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Applications Developer II

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Date: Feb 24, 2019

Location: Bonita Springs, FL, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.


With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care. 


We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.


Job Purpose

As part of an Application Development team, this individual analyzes business requirements and problems and drives research to design quality technical solutions. This individual will be involved in portions of the full systems life cycle (based on experience/skills) and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget. Handles complex problems independently and demonstrates analytical thinking. Can make judgements and recommendations based on the analysis and interpretation of data.

Key Result Areas

  • Design, code, test, and analyze software programs and applications including research, design, documenting and modifying throughout the production lifecycle
  • Analyze and amend software errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports when required
  • Assist other developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications
  • Research and document requirements of software users
  • Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades
  • Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to functional/technical specifications that meet business requirements
  • Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging
  • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas
  • Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines
  • Assist in software deployment as required based on build specification
  • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems
  • Participating in development and testing of Software meeting project deadlines and deliverables
  • Implementing software solutions that ensure security, integrity, scalability and consistency of critical user data
  • Supporting ITSM Integrations with third party applications and data sources
  • Learning ascending technologies, and willingness to learn enough to integrate with them
  • Documenting implemented technical solutions and application configuration processes/procedures.
  • Responsible for technical solution design, development, deployment/cutover, and implementation covering all technical aspects of the software implementation lifecycle
  • Provides hands-on technical solutions to business challenges & translates them into process/technical solutions
  • Responsible for design, development and delivery of various application development components, including reports, interfaces, conversions, and implementation of custom solutions
  • Interprets requirements, performs highly complex analyses and presents options and recommendations to obtain desired results
  • Creates, updates, and edits functional and technical design specifications and solutions to satisfy project requirements
  • Participates in code and design reviews and technical presentations to cross functional staff
  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides development into a final product
  • Assists and works under minimal supervision in layouts, product support, devices, methods or procedures
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to the technical staff
  • Responsible for managing customer relationships within context of the individual role
  • Meets deadlines and manages multiple, dynamic priorities
  • Effectively communicates and has experience working in a team-oriented environment

Educational Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Programming, Software Development, or other related field or recent equivalent work experience

Professional Experience

  • Experience designing, developing, testing, implementing, integrating, and supporting applications
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with report development
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience with relational databases (SQL Server, ERP Systems, ITSM Products)
  • Minimum 3 year of development experience in ServiceNow application customization and ServiceNow scripting (using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP and REST Web services)


  • Experience in all areas of the Microsoft .NET development platform and other Microsoft technologies
  • Experience in all areas of the Java development platform
  • Real-world experience with full life-cycle development and delivery of enterprise-class software solutions using the latest technologies and platforms (.NET or Java) and latest software development best practices and techniques including design patterns, test-driven development, and object-oriented frameworks.
  • Web development experience including: JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS is a plus but not required
  • REST-based service development is a plus but not required
  • Experience using Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience using relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of functional programming concepts is a plus.

Technical Skill Set

  • ServiceNow ITSM (Service Management Module)
  • Instance Best Practices and Roadmap Research & Innovation hands-on experience
  • System & Security Administration
  • Basic Platform Management Capabilities (Incident, Change, Request, SDLC)
  • Platform Data Governance
  • Upgrade Management
  • Team Development Standardization
  • Development Best Practices
  • ITIL Framework
  • Webservice Development with REST, SOAP, XML, HTML
  • HTTP, FTPS, Java scripts, Jelly Script, Workflows
  • Application Design & Solution Delivery
  • SCRUM Methodology
  • Self-Service Catalog Design & Deployment
  • Visio & Technical Process documentation
  • Develop complex system workflows
  • Custom scripting for workflows and form/system functionality
  • User/group provisioning
  • Production support (User access/inquires, failed jobs, approval issues, etc.)
  • Custom form development
  • Third-party integrations (HPOO, ServiceNow, AD, etc.)
  • Custom reporting/dashboard creations
  • Test Management


If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you!  As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement.  In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program.  Apply today to be part of a team built for success!


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




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