Lead Functional Configurator - IT Supply Chain
The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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POSITION PURPOSE - Do you want to be part of a thrilling revolution influenced by technology? The Home Depot is a $70 billion business-focused environment where you can contribute in a variety of functional areas covering all aspects of the consumer value chain. We are currently managing leading software packages and technology platforms to deliver creative results to our business partners and customers. We need people who understand how best to apply technologies to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. If you are looking for an opportunity to see instant, progressive, and substantial business benefits from your technology talents and experience, it's the perfect time to join The Home Depot. As an IT professional you have expert knowledge in one or more programming languages or databases. Because of your excellent understanding of the entire project life cycle, you have the ability to direct project teams in the gathering, design, and development of complex applications/programs. You get to work closely with and learn from the brightest minds to ensure proper system design. Your role ensures highest quality implementations from design through quality insurance to production. You anticipate hardware and software design needs to take pre-emptive action. Our IT professionals support multiple team members and other project leads in day-to-day activities related to project work. The Home Depot is looking for a motivated individual who wants to be part of one of the largest, most aggressive supply chain transformation teams, a team that is responsible for ensuring The Home Depot is the Supply Chain leader in the Retail Space. The Lead Functional Configurator will be responsible for driving projects related to the WMS application systems. The WMS applications are used at Distribution Centers throughout the US. Typical responsibilities include interacting with WMS application team, including off-shore resources, other IT teams, to determine technical solutions for WMS application systems as well as Distribution Center personnel and Business team leads to validate requirements and assure user acceptance. The individual will be responsible for requirements and scope for the WMS system enhancements and then designing, coding and implementing a solution. An associate in this position will be responsible for working with vendor software and managing vendor relationships. The individual will also be responsible for working with the application s

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must pass the Drug Test. Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses. EDUCATION REQUIRED - The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED. YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 7+ PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS - Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - The ideal candidate will possess a good working knowledge of WMS (like Catalyst or WMOS) and Operations The candidate will possess the ability to problem solve, have strong process orientation and a willingness to learn the business and operational flows. Excellent communication skills are critical to the success of this position and the ability to interact with a wide audience at all levels, including off-shore team members. Strong teamwork is required while also possessing the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative. Ability to guide and direct project teams in the requirements gathering, design, and development of complex applications/programs. Must present ideas to review boards. Ability to work closely with architects to ensure proper system design. Assists multiple team members and other project leads in the day-to-day activities related to project work. Technical skills include the ability to write and execute SQL commands and queries, ability to produce designs for system applications, familiarity with HP-UX operating systems, and an understanding of data handling including Informix databases and middleware processing is preferred. An understanding of basic network concepts is beneficial as well as a solid base in programming concepts and languages (Informix, VB, Java, C#, etc). Must be able to anticipate hardware and software design needs. Expert knowledge with databases. 7-10 years of related experience. Previous experience in technical project leadership role. Retail/business experience a plus. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES - Ability to succinctly identify business requirements and document design Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical Ability to work independently with minimal direction Solution oriented, creative think

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