Senior Software Developer


Position Title

Solution Design & Development Application Development Analyst



Salaried Full-Time


Pay Range:

$87,600 - $116,800, Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. 


Physical Location:

Memphis, TN Tower 4


The Job You Will Perform:

As a Senior Software Developer at IP, you will be expected to produce and implement software solutions to support business needs. You will work across all levels of IT and our business partners to define, plan, and implement solutions to meet business needs.  In addition, this role will take the lead on operational and technical projects as assigned.

In this role, the candidate will be able to work independently with minimal to no supervision. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills are required. Experience with agile methodologies are a plus.

The goal for this position is to create software solutions that add business value. The expected candidate will be a full stack developer with a vast knowledge of past and current software platforms, adjacent technologies (ex. database, BI, infrastructure, etc.), and overall architecture related to IT development teams and team standards.  

This position will be responsible for selecting technical paths for projects with long-term sustainability, planning project schedules for multiple team members, working with multiple technical teams in a collaborative fashion, and developing high-level system design diagrams and documentation for program design, coding, testing and debugging.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Be self-directed and provide technical leadership for other developers
  • Develop architecture and high-quality software design for solutions
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean and efficient code
  • Lead internal team members on project efforts
  • Analyze functional specifications and create technical design documentation throughout the SDLC
  • Identify, prioritize, and execute tasks in the SDLC
  • Invite input from others and influence others on new ideas and processes
  • Provide estimates and duration for development efforts and coordinate team members to achieve these milestones
  • Perform validation and verification testing of code through reviews, debugging, and automated test components
  • Build key relationships and contribute to a positive work environment through collaboration with teammates, other technical teams, and stakeholders
  • Take ownership of your working environment and constantly strive to make your environment more efficient
  • Be a positive role model and champion of IT and corporate processes, services, and initiatives
  • Be in a constant state of learning to educate yourself and adopt new technologies and processes relevant to the team and various platforms that the team supports


The Skills You Will Bring:

Functional Skills:

  • Ability to clearly articulate verbal and written requirements between customers and technical resources
  • Ability to perform analysis and translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Ability to function in a constantly changing environment
  • Capability to take ownership of a task or problem and drive it to a resolution without supervision
  • Ability to research and learn new technologies on the fly
  • Be able to effectively handle ambiguity and is a positive role model for implementing change in the organization 


Technical Skills:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Developer with a successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production ready software
  • BS/BA in Computer Science or a related degree, or equivalent experience
  • High level of knowledge with object-oriented design and development skills
  • In depth knowledge of .NET programming languages (ex. C#, VB.NET) and the .NET Framework, .NET Core, as well as Blazor and Material Design UI frameworks
  • Experience with ancillary technologies necessary for Internet applications: HTTP, TLS, TCP/IP, POP/SMTP, IIS, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of C# using Visual Studio for WebForms, MVC, ASP.NET Core (Blazor), and Entity Framework
  • High level of understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP, and API design for extensibility and portability
  • Ability to use version control software (ex. Git)
  • Experience in migrating from legacy VB and VB.NET into newer technologies, C# is a plus
  • Knowledge of relational databases including Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Familiarity with various operating systems (ex. Linux, Mac OS, Windows)
  • High level knowledge of Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge of high scalability projects involving cloud-based infrastructure design and implementation is a plus
  • Ability to lead an internal development team for the purposes of software delivery and coordinate and monitor all resources during the development cycle to ensure on time delivery to customers
  • Ability to interact with customers and other stakeholders on requirements, development progress, testing phases and conflict resolution
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to work completely independently and keep leadership informed
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Mentoring and training junior team members
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Embracing, sharing, training, and enforcing the use of team standards for all implementations


Key Challenges:

  • Managing projects, enhancements, and ServiceNow tickets simultaneously across multiple Process Teams
  • Ability to work under tight/shifting deadlines
  • Constantly evolving technologies to learn and implement in new solutions


Knowledge and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or equivalent work experience   
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant IT experience 



Communication, Dealing with ambiguity, Accountability, Action Oriented , Perseverance, Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Functional / Technical Skills, Peer Relationships, Problem Solving,  Technical Learning, Time Management, Informing, Learning on the Fly, Listening, Composure, Motivating Others, Organizing, Priority Setting


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.


The Career You Will Build:

  • Learn and grow IT skills on an innovative team
  • Interact with our global business partners
  • Development in a highly diverse cross-functional team


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 




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MEMPHIS, TN, US, 38197

Category:  Information Technology
Date:  Sep 20, 2023

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