Share this Job

Application Development Lead

Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 36373

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

Herc Rentals is going through a ground-up digital transformation. We are a cloud-native company using cutting-edge technologies. We use cloud-based tools and applications in addition React, GraphQL, Dynamodb. It is not a requirement that you be knowledgeable in any specific language/technology.

Lead Application Developer plays a key role in working with AWS Cloud Native application development and handling high volumes of data from 100k+ equipment’s in the Telematics backend with a focus on code optimization and maintaining it. We are interested in collaborative, service-oriented Engineers who thrive in an environment of autonomy and ownership.

The ideal candidate has strong technical skills along with the demonstrated ability to help lead projects of application developers in a customer-driven, fast-paced collaborative team environment.


Professional Experience

  • Design, code, test, and analyze software programs and applications including research, documenting and modifying throughout the production lifecycle
  • Excellent presentation and soft skills, able to present complex technical concepts to business partners and senior management
  • Interacting with and querying databases and/or NoSQL datastores
  • Experience in Telematics and IOT is highly preferred.
  • Experience in writing API’s (REST, GraphQL).
  • Familiarity with AWS managed services like SQS, AppSync, MKS etc.
  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with Microservices development
  • Carry out debugging, troubleshooting, modifications, and unit testing of custom solutions built on the organization/client’s platform
  • Familiarity with cloud streaming services like Kafka, Kinesis.
  • Provide prompt response to technical issues in a professional manner
  • Experience leading Agile/Scrum development teams

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Product Owners, Business Analysts to ensure understanding of requirements.
  • Develop applications, administrations and product support. 
  • Work closely with onsite/offshore teams, maintain code quality and code reviews.
  • Administer, support and develop various Herc-hosted proprietary applications
  • Troubleshoot application issues with a resolution first approach to minimize business & customer impact
  • Manages & Supports 3rd party devices, API integrations
  • Develops cost-effective Digital IT solutions by modifying or writing new software

Required Experience

  • 5+ years of development experience including Java.
  • 2+ years of experience in writing Lambda functions and micro services 
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud-based development, including AWS.
  • 2 years of experience working within an Agile development environment
  • 2 years of experience with modern CI/CD tools such as Git, Docker, Jenkins, etc.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science preferred


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.



Job Segment: Application Developer, Agricultural, Medical, Developer, Technology, Agriculture, Healthcare, Research