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Software Engineer II – Warehouse Management Systems

Software Engineer II – Warehouse Management Systems

Job Description

School Specialty is an education company that provides innovative and proprietary products, programs, and services to help educators engage and inspire students of all ages and abilities. Through leading brands, School Specialty designs, develops, and provides PreK-12 educators with the latest and very best curriculum, supplemental learning resources, and classroom basics. Working in collaboration with educators, School Specialty reaches beyond the scope of textbooks to help teachers, guidance counselors, and school administrators ensure that every student reaches his or her full potential.

The Software Engineer provides technical expertise in the development and support of the warehouse management application for School Specialty. Strong business flow understanding and a strong technical background/experience are expected. Development work will include new functionality/enhancements and support of existing applications. The Software Engineer II will work closely with business and BT management in prioritizing, estimating, designing, developing, testing, and delivering quality business applications. The position reports to a Business Technology Director, and may work under various Project Managers, depending on the assignment.

Job Duties:
• Define, develop and implement solutions in coordination with technical resources, business users, third-party support, and other resources.
• Diagnose, troubleshoot, and modify systems to resolve functional issues
• Perform set ups, configurations, and modifications within the warehouse management systems
• Map and troubleshoot interfaces between Oracle eBusiness Suite and Sterling’s nWMS systems
• Provide production support for distributions centers during busy season
• Lead application development process from technical design through deployment.
• Review technical designs and application code of other development team members.
• Leverage core system capabilities and innovative ideas to continually improve current practices.
• Provide analysis and advice to BT and business leadership.
• Make technical and process improvement recommendations.
• Mentor junior team members in design and development principles.
• Tune applications for performance and scalability.
• Develop and deploy appropriate application monitoring and error handling routines.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience with 3 years of progressive software engineering experience
• Experience working in Sterling’s Warehouse Management System version 9.x or other warehouse management package.
• Experience working in Loftware and ConnectShip systems or other warehouse printing and manifesting packages.
• Experience developing applications in J2EE architecture and object-oriented technologies.
• Expertise in SQL, Java/JSP and XML
• Ability to understand technical table structures and research data in those structures using tools such as PL/SQL to resolve issues.
• Ability and willingness to learn new tools and technologies through both formal and on-the-job self training.
• Ability to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Experience working with structured systems development methodologies.
• Possess working knowledge of both the user side of as well as the technical side of distribution functions
• Working with software providers on issue resolution.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and changing business environment.
• Ability to build and maintain customer credibility with internal customers
•Be sought out for advice
•Be respected for business knowledge
•Manage expectations of internal customers
• Willingness to work non-standard business hours during busy season to support a 24/7 operation.
•May require off-hours support and development work.
•May require pager/cell phone emergency contact.

• Experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite application and associated Oracle technologies such as PL/SQL, Oracle Application Framework (OAF), and Oracle Workflow.
• Experience developing and maintaining applications subject to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries, Printing - Publishing, Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 919
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Software Engineer II – Warehouse Management Systems

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