1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Mobile Applications Developer (Xamarin)

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Mobile Applications Developer (Xamarin)
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY


Due to IT growth initiatives, we are seeking a Mobile Developer to design and develop multiple back office restaurant systems with skills in Xamarin, and preferably Azure.

Why KFC? Our culture is second to none, and we invest in our employees. Employee development and growth is at the center of our culture, and we don't just say that, we execute it through career pathing and mentoring. Not only that, we offer a competitive salary and bonus program, along with outstanding benefits to include:

* 4 weeks of paid time off + 1 week for sick time
* Half day Fridays
* Casual dress
* 100% matching 401k (up to 6%) & immediate vesting
* Bonus opportunity
* Cash award opportunities for delivering breakthrough results
* Competitive health, dental, and vision plans
* Tuition reimbursement
* Access to the latest e-commerce technologies
* And much, much more!

The Applications Developer is responsible for providing development expertise in all areas that directly interact with the KFC BOH environment. They must provide a high level of support through frequent customer interaction and a wide range of KFC operational knowledge. A great Applications Developer ensures reliability with all processes that interact with restaurant systems.

Job Responsibilities:

* Development (75%)

o Develop, design, and architect all vendor related feeds into the KFC BOH restaurant system

o Develop, design, and architect mobile applications for both Android and iOS

o Provide expertise in all Azure development initiatives

o Develop, design, and architect cloud base solutions, with high knowledge in Azure and AWS cloud technologies

o Ensure data integrity through efficient database design

o Develop above restaurant web-based applications that directly coordinate with the KFC BOH restaurant system

o Lead the retirement of existing legacy systems

o Lead enhancement and support of the KFC Customer Relationship Management environment

o Provide innovative ideas that can be implemented with little guidance

o Participate in the development of high-level estimates to support ROI analysis

* Coaching (10%)

o Mentor the KFC BOH Intern

o Effectively communicate, through written and oral means, results, ideas and recommendations

o Recommend plans of action to management to meet project objectives

* Communication (15%)

o Routinely work with and provide support to a diverse group of stakeholders.

o Create technical documentation

o Ensure user guides are regularly maintained

o Establish re-occurring meetings with leadership to provide regular updates

o Analyzing product technical debt and determine with the Product Owner the priority to resolve it

Knowledge and Skills Required:

* Education/Certifications – Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems / Computer Engineering
* Experience

o 5+ years of relevant work experience

o Experience in continuous integration/deployment within a DevOps environment

o Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision while working on long-term goals

o Proven ability in solving unique and complex problems

o Experience with modern Cloud Computing technologies

o Strong oral, written, and visual communication skills, including data visualization and diagramming

* Skills

o Strong knowledge in Xamarin, iOS and Android development REQUIRED

o Experience with Windows Operating systems – Windows 10, Windows Server

o Highly prefer strong knowledge with Azure services – Functions, CosmosDB, Service Bus, IoT, API Management, Kubernetes, Notification Hub, Application Insights, Blob Storage, but will train for the right candidate

o Prefer knowledge in C# development, SQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET/MVC, PowerShell

o The ability to read and understand functional and technical specifications as well as other technical documents.

o Understanding of GIT and version control

o Working knowledge of Microsoft Power BI

o Proven analytical and proven-solving abilities

Additional Info:

KFC restaurants across the US are commonly operated by independent businesses owners called Franchisees. They have a contract with KFC allowing them to sell our products and have all operating responsibility for their restaurant, including being your employer. As a result, independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements.

Please keep in mind, this is just basic information and you’ll find out more after you apply. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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