Warehouse Management System (WMS) Applications Manager in Sandy Springs, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

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Warehouse Management System (WMS) Applications Manager

Salary: 120k and up, based on experience
Location: Atlanta, GA (relocation package available)

Vaco has been engaged by a growing, dynamic, enterprise company headquartered Atlanta for a Warehouse Management System Manager. This key role is ideally suited for a career and growth-focused Database Administrator who would someday like to be promoted into a Senior DBA position.

The Application Development Manager for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) will lead the team responsible for managing the systems that drive distribution center warehouses. Warehouse Management Systems is a critical systems that drives our business and in this role, the Application Development Manager will focus on large projects in the U.S. and Canada, oversee all hardware, development and will tightly interface with our distribution center and operations user groups.

* Must have current deployment experience with Highjump Korber WMS
* Must have legacy conversion experience with JDA or Manhattan to Highjump Korber WMS Experience
* Directs and coordinates activities of an established development team engaged in computer programming to assure effective computer resources are provided to users.
* Be the liaison to the business team and upper management.
* Work closely with vendors to ensure costs and timelines are met.
* In addition to management responsibilities, perform Business Analysis (BA) and Project Manager (PM) duties. * Budgetary responsibilities - forecasting and tracking.
* Analyze problems and capabilities to develop solutions for improved operating procedures, alternate processing methods, communications, information flow, management reporting, and operational efficiency.
* Work with programming personnel and oversee testing of new and revised programs and procedures. * Experience facilitating SDLC processes.
* Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley controls relative to the SDLC.
* Oversee evaluation, development, and maintenance of data systems.
* Oversee and direct defect resolution as required.
* Approve and direct program release deployments.
* Prepare or review records and reports of production, operating, and down time.
* Recommend changes in programs, routines, and quality control standards.
* Meet with department heads and resolve problems.
* Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
* Present to management recommendations related to purchasing and installing hardware, software, and telecommunication equipment.


* B.S Degree
* At least five (5) years of experience with Warehouse Management Systems.
* SDLC management experience
* WMS development, implementation and maintenance/post support experience.

About VACO:

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

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