Manager, Marketing Systems in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Date Posted:
    7/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    941626BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 941626BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform as an individual contributor to design, develop, and implement marketing technology and applications to support business needs.
  • Maintain production and QA servers that are responsible for timely execution of marketing and promotional initiatives and system upgrades to ensure compliance.
  • Integrate pricing platform and Digital Asset Management platform utilizing LAGO for use with promotional planning and creative production tools.
  • Design and implement middleware solutions between pricing and print production custom applications for continuous updates.
  • Design and develop the UI framework for custom web applications using SmartClient with HTML and Javascript customization.
  • Develop scripts to provide automation that enhance efficiency, creativity, and effectiveness of applications for pricing systems.
  • Review code and suggest enhancements to Java/J2EE code for applications for a more robust application build.
  • Review SQL statements and provide optimization criteria to enhance the experience between systems that use DB2 as the backend.
  • Create and maintain XSD data structure with multiple client applications within the scope of development to provide a robust and effective integrated data transaction solution.
  • Establish API end points for web applications like LAGO and strategize on effective usage across the organization.
  • Design batch jobs to deliver nightly automated feeds for online channels.
  • Automate in-design server set up and maintenance procedures and protocols.
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing and development teams to ensure business requirements are translated correctly.
  • Escalate and handle issues related to database and application servers, including deploying hot-fixes, new builds, and installation of plugins.
  • Manage client and vendor relationships as it pertains to updating release notes on software products, upgrades, bug fixes and product enhancements.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, protocol analysis, and viewpoints.
  • Interface with customers and interpret business needs to define technical architectural solutions and requirements.
  • Create and execute user acceptance test scripts for marketing applications.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience developing and implementing strategic and long term Java/J2EE, DB2, and Teradata marketing application initiatives within the retail domain, or, alternatively, Bachelor's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience developing and implementing strategic and long term Java/J2EE, DB2, and Teradata marketing application initiatives within the retail domain.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Candidate must also possess:
  • Demonstrated Expertise (“DE”) performing data analysis, and designing and creating reports and dashboards using Tableau, Microstrategy, and SAP Business Objects.
  • DE designing and implementing applications utilizing LAGO, including interfacing with web and stand-alone applications, maintenance of system protocols, and providing support.
  • DE in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) according to Waterfall and Agile methodologies, including Sprint/Scrum and Kanban.
  • DE designing and developing automation scripts for pricing systems using PowerShell, Python, pricing models, and versioning.
  • DE working with SQL database solutions including Teradata, DB2 for software development.


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