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Senior Software Engineer

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Date Added 30 Aug 2017
Expiry Date 27 Sep 2017
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Foschini Retail Group

Western Cape

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Role details:
We are looking to expand our Manufacturing & Logistics team to implement key applications and systems that will allow us to continue our rapid growth. If you have an in-depth knowledge of warehouse management systems in distribution centres, and you are committed to quality, then join our drive to develop world-class IT Solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.

With a vision to be the leading fashion lifestyle retailer in Africa, The Foschini Group (TFG) consists of 18 stylish retail brands, 10 service divisions, over 2,000 stores, over 20 000 employees, 3.5 million customers and more than 17 billion in annual turnover! We are an innovative force with a passion for retail. TFG Infotec, the dedicated IT division of TFG, provides innovative, strategic and cost effective ICT solutions and professional services to TFG and its subsidiaries. Working for TFG means: working with highly talented professional individuals, who are passionate about collaboration, creativity and working towards successful customer service.
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Work experience requirements:
• Good communication (verbal and written) with system users, the business community and IT staff.
• Manage own work to delivery according to deadlines and be accountable for delivery of work.
• Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; displaying problem resolution and support capabilities.
• Gather functional requirements; perform functional setup and configuration, fit-gap analysis, go-live activities and production support.
• Create/update functional specification documents.
• Report specification and development of Microsoft SQL Reporting Services (SSRS).
• Problem solving of the Warehouse Management Systems(WMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems in the retail business
• Collaborate with other enterprise IT teams and Manhattan to establish integrations in/out of WMS to support the required end to end business processes
• Create test cases/scripts and perform unit and integration testing, while also supporting user testing
• Experience in discerning true business requirements rather than wants
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
• Must be assertive self-starter with a “can do” attitude and excellent organizational skills
• Proven resource in developing systems requirements, proposing best practices, designing and prototyping, testing, training and defining support procedures.
• Excellent analytical and decision-making skill

You should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or Supply chain related technical field
• Experience developing, supporting or implementing packaged application software
• Experience implementingsupporting Manhattan (WMOS or SCALE) Platform Suite of offerings (WMOS; SCI; DOM; TMS; MIF)
• Experience with data analysis, troubleshooting or developing complex PLSQL in Oracle or related relational database
• Experience implementing in UnixApache, Linux or Windows operating systems
• Experience in Biztalk integration
• Experience in .NET development, primarily using C#
• Experience in Microsoft SQL Reporting Services (SSRS)