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Java Technical Lead (Maintenance Systems)

Company: Penske
Location: Reading
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Java Technical Lead (Maintenance Systems) (Job Number: 2218698 )About Penske:Most people know us for our big yellow trucks. But were so much more than that. At Penske we have a 50-plus year history of leading the transportation and supply-chain industry, delivering world-class and award-winning technology solutions and the key to our success is our people.We are experiencing rapid business growth and have added headcounts to IT teams across the organization to keep up with this expansion. Going into Winter 2021/2022, we are hiring immediately for full-time, long-term roles. On this team you will ensure our technology solutions keep our company and our customers moving forward.What You Will Be Doing:As a Penske Java Lead (Software Engineer I), you will participate in all aspects of the Software Development lifecycle by supporting existing software development efforts and troubleshooting issues as they occur while also developing new software modules across multiple small to medium projects concurrently. You will have an opportunity to lead the design of certain software components and suggest new products, applications and features based on industry and technological trends and advances. You will also consult with process owners in reviewing, interpreting & developing systems in accordance with user requirements. Finally, you will get an opportunity to work with a diverse team and mentor junior software engineers.This position can sit out of our Corporate Center in Reading, PA or our IT Center in Tampa, FL. We are open to relocating qualified candidates to the Tampa area.About the Team:Specifically, this role will affect our Maintenance Systems group. On this team you will have a direct impact on the critical applications that allow us to deliver our fleet maintenance services to our clients. You will work cross functionally with business units and other technology teams to ensure an efficiently functioning architectural environment. This technology is used by our field Associates globally.Penske Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary contact and lead support associate for multiple applications.
  • Play a critical role in supporting the application lifecycle (design, develop, test, release and support) based on detailed requirements and guidance from senior engineers/leads.
  • Collaborate with technical/business leaders and product owners to acquire and understand requirements / acceptance criteria.
  • Develop, maintain, test, analyze performance, troubleshoot / fix applications and applicable code
  • Support mission critical applications and assist in the resolution of customer issues.
  • Design backend database schemas.
  • Produce deliverables with clean, well-documented and easily maintainable code that adheres to defined coding standards.
  • Write unit / UI tests to identify defects and leverage CI/CD for building and deploying code.
  • Triage production issues and work with multiple teams to perform problem analysis
  • Assign and review tasks from junior and offshore software engineers.
  • Participate in conducting new hire interviews.
  • Influence the discovery and decision-making process when changes to standards and technology are required (tools, conventions and design patterns)
  • Provides support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategiesPenske Qualifications:
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent years of software development experience
    • 5-7 years experience of appropriate programming languages dependent on the role(Java)
    • Full stack development experience in technologies such as React, Angular, jQuery, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Spring framework, Spring-MVC, myBatis, RESTful APIs.
    • Some background in DevOps Tools and automation
    • Knowledge of technical project management
    • Knowledge of appropriate design frameworks and patterns and experience in implementing them in software development.
    • Knowledge of industry wide technology strategies and best practices.
    • Experience in relational database design.
    • Knowledge and experience of the Agile software development methodology.
    • Ability to research emerging software development frameworks and tools
    • Ability to estimate and medium to large sized projects.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of full software development lifecycle
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues
    • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
    • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are requiredPhysical Requirements:-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.About Penske Truck LeasingPenske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penskes product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.Work Locations :100 Gundy Drive100 Gundy DriveReading, PA 19607Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-ReadingJob : Information TechnologyPenske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PTL.Software Engineer IReq ID: 2218698

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