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Application Developer II - Digital Platforms & Innovation

Date: Jul 27, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 24068

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 4,900 employees and approximately 270 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

As part of the Digital Platforms and Innovation team at Herc Rentals, the Application Developer II plays a key role in designing quality technical solutions to drive Herc Rentals digital platforms. With minimal guidance, he/she will create and modify complex application programs based on requirement specifications.

The ideal candidate maintains a positive demeanor and is a team player with a desire to impact change. The candidate has strong technical skills along with the demonstrated ability to not only get things done as an individual but to help lead projects in a customer-driven, fast-paced collaborative team environment.


  • Design, code, test, and analyze software programs and applications including research, documenting and modifying throughout the production lifecycle
  • Ability to solve complex business problems using technology
  • Assist other developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
  • Develops cost effective Digital IT solutions by modifying or writing new software that ranges in complexity level.
  • Implementing software solutions that ensure security, integrity, scalability, and consistency
  • Responsible for the design and prototype for new or existing systems including the development of test plans and program specifications
  • Performs all aspects of applications programming and development
  • Manages & Supports 3rd party devices, firmware & API integrations


    Professional Experience

    Educational Background

    Bachelor's degree or technical certifications in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

    Conditions of Employment

    Assists with vulnerability remediation across l Platforms
    Follows Change Management Processes per company standards
    Troubleshoot P1 application issues with a resolution first approach to minimize business & customer impact
    Works hand in hand with cross functional teams such as AWS Cloud, Infra, Network etc.
    Key contributor to requirements sessions related to key projects and activities
    Works collaboratively within the IT department and business units to estimate, prioritize, plan, and execute on dev initiatives based upon requirements.
    Work closely with local and remote developers, project managers, and operations team members on requirements, testing, and deployment activities
    Identify opportunities for improving applications (performance, user experience etc.)
    Identifies cost savings opportunities related to infrastructure, 3rd party integrations etc.
    Enhance application security based on findings & recommendations from IT security
    Delivers projects within budget and deadlines.
    Ensures the project deliverables meet requirements and do not require re-work.
    Prioritizes and escalates project issues and concerns appropriately.
    Performs other duties as assigned


    • 4+ years of relevant hands-on work experience
    • Must have hands on experience developing in Angular, Java , SQL Server, PowerShell, C#, Java Script
    • AWS Cloud, Xamarin and .net experience will be a plus
    • Real-world experience with full life-cycle development and delivery of software solutions using the latest technologies and platforms and latest software development best practices and techniques
    • Familiar with modern CI/CD tools such as Git, Docker, Jenkins etc.
    • Familiar with software design patterns
    • Ability to solve complex business problems using technology
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a positive personality
    • Ability to translate business processes and technical language for a variety of audiences


    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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