Sr. Applications Developer

Ruan is a great place to work! We have talented and dedicated people and reward excellence. Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customers’ business safely, efficiently and on time, every time. Ruan is seeking a Senior Software Developer to lead, analyze, design, develop and implement new or existing applications using Agile methodologies.  The Senior Software Developer will work in team environment to design and develop enterprise level software applications, data structures, and processes to meet the needs of the Ruan transportation management systems. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership on work efforts and follow and improve established processes for the software development life cycle with an agile approach to delivering software. Senior Software Developers will work closely with team on architecture, design and code reviews, while continuing to spend the majority of their time doing hands-on development. Collaboration skills are an emphasis with business analysts and other agile roles to identify new opportunities for software innovation.


  • Create, examine and critique applications and systems architecture.  Formulate and define system scope and objectives.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to ensure requests meet the needs of the business and IT principals.
  • Understand how new or existing applications fit into current environment identifying risks, feasibility, cost and compatibility.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to less experienced applications developers
  • Contribute and adhere to company’s software development life cycle.
  • Proactively seek opportunities for continuous improvements and innovation.
  • Work with external vendors on development and defect resolution for the benefit of our stakeholders.


  • Experience using the Microsoft stack with extensive knowledge in C#, SQL Server and ASP.NET/.Net Core/.Net 5, MVC.
  • Experience with RESTful API’s and Microservices.
  • Experience with large, complex relational databases and query optimization.
  • Solid experience partnering with other IT disciplines such as Business Analysis, UI/UX Design, Software Architecture, and Infrastructure.
  • Critical thinking is a must. Ability to quickly assess a problem, devise a solution, and implement the solution is required.
  • Possesses excellent leadership and organizational skills.  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and have the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Minimum education level of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in software development/technical leadership experience required, experience with leading technical teams a plus. Minimum of 10 years of experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. Has demonstrated technical leadership without authority.
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