JDE Programmer

Job Function:
Information Technology

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Innovating since 1905, G&W Electric has grown into a global leader in engineered electrical power grid solutions. Working with us means joining a worldwide team of passionate manufacturing professionals striving to continually improve the technologies the world depends on to deliver safe, reliable electricity. Our culture is focused on employee success, so we foster an entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to thrive.

Programmer / Analyst

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for evaluating business requirements, designing, developing, maintaining ERP and Integration solutions to meet the evolving needs of our organization. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders, business analysts, architects, and other IT professionals to deliver high-quality business solutions that drive operational efficiency and business growth.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technical specifications and solution designs that align with ERP best practices and development standards.
  • Develop and customize ERP modules, functionalities, and automations using programming languages and ERP development tools to meet specific business requirements.
  • Integrate ERP systems with other enterprise applications, Cloud Applications, databases, and external systems using middleware technologies and protocols (e.g., REST, SOAP) to ensure seamless data exchange and process automation.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage software development projects from initiation to completion, including requirements gathering, scheduling, resource management, risk management, and stakeholder communication, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization, automation, and efficiency improvements within the software development and business processes, implementing tools, methodologies, and best practices to enhance productivity.
  • Collaborate with third-party vendors and service providers to evaluate, develop, and integrate software solutions and services, managing vendor relationships, and ensuring deliverables meet quality standards and contractual obligations.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new technologies, tools, and platforms to improve business processes, enhance system capabilities, drive innovation, stay abreast of industry trends and emerging best practices.
  • Create technical documentation, including design specifications, user manuals, and training materials, and provide training and support to end-users and IT staff to facilitate effective adoption and utilization of business solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Expertise in JDE development platforms and technologies, programming languages (C, Java), EnterpriseOne development tools (OMW, FDA, RDA, BSFN, NER, BI Publisher, E1 Pages) and Orchestrator.
  • Expertise in Integration development and Web services (REST, SOAP).
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to analyze and resolve complex technical issues, troubleshoot system failures, and implement effective solutions in a timely manner.
  • Experience working on multiple full life-cycle application projects.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to consistently hit deadlines.
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into business terms.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field
  • 5+ years of hands-on ERP experience including master data management, data integration, business intelligence, and application development, preferably within manufacturing.
  • 5+ years of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application development experience including in depth use of EnterpriseOne Development Tools, Orchestrator, JSON/XML, and ETL tools.
  • 3+ years of Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) development and web services experience.
  • Strong experience with cloud technologies.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • General Office Environment, PC use
  • Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less)
  • Stooping
  • Standing

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. As part of our organization, you also help power the world!

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

*G&W Electric participates in the E-Verify process for all new hires.

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