Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the Application Development Manager for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) will lead the team responsible for managing the systems that drive distribution center warehouses. Our WMS is a mission critical systems that drives our business and in this role, the Application Development Manager – WMS will focus on large projects in the U.S. and Canada and will oversee all hardware, development and will tightly interface with our distribution center and operations user groups.
directs and coordinates activities of an established development team engaged in computer programming to assure effective computer resources are provided to users
Be the liaison to the business team and upper management, effectively managing small, medium and large-scale development projects and implementations utilizing both internal and external resources.
Work closely with vendors to ensure costs and timelines are met for the company’s Warehouse Management System (WMS).
In addition to management responsibilities, perform Business Analysis (BA) and Project Manager (PM) duties.
Interface with executive management to convey departmental and system platform needs
Budgetary responsibilities - forecasting and tracking
Analyze problems and capabilities to develop solutions for improved operating procedures, alternate processing methods, communications, information flow, management reporting, and operational efficiency.
Confer with programming personnel and oversee testing of new and revised programs and procedures
Experience facilitating SDLC processes.
Understanding and application of Sarbanes-Oxley controls relative to the SDLC.
Oversee evaluation, development, and maintenance of data systems.
Oversee and direct defect resolution as required.
Approve and direct program release deployments.
Prepare or review records and reports of production, operating, and down time
Recommend changes in programs, routines, and quality control standards.
Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
Present to management recommendations related to purchasing and installing hardware, software, and telecommunication equipment.
Stay abreast of advances in technology
Basic Qualifications (Required)
• B.S Degree
• At least five (5) years of experience with Warehouse Management Systems.
• SDLC management experience
Please do not apply absent the following qualifications:
WMS development, implementation and maintenance/post support experience
For immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in MS Word format in addition to a detailed cover letter and salary expectations.