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Senior Application Developer -Manhattan WMS

Location : West Chester, Pennsylvania, US
Date Posted: 2015-08-28 07:15:47

QVC is one of the world’s leading multimedia retailers, reaching millions of customers around the globe each day on-air, on-line, and through mobile. Don’t miss the chance to work in a productive, customer focused environment with a team of over 400 IT professionals. Based out of our Studio Park headquarters in West Chester, PA, the Senior Applications Developer supporting Distribution Systems plays a key role in the design and development of our Warehouse Management Systems used nationally at QVC distribution centers. This is a fast-paced, dynamic, and engaging department, where we work together in a culture thriving on innovation and excellence.

Job Description Details

The Senior Applications Developer will lead technical design, development and implementation of QVC Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). 

·         Configures or develops new applications of varying complexity and scope.

·         Develops design specifications within defined architecture, utilizing standard procedures and techniques.

·         Contributes to feasibility analysis for new systems. 

·         Provides input related to the technical design of new applications/systems and architecture.

·         Interfaces with business analysts, project managers, and clients to clarify requirements, as appropriate. 

·         Tests own work and reviews tests performed by more junior team members, as appropriate. Makes a major contribution to the development of test plans, coordinates activities with QA staff, and participates in post-implementation reviews.

·         Conducts code reviews as appropriate for quality and adherence to standards.

·         Provides second level operational support for production systems when necessary. Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

·         Provides guidance, training and mentoring to junior team members.

·         Communicates applications changes to IT team members.

·         Analyzes and interprets business requirements to define and develop technical requirements / specifications.

·         Can conduct diagnosis of standard business problems, factoring in an understanding of current technical and applications architecture.

·         Troubleshoots applications problems independently.

·         Seen by the client as an advocate within IT; learns to manage client expectations and ensure prompt and complete client service.

·         Works directly with clients in defining new application requirements and resolving project issues, as appropriate.

·         Responds to user problems, including issues escalated from more junior team members.

·         Learns to build productive networks with internal and external clients and the vendor community.

·         Produces detailed documentation for changes and enhancements to current systems independently.

·         Assists in the analysis of vendor proposals and the evaluation of build versus buy considerations.

·         Contributes to the development of project plans, provides estimates, identifies key milestones, and raises critical project issues such as technical constraints or resource needs and proposes alternative solutions.


·         BS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience

·         4 + years demonstrated experience working as a developer with Manhattan WMS Application

·         Functional and technical experience is required on the Manhattan WM Platform (2014/2015). Experience with Classic (2009) versions preferred

·         Java/Spring required and/or other relevant programming languages

·         Unix/AIX scripting experience

·         Strong SQL (Oracle) experience

·         Must be able to travel 20 – 25% or as needed during project implementations

·         Must be able to participate in on-call rotations and provide production support during off-hours

Preferred Requirements:

·         .NET experience

·         Tibco Integration experience

·         Informatica development experience

·         Labor Management experience


Senior Application Developer - Manhattan WMS