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Software Specialist I

Job Description

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

Technology at ADP. It’s the foundation of the products and services that have made us a world-wide leader in workforce solutions. With us, you can combine technical skills and business acumen, to effectively consult as well as solve technical challenges. You have the opportunity to train on leading-edge technologies that continually redefine what’s possible in our industry.

Inspiring Innovation is a core value at ADP and in Information Technology we are committed to delivering it – for our clients and colleagues around the world.

ADP Labs. Located in Porto Alegre/Brazil, provides software development and infrastructure for world-wide ADP products, working with large scale initiatives across multiple geographies, including Brazil, United States and India.

This software specialist will act as a recognized technical or functional expert within one or more areas of expertise. Develop or engineer innovative technologies and techniques for implementation of new ADP products or enhancements to existing products under self-initiative. Also may provide an internal technical audit evaluation function, independent of the particular project / system group, with direct reporting authority to senior management.

  • Functional Responsibility: Acts as a source of technical, business and functional information. Recognized expert in 1 or 2 key technologies or products critical to mission of business unit. Serves as technology expert across project boundaries. Works independently to manage the evolution of new / key technologies, perform strategic upgrades and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Decision Making / Judgement: Acts independently most of the time, with limited direction. Monitored on projects and results. Reviews industry field and recommends application of new technologies.
  • Accountability: Errors may cause significant disruption to operations. Errors will result in major setback to project status. Undetected errors will result in major costs to the organization.
  • Communication skills / Contact: Fluent English. Effective business writing. Effective presentation and communication skills. IT management, all levels of users and development groups. The interaction is with both local and geographically distributed teams.
  • Management responsibilities: Assist in the training / development of 3-10 more junior associates in area of expertise. May have matrix technical leadership responsibility of associates as related to specific project(s).


Specialist Experience

  • Experience within functional area. Must have demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Education: Require a bachelor’s degree in computer science or other related degree or an equivalent in education and experience. A master degree in computer science or an MBA is preferred
  • Desired Technical Skills:
  • Solid experience with Design and development with Hadoop ecosystem, including Spark and Kafka.
  • Experience with design and development on multiple DW implementations.
  • Experience with large projects, performing data modeling and analysis, ETL/Data architecture, and leading local/offshore teams.
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Enthusiast about agile methodologies as Scrum and Test Driven Development.

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting.  Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

Porto Alegre
  • Brazil
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
11 January 2018
Applications Deadline
17 February 2018

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