Programmer Analyst / Developer – Product Value Chain (6-12 month contract, Milwaukee, WI)

Job Summary:

The Programmer Analyst is responsible for developing, supporting, and maintaining business applications, code modifications, application administration, and day-to-day support related to PLM, ERP, and MDM. This position will be responsible for working closely with technical and functional teams to identify and document requirements, develop, test, modify, and support applications, and provide effective, efficient, and innovative solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented work environment. This position will also play an important role in supporting and executing the overall Global Information Technology strategic vision.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Responsible for maintaining and developing programming, code modifications, application administration, and day-to-day support that is of a moderate level of complexity under general supervision.
• Work closely with other IT team members to develop programming and application requirements; modify, develop and extend applications; and provide innovative solutions and support in a fast paced, team oriented environment.
• Responsibilities include coding, testing, documenting, modifying, and debugging of applications, interfaces, scripts, reports, forms, and other programmable components of application systems.
• Design, develop, document, administer and support business applications including custom solutions as well as ERP and Cloud-based applications including, but not limited to, Oracle Inventory, Oracle Product Data Hub, and applications supporting PLM, ERP, and MDM.
• Design, develop, document, administer, and support integrations between business applications supporting PLM, ERP, and MDM solutions.
• Coordinate application integrity, security, and dependability assessments for the operational and long term success of IT and business objectives.
• Responsible for following Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Change Management disciplines of IT to maintain appropriate levels of quality and to reduce risk in the operation of systems, equipment, and general business processing.
• Contribute to the success of the Information Technology organization by participating in and contributing to continuous process improvement initiatives.
• Participate in application programming and system development projects developing applications and database structures, procedures, conventions, business processes, and systems in accordance with established standards.
• Engage with appropriate levels of stakeholders in the business and with team members in IT to understand requirements, communicate progress, identify options, and deliver solutions.
• Provide on-call and after-hours application and end user support as required.
• Ability and desire to learn new technologies and approaches.
• Manage multiple priorities, work under time constraints, meet deadlines, and work with general supervision.
• Participate in special projects and perform additional duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field.
• 2-4 years programming experience in SQL, PL/SQL, ADF, JAVA, Perl, C, C++, .Net, or Web app coding languages in a professional environment
• Familiarity with Oracle E-Business Suite applications including Inventory, Engineering, Bills of Material, Advanced Product Catalog/PIM, Oracle Forms, Web ADI, and APIs and interfaces, etc.
• Experience with Oracle Cloud Applications and related solutions including Product Hub Cloud
• Practical work experience with industry standard IDEs such as ADF, JDeveloper, TOAD, SQL Developer, Visual Studio or similar
• Familiar with Code Repository Version Control tools (Git, CVS, PVCS, etc.)
• Proficient knowledge of relational database design and development
• Proficient skills with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Ability to participate in on-call and after-hours application and end user support
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Familiarity with Oracle Applications including E-Business Suite
• Experience with CRM applications and familiarity with CRM concepts.
• Experience with integration and middleware technologies.
• Work experience in a manufacturing industry is preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems and MS Office applications
• Ability to manage competing priorities and timeframes.
• Ability to manage ambiguity and uncertainty.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to manage complexity and to communicate effectively with technical and functional audiences.
• Experience with Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) or other data pools a plus.
• Experience with Oracle MDM tools and technologies a plus.

Please call Lee Shipman at (904) 512-6448

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Senior Report Developer – Orlando, FL (Contract)

Providence Technology Solutions is hiring a Senior Report Developer for a client in Orlando, FL.  As the Senior Report Developer you will have at least 5 years experience developing reports in an advanced Cognos or Crystal Reports environment in addition to 5 years of advanced Microsoft SQL skills. You have a passion for data and translating that into business intelligence.

In addition, your experience and qualifications will include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3+ Years of directly-related experience
  • Creative and professional verbal and written communication skills to be used to identify, communicate and implement complex business solutions for clients, staff and management.
  • Must demonstrate above-average initiative, self-reliance and autonomy, with the judgment to know when to take the lead, when to involve others, and how to set priorities of the work functions assigned.
  • Strong customer service experience preferred
  • Experience working in a reactive support environment (help desk) preferred
  • Proven technical aptitude and willingness to learn

Technical requirements:

  • UltiPro HCM (Ultimate Software)
  • IBM COGNOS Analytics/10.2.1.1/8.x server installs/upgrades
  • Cognos Workspace
  • Cognos Workspace Advanced
  • Report Studio
  • Framework Manager
  • Cognos Administration
  • Analysis Studio
  • Query Studio
  • Cognos Insight
  • Active reports
  • Cognos Mobile
  • Cognos Dynamic Cube Designer
  • Advanced Microsoft SQL

 

Please call Lee Shipman at (904) 512-6448

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Salesforce Commerce Cloud Certified Architect – Charleston, SC (Direct Hire)

Providence Technology Solutions is hiring a SFCC Certified Architect for a client in Charleston, SC.

Required:

  • 2 years experience on SFCC
  • 5+ years experience in web development; maintenance programs, integrations, servers
  • Very comfortable in HTML/CSS, Javascript & JQuery, XML, SQL, PHP, Git, Node
  • Likes mentoring, coaching, or training others
  • Worked in both Agile & Waterfall environments

Preferred:

  • Exposure to Magento/M2 or other large eCommerce platforms (ie: Hybris)

Must live in Charleston, SC or be willing to relocate.

Please call Lee Shipman at Providence Technology Solutions for more information.  Lee can be reached at (904) 512-6448.

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Application Developer – Charleston, SC (Direct Hire)

Providence Technology Solutions has a client that is looking for application developers who value and produce clean, well-thought, and standards-compliant code. The developers work on Magento and Demandware, two of the most widely used eCommerce platforms in the industry.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Creatively solve complex problems.
  • Application development on the Magento and/or Demandware Platform.
  • Contribute to client’s code base using an open source model in Github.
  • Develop custom extensions to be released as third party add-ons.
  • Contribute to internal initiatives such as improving our Docker workflows and development processes
  • Work closely with your manager to develop your IDP – Individual Development Plan to ensure your continued growth and development.
  • Be part of a successful, collaborative and supportive team.

THINGS YOU KNOW/HAVE DONE:

  • Coded a few web applications and are familiar with current and future web technologies.
  • Ability to use a computer without a gui. We recommend developing on Linux or OSX and using the shell.
  • Familiarity with Git and Github, specifically in a team or open source environment.
  • Advanced understanding of relevant database languages.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with teammates and clients.
  • In depth understanding of OO JavaScript including prototyping… installing a jQuery plugin and then following a tutorial does not count.
  • Development experience on open source frameworks (eg. Symfony, Django, Zend Framework,etc) ….. installing wordpress plugins does not count.
  • Strong desire to constantly learn and share. Please do not apply if you are satisfied with your current knowledge set and not willing to expand upon it. We only hire the best.
  • MUST be local to Charleston, SC area or be willing to relocate.

THINGS THAT WILL IMPRESS US:

  • Strong Linux Administrative familiarity with fundamental experience in common web daemons and Docker containers.
  • Expertise in profiling and tracing code.
  • Open Source Contributions (please do share your github account).
  • eCommerce development experience (in particular Magento or Demandware).
  • Written articles, tips, or tricks for the web development community.

 

Please contact Lee Shipman at (904) 512-6448 at Providence Technology Solutions for more details.

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eCommerce Project Manager (Direct Hire, Charleston, SC)

Providence Technology Solutions is hiring an eCommerce Project Manager for a client in Charleston, SC.

The eCommerce Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver innovative eCommerce solutions for clients.

Responsibilities and duties:

An eCommerce Project Manager is primarily responsible for quality, on-budget, and on-schedule delivery of eCommerce technology solutions. A eCommerce Project Manager is also responsible for project and task management, as well as people and team management. We are looking for someone who is professional, reliable, and pays attention to detail. Most importantly, we seek a team player with the ability to accomplish results as a team leader and as an individual contributor.

Duties include:

• Manage and deliver high-quality, on-budget, and on-schedule end-to-end implementation projects to clients
• Manage the planning, shaping, developing and transitioning of eCommerce solutions for clients
• Serve as day-to-day manager and escalation point for project team members
• Administer company business standards and programs, such as compliance, performance evaluations, project hours approval, etc.
• Provide business and technical leadership to the Project Management job family and overall client delivery team

Skills you have or things you have done:

• Minimum 2+ years relevant experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• Project management (including risk, issue, dependency, process, and milestone management)
• Demonstrated leadership, relationship-building, teamwork, and collaboration skills
• Cross-functional team and people management
• Budget and financial management including profit/loss, billing, and earned value management
• Full life-cycle technology delivery experience (including planning, shaping, developing, and transitioning)
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
• Ability to translate between technical and non-technical people
• Ability to identify innovative ways to implement projects within established timeframes
• Strong communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
• Coaching, mentoring, conflict resolution, and negotiation abilities

What will impress our client:

• Master’s degree
• PMP certification
• Experience working at a professional services company such as an agency or consulting firm
• Experience managing complex web development projects
• Experience working in the eCommerce industry
• Experience with Magento and Salesforce Commerce Cloud platforms

Email Lee Shipman at Lee.Shipman@theptsteam.com for more information

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Principal Data Architect (Contract) – Remote

The Principal Database Architect provides technical expertise for Oracle database analysis, design, development, implementation, information storage and retrieval, and data flow.  This is not an Administrator role.

This role is responsible for developing a database structure that fits into the overall platform architecture of the Enterprise SaaS system and has to make tradeoffs among data volumes, number of users, logical and physical distribution, response times, retention rules, security and domain controls. This role develops relational and/or object-oriented databases, database parser software, and database loading software.  Key to this role is articulating and projecting requirements for database administration and design.

Formulate recommendations for, and analysis and evaluation of systems improvements, optimizations, development, and/or maintenance efforts. Translates a set of requirements and data into a usable document by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros; updates existing queries, creates new ones to manipulate data into a master file; and builds complex systems using queries, tables, Open Database Connectivity and database storage as well as retrieval using Cloud methodologies.

Responsibilities

  • Define database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, high availability, back-up, and recovery specifications
  • Identify database consolidation opportunity and help define roadmap, develop approach & implementation plan in partnership with Data Architecture, Database Services & Application teams.
  • Lead database segmentation, data model consolidation and environment optimization efforts and guide DBA team on these efforts.
  • Recommend end-to-end database hosting solutions for all environments. Lead database capacity planning and maintain DB hosting/utilization related metrics.
  • Define database performance best practices, partitioning and indexing strategy.
  • Define database design standards and offer consulting to software engineering teams on designs for performance.
  • Define database encryption, tokenization, masking and information lifecycle management solutions related to privacy, storage, compression and archiving.
  • Design DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) and optimized database architecture for on-demand scale and automated provisioning.
  • Keep abreast of industry knowledge, combined with comprehensive, practical experience and knowledge in the data management and strategy domain.
  • Understand the document model in addition to OLTP databases.
  • Assist in query and system tuning and monitors performance bottlenecks as needed.
  • Develop/maintain relationships with DB platform vendors and stays current with of roadmap and solutions.
  • Conducts PoCs on new DB platforms, technology and tools in collaboration with data/engineering/hosting operations.
  • Enable DevOps (CI/CD) through common database deployment, automation and lifecycle management.
  • Lead and work with data modeling/architects to define physical data models and database designs.
  • Support product architecture, infrastructure architecture and engineering teams on actionable database architecture, design and development practices.
  • Partner with other business technology teams championing priorities and potential reuse through personal influence and persuasion.

Skills/Knowledge

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in database administration performance design/tuning, backup, recovery, high availability and security.
  • Co-located skills are a must, with IaaS experience a strong plus.
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in database architecture and design.
  • Hands on experience with Oracle database platform and Oracle Enterprise Manager.
  • Expertise in automated storage and grid management.
  • Expert in system and SQL tuning. Highly skilled in trouble shooting performance related production issues.
  • Understands document model and OLTP databases.
  • Knowledge of how OLTP db moves to distributed file systems within Hadoop using HIVE and HBASE is important.
  • Relevant experience in doing capacity planning.
  • Some hands on experience on any appliance like Oracle Exadata, Netezza or Teradata is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Hadoop/NoSQL or other emerging Big Data Platforms.
  • Demonstrated capability developing, maintaining relationship with DB vendors with respect to current product offerings, future roadmap and hardware solutions.
  • Capable of providing thought leadership and abstract thinking.
  • The ability to quickly understand and incorporate new technologies.

Education/Skills

  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Certification: Oracle certified: DBA/Professional/Master DBA
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Sr. Front-End Developer (Contract-to-Hire) Charleston or Greenville, SC based (relocation offered).

Job Description

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features using React.js
  • Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Build web applications – Follow coding standards, write automated test cases, deployment scripts
  • Assist in improving app architectures – Explore existing systems, determines areas of maintainability scalability extensibility
  • Translate designs and style guides provided by the UI/UX team into high performance functional user interfaces.
  • Contribute to continual improvement by suggesting new and emerging front-end technologies

Required Skills

  • Skilled at front-end/full-stack engineering using JavaScript.
  • Fluency with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • Know how to create simple REST service with NodeJS, express,  mongodb stack
  • Experience with Single Page Application, know it’s advantage and it’s limitations
  • Familiar with at least one MV* framework such as AngularJS, Backbone, etc.

For more information, contact Lee Shipman at lee.shipman@theptsteam.com or (904) 512-6448

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