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Software Engineer, LMS

Company: Safeway Inc
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
About the company
Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.
Albertsons is one of the largest retail employers, providing approximately 300,000 jobs across 2,200 stores, 22 distribution centers, 20 food and beverage plants and various support offices. We operate in 34 states and the District of Columbia under the Albertsons banner, as well as Safeway, Tom Thumb, Jewel Osco, Shaws and many more recognizable names.
What you will be doing
Albertsons-Safeway Company is looking for an individual with application design / implementation / integration experience in the areas of Warehouse Automation/Warehouse Management System, Labor Management System, in a retail distribution environment.
Our company operates 2300+ Grocery stores and 25+ Distribution Centers across the USA, using a variety of automated Material Handling Equipment, Warehouse Management System and Labor Management System.
The Software Engineer role will work on multiple projects within Warehouse Fulfillment and Operations product line, focusing on the Labor Management System. This position will work with development resources translating user stories into technical specifications while providing feedback on overall system functionality. The Engineer will understand system process and data flows and act as an expert for modeling, simulation, and performance efforts.
The Information Technology Department has an opening for a Software Engineer, LMS (Labor Management System) within the Supply Chain Warehouse Management domain. This position is located in Pleasanton, CA, USA.
Main responsibilities
Developing strong working relationships at various levels throughout the business and IT community to ensure overall project satisfaction
Assist in managing expectations with both business and IT stakeholders regarding functionality, scope, and deliverables
Provide application design guidance and consultation, based on a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs
Determines and implements the most efficient and cost-effective solution
Advise business partners on intended and optimal use of the provided systems, and assists with process development
Shape the LMS solutions to fit business objectives in the Supply Chain Warehouse Management domain
Use and administer the organizations WMS/LMS practices, standards and procedures
Analyze highly complex business requirements and problems
Designs and creates technical specifications to design / redesign complex computer platforms and applications
Ensure logic and design is in alignment with the core architecture of the systems / applications
Analyze existing product software and recommends modifications which will enhance operating capacity and meet
business requirements
Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts
Verify program logic by overseeing the preparation of test data, testing and debugging of programs
Oversee overall systems testing and the migration of platforms and applications to production
Perform troubleshooting and root cause determination and proactively identify opportunities to fix issues
Must be able to make sound decisions based on incomplete information, under pressure and maintain project focus
Develop new documentation, departmental technical procedures and user guides
Develop documentation standards, procedures and approval hierarchies
What we are searching for
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems and / or equivalent combination of education or work experience. MBA a plus
4+ years of IT experience in complex IT Systems within Distribution Systems
Minimum 4 years of experience in a technical role with LMS packaged software in the desired technology.
4+ years of programming experience in Java and related technologies (REST, SOAP, OOAD, Java EE, Web Services Technologies).
4+ years of UNIX application experience including strong knowledge in UNIX shell scripting
2+ years of design and provisioning in a Cloud environment, preferably Microsoft Azure.
Experience in Warehouse Management System integration with Material Handling Equipment Systems including but not limited to Vocollect, Dematic, Witron, Symbotic is highly preferred.
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems such as Manhattan Active WMS and BlueYonder is a plus.
Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases and database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix)
Experience with application servers such as Websphere, WebLogic, and/or JBoss.
Strong experience with the full software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) and landscape management
Strong experience in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization in a distributed environment
Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite is required (Office 365, Visio, Project, PowerBI)
Preferred experience working with infrastructure team (networking, storage, server builds, monitoring)
Preferred experience working with ETL and middleware data-transfer tools (MQ, MIM, AXWAY)
Preferred experience working with Enterprise Data Hub/Enterprise Data Integration
Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail
Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes / procedures
Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery
Ability to build constructive relationships with senior application architects and project managers
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with outside contracting vendors, and software application providers.
Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training, with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products
Excellent communications skills (written and oral), customer service and problem-solving skills
Understanding of emerging business solutions, technologies, and delivery methodologies
Ability to contribute to making critical and successful decisions under pressure
15% of travel is required
What it is like at Albertsons?
Albertsons Culture Principles
Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect
Team: We always support and recognize each other
Inclusive: We always value everyones perspective
Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others
Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer
Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success
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Keywords: Safeway Inc, Pleasanton , Software Engineer, LMS, IT / Software / Systems , Pleasanton, California

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