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YRC Freight Java Developer II (Nationwide) in Overland Park, Kansas


Utilize moderate to advanced knowledge of Java and Spring, and/or core web technologies (JavaScript, HTML and CSS3) to develop, integrate and implement business solutions. Participate in an Agile-based team environment to develop core business and web solutions to bring competitive advantage to YRC Freight in the LTL Transportation market. Involved in all aspects of the development lifecycle, from conception to completion. This includes project management, code development, user interaction, application testing and deployment.


  1. Perform moderate to complex programming assignments requiring an advanced understanding of established programming standards, methods and best practices.

  2. Acquire and interpret business requirements, create functional specifications and determines the most efficient/appropriate technologies.

  3. Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications and/or customer requirements to design and build business solutions utilizing multiple technologies.

  4. Contribute to and reviews technical designs of software solutions.

  5. Work with engineers and architect in continuous improvement initiatives.

  6. Conduct research into new technologies, development practices and frameworks.

  7. Collaborate with developers to implement solutions, resolve problems and perform code reviews.

  8. Contribute to and follows development best practices such as version control, unit testing, continuous integration, performance and security testing, and appropriate documentation.

  9. Ensure quality and maintains performance of deployed solutions.

  10. Work with stakeholders following the Agile Scrum software development process.

  11. Provide technical support and participates in on-call rotation to resolve critical application issues.

  12. Assist with other projects as needed to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

  2. Two (2) to Four (4) years related experience.

  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  4. Strong technical aptitude, fast learner and effective problem solver.

  5. Self-motivated, goal oriented, quality driven and capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

  6. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

  7. Great team player with positive attitude.

  8. Strong foundation in object oriented programming and associated design concepts.

  9. Must meet the requirements associated with one or both of the following areas of specialization:

o Front-end Developer:

  • Advanced experience with JavaScript

  • Advanced experience with AngularJS 1.x

  • Advanced experience with HTML and CSS

  • Experience with Mocha and/or Jasmine preferred

  • Experience with Cordova and Ionic preferred

  • Experience with NodeJS and ExpressJS preferred

o Back-end Developer:

  • Advanced experience with Java and Spring

  • Strong understanding of RESTful design

  • Advanced experience with SQL Queries and SQL Server Stored Procedures

  • Experience with NodeJS and ExpressJS preferred

  • Experience with Junit preferred.


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This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

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The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Title: Java Developer II (Nationwide)

Location: KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 2002PC