Cargill Associate Application Development Analyst in San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica

Associate Application Development Analyst

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 150,000 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 Junior Application Development Analyst will work closely with business partners and other Global IT teams to deliver standard application and integration solutions. Candidates for this position are expected to be 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. 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 standard applications 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 applications/programs 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, usability and data integrity requirements.

10% Quality Assurance and Testing:

  • Prepare component test plans.

  • Perform software component 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 implementation.

  • Implement solutions for defects.

10% Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following):

  • Set up and utilize a development environment (IDE).

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

  • Prepare and execute training of users and operations teams.

  • Work across architecture domains to identify and resolve issues and manage inter-dependencies between integration points.

  • Provide level 3 production support (incident and change).

  • Provide post-implementation support to Operations team through transition period.Lead process improvement initiatives within team.



  • Bachelors degree completed or studying its last year , in engineering, computer science, IT, or MIS

  • Proven working experience as an application developer

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Experience with software version control tools

  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Proven experience working with an IDE (Integrated Development Enviromnet)


  • Experience working in multiple Operating System envrioments (Windows, Unix, iSeries)

  • Knowledge of and experience with Change Management

  • Experience working in both Agile and Waterfall development methologies

  • Working knowledge of database development and architecture inlcluding DML and DDL

Job Information Technology

Primary Location Costa Rica-Heredia-San Antonio de Belen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SAN01570