Company: PetSmart Location: Phoenix, AZ Employment Type: Full Time Date Posted: 06/19/2021 Expire Date: 09/29/2021 Job Categories:
Architectural Services, Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Healthcare, Other, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Law Enforcement, and Security, Manufacturing and Production, Retail/Wholesale, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Associate Applications Analyst, Merchandising Applications About the Team
It’s an exciting time in technology, and that buzz is felt throughout PetSmart! We are continuing to grow at a faster pace and we want to continue to provide best-in-class experiences for pets and pet parents. Our IT team has 4 different departments: Information Security, IT Service Delivery, Business Enabling Systems, and IT Commerce & Customer Engagement.
Whether it’s online or in our stores, the work that the IT team does is instrumental in PetSmart’s success. We have a strategic and actionable plan underway and are looking for associates who are just as excited about it as we are.
About the Job
Associate Applications Analyst will focus on supporting various big and small projects utilizing various Merchandising Applications. In this position, you will learn to identify, define, analyze, and refine the requirements related to Retail and Merchandising Applications. In this position, you will work with Senior Analysts on various projects as well as independently on smaller projects. This is a development opportunity to grow your career in Retail specific IT by leveraging your technical skills, adaptability, analytical thinking, and your ability to deliver results.
Quick learner who can learn new Systems, Technologies, and business processes.
Demonstrate solid analytical and problem-solving skills
Creates business and functional design specifications using help from Senior Analysts
Demonstrate some understanding of various business processes within Merchandising, Retail, Digital, and e-Commerce business areas
Gather and document business requirements using appropriate templates
Work closely with the Project Lead, Architect, and Development team to ensure the solution meets business needs
Learn to capture detailed technical requirements
Partner with Test Team to facilitate the creation and execution of test plans, test cases, and automation scripts; establish and manage acceptance criteria, participates in the identification of defects, and works to resolution with Developers and business teams
Partner with Test Lead to participate in testing for the implemented functionalities and support all test phases
College degree with major in Computer Science or relevant experience supporting Retail IT Applications
Some exposure to Retail specific IT Systems/Technologies. Some experience with both ‘brick and mortar’ and e-commerce
Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) utilizing both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
Solid analysis/troubleshooting skills, strong partnering/relationship building skills.
Should be Customer-Oriented, Mission Focused, and a quick learner
Work well within a team setup and helps build a positive team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with and through others to resolve issues
Should have High Standards around quality and results delivery
NICE TO HAVE:
Some knowledge with ERP Systems like SAP
Knowledge of Software as a Service (SaaS) Applications
Experience with PLM Systems like CBX
Experience with using tools like JIRA, Confluence, QTest and Sharepoint
Experience with writing test scripts
Knowledge of documenting system flow diagrams using tools like ARIS and Visio
Knowledge of writing Test Automation scripts, experience with Tosca is a plus
Programming knowledge in SQL, Powershell or C#
Knowledge of Product Development for Proprietary Brands
About the Culture
Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:
Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
“Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
“Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
“Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility