Software Engineer (Koerber/High Jump) - LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY

Information Technology Des Plaines, Illinois


Position Overview:
Are you passionate about Tier 1 WMS implementations? Do you want an opportunity to design a WMS that will help deliver America’s favorite brands to consumers? If so, CJ Logistics is looking for a WMS Software engineer to design and deliver a new WMS solution. The WMS Software Engineer with CJ Logistics is responsible for successful delivery of the CJ’s new WMS. This role acts as a leader for projects and is responsible for delivery of successful implementations and other WMS initiatives.  This is a highly technical and analytical role.
 Salary: $90,957 - $115,970 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Be a technical lead for the project team to deliver system implementations within new or existing warehouse environments.  Drive accountability of WMS implementation execution to support successful operations based on warehouse KPIs and customer SLAs.
  • Function as a WMS subject matter expert and drive the alignment of system functionality to desired processes and outcomes with the project team and customer requirements.
  • Evaluate system and operational performance to identify issues or opportunities for improvement and collaborate with vendor on solution development/ resolution.
  • Interpret customer requirements with regards to integration of data (EDI, API, SFTP, etc) from customer systems and assess impact on WMS solutions.
  • Understands  project methodology to deliver project plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Evaluates current and/or intended warehouse environments, identify fit to standard solutions, understand change activities, and contribute to risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Create functional and technical design documents
  • Execute system configuration, development, implementation, and testing activities within the scope of a project
  • Act as a WMS SME for the Operations Team and provide hands-on training as necessary.
  • Act as a change agent and assist operational and technology teams with the transition from as-is / to-be processes and systems.
  • Mentor and develop other team members
  • Additional job duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work is required
  • WMS experience to include Korber, Blue Yonder, Softeon
  • 5+ years of experience leading WMS Implementations, warehouse operations focused continual improvement, or other relevant experience
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Advantage Architect, Webwise Page Editor, SSRS, Bartender, and T-SQL
  • SQL Server experience with complex queries, stored procedures, functions, and database objects
  • Experience managing source code repository and maintaining a version control system
  • Experience with REST API calls
  • SQL Service Broker/ JSON expertise
  • On call shift support for P1 issues as a Level 3 
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently or as part of a team
  • Analytical skills and experience identifying potential issues and developing contingency plans
  • Capable of being a strong team leader while able to manage your own priorities
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% or more is required
  • Bring a focus on driving teams to deliver results while acting with integrity
  • Ability to stand and walk in a warehouse environment


CJ Logistics America About Statement:  
CJ Logistics America delivers integrated and multimodal logistics services, connecting every corner of the world via air, sea and land. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, we help customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service, and facilitating growth and change. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, we prioritize the wellbeing of the end consumer, our customers, and our employees. CJ Logistics America is responsible for the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer-packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive.  
CJ Logistics America is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, CJ Logistics America participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.  
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.