Acxiom LLC Senior Solution Developer in Topeka, Kansas
Integrates Acxiom and third party software to create solutions to business problems defined by specific business requirements and draws upon technical and data processing knowledge to solve complex marketing and data warehousing problems on very large volumes of data. A Senior Solution Developer would: • configure or tune Acxiom or third party software • develop automation to tie components together • develop custom application code to accommodate specific business requirements • collaborate with others to add extensions to existing Acxiom software A senior solution developer would also be responsible for new development, ongoing maintenance, support, and optimization working closely with accounts teams who are utilizing the solution. A senior solution developer would be responsible for mentoring less experienced developers or others across the team and ensure that proper unit testing and code reviews are conducted across the solution. With this level of experience, Solution Developers would also be involved in providing Level of Efforts for work estimates.
JOB ROLE SUMMARY
Integrates Acxiom and third party software to create solutions to business problems defined by specific business requirements. Draws upon technical and data processing knowledge to solve complex marketing and data warehousing problems on very large volumes of data.
A Senior Solution Developer would:
configure or tune Acxiom or third party software
develop automation to tie components together
develop custom application code to accommodate specific business requirements
collaborate with others to add extensions to existing Acxiom software
A senior solution developer would also be responsible for new development, ongoing maintenance, support, and optimization working closely with accounts teams who are utilizing the solution. A senior solution developer would be responsible for mentoring less experienced developers or others across the team and ensure that proper unit testing and code reviews are conducted across the solution. With this level of experience, Solution Developers would also be involved in providing Level of Efforts for work estimates.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understands business requirements to build, enhance, or integrate programs and processes for one or more Acxiom Client solutions and/or applications. Interprets high level application design and functional specifications to write application code. Advises on best application approach.
Consults on functional requirements and participates /presents review code in code review sessions. Helps accurately estimate requirements in order to deliver client solutions within time, and quality standards.
Effectively identifies, troubleshoots and resolves complex technical/coding issues.
Utilizes standard /Acxiom methodologies to ensure overall solution and data integrity is maintained.
Understands Acxiom solution software. Helps define solutions standards, policies and procedures.
Leads code review sessions, providing code assessment.
Helps provide workforce management. Breaks down work in implementations or existing client solutions into manageable pieces and coordinates multiple developers.
Responds to client/stakeholder problems in a timely manner, prioritizing multiple issue response based on the severity of the case.
Using relevant software languages, develops/ executes unit test cases and tests software applications that fulfill functional specifications using an IDE. Documents and interpret test results and correct application coding errors.
Balances multiple small projects and begins to work on larger projects with guidance from more experienced developers to meet due dates and deadlines.
Balance multiple projects and prioritize work appropriately to meet due dates and deadlines.
Helps provide workforce management. Breaks down work in implementations or existing client solutions into manageable pieces and coordinates multiple developers. Completes development task for small - mid range projects where the Level of Effort is >20 hours and <=160 hours with limited to no assistance from peers.
Recognizes and communicates areas for innovation and/or improvement.
MENTOR: Consistently provides proven, formal mentorship. High complexity assignments – owner. Moderate complexity assignments – owner. Low complexity assignments - provide oversight/review. Regularly leads self and others and/or established as SME and/or established as specialist. Understands how whole picture aligns to overall Acxiom strategy.
This position does not have direct reports but may mentor less experienced associates in the role.
Specific hiring needs may vary by location, industry, client, internal department and other business related factors. The qualifications section lists examples that may be used as guidance when populating required and preferred skills sections of recruiting requisitions / job postings.
Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 1 years experience; or equivalent work experience
No certification required, although encouraged and supported if desired
4-year college degree in relevant field of study or relevant work experience
Language Syntax of most relevant software development languages
SQL / PL –SQL
C / C++ Datastage
Operating System Exposure in previous jobs or school is required
Linux/Unix File Management
Application of Relational Database Principles, Advanced Features; Oracle or other DBMS
Identification and application of industry standards, best practices in solutions
Excellent communication and presentation skills, can communicate ideas clearly and present effectively to members of the development or project
Any reference to years of experience should be disregarded in the UK
Primary Location City/State:
Homebased - Conway, Arkansas
Additional Locations (if applicable):
Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.
Who is Acxiom?
We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.
We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.
Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.
At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.
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