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Associate Java Programmer, Order Management Systems Job

DATE: Aug 18, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 87501 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Information Technology 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


The Associate Java Programmer, Order Management Systems develops, supports, and administers business applications. Resolves basic technical issues, researches root cause, and pushes toward timely resolution. Diagnoses functional, data and technical integration issues. Assists in establishing and maintaining standards and procedures.  Assists with daily operational and production support concerns. This position reports to the Manager, Order Management Systems and has no direct reports.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots Java/J2EE eCommerce Order Management Systems application to ensure stable operations.
  • Supports applications functionality in support of business requirements.
  • Implements data integrity, quality assurance, and system administration functions.
  • Tests and implements system upgrades/patches, enhancements, and bug fixes.
  • Collaborates with other programmers to ensure the data integration architecture is aligned with business requirements and technical needs.
  • Provides on-going operational support and development of the technology infrastructure in line with the growing and changing needs of the business.
  • Monitors application to ensure compliance and security policies are enforced.
  • Documents application related processes and procedures.
  • Performs root-cause analysis on all outages and system issues and reports in a timely manner.


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to quickly learn Application Data model.
  • Strong knowledge of relational database design and support.
  • Ability to integrate in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent planning skills and a proactive approach.
  • Excellent follow-up skills and ability to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Good oral/written communications and analytical skills.
  • Decisive and results oriented.
  • Creative, strategic thinker and solutions-minded.
  • Willingness to learn other platforms for support roles


Minimum Qualifications


  • Java development experience
  • XML technology experience (XML, XSLT, XPath)
  • Basic SQL experience
  • Basic Web Service knowledge
  • Basic SOA understanding
  • Source Code Control experience (Git, SVN, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Java Application Development Certification a plus.
  • Relational DB experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of retail industry a plus.
  • Experience using Eclipse and eclipse plug-in RCP technologies is a plus.
  • Experience with compliance requirements relating to customer data, including PCI standards, and Internal IT compliance and Risk Management Practices a plus
  • Experience in Performance engineering a plus.



  • Bachelor Degree in technology.

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 


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