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Worthington Industries, Inc | Columbus, Ohio
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Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they're our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We're looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a "Most Admired Company" and four times as a "100 Best Companies to Work For."

Worthington Industries corporate office currently has an opening for a Mobile App. Developer located in Columbus, OH. The position will have a lot of autonomy as well as talented people to learn and grow from within this space. The current apps are for the many manufacturing facilities that make up Worthington Industries but ultimately this role will mature and evolve as a Mobile competency is established in the company. Overall, a lot of projected growth in this role as far as challenges and being part of cutting edge work culture within manufacturing. As a side note, Worthington Industries was named a 2016 Information Week Elite 100 and earned the Elite 100 Award for Best Use of Mobile with the Company’s innovative Bill of Lading eSignature and Mobile Inventory Scanning and Tracking (MIST) apps. This role will have a lot of opportunity for growth and innovation! The hiring manager is highly collaborative and kind and will be a great partner. Recent graduates - mid level candidates encouraged to apply.


Key activities include design and coding activities (design, build, test, etc.), application support, mobile device support, and occasional architecture support (SA, etc.). The candidate will need to cover a wide skill set to establish and maintain an effective Mobile competency.  In addition to leveraging new technologies (Appcelerator, etc.), must cover some integration (Oracle SOA Suite, REST, etc.), web (JEE, HTML, Oracle ADF, etc.), and infrastructure technologies (EMM, Operating System/Device, Security, etc.)      Application of existing and emerging technologies (innovation) in an effective, efficient, timely, and beneficial manner to the organization. A successful candidate is a detail oriented, problem solver with a desire to drive business results through a strong performance ethic.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Understand and analyze business requirements; work with Business Analysts (BA) and Product Owners (PO) as needed
  • Assist or perform the role of System Designer - Translate business requirements to effective & efficient system designs (documented designs/models); focus on strong user experience is must
  • Develop code to prototype and/or design specifications (in an agile/iterative manner, when applicable)
  • Test developed systems (unit test, integration test, etc.); work with BAs, POs, and System Testers, as needed
  • Perform and provide constructive feedback on design & code reviews; resolve findings/issues found in design & code reviews
  • Support and set up mobile devices, as well as documenting system configurations, as needed
  • Perform post production support as needed
  • Assist with architectural efforts (Principles, Standards/Conventions, Discovery, Solution Assessment, Roadmaps, etc.) as needed
  • Assist in analyzing emerging technology and market trends to determine change to environment, apply change in a beneficial way
  • Perform in a continuous improvement mode (constantly look for ways to operate more efficiently and effectively; and apply change)
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: 


  • Ability to develop code for the following technologies: Mobile Application Development Platforms (Appcelerator, DSI), Integration (Oracle BPEL PM, SOA Suite, REST), Web (HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JEE, Oracle ADF)
  • The following system design related skills/abilities are required:
    • Design for reuse (and leverage current investments)
    • Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches and tools
    • Solid design documentation skills
  • Understanding of securing mobile devices and building secure applications
  • Understanding of building a strong user interface/user experience
  • Understanding of mobile devices (Android, iOS, etc.) and capabilities
  • Understanding of managing/maintaining multiple mobile devices (EMM, etc.)
  • Ability to develop code in a manner to foster readability and maintainability for a team environmen


Education/Training Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • At least an internship, Co Op or  one year of  structured application development experience (SDLC, team-based environment), preferably in the Mobile/Web space (as listed above)
  • Mobile technology certification is preferred (application, security, support, UI/UX, etc.)
  • Previous experience and certification in Lean manufacturing is preferred

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

About Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries, Inc. (Worthington), is a diversified metal processing company, focused on steel processing and manufactured metal products, such as metal framing, pressure cylinders, automotive past- and current-model year service stampings, and through joint ventures, metal ceiling grid systems and laser-welded blanks. The Company operates in three business segments: Steel Processing, Metal Framing and Pressure Cylinders. The Steel Processing business segment consists of the Worthington Steel business unit (Worthington Steel). The Metal Framing business segment consists of the Dietrich Metal Framing business unit (Dietrich). The Pressure Cylinders business segment consists of the Worthington Cylinder business unit (Worthington Cylinders). At May 31, 2009, the Company had 41 manufacturing facilities globally and held equity positions in six joint ventures, which operated an additional 19 manufacturing facilities globally. (Source: 10-K)

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