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Senior AX Developer (Hammacher Schlemmer IT)

Job Summary

The Senior AX Developer will be responsible for all phases of software development, including business requirements, design, coding, testing, documentation, deployment, and production support for the Dynamics AX system.  This individual will be a senior member of a small, talented development team focused on delivering high quality enterprise caliber systems on the Microsoft platform, primarily in Microsoft Dynamics AX, X++, SSRS, C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server and Oracle. Primary responsibilities will be to establish the design, estimate the project and drive the system development and implementation efforts of project initiatives.  This position will work closely with the department Director and team Technical Leads to ensure compliance of standards and alignment with the strategic approach of the Information Service department.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • System Design – Works with the business and project teams to establish and guide business and technical requirements definition. Creates the overall design of the system and guides component design by mentoring junior members of the team.  Works with the Technical Lead to validate design changes and understands impacts to system architecture as part of design review process. 
  • Development – The senior developer is responsible for driving development efforts for enhancement and maintenance of Dynamics AX and associated linkage to third party system including internally developed applications utilizing object oriented design techniques and department coding standards.  This role will be strongly proficient with the AX application and database structure, effectively and clearly communicates with internal and external end-users, and provides clear and timely communication to the team and the project manager on development progress and obstacles.
  • Testing & Deployments – Creates and executes application and deployments testing through the creation of unit tests, functional and smoke testing for deployment validation.  The senior developer will create all Change Management requests for implementations of all project changes, planned or unplanned, seeking appropriate business and management approvals and coordinating with the project manager.
  • Production Support, Misc. and Other Duties as Required – Responsible for providing production support of the Dynamics AX system, integrated third party systems, and internal business applications ensuring high availability, data consistency and accuracy of information. Closely monitors AX and batch stream performance meeting or exceeding established service levels for business systems data availability. Provides support for legacy business systems identifying opportunities for enhancements to features and processes. Responsible for participating in overnight and weekend on call support rotation resolving business outages or impacts as needed.

Required Qualifications

Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in IS or related industry experience
  • 5-8 years of Dynamic AX development experience in medium to large size corporate environments with increasing levels of responsibility and complexity of projects and applications
  • 5-8 years of experience designing and developing with SQL Server.
  • 5-8 years of .NET Framework, C# and Visual Studio

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be extremely proficient in Microsoft X++ development.
  • Experience using AIF to integrate AX with external systems.
  • Proficient with AX workflow and security development techniques.
  • Ability to design and develop reports using SSRS development tools. 
  • Experience with RDBMS modeling and schema design
  • Expertise with OOP design and development OOP using C#
  • Proficient with defining and estimating project tasks.
  • Collaborative approach to design issues and problem solving
  • Strong ability to balance multiple project initiatives concurrently
  • Strong knowledge and experience with all project life-cycle phases including overall system design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to integrate procedural steps and processes with technical requirements and system functions to assure successful delivery of work.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to mentor more junior members of the team
  • Ability to work well within a team environment; contribute positively etc.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Source Control tools and methodologies.
  • Commitment to quality and excellent customer service to end users
  • Performs application debugging, programming, test case development, and testing of applications.
  • Experience with report writing tools for creation of Operational & Ad Hoc reports.
  • Proficient with word processing (Microsoft Word), Visio, Internet browsers, and email.
  • Strong proficiency with UML and creating technical documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience

  • Microsoft AX certifications preferred.
  • 3+ years of combined experience in C# and ASP.NET.
  • Knowledge of an experience with Oracle.
  • Web development experience including ASP.NET, HTML, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, and web services.

Hammacher Schlemmer, a well-recognized, upscale consumer catalog since 1848, brings “the Best, the Only, and the Unexpected” innovative products to our valued customers. We offer fine apparel, high quality electronics, exceptional furnishings for home and office, durable utility goods, and a unique selection of thoughtful gifts for adults and children.

Benefits: Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at Hammacher Schlemmer, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.

We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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