We are dedicated to serving the needs of independent grocers. We also put our employees first. As a member of our team, we offer you a supportive employee environment, stable employment with opportunities for growth, and a full benefits package.

*Unfortunately, we are unable to provide relocation assistance at this time. Candidates must be local or willing to relocate at their own expense.

This position supports the company mission statement by developing software solutions to provide information for an efficient and innovative organization and its customers. The individual will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining complex software applications using a variety of technologies. This role requires strong technical skills, the ability to lead development projects, and a deep understanding of software development best practices.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement robust, efficient, highly scalable, and cost-effective cloud-based solutions (Microsoft Azure DevOps, Azure Data Factory) on time and within budget.
Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts, principles, and architectures, with hands-on experience working with Microsoft Azure services, Azure SQL Database, Azure Data Factory, Azure DevOps, and Azure Active Directory.
Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code that follows coding standards and guidelines acorss various platforms.
Develops and maintains applications and databases by evaluating requirements from a Business Analyst.
Participate in requirements gathering, sprint planning, dialy stand ups and retrospectives, to drive continuous improvement and delivery.
Plans, designs, develops, tests and maintains SQL databases, data migration/ETL processes and integrations, NET 6 applications, Business Intelligence applications.
Works with internal customers/departments on technical issues including software system design, maintenance and optimization.
Recommends improvements to existing software programs as necessary.
Troubleshoot and debug complex technical issues in software applications, identifying root causes and implementing solutions.
Consults with IT staff to evaluate software-hardware interfaces and develop specifications and performance requirements.
Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in software development, recommending improvements and innovations to enhance productivity and efficiency.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Developer, Azure Solutions Architect, Azure Administrator Associate or other Azure certifications.
Design and creation of analytical reports using a BI tool (Power BI, Tableau), web technologies such as Java, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, C#, .NET/NET6, CSS (6-8 years’ experience minimum).
Creation of relational databases in a SQL data warehouse, Microsoft SQL Server, My SQL.
WebFocus WF Version 8207 Language, WF Managed Reporting, INFOASSIST, Report Caster, Data Migrator highly preferred.
Have working knowledge of platforms like Visual Studio.
Experience working through all phases of the SDLC from requirements gathering thru go-live (4-5 years’ experience minimum).
Experience with agile-scrum methodologies, time estimates and sprint planning as a developer. JIRA and Bitbucket experience preferred.
Strong experience with the use of business intelligence and analytics tools.
Knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming, and application development.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a team environment, but also the ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.
General knowledge of industry best practices for software development, including SAS methodologies.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to quality and detail, self-motivation and a desire to succeed.
Production Support for break-fix and project / sprint test debugging.
Ability to clearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleagues.
Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary.
Ability to work within appropriate time constraints for deliverables, not limited to agile sprint methodologies.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior / office work environment.
Minimal physical activity required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

As a retailer-owned wholesale cooperative, Associated Grocers of New England (AGNE) is dedicated to the success of its members and committed to serving the needs of independent grocers. We achieve our mission through: integrity, a supportive employee environment, concern for the communities we serve, efficient and innovative operations, and a commitment to excellence.  AGNE is recognized in New Hampshire as the employer of choice.  We attract great people, with great passion working for a great purpose.  Employees who build a career at AGNE enjoy:

Medical/dental/vision insurance
Health savings account with employer contribution
401K match
Profit sharing program
Flexible spending account
Life and AD&D insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Employee purchase program
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Vacation time off
Paid holidays/personal/sick days
Computer purchase program
Volunteerism policy
Well-being program with incentives
Committee Participation
And more!
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