Developer Applications 2

Essendant Management Services LLC - Deerfield, IL

Primary Purpose

The HR Applications team supports the company and colleagues with technical solutions and expertise that drives transformation resulting in efficiency security and the accomplishment of strategic initiatives. The team is composed of problem solvers who possess a high degree of curiosity and varying perspectives and thrive to collaborate and transform.

The incumbent will be part of a dynamic team who participates and facilitates the technical analysis process definition and design phases for projects. Partnering with key business users and supporting systems specifically the Ultimate HR Software application the incumbent will design and develop technical requirements and designs architecture documents and technical implementation plans. They deliver measurable results to maximize efficiencies across the organization. Common activities could include the planning designing and creation of standard and ad-hoc reports configuration changes QA testing for system enhancements and upgrades SSIS file transmission integrations interface mappings between the HR and reporting systems and technical project management.

Primary Responsibilities

Operational Support of key applications including off hours
Participation in SDLC and Agile driven project/enhancement request.
Perform and assist in all cycles of project work from business requirements gathering through unit integration/system user acceptance testing into implementation of changes
Document functional system designs and technical specifications
Serves as mentor and team lead to junior associates
Understands and demonstrates Essendant’s Core Values.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Self-motivated: able to thrive in a fast paced environment with minimal direction
Good organizational skills with the ability to track multiple assignments concurrently.
Good verbal and written communication skills for interacting with IT and business associates.
Good presentation skills to articulate ideas options and solutions to IT and business associates.
Good problem solving skills to think through complex multidimensional problems.
Good testing practices including planning and execution.
Good experience in project methodology (i.e Agile Waterfall etc.)
Working knowledge on configuration and implementation of HRIS software solutions. Preferably knowledge of Ultimate Software HRIS Time and Attendance Recruiting and Onboarding modules.
Working knowledge of Time Punch clock configuration.

Technical Skills:
Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services(SSIS) Required Min 3 years
Ultimate HRIS Software Configuration/Support Required Min 3 years
SQL Developer Required Min 3 years
Cognos or Report Writing Skills Required Min 3 years
C++ or C-Sharp kills Required Min 2 years
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum of three years general IT systems analysis / applications development
We offer an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking problem solving and growth. We believe in giving back to our communities as well as others in need. We embrace diversity and believe our employees create a sustainable competitive advantage. We adhere to the high standards of Our Guiding Actions and Our Values.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.