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Lead Java Programmer, Order Management Systems Job

DATE: Jul 20, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 87112 
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 Lead Java Programmer is a hybrid position.  The applicant must have both technical and leadership skills and must be able to independently manage aspects of projects.  The applicant will be responsible for taking on issues, researching root causes, and pushing towards timely resolutions. This position requires extensive experience with a strong background in application development, support, and administration. This person must have a proven ability to triage and resolve application administration, access, functional, data and technical integration issues. Must be able to establish and maintain standards and procedures leading to optimized configuration management, release management, and quality assurance. This individual must be very hands on and well versed in the management of external services providers, through Service Level Agreements and service partnerships, in order to ensure that the technology infrastructure is functioning, is reliable, is available, and evolves and matures with the needs of this high growth organization.  Being able to work in and foster a collaborative environment across teams is a must. This position reports to the Manager, Order Management Systems, and has no direct reports.



  • Perform trouble-shooting across Yantra 9.X OMS (+COM PCA & SOM) applications to ensure stable operations
  • Forecast and plan for supporting both applications functionality and support of business requirements in a rapidly growing, changing, and complex environment.
  • Work with management team to coordinate and prioritize all escalated activities, including testing, implementation of system upgrades/patches, enhancements, and bug fixes.
  • Maintain frequent interaction for the business and legacy system owners to integrate knowledge of business and functional priorities.
  • Evaluate application technologies and tools to remain current with industry trends and practices and make recommendations for applications within the enterprise.
  • Collaborate with eCommerce stakeholders to ensure the data integration architecture is aligned with business requirements and technical needs.
  • Performs efforts to resolve technical integration issues between multiple ASP’s and packaged application software products across a partially hosted/ distributed environment.
  • Execute strategies and plans for ongoing support and development of the technology infrastructure in line with the growing and changing needs of the business.
  • Flexible in schedule to cover 24X7 rotating operational support.
    Perform root-cause analysis on all outages and system issues and report in a timely manner.
  • Mentor and assist junior developers on the team.
  • Assist in project planning.
  • Lead efforts both within the OMS team and across the entire .com space as needed.
  • Provide thought leadership and analysis not limited to technology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering plus 4-6 years of experience in developing and administering applications.
  • 8+ years hands on experience developing Web applications using Java technology including JSP, Servlets, EJB, JMS and JDBC, XML, XSL, XSLT, XPATH, and Java based XML API's
  • Strong oral/written communications and analytical skills
  • 8+ years Linux or Unix experience
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple teams of highly skilled technologists
  • Experience with source code control, such as: SVN, Git, etc.
  • Must have a personal drive for working hard and striving for excellence.
  • Must have experience leading development projects and providing
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years’ experience working with Yantra Order Management 9.X or other relevant versions
    • Experience with Yantra RCP COM/SOM
  • 4+ years IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 and MQ experience
  • Oracle experience
  • Eclipse IDE



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