The Children's Place Stores, Inc. -


1 week ago(1/9/2018 3:38 PM)
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New Jersey


The Associate Developer will be responsible for the support and maintenance of various custom IT applications or corporate applications. This position will require hands-on software development experience in supporting technologies.  This position will communicate directly and frequently with Store Operations, Human Resources, Marketing, IT, and other application development groups. This position will be directly responsible for maintaining and enhancing various systems including POS, back-office applications, store systems infrastructure, credit authorization and settlement, polling application, timecard system, and returns management solutions.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform daily IT operations for the assigned systems/applications
  • Provide IT support by responding to production issues as a priority
  • Respond to requests in a positive, timely manner and provide feedback on expected completion dates
  • Develop expertise in managing and supporting existing Android, Windows-based or Unix-based systems and supporting technologies (.NET (C#/ASP.NET), Xamarin , VB 6, PL/SQL, Unix scripting, SQL Server, MS Access)
  • Participate in all aspects of SDLC; perform hands-on analysis, design, software development, testing, and production
  • Understand Store Operations concepts and processes to effectively support the business team with mediating new and existing business and technical challenges
  • Translate user requirements into system specifications leveraging the existing IT infrastructure (software engineering and architecture)


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Current HANDS-ON programming experience required
  • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment, production support, and documentation
  • Experience in software development of Mobile applications (Android/iOS),web applications, client/server technology, distributed applications, and other custom built applications
  • Experience with Mobile Device management, Systems management tools.


Skills and Behaviors:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, appropriate for a broad range including business stakeholders, 3rd party vendors, offshore providers, and technical developers
  • Must demonstrate accountability, sound decision making, detailed analytical capabilities, and clear and concise communications
  • Must be able to multi-task on various initiatives
  • Ability to work towards multiple deadlines with shifting priorities


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