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Sr Application Development Analyst Job

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

  • Lead the design, construction, and testing efforts for the IT Supply Chain Team within the scope of the Demand Forecasting and Replenishment/Fulfillment program.
  • Lead advanced and complex configuration and integrations for packaged applications (JDA Demand, Fulfillment, or Order Optimization experience are a plus). This include Functional Requirements and Technical designs.
  • Provide technical direction for members of the test team and interface with design team throughout System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) phases.
  • Use BJ’s standard project Life-cycle management methodology to manage project deliverables (e.g., project artifacts, schedules, status reports, etc.).
  • Serve as the primary interface to the business units and other IT teams regarding significant system changes to our supported systems (Enterprise Planning and Replenishment), as well as changes to other systems that may impact them.
  • Provide team leadership and work direction to project teams, and individuals.
  • Lead discovery activities with business partners to understand supply chain challenges, objectives, business process impacts, possible system needs and alignment to BJ’s strategy.
  • Lead development of forecasting and replenishment models, tests and prototypes to assure reliability, maintainability, and availability objectives can be met for complex solution components using JDA Demand, Fulfillment and Order Optimization.
  • Review detailed designs produced by others within and outside of the department.
  • Lead architectural reviews for a subsystem, application, or configuration of applications.
  • Planning and managing activities for moderate sized projects.
  • Assist with the design of interfaces to/from SAP.
  • Configure, create or modify highly complex programs, modules, routines, scripts, applications, configurations and data objects from a detailed design where performance, efficiency, and reliability are critical to the entire system.
  • Mentor less experienced team members.
  • Participate in rotational on-call support.
  • Coordinate system installation, maintenance and defect resolution for large or complex EP and Replenishment related implementations.
  • Define complex production operations and support procedures and policies (e.g., change management, information security, and disaster recovery).
  • Develop strategies for continuous improvement of operational performance in supply chain domain.


Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Applications, Business, Supply Chain Management or a related field.  Experience must include ten (10) years’ years of experience in progressively more responsible/complex IT roles, five (5) years’ experience with JDA Demand Forecasting, Fulfillment, and Enterprise Planning applications, Seven (7) years’ of experience with Oracle database, UNIX/Linux, SQL (or other scripting language), Two (2) years’ years of experience in retail supply chain processes and the intersection points between planning and procurement. Two (2) years’ of experience developing functional test scripts which outline new or updated end user business processes, and Two (2) years’ of experience in JDA application administration (FE pages, Compound workspaces, Searches, Option Sets, Security etc.). Experience may be gained concurrently.

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester