Sr. Integration Developer

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

The Sr. Integration Developer will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing integration solutions that enable seamless data flow between different systems and applications within the organization and our stakeholders. This role will involve collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, identify integration needs, and architect scalable and efficient solutions. The Senior Integration Analyst will also provide technical expertise and guidance to team members and contribute to the continuous improvement of our integration processes and technologies.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and IT teams to gather requirements, analyze integration needs, and define integration architecture and design.
  • Support implementation of EDI enabled processes with customers and vendors
  • Design and develop integration solutions using industry-standard enterprise application integration (EAI) technologies and tools, such as ETL (Extract, Transform, Load), APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), messaging queues, and middleware platforms.
  • Implement and configure integration middleware and tools to support data exchange, transformation, and synchronization between disparate systems and applications.
  • Create detailed technical documentation, including design specifications, data mappings, interface specifications, and integration test plans.
  • Perform integration testing to validate data flows, message formats, and system interactions, and troubleshoot and resolve issues as needed.
  • Collaborate with others to integrate custom-built applications with existing systems and third-party services. Monitor integration processes and performance metrics, identify bottlenecks and areas for optimization, and implement enhancements to improve reliability, scalability, and efficiency.
  • Monitor integration processes and performance metrics, identify bottlenecks and areas for optimization, and implement enhancements to improve reliability, scalability, and efficiency.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other IT team members, helping them develop their skills and grow in their roles.
  • Stay current with emerging integration technologies, trends, and best practices, and evaluate their potential impact and relevance to the organization.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and initiatives, representing the integration team and providing input and support as needed.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field; advanced degree or relevant certifications preferred.
  • 4 + years of experience in IT integration roles, with a proven track record of designing and implementing integration solutions for complex enterprise environments.
  • Ability to travel 25% for team meetings, company offsites, employee onboarding trips and other business needs
  • Relevant experience with EDI for business to business communications enabling supply chain workflows.
  • Strong understanding of integration patterns, protocols, standards, and message queuing.
  • Proficiency in integration middleware platforms and tools
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions and troubleshoot complex integration issues.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work closely with diverse stakeholders and teams to drive consensus and achieve project goals.
  • Strong leadership abilities, with experience mentoring team members, leading technical initiatives, and driving continuous improvement.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own
  • You give a sh*t – You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of
  • You raise the standards – You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day
  • You can walk in someone else’s boots – You seek to understand other’s viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table
  • You don’t walk on eggshells – You’re not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.

What We Bring to the Table:

  • A fast-paced, energetic, remote environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table.
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Parental Leave, just to name a few).
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day 1.
  • Free eggs and butter, along with friends and family discounts.
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town.
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at .