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Senior Sterling OMS Programmer

CITY:  Columbus

Brand: [[brand]]
Req #: 87112 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Information Technology


The Senior Sterling OMS Programmer is 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 service providers, through Service Level Agreements and service partnerships, in order to ensure that the technology infrastructure is functioning, reliable, available, and evolves and matures with the needs of this high growth organization. This position reports to the Senior 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ 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
  • 4+ 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering plus 4-6 years of experience in developing and administering applications.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Yantra Order Management 9.X, including Yantra RCP COM/SOM
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 and MQ experience
  • Oracle experience
  • Eclipse IDE



Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 








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