Systems Developer

Long Island City, New York
19 Nov 2021
22 Feb 2022
Full Time
About: Bloomingdale's makes fashion personal and fun, aspirational yet approachable. Our mission is to guide and inspire our customers to make style a source of creative energy in their lives. We will always strive to make Bloomingdale's like no other store in the world. Everyone plays a critical role to bring our mission to life. Regardless of position, we believe all colleagues have a voice and access to share their thoughts with every level of leadership. Our colleagues are passionate, driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative. We welcome and embrace diversity of background, thought and opinion while having a lot of fun along the way.

Job Overview: The Bloomingdale's Business Intelligence department is seeking a Systems Developer to support in the development of financial planning and allocation systems.

The Systems Developer will report to the Director of Reporting and Systems Development and will be part of a team responsible for implementation and support of: Interactive dashboards and reports, Solutions to facilitate corporate initiatives, and End-to-end automated workflows.

Essential Functions:
  • Translate business needs to technical specification
    • Must be comfortable collaborating with non-technical business users
  • Review, design & implement reporting tools and applications
    • Identify system deficiencies or opportunities to improve the efficiency of business processes
    • Take ownership of reported issues and see problems through to resolution
  • Participate in the software development life cycle:
    • Review, summarize and communicate changes to existing business practices that are due to new system enhancements or roll-outs
    • Act as technical subject matter expert during cross-functional meetings

Participate in user acceptance testing sessions

Qualifications and Competencies:

Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university

3-5 years related experience
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Excel
  • Be knowledgeable in writing complex queries via SQL
  • Strong proficiency in one or more programming languages
  • Strong proficiency in database administration (MSSQL, GCP or similar)
  • Have programming background in Visual Basic (or similar)
  • Background in retail/financial planning and allocation
  • Proficiency in Python and Google Cloud (preferred)
  • Practices open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner
  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically and technically; strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and Company needs

Physical Requirements:
  • Requires periods of walking, standing, communicating, reaching, crouching and climbing ladders
  • Frequent use of computers and other technology, necessary to perform job functions, including handheld equipment, cash register and ability to process register transactions
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25lbs

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