Applications Engineer

Position:Applications Engineer

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Capturing customer requirements and apply expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems.
  • The engineer should have solid experience in software development of applications from the requirements gathering phase to design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of the application. Conveyor control/storage retrieval applications included.
  • Monitoring and maintaining warehousing applications to ensure reliability/functionality
  • Ability to work with other functional technical areas including business analysts, DBA's, Network Engineers, Quality Assurance specialists, Project Managers, and warehouse personnel.
  • Develops and monitors vendor performance, relating to duties specific to their service level agreement.
  • Serves as the primary contact for production issue notification, escalation and resolution from our vendors.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of operational, logistical, business processes.
  • Serve as a focal point subject matter expert of warehousing activities.
  • Assist with off-hour production support of our Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Domestic and International travel may be required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor level degree in a CS discipline or 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience supporting equipment and software within a highly volatile large distribution center.
  • Experience with warehouse equipment from an application and operational perspective (Conveyor, AS/RS, Scanners, PLC)
  • Experience working with vendors for software support.
  • Working understanding of PLC (program logic controller) programs.
  • Experience with relational databases.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to monitor and manage the progress of tasks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in development/support of a warehousing applications.
  • Experience implementing and supporting warehouse management applications, including those that control hardware.

Location:Reno

Time Type:Full time


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