Application Developer (on-site)

LiDestri Foods and Drink

Fairport, NY

On-site in Fairport, NY

About LiDestri Food and Drink

LiDestri Food and Drink has grown from our roots as a pasta sauce and salsa manufacturer to become an R&D engine, formulating and producing innovative food and beverage products for our national and retailer brand partners. A family-run company based in Rochester, NY, LiDestri employs over 1,200 people across five U.S. locations. We have decades-long partnerships with some of the most respected consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and the most highly inventive retailer brands. 

Excellent Pay and Benefits:

  • Great career-pathing 
  • Professional development, including unlimited online training courses
  • Health insurance with premium contributions
  • Dental, vision, HSA
  • 100% company paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • 401k – with employer match
  • Paid time off to include- vacation, sick pay, wellness time off, and 10 holidays
  • Company bonuses
  • And many more….


Responsible for an array of development tasks. As well as general Tier technical support for various utilized applications. Will be expected to undertake such duties as; supporting the technical phases of the software development and support life cycle (requirements, configuration, design, coding, testing, training, and production support). As well as the ability to adapt and learn new technologies as per business requirements.


  • Develop with and support packaged, configurable applications for the business.  Major applications include the following; Oracle EBS, Oracle SOA Suite -B2B, Infor AS, SharePoint, M-Files and other leveraged applications 
  • Design and development of components (Forms, Report, Interface, Conversion and Enhancements)
  • Gain solid understanding of the business process, workflows and data requirements for each application package and develop deep understanding of applications, supporting infrastructure and systems integration
  • Establish close partnerships with departments and vendors
  • Research, implement, and support new solutions when appropriate
  • Plan and develop use-case test plans and perform unit testing
  • Design, build, test, implement and maintain custom components and extensions as necessary for the packaged applications
  • Help define new business processes, data elements and system change requests
  • Configure and monitor application performance, capacity and response times
  • Handle application software monitoring, tuning, problem resolution, implementation, configuration, upgrades, and patches
  • Provide Tier III technical support in accurately troubleshooting or researching software so that problems are resolved quickly without significant interruption to service
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate change control records
  • Recommend modifications to business processes and technology to reduce user problems
  • Potential to provide on-call support on a rotating schedule or as needed for emergency situations, including outside of normal business hours
  • Report food safety & quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action
  • All other task as requested by management



  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science
  • Strong understanding of software development principles and methodologies
  • Possess a general understanding of infrastructure and applications, with an emphasis on application execution and development
  • Ability to develop, review and follow documented procedures
  • Experience with programming languages such as PL/SQL, XML, XSLT, Java, C#, VB, SQL, Excel VBA, WSDL
  • Experience of databases including Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Linux proficiency
  • Familiar with EDI, AS2, SFTP communications is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with business end-users



Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to:

  • Long periods of standing/moving, working around moving mechanical parts/conveyors
  • Loud environment, hot/cold, wet/dry conditions
  • Lifting/carrying <50 pounds
  • Frequent reaching/pulling/climbing stairs/stooping/kneeling/bending


Employee Value Proposition 

Our purpose and our promise is to actively nourish at every touchpoint; this starts with nourishing our workforce and extends to nourishing our many communities. We provide a safe and respectful environment, meaningful careers, awesome benefits, a world class wellness program… all of which inspire unity and collaboration amongst our LiDestri “family”. 


DISCLAIMER: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the position.  This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.