Software Support Developer I

AR, FORT SMITH

What You'll Do

Who we are

ArcBest Technologies, an ArcBest® company, is an innovative technology company that provides custom-built solutions and leading-edge technologies that help our customers and suppliers successfully navigate the complex supply chain landscape. Our team is made up of highly engaged and creative tech and analytical professionals — engineers, mathematicians, data scientists, software developers, information system specialists and more — who create smart solutions that deliver value to our customers and keep the global supply chain moving. We’re building the future of logistics.


ArcBest Technologies is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Our people are at the heart of our success, and we offer a workplace that embraces all cultures, perspectives, and experiences — so we can provide the best atmosphere for our employees and the best service to our customers. If that sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


Learn more about who ArcBest Technologies is and what we do along with ArcBest's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Software Support Developer I to join the ArcBest Technologies team. The Software Support Developer I supports and improves IT systems, monitors system performance, analyzes system behavior, and addresses any relevant problems. This position also performs standard testing and provides solutions to production problems. The Software Support Developer I ultimately applies their understanding of code and diagnostic skills to prevent and resolve application problems.


Your contribution may include:

  • Ability to understand code and to write your own for automation tasks.
  • Investigate and resolve production issues with application and environment.
  • Triage, prioritize, and resolve or escalate inbound support cases in timely manner.
  • Deep dive and conduct root cause analysis of application problems and provide resolution in a timely manner.
  • Serve as an escalation point for other Systems Administrators, Engineers, and other technology teams in the resolution of server and system problems.
  • Collaborate with development and operations team to ensure availability and reliability of the application and infrastructure.
  • Monitor application performance and make recommendations to improve overall application proficiency.
  • Contribute to process improvements with an automation focus.
  • Fine tune existing or develop new custom internal tools for application monitoring.
  • Contribute to knowledge base to disseminate product knowledge throughout the team.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for production support.
  • Implement unit and integration tests and conduct functional and performance testing at various stages throughout the development process.
  • Train users on applications and provide support.
  • Follow current technologies, business processes, and industry trends.
  • Utilize appropriate organizational methods, tools, and techniques for software development, and security implementation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to resolve problems and achieve business outcomes.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As a Software Support Developer I, you will be a member of the ArcBest Technologies Information Systems team in Fort Smith, AR. This is an onsite position. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with irregular hours that may occur depending on workload.


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


Education: Associates degree in Computer Science, MIS, or relevant field (or equivalent applied experience), preferably with strong academic achievements.

Experience: Prior experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: Strong working knowledge of one or more programming languages and/or frameworks such as C#, VB.Net, .NET, ASP.Net, JavaScript, Vue.js, HTML, CSS, etc. Experience with handling and supporting live production incidents. Excellent application debugging and infrastructure troubleshooting skills. Strong organizational and Project Management skills. Working knowledge of relational databases (DB2, SQL Server, etc.) and SQL. Experience supporting web-based, web services, and database driven applications. Familiarity with API structures and use cases. Familiarity with z/OS mainframe technologies is beneficial. Understanding of software development lifecycles. Experience supporting integrations with third-party software packages is beneficial.

Other Requirements: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Growth mindset and a willingness to learn new skills, technologies, and frameworks.


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


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