Software Developer III


What You'll Do

ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges. ArcBest Technologies is an ArcBest company that develops and supports applications to provide innovative technology solutions for business challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Software Developer III to join the ArcBest Technologies team. As a member, you will implements and improves our IT systems, analyze system requirements and address any relevant problems. The Software Developer III also performs standard testing and provides solutions to ensure high levels of performance and security. Ultimately, the Software Developer III should be able to translate our internal and external clients’ needs into new high quality IT systems.

Your contribution may include:

  • Execute full lifecycle software development
  • Document and maintain software functionality
  • Identify system requirements
  • Consult with business partners to track software requirements and features
  • Collaborate with other developers to produce new systems
  • Validate changes by testing programs
  • Train users on the new operation systems and provide support
  • Ensure deadline requirements are met
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and technical developments
  • Formulate and implement solutions to problems
  • Communicates with customers an appropriate to elicit and gather requirements.
  • Understand Business requirements and translate to IT specifications.
  • Utilizes appropriate organizational methods, tools and techniques for requirements analysis.
  • Participates in the preparation of detailed documentation and requirements as needed.
  • Ensures the testing of applications at various stages throughout the development process.
  • Designs application tests to ensure adherence to functional and quality requirements.
  • Judges key issues and considerations for testing client/server and web-based applications.
  • Estimates time, effort and resources required for thorough testing.
  • Interprets considerations for selecting an optimal testing environment for specific applications.
  • Creates test scenarios that ensure all error handling processes perform as expected
  • Researches and verifies business needs and expectations.
  • Makes presentations and writes reports needed for own work in a clear and understandable way for the intended audience.
  • Communicates the importance of business needs/expectations and commits to resolving them.
  • Solicits business feedback and acts on improvement opportunities

As a Software Developer III, you will be a member of the ArcBest Technologies team in Fort Smith, AR. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with flexibility of hours between 6:00am – 6:00pm. On-call responsibilities required and irregular hours depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • 6+ years of proven success as a Software Developer II or equivalent experience
  • Strong working knowledge of programming languages such as C# or other .Net languages, as well as modern web-based technologies. Familiarity with mainframe technologies is beneficial.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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