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   Accounting

ACCOUNTING CLERK Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
This non-exempt position will be responsible for handling the billing and contracting process of numerous property holdings. Perform account reconciliations and month end journal entries. Must be detail oriented and highly organized while managing multiple projects. Proficient use of Microsoft with AS400 and Timberline experience is a plus.

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   Administration

ACCOUNTING CLERK Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
This non-exempt position will be responsible for handling the billing and contracting process of numerous property holdings. Perform account reconciliations and month end journal entries. Must be detail oriented and highly organized while managing multiple projects. Proficient use of Microsoft with AS400 and Timberline experience is a plus.

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   Cafeteria

CAFETERIA COOK Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsible for providing prompt and courteous service to all customers at the associate cafeteria. Must have strong knife skills, with three years experience in food service. Being able to cook from scratch and follow recipes is desired.

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CAFETERIA STEWARD Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
The steward position is an entry level kitchen position and their main responsibilities are in the dish room. The dishes are scrapped as they are coming off a conveyor and stacked according to size. The steward loads them into a dish rack, sprays them with a hand held water hose and then loads them into the dish machine. At the other end of the machine they unload dishes, check them for cleanliness and stack them in kitchen, or bring them out front and stock in designated areas. The floor gets very wet in the dish area. The trash is taken out daily; floors are swept and mopped in the kitchen. The steward position is a very hot, physical job and a position that is vital in the operation of the cafeteria.

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   Distribution

DISTRIBUTION CENTER NOW HIRING!! Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
We receive and ship outdoor recreational merchandise to catalog, internet, and retail customers to have fun in the outdoors. These Warehouse Specialists must be detailed and accurate with numbers and work in an environment where they are on their feet, walking on concrete floors, and lifting. Associates must maintain production and accuracy standards to meet our service goals. Our Distribution Center is open seven days a week with hours of operation covering two shifts. Overtime is required during periods of increased work volume. Various full time & seasonal positions are open in Receiving and Shipping on 1st and 2nd shifts.

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   Facilities

Customer Service Representative (Full-time) WASHINGTON (Tacoma)
This full-time position will inspect boats prior to customer delivery to ensure units are clean and properly rigged. When customers come in to pick up their boat, the Customer Service Rep will greet the customers, verify serial numbers, explain the boat's operation and point out location of controls and accessories. Additional responsibilities may include checking in boats once delivered by matching boat/motor/trailer serial #'s on invoice, placing inventory bar code labels on units and assisting with physical inventories on a monthly basis. Position requires some lifting up to 50 pounds, ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and good communication skills. Previous customer service experience is preferred.

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FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MISSOURI (Springfield)
40 acre property under one roof includes: A Distribution Center, Acquisitions Warehouse, General Offices, Video and Photography Studio's, Live Exhibits Quarantine site, Fitness Centers, and Associate Cafeteria. Successful candidate must have Industrial maintenance background including knowledge of PLC and automated control systems, 3 phase industrial controls, must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics and skilled at trouble shooting. Facilities Maintenance completes the preventative and corrective maintenance program at base camp that also includes a physical plant, conveyor system, lift equipment, fire protection system, backup generators and dock doors. Minimum Age 21, must have a valid driver's license with clear driving record, drug screening and criminal record check. Also, must be able to obtain a class E license.

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Facilities Manager-Outdoor World and Wonders of Wildlife Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

This position is responsible to implement and continue refinement of Bass Pro Shops standardized facilities program to ensure a safe, reliable, and long life of the facility asset.

The Facility Manager must balance long term care of the facility while supporting day to day business operations for all business units. These responsibilities include facility and grounds maintenance, energy management, retail live exhibit program oversight, waste management, pollution prevention & environmental compliance, life safety preparedness, care and inventory of the taxidermy asset, facility life cycle planning, and ensure adequate maintenance supply, and parts inventory to serve requirements in a timely manner.

Position Responsibilities:

•Responsible for proactive communication and coordination with internal customer in support of daily business requirements.

•Responsible for support and maintenance staff development including salary and hourly associates.

•Responsible for routine, frequent, and comprehensive facility audits to maintain safe, reliable, efficient, long life of the facility asset upholding the Bass Pro Shops Brand Standard.

•Responsible for safe, efficient, budget conscious facility project management.

•Responsible for initiating and adhering to a standardized preventive maintenance program.

•Responsible for initiating and adhering to a standardized routine maintenance program (housekeeping, landscape maintenance, pest control).

•Responsible for initiating and adhering to a standardized work order request program.

•Responsible for managing and supporting contractors and enforcing timely completion of service tickets and follow through as required.

•Responsible for managing to budget and participating in the development of expense and capital budgets.

•Responsible for adherence to our pollution prevention and environmental compliance.

•Responsible for efficient energy management for the property.

•Responsible for comprehensive waste management (reduce, reuse, recycle).

•Responsible for a standardized life safety programming from location to location.

•Responsible to ensure adequate spare parts, and maintenance supply inventory.

•Responsible to ensure live exhibits program adheres to the standardized program.

•Performs other duties as assigned.

•Supervises the following staff:
-Maintenance Managers and staff.
-Service contractors.

GENERAL LIST OF QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires a four year college degree and 8 years of progressive, comprehensive facility management experience in retail, museum, hospitality, Zoo & Aquarium or related industry is required. In lieu of a college degree 15 years of facility management experience will be considered. High mechanical aptitude is essential and hands on experience required.

Must be in good physical condition with no limitations due to lifting requirements and willing to work outdoors in inclement weather, must also be willing to work with and oversee the work of others. The candidate must possess broad knowledge of multiple building trades. Must have extensive experience in supervising and managing trade oriented staff, and building service industry contractors. Significant knowledge of building construction, ability to read blue prints, demonstrated project management skills are required.

Must be articulate in written and spoken word. Exceptional organizational skills and proficient work planning skills are essential.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires continuous use of gross motor skills, near/far vision, color definition, hearing, and speech. Requires frequent standing, walking, lifting up to 80 lbs, carrying up to 25 lbs, eye/hand coordination, stepping up and down, climbing up to but not limited to 30 feet from the floor, use of fine motor skills, works in difficult and confined spaces, pushes, pulls or utilizes manual and bi-manual dexterity.

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   Financial Services

LOAN PROCESSOR MISSOURI (Springfield)
Responsible for credit analysis, marketing and sales support to Tracker Marine dealers through indirect consumer lending. Act on behalf of Tracker Marine dealers as their business office and lender liaison. Maintain and uphold compliance standards for all Tracker Marine dealers. Perform necessary communication to dealerships and customers. Qualifications: Degree in Business, Finance/Accounting, or Marketing preferred or equivalent work experience. 1-2 years previous sales, consumer lending or loan processing experience, preferably within the marine, auto, RV or motorcycle industries is a plus. Solid experience with financial terms and calculations, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent planning, analytical and organizational skills and a strong aptitude working with numbers is needed.

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   Information Technology

AS400 IBM iSeries Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position will be located in Dallas, TX**


SUMMARY:
The AS400 IBM iSeries Administrator will be responsible for system administration, server provisioning, patching, operating system upgrades, supporting production, system troubleshooting and performance tuning for the AS400 IBM iSeries.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates should possess:

• Experience and Education
• 5 years of experience in AS 400/ iSeries system administration
• 5 years of experience in IBM iSeries hardware and configuration
• Bachelors Degree (or equivalent)

• IBM iSeries Skills
• Deep proficiency with IBM licensing and support products
• IBM Backup and Recovery knowledge
• iSeries system monitoring skills and performance tuning including system tools
• Expertise in latest IBM iSeries hardware and operating system
• Ability to troubleshoot and fix network issues in iSeries environment

• Technical Experience
• Large enterprise environment, including change management, problem management, root cause analysis, escalation and documentation
• Mimix replication and DR methodologies
• Operating System upgrades and patching for security compliancy

• Communication
• Ability to work independently and be able to support production support 7x24
• Expectation is that the incumbent can operate independently and individually as well as a member of a team
• Capability to build new systems and upgrading existing systems based on customer requirements



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Associate System Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for evaluating, implementing and maintaining established solutions for Bass Pro Shops servers and software. Serves as a technical representative in the area of system administration as it relates to server and storage. Documents and maintains operational procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides technical support to Service Desk and end users as it relates to systems supported by the Distributed Systems Team.

2. Configures, images, and sets up servers and customized applications in accordance with existing standards.

3. Supports team members and team leads in day to day operations related to team responsibilities.

4. Participates in special projects as designated by management.

5. Evaluate new and emerging products and technologies.

6. Participate in rotating “on call” schedule with other members of the team.

7. Travel as required.

JOB REQUIRMENTS:
• Associates degree in IT or equivalent documented work experience.

• MCTS or MCSA certification is a Plus.

• 1+ years’ experience implementing and troubleshooting Microsoft Server and client Operating Systems.

• Working knowledge of Terminal Server, Citrix, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory and Internet Protocols.

• Ability to lift and rack equipment weighing 70lbs.

• Ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, under deadline and able to make sound decisions.

• Ability to deal with conflict and provide adequate workarounds or resolutions.

• Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

• Strong organizational and planning skills.

• Willingness and ability to learn new skills and adapt to new technologies.



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Business Analyst - Retail Systems Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Responsibilities:
• Work as an IT liaison among business units to define logical and innovative solutions that support changing business processes while maintaining technological integrity and adhering to industry best practices.
• Foster and maintain good working relationships with IT and business partners to ensure systems and processes are able to support expected service levels.
• Develop business process diagrams and other related models to capture business requirements, modeling both current and future state.
• Develop business cases that include baseline and target metrics to support the strategic objectives of the business units.
• Communicate and translate business requirements into functional design documents.
• Work closely with developers and end users throughout the development lifecycle to ensure technical and business process integrity of future state systems.
• Participate in quality assurance planning and execution to ensure documented business requirements are achieved.
• Anticipate and identify problems that inhibit the attainment of business objectives; facilitate the development and implementation of corrective actions.

Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. ITIL Certification, M.B.A. or other advanced degree in business is desirable.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in implementing process improvement that leverages technology as part of the solution.
• Hands-on experience with process modeling, analysis and simulation tools.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Business domain experience in one of the following process areas is desirable: Merchandising, E-Commerce, Marketing, Supply Chain or Finance.
• IT Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.



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Database Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


POSITION SUMMARY:

A Bachelor’s in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) and 5+ years administration experience utilizing high performance database operations, architecture, and hardware in software development and support operations is required. Qualified candidates will have significant experience using MS SQL Server to successfully administer multiple-server enterprise database environments. The MS SQL Server DBA is responsible for administering and maintaining MS SQL Server installations. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining a highly available, highly efficient environment. In addition, the DBA will provide support and guidance to other team members within the Information Technology group. The qualified candidate will bring the ability to support, grow, and improve the database architectures and Infrastructure. Additionally the candidate should have considerable experience and knowledge with Windows scripting. The selected candidate will possess strong modeling/design knowledge, including: ER Diagrams, normalization strategies, OLAP and index strategies. Excellent communication and analytical skills along with a proven track record of success in time management, troubleshooting, and the application development process is a must.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:

1. Database Systems Architecture, including: needs analysis, determining the number of database servers, database segmentation, performance tuning, optimization, security and synchronization.

2. Database Operations, including: expertise with capacity planning, maintaining statistics, backup plan, rebuilds for indexing strategies, data transfer and 24x7 monitoring.

3. Deployment and patch management for Microsoft SQLServer, including testing procedures, for clustered and non-clustered configurations.

4. Optimizing SQL performance/partitioning/ database indexing/TSQL/Stored Procedures.

5. Work closely with the system and Storage Administrators to design, implement and support the architecture and operational practices of the enterprise.

6. Disaster Recovery planning, SQL Server backup configuration and maintenance.

7. Assist in developing best practices and support documentation for all SQL-based applications.

8. Diagnosis of SQL problems, Application Support, SQL Reporting Services, and SQL Support.



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Director, Ecommerce and Direct Marketing Systems Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary
The Director of Ecommerce and Direct Marketing Systems is responsible for leading and managing the IT team that supports all internet and catalog applications across the Bass Pro Shops enterprise. In this leadership role you will manage all consumer website applications and consumer facing mobile applications, order management system, and customer service systems. The position is responsible for the oversight of site operations, application maintenance/support, and implementation of new features/capabilities. This Director position will partner with the business to ensure IT solutions are aligned with business expectations by making customer service and clear communication a priority. The position will have oversight on major and minor project delivery and ensure stability of daily operations. This individual will possess the ability to manage internal and external resources and establish strong relationships with all levels of the business and IT.

Position Responsibilities
1) Lead and manage the personnel responsible for web, mobile, native apps, and order management application areas supporting Bass Pro Shops selling channels. This responsibility includes leading teams consisting of managers, developers and support personnel.
2) Responsible for the technical operations, break/fix, application maintenance/support, and implementation of new features and capabilities.
3) Responsible for all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment and production support.
4) Provide direction and oversight to the operations team responsible for site operations, system performance, application availability, code deployments, and supporting infrastructure.
5) Work closely with all business stakeholders and ensure IT deliverables are aligned with the business roadmap, to maximize site traffic, improve conversion rates, and drive sales demand across all Bass Pro Shops selling channels.
6) Establish standardized processes for operational activities, meeting cadences and communication.
7) Negotiate contracts and project scope with key vendors.
8) Have a strong understanding of IBM WCS, Endeca, SEO and OMS.

Education
Bachelor’s degree focused in business or technology related area preferred.

Position Requirements
• 10 years of experience in the retail industry or management consulting including senior management experience.
• Demonstrated success in leading large-scale ecommerce environments, enterprise-class order management systems and other systems related to ecommerce and direct-to-consumer businesses.
• Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment and production support.
• Experience in managing multiple websites and order management platforms is preferred.
• Strong conceptual and analytical problem solving skills, with demonstrated ability to translate ideas into practical implementation.
• Experience managing and leading strategic engagements and cross functional initiatives.
• Retail industry experience, insight, and understanding of trends, competitive positioning, and retail technologies – spanning in-store, mobile/native, and online/ digital channels.
• Exceptional leadership skills, including peer leadership and upward management.


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eComm Endeca Software Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops web and mobile sites. The developer will be working on Endeca, Mobile Languages and/or stand-alone JAVA , CSS, JavaScript or CSS code on the WebSphere, Mobile or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using Endeca, JAVA, CSS, Xcode and Javascript, . The Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.

The Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.

Position Requirements

1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.
2. Have a minimum of five years year web programming experience or college courses, using Endeca JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON, Xcode and XML. Three to Five years preferred.
3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.
4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after-hours support as needed.
7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
9. Solid working knowledge of Endeca, JAVA, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.
10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, Mobile Development, and DB2 is a plus.
11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.
12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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eComm Senior Business Analyst - eCommerce Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Responsibilities

• Work as an IT liaison among business units to define logical and innovative solutions that support changing business processes while maintaining technological integrity and adhering to industry best practices.
• Foster and maintain good working relationships with IT and business partners to ensure systems and processes are able to support expected service levels.
• Develop business process diagrams and other related models to capture business requirements, modeling both current and future state.
• Develop business cases that include baseline and target metrics to support the strategic objectives of the business units.
• Communicate and translate business requirements into functional design documents.
• Work closely with developers and end users throughout the development lifecycle to ensure technical and business process integrity of future state systems.
• Mentor Junior Business Analyst
• Participate in quality assurance planning and execution to ensure documented business requirements are achieved.
• Anticipate and identify problems that inhibit the attainment of business objectives; facilitate the development and implementation of corrective actions.

Position Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. ITIL Certification, M.B.A. or other advanced degree in business is desirable.
• Minimum 8-10 years of experience in implementing process improvement that leverages technology as part of the solution.
• Hands-on experience with process modeling, analysis and simulation tools.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Business domain experience in one of the following process areas is desirable: Merchandising, eCommerce, Marketing or Supply Chain.
• IT Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.


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eComm Test and Deployment Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary
The main responsibility of the Deployment Coordinator is to coordinate and facilitate the delivery, promotion and synchronization of environments related to productized software promotion and release. This position will coordinate the promotion of production software to the IT Operations team for testing and ultimate deployment into the production environment.
Other responsibilities of the Deployment Coordinator include:

• Assist the Program Manager, Project Manager or Development Manager and the development team members in planning each release.
• Ensure that the organization's release controls are documented and well understood by development Teams and Program Support Teams.
• Ensure that the testing architecture (Dev, QA, UAT) and infrastructure on which the application will be deployed are robust and stable.
• Ensure that a detailed deployment plan has been documented along with a backout plan should anything go wrong during deployment.
• Coordinate to ensure that sanctioned communications to all stakeholders have been properly prepared and reviewed.
• Coordinate On Shore and OffShore QA resources.
• Validate that the product has been correctly packaged before deployment and ensure that all release controls have been satisfied.
• Work with IT Operations to deploy the product successfully.
• Release the pre-planned communications about the product to all stakeholders.
• Conduct a release retrospective with all the development team members that participated in the program to improve the release process and increase program productivity and product quality.

Position Requirements
1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.
2. Have a minimum of one year web programming experience or college courses, using JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON, Xcode and XML. Three to Five years preferred.
3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.
4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after-hours support as needed.
7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
9. Solid working knowledge of JAVA, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.
10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, Mobile Development, MYSQL, and DB2 is a plus.
11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.
12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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ESB Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position will be located in Dallas, TX**


Position Summary:
The position is responsible for administering our Enterprise Service Bus environment. This includes maintaining and growing the environments. Duties include installation, configuration, deployment setup, monitoring, operational support, software upgrades, security, performance and capacity management of our Enterprise Service Bus (IBM Integration Bus-IIB) and related components. Effective verbal and written communications skills are required to lead group discussions, work on project assignments, and mentor other IT associates and to lead training sessions.

Position Responsibilities:
• Responsible for build and management of production and non-production environments in various phases of IIB/MQ messaging infrastructure.
• Responsible for designing and implementing advanced IIB/MQ infrastructure solutions on Linux, Windows and IBM iSeries.
• Ensure the IIB environment is available and stable including the following: production support, backup and recovery; software maintenance; installation of upgrades, performance monitoring and tuning, testing and troubleshooting.
• Provide input on the solutions architecture of IIB/MQ.
• Provide input on design and development of internal and external integration solutions.
• Work in a team environment and collaborate with other developers, architects, and business users.
• Provide support to development teams in testing and implementation efforts.
• Work with internal and outside business partners to schedule releases and deployment of applications and bar files to runtime instances of IIB.
• Maintain user accounts, configurations and data files.
• Prepare and conduct training and educational sessions on IIB technology, standards and integration options.
• Build and maintain complete documentation to provide knowledge share and support of a standards based integration environment.
• The ability to create and execute a plan to successfully achieve the requirements of a project or task.

Position Requirements:
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in an IT or related field required.
Experience:
• Minimum 3 year’s experience in a system administrator role for IBM Integration Bus or IBM Websphere Message Broker supporting SOA and Web Services.
• Minimum 3 year’s experience supporting enterprise business critical messaging through a highly available IIB/Message Broker/MQ environment.
• Experience developing message flows utilizing the various adapters provided by IBM Integration Bus.
• Advanced knowledge in standards/ technology that enable message transformation and routing. Including, MQ, JMS, HTTP, SSL, Web Services, SOAP, REST, XML, WSDL, MFT, and WSRR.
• Knowledge of integration patterns and the role IIB plays in integration.
• Experience with version control solutions like SVN, CVS, Build & Bar file deployment automation and release management.
Skills:
• IBM Certification in Websphere Message Broker, MQ and IIB Administration preferred.
• Advanced IBM IIB (ver. 8 or 9) knowledge.
• Advanced IBM Websphere MQ (ver.7 and above) knowledge.
• Advanced SQL knowledge (DB2/Oracle/SQL Server/ESQL).
• Experience with IBM DataPower a plus
• Effective communication regarding assigned tasks with IT Staff, Supervisor and Business Users.
• Excellent verbal and written skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
• Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office software.


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IT eComm Senior Project Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsibilities
• Manage IT project activities for multiple projects across all project phases. Projects managed are more critical, highly complex, and have broader scope and have more impact than those typically managed by an IT Project Manager.
• Oversees the design, development and implementation of multiple or large scale project plans; ensures scope, schedule, and budget are established and met for projects and assignments.
• Manage the day-to-day activities of project teams; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are achieved on schedule and within budget and meet expected quality.
• Manage all aspects of the budget including resource planning, purchase order creation and external resource management.
• Communicate and collaborate with project stakeholders and executive sponsors as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations.
• Work closely with Business and IT Leadership in the development of technology solutions appropriate to business needs and objectives, and oversees implementation of program, projects or processes.
• Make recommendations to Business and IT Leadership about project schedules, prioritization and resource allocation.
• Provide coaching, mentoring and guidance to project team members and others in Project Management roles.

Qualifications
• Minimum of eight years of Project Management experience in business or systems development, with at least four years in a leadership position.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. Master's degree, PMP, Six Sigma or ITIL certifications are highly preferred.
• Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Expert-level skills using various Project Management tools and methodologies. Experience in implementation and use of Agile / Scrum methodologies are preferred.
• Broad technical knowledge, with experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge of relevant technology, tools, databases and middleware is critical.
• Particular experience with eCommerce systems 3-5 years experience is desired.
• IT Project Management experience in a retail industry environment is desired.


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IT Project Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Responsibilities:
• Manage IT project activities for multiple projects across all project phases.
• Work collaboratively with enterprise architect, business analysts, infrastructure, development, security and management to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation.
• Create, manage and track project artifacts, including, but not limited to: project charter and statement of work, detailed project plans, project costs, resource plans, risk, issue and change logs, status reports and post-implementation audit.
• Manage the day-to-day activities of project teams; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within budget and meet expected quality.
• Communicate and collaborate with vendors and internal customers as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors.
• Make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks; drive key decisions across projects.
• Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritization and resource allocation.
• Provide ongoing project plan/status reporting for use by management and key stakeholders.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline is required. Master's degree or PMP certification is desirable.
• Minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience in business or systems development.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment.
• Excellent human resource management skills.
• IT Project Manager experience in a retail industry environment is desired.


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IT Quality Assurance Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Brief Job Description
A Quality Assurance Analyst focuses on developing and executing software test plans to identify software defects and their causes. This position is fast paced and ever changing, requiring flexibility, self-initiative, and regular management of changing priorities. Occasional night and weekend work is required within the position.

Position Responsibilities
• Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
• Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
• Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers and project managers.
• Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
• Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
• Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
• Participate in product design reviews, providing input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
• Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, completeness, or to mitigate risks.
• Achieve a service-focused culture with emphasis on delivering on-time, high-quality products and services to internal and external customers.
• Other duties as assigned – it is understood that this list of responsibilities is not an inclusive list and that other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Position Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience, is required. Master's degree or equivalent is desirable.
• ITIL Foundation Certification is desirable.
• 3-5 years of experience in business or systems development, including implementation and installation in an online environment.
• Experience in Quality Assurance processes following industry best practices.
• Broad technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge of relevant technology, tools, databases and middleware is critical.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.


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IT Quality Assurance Manager Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary
The IT Quality Assurance Manager will lead the overall Quality and Software testing efforts for the Information Technology team. This Manager will work closely with other IT leaders in developing test strategy, quality improvements, agile process opportunities, data management needs and directing test execution, defect management and risk mitigation for multiple project teams. The IT Quality Manager will insure that the QA process is defined, reviewed and successfully executed through all phases of the software development lifecycle.


Position Responsibilities
• Manage all aspects of Quality Assurance testing and implementation processes.
• Identify and implement process improvements within all aspects of Quality Assurance.
• Establish standard implementation processes utilizing release level management.
• Define clear goals, measurements, and benchmarks to support the strategic direction to improve speed to market and quality implementations.
• Provide direction to project managers and integration activities with other IT teams to ensure
successful implementation and support of project efforts.
• Ensure that processes established complies and improves on the standards and established methodologies and practices.
• Responsible for team member staffing and selection for team.
• Responsible for team member evaluation, career planning and development for team.
• Anticipate and identify issues inhibiting the attainment of project goals; facilitate the development and implementation of corrective actions.
• Foster and maintain good relationships with IT and business partners to ensure processes are integrated to support expected customer service levels.
• Contribute to the execution and testing of multiple development efforts to support a multi-year strategic roadmap.
• Assist in analysis and resolution on escalated support issues through advanced testing processes.
• Scorecard and report on code defects and establish plans for improving code development and speed to market.


Position Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience, is required. Master's degree or equivalent is desirable.
• ITIL Foundation Certification is required. Advanced ITIL Certification is desirable.
• Knowledge of ITIL best practices relating to Process Ownership, Request Fulfillment, Incident Management, Problem Management, and Configuration Management.
• 8-10 years of experience in business or systems development, including implementation and installation in an online environment.
• Experience in Quality Assurance and Implementation processes following industry best practices.
• Broad technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge of relevant technology, tools, databases and middleware is critical.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment. • Excellent human resource management skills.
• Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.


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IT Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary
A Senior Quality Assurance Analyst focuses on developing and executing software test plans to identify software defects and their causes. This position is fast paced and ever changing, requiring flexibility, self-initiative, and regular management of changing priorities. Occasional night and weekend work is required within the position.

Position Responsibilities
• Advise, mentor, train or assist quality assurance analysts and developers at other skill levels, as needed, to ensure timely releases of high quality code.
• Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.
• Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
• Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers and project managers.
• Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
• Create or maintain databases of known test defects.
• Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
• Participate in product design reviews, providing input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
• Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, completeness, or to mitigate risks.
• Achieve a service-focused culture with emphasis on delivering on-time, high-quality products and services to internal and external customers.
• Other duties as assigned – it is understood that this list of responsibilities is not an inclusive list and that other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Position Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience, is required. Master's degree or equivalent is desirable.
• ITIL Foundation Certification is desirable.
• 5-8 years of experience in business or systems development, including implementation and installation in an online environment.
• Experience in Quality Assurance processes following industry best practices.
• Broad technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge of relevant technology, tools, databases and middleware is critical.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Experience in a retail industry environment is desirable.


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Junior Software Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary
The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops web and mobile sites. The developer will be working on JAVA , CSS, JavaScript or CSS code on the WebSphere, Mobile or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Junior Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using JAVA, CSS and Javascript, . The Junior Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.

The Junior Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.

Position Requirements
1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support. Works well with Business Clients.
2. Experience 0-3 years minimum experience working on a major transactional web site. 5-8 year preferred.
3. Have a coursework programming experience using JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON and XML.
4. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices. Mentor Junior developers in these practices.
5. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
6. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
7. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed.
8. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
9. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
10. Degree/diploma in computer-related field from an accredited university.
11. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP and DB2 is a plus.
12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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Programmer/Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Qualified individuals should have at least 2 years RPG/ILE coding experience as a Programmer/Analyst on the iSeries platform. Experience in an Object Oriented language is a plus, .Net or Java preferred. The selected candidate must have excellent communication skills, be user oriented and have a Bachelor's degree. Must have solid application systems design & analysis experience as well as excellent development skill set following a SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodology. Combine all these skills with strong initiative, reliability, productivity and accuracy. Experience developing and supporting software applications in Supply Chain business areas would be a plus.

Position Responsibilities:

Work closely with business users and Application Manager to:
-gather information and define systems objectives
-establish data requirements and processing specifications for automated portions of the system
-design program logic, code and test programs and prepare them for computer operation
- organize and conduct design and project status meetings effectively
-provide after hours support

Position Requirements:
-maintain and modify programs currently in production to keep them responsive to user needs and to assure efficient operation in the production environment
-create special reports and file extracts from existing data bases
-perform programming tasks according to established standards
-thoroughly test the operation of completed programs and linkage to other programs


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Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary
The position is responsible for supporting the users of the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse software environment and the overall success and marketing of the use of these tools within the organization. The position includes support for BI, OLAP, Planning, Data Marts, and ETL applications. Effective verbal and written communications skills is required to lead user group discussions, working on project assignments, and training sessions with associates in all business areas. The ability to create and execute a plan to achieve the specifications of a project, task, or break-fix is required.

Position Responsibilities
• Support the testing efforts, validates data against host systems during implementation.
• Coordinates user training.
• Maintain configuration and ETL metadata within the Business Intelligence and/or planning software tools.
• Acts as point of contact for users, provides general assistance, troubleshooting, and process improvement for existing reports and/or planning applications.
• Creates and controls BI reports, dashboards and other BI information processes and/or planning applications.
• Works directly with the IT technical administrator to design, develop, test and implement ETL processes.
• Conducts regular meetings with users to discuss how the Business Intelligence and/or Planning software is being used to improve decision-making, how to launch strategic plans or execute tactics These meetings are to ensure users are creating business specific reports that are actionable and effective.
• Work with other IT staff to design and develop useful, efficient data sources.
• Work with other IT staff to efficiently design data warehouses, data marts and OLAP cubes which will allow end users to build useful reporting.
• Effective Communication regarding assigned tasks with IT Staff, Supervisor, and Business Users.

Position requirement
Education
Bachelor’s degree in business or related area preferred. Strong knowledge of ETL, Data Warehousing, and OLAP tools.
Experience
Two or more years experience using industry standard Business Intelligence or Industry Standard Planning tools. Netezza, DB2 on the iSeries and/or Microsoft SQL Server experience a plus.
Skills
Skills needed include:
• Construct and execute standard SQL against a relational database.
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office software.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Working Knowledge of Data Warehousing, Data Marts, BI, Planning, and ETL concepts.
• The ability to construct, communicate, and deliver a presentation to a diverse audience.
• Retail Business and/or Accounting/Finance experience a plus.
• Demonstrated Cognos technical expertise and experience in report development using Cognos 10.2+ BI suite: Query Studio, Report Studio, Power Play Transformer, Metrics Studio, Analysis Studio, Event Studio, Data Manager, Controller, Cognos Insight, Framework Manager and Cognos Transformer.
• Cognos Administration.
• Current Cognos TM1 10.1.1+ administration and development experience a plus.


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Senior Information Architect Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary
The Information Architect works with other Decision Support personnel, internal business partners, vendors, programmers, data base administrators, and systems support personnel to design, develop, and implement processes and data structures to support and deliver Decision Support applications that meet the strategic business needs of Bass Pro Shops.

Position Responsibilities
• Identifies decision support requirements by researching and analyzing business partner needs and evaluating current business processes to architect the best practical solutions.
• Plans data architecture solutions by designing the architectural scheme, information structure and features, functionality, and the ETL process.
• Evaluates information representation and prepares and evaluates logical and physical models, designs information structure, workflows, data flows, job dependency diagrams, and risk assessment and mitigation solutions.
• Evaluates decision support tools and software and offers recommendations for improving the Decision Support Systems implementation by BPS.
• Organizes information by developing data dictionary and metadata structures, recommends changes in databases and data warehouses, translates user behavior into data structure and elements, prepares paper and interactive prototypes and mockups, produces workflow diagrams, and flowcharts.
• Validates information delivery by developing and completing system performance, evaluates ETL processes for performance improvements and coordinates with system DBA and Infrastructure personnel to maintain Decision Support Systems performance.
• Updates job knowledge by tracking research regarding data warehouse design, DBMS, and security data construction.
• Participates in educational opportunities, reads professional publications, maintains personal networks, participates in professional organizations and mentors team members.
• Enhances Decision Support’s reputation by accepting ownership for Decision Support systems, accomplishes new and diverse project requests, and explores opportunities to add value to the Decision Support applications.

Position Requirements

Education
Bachelor’s degree focused in the science or technology related area preferred.
Have a minimum of five years (10 years preferred) utilizing recognized tools in Data Modeling, Database Management, ETL, and Data Warehousing. InfoSphere DataStage, QualityStage, Aginity CIA, and Netezza preferred.

Skills
Be able to develop efficient, effective, and accurate Decision Support data constructs from concept to implementation. This includes designing, documenting, developing, testing, implementing and supporting.
Be able to organize and conduct design meetings.
Be able to coordinate and collaborate with third-party vendors and contractors to design, implement, and support Decision Support systems.
Be able to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate programming abilities of speed, reliability and accuracy.
Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.


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Senior Programmer/Analyst Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary
The Senior Programmer/Analyst, reporting to the Application Manager, is responsible for the technical aspects of both current and future business solutions at Bass Pro Shops (BPS). Project assignments will include maintenance, new development and adhoc request activity.

The team member will document/formalize technical design specifications based on defined business/functional requirements; assist with the definition of project deliverables; design, develop and test program logic and/or processes; establish data and processing specifications; and create documentation in accordance with established company/departmental standards.

The team member will assure quality in the work, descriptions and code across all functions, and assumes responsibility for all technical/development deliverables for assigned projects. The Senior Programmer/Analyst will assure that departmental standards and SDLC methods are followed and may assume the technical lead for selective projects. Together with the Application Manager and business stake holders the Senior Programmer/Analyst will plan all technical activities and will provide recommendations regarding the alignment of technical resources within the associated projects. When the Senior Programmer/Analyst is assigned as the Technical Team Lead for a project, the Technical Team Lead will assume responsibility for deliverables of the other technical team members assigned to the project. This includes adherence to established standards and timelines associated with the project.

Other responsibilities include providing expertise in one or more specific technical areas, assisting team members in the technical engineering, project implementations, rotating after-hours support and mentoring of other team members and business stake holders.

Position Responsibilities
Work with Application Manager and business stake holders to define requirements, functional and/or technical design for the improvement or replacement of systems and/or processes.
oDevelop accurate and efficient computer programs and/or processes accordingto departmental standards. oMaintain knowledge of standard programming languages, coding methods andoperations requirements – with enfaces on those tools in use at BPS.
oAnalyze existing program logic and design enhancements based on correctionand/or modification requirements. This includes providing of alternate solutionrecommendations (when available) that will minimize efforts while maximizingdelivered value.
oCreate special reports, data file extracts and/or data conversion from/for existingdata bases.
oUnderstand project design specifications and apply organization skills to meettime line estimates for assigned projects/tasks. Consult with Application Managerand project stake holders to resolve any real and/or perceived discrepancies.
oDocument internal and external modifications, changes, and/or processes inrelationship to assigned projects/tasks. Follow and support internal changecontrol processes and/or procedures. Participate in internal code reviewprocedures.
oTest and document programs and/or processes thoroughly.
oMaintain test data bases as needed.
oAssume technical team lead as assigned (based on project scope).

Position Requirements
oMinimum of 5 years of relevant experience in software development solutionsand SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies. Prefer Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science, MIS or related field.
oSignificant knowledge (depth/breath) of retail, wholesale and supply chainoperational demands/characteristics.
oMinimum of 5 years of software development experience within the IBM i(AS/400/iSeries) environment. This includes the use of the followingprogramming toolsets (but not limited to): RPG, RPGLE, CL, DDS, SQL, andJava/Javascript.
oExcellent problem solving skills, particularly in regard to anticipating and solvingproblems, issues, or concerns before they occur or become critical.
oStrong written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills with both internal andexternal stake holders. The ability to organize and conduct user design (bothfunctional and technical) and project meetings effectively.
oAbility to work effectively both alone and within a team/cooperative developmentenvironment with minimal supervision.
oAbility to learn BPS business concepts and technical/general business skills.
oProvide both onsite and offsite user/technical support as needed/requested.
oMentor and share knowledge with other BPS team members.
oA willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overallviability of BPS applications and individual/team technical knowledge base.
oProvide rotating after hours support as needed.


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Senior Software Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops web and mobile sites. The developer will be working on an implementation of WebSphere Commerce, IBM Worklite and/or stand-alone JAVA , CSS, JavaScript or CSS code on the WebSphere, Worklite or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using JAVA, CSS, Xcode and Javascript, . The Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.

The Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.br>

Position Requirements:

1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.

2. Have a minimum of five years web programming experience, a minimum of three years programming experience using JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON, Xcode and XML.

3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.

4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.

5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.

6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed. 7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.

8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.

9. Solid working knowledge of JAVA, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.

10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, InfoPath Development, MYSQL, and DB2 is a plus.

11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.

12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.

13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.

14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.

15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.

16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.



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Senior Software Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Senior Software Engineer Position Summary
The person in this position will be primarily responsible for leading teams writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops web and mobile sites. The developer will be working on an implementation of WebSphere Commerce, and/or stand-alone JAVA , CSS, JavaScript or CSS code on the WebSphere or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.
The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using JAVA, CSS, and JavaScript, . The Senior Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.
The Senior Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a project/ task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.

Position Requirements

1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support. Works well with Business Clients.
2. Experience 3 years minimum experience working on a major transactional web site. 5-8 year preferred.
3. Have a minimum of eight years web programming experience, a minimum of five years programming experience using Websphere, JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON and XML.
4. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices. Mentor Junior developers in these practices.
5. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
6. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
7. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed.
8. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
9. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
10. Solid working knowledge of Websphere, JAVA (JQuery and Dojo), Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.
11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field from an accredited university.
12. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, IIB, Endeca, SOAP and DB2 is a plus.
13. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
14. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
15. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
16. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
17. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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Senior System Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, architecting, configuration, implementation and management of systems and servers in highly available configurations across geographically diverse locations. Collaborate with network administrators to ensure compatibility and operability meet business expectations for performance and availability. Train and provide day-to-day technical oversight to system administrators. Documents and maintains operational procedures as it relates to server and storage platforms.

CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

Analytical Skills– Ability to remain neutral, quickly identify the problem, then offer sound rational solutions.
Critical Thinking– Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Focusing on Action and Outcomes –Ability to attack everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; drives to bring every assigned task to an on time completion.
Project Management– Ability to bring projects to completion by obtaining the collaboration of interdepartmental team members.
Time Management– Ability to manage one's own time and the time of others.
Organizational Skills– Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects.
Flexibility– Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Computer skills– Possesses intermediate to advanced Microsoft Suite Knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Communicating Effectively– Ability to write and present effectively, adjusts to fit the audience and the message, succinctly gets message across.
Detailed Oriented– Ability to be well organized and resourceful, has the ability to reduce a complex concept or task into something that is manageable and clearly interpreted. Can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track, foresees and plans around obstacles.
Team player– Ability to manage solid working relationships within the company. Able to complete tasks and work cooperatively with others.
Adaptability- Ability to respond and adapt to changing circumstances and to manage, solve problems and provide solutions.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Set up, configure, and manage server hardware and operating systems.
• Install, configure, manage, and maintain software.
• Research, acquire, test, and install updates as recommended by the manufacturer.
• Deploy monitoring and reporting tools and prepare reports for management.
• Create and maintain technical documentation.

-Exchange mail servers and software-

• Create and manage individual mail boxes per policy.
• Monitor adherence to policy and report deviations to management.
• Establish and manage mail replication to secondary off-site mail server.
• Create, manage and monitor backups for mail stores, document and test restoration procedures on a routine basis, restore individual mail boxes as required.
• Implement, monitor and maintain compliance and archive solution.

- Active Directory servers, software, and services

• Establish and manage DHCP/DNS configurations.
• Manage group policy development and deployment.
• Configure, update, and maintain login scripts.

-Web servers and software

•Manage IIS 6.0 and IIS 7.0 servers and services across multiple sites and domains.
•Manage Apache Tomcat servers and services across multiple sites and domains.
-Storage Area Network

•Provide architecture requirements, provision, and install hardware and software.
•Create and manage data partitions per design specifications.
•Monitor usage and prepare reports for management review.
•Configure, update and monitor antivirus/malware software and services.
•Acquire, configure, deploy and maintain controls to meet documented information security requirements and monitor to ensure effectiveness.

-Participate in security risk assessment activities and assist information security personnel to prepare for and execute security audits.

-Work with third-party vendors to monitor and respond to security incidents.

-Implement and manage controls for user and system account management, access control, and acceptable use.

-Assist in the preparation and testing of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

-Participate in strategic IT planning and budget preparation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Strong organizational and planning skills.
•Willingness to change with the organization to better support the business.
•Associates degree in IT or equivalent documented work experience.
•7+ years’ experience implementing and troubleshooting Microsoft, RedHat Server and client Operating Systems.
•Possess certification in two or more of the following: MCSE, RHCE, VCP, SNCP or CBCP.
•Working knowledge of VMWARE, Terminal Server, Citrix, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory and Internet Protocols.
•Ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, under deadline and able to make sound decisions.
•Ability to deal with conflict and provide adequate workarounds or resolutions.
•A solid understanding of networked/distributed computing environment concepts and principles of routing; knowledge of tools to diagnose and resolve routing problems.
•Considerable knowledge of disaster recovery principles and methods.
•Solid understanding of commonly accepted IT security principles and practices.
•Willingness and ability to learn new skills and adapt to new technologies.
•Ability to lift and rack equipment weighing 70lbs.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE:

•Open minded, dependable, energetic, and detail-oriented.
•Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
•Self directed


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Senior TM1 Developer/Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary
The Senior TM1 Developer/Administrator is responsible for administration, architecture and development of Cognos TM1 solutions including integration and development with Cognos BI. This position will work with technical teams to ensure a high performing and highly available Cognos TM1 solutions. The position will work with business users and Business Analysts to develop and deliver TM1 solutions that meet the needs of the business with a primary focus on planning and analysis. This position will be responsible and accountable for system installation, availability, performance, documentation, and application development.

Position Responsibilities
• Identifies TM1 application requirements by researching and analyzing business partner needs and evaluating current business processes to architect the best practical solutions.
• Responsible for the installation and administration of Cognos TM1 Enterprise software tools.
• Evaluates company planning software and offers recommendations for improving the planning systems deployed by BPS.
• Coordinates with functional and technical teams to implement and maintain optimal TM1 reporting and planning environments including the integration of TM1 data to other reporting applications.
• Consults with functional business areas regarding system connections, security, user accounts, and creation of data models.
• Updates job knowledge by tracking research regarding TM1 and other planning applications.
• Participates in educational opportunities, reads professional publications, maintains personal networks, participates in professional organizations and mentors team members.
• Enhances Decision Support’s reputation by accepting ownership for Decision Support systems, accomplishes new and diverse project requests, and explores opportunities to add value to the Decision Support applications.

Position Requirements
Education
Bachelor’s degree focused in the science or technology related area preferred.
Have a minimum of five years (10 years preferred) administering and developing Cognos TM1 applications.
Skills
Be able to develop efficient, effective, and accurate TM1 applications from concept to implementation. This includes designing, documenting, developing, testing, implementing and supporting.
Be able to install and configure Cognos TM1 application to perform optimally in the Bass Pro environment.
Be able to organize and conduct design meetings.
Be able to determine cause of operating errors and developing solutions to those errors. Be able to coordinate and collaborate with third-party vendors and contractors to design, implement, and support Cognos TM1 applications.
Perform appropriate testing for TM1 applications and develop testing and validation strategies to validate that the application performs as outlined in the business requirements.
Be able to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate programming abilities of speed, reliability and accuracy.
Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
Desired
Experience with Cognos Controller Financial Consolidation Software.
Experience with Cognos Disclosure Management.
Netezza Data Warehouse.


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Software Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position can be located in either Springfield, MO or Irving, TX**


Position Summary
The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for the Bass Pro Shops web and mobile sites. The developer will be working on WebSphere Commerce, Mobile Languages and/or stand-alone JAVA , CSS, JavaScript or CSS code on the WebSphere, Mobile or Tomcat platforms. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using JAVA, CSS, Xcode and Javascript, . The Software Engineer will also work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Application Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems.

The Software Engineer shall focus on the proper use of Web Programming Tools to code and test applications, classes and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. The Engineer must be responsive to business needs and help ensure reliable operation of systems in the production environment. The person in this position will be a task lead and a mentor to junior-level developers.

Position Requirements
1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.
2. Have a minimum of one year web programming experience or college courses, using JAVA,CSS, Javascript, JSON, Xcode and XML. Three to Five years Preferred.
3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.
4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.
5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.
6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after-hours support as needed.
7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.
8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.
9. Solid working knowledge of JAVA, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, JavaScript and SQL.
10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, Mobile Development, MYSQL, and DB2 is a plus.
11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.
12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.
13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.
14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.
15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.
16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.


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Software Engineer / Web Developer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

The person in this position will be primarily responsible for writing programming code for Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Marine Group websites. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures into business solutions using ColdFusion and C#.Net technologies. The Senior Software Engineer will work closely with users and other project stakeholders to gather information for creating, improving or replacing software systems as needed, and will work with the Applications Manager to define requirements for new functionality or improving/replacing existing systems. This will include any Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Marine, or affiliate company sites.

The Senior Software Engineer will focus on the proper use of the ColdFusion language to code and test applications, websites, web services and other types of modules to implement user interface functionality, business logic and database interactions. Must have full software life cycle experience, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training, and support. Required degree in CIS with 5+ yrs web programming. Experience with the following software/platforms required: ColdFusion, ASP.Net, SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Position Requirements:

1. Have the ability to efficiently and accurately develop application systems across the full software life-cycle, including concept development, requirements specification, technical design, coding, testing, documentation, training and support.

2. Have a minimum of five years web programming experience and a minimum of three years programming experience using ColdFusion and C#.NET.

3. Have the ability to quickly write code that is reliable and produces accurate results, as well as have knowledge of modern programming standards and practices.

4. Have the ability to analyze existing program logic and design changes that meet changing business needs.

5. Be able to work with minimal supervision.

6. Have the willingness and ability to provide after hours support as needed.

7. Have knowledge of web application testing procedures and the ability to use software for testing and maintaining test databases.

8. Demonstrate a willingness to explore, learn, and utilize new technologies to improve the overall viability of our applications and technical knowledge base.

9. Solid working knowledge of ColdFusion, Object Oriented Programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL.

10. Knowledge of technologies such as XML/XSL/XSD, Web Services, SOAP, MYSQL, and DB2, AS400 is a plus.

11. Degree/diploma in computer-related field or equivalent business experience is required.

12. Strong business analysis skills. Experienced in object modeling, design, and the ability to graphically portray your ideas using software such as MS Visio or MS PowerPoint.

13. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and strong relationship skills are a must.

14. Ability to organize, conduct, & LEAD user design/project groups effectively.

15. Ability to work under tight deadlines, and to respond to changing business needs and requirements.

16. Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment.



Systems Administrator Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
**This position will be located in Dallas, TX**


POSITION SUMMARY:

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures support the business.

This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the initiation and planning phases of projects. These activities include technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design, testing and rolling-out the solutions.

This individual is accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows systems that support www.basspro.com; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support the Bass Pro Shops business; Responsibilities on these systems include support, maintenance and research and development to ensure a stable environment to support Bass Pro Shops.

CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge in administering an Exchange 2003 environment, along with mailbox policy implements and email archiving best-practices.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of storage architecture platforms (EMC, IBM, 3PAR, NetApp) and file archiving methods.

• 3+ years administering and maintaining Linux Environment.

• 3+ years of administration experience for Windows Server 2003/2008 versions.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of virtual platforms and architectures; including VMWare ESX/ESXi 4.0, and Microsoft Hyper-V R2.

• 3+ years knowledge of Citrix Environments.

• 3+ years knowledge of Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory domain structures and administering users, objects, groups, roles, and permissions.

• 3+ years demonstrated knowledge of Antivirus applications, preferably Symantec technologies.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

• Demonstrated experience in routing & switching utilizing various protocols & methods.

• Understanding of common backup and restore procedures, preferably as it relates to Commvault.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Organizational and time management skills.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

• Proven ability to take a given task and work independently and as part of a team to bring the task to completion.

• Excellent ability to trouble shoot methodologies and solve issues to meeting deadlines.

• Confidently introduce ideas and participate in detailed technological discussions.

• MCSE, RHCE, A+, and Network+ certifications preferred not required.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.

• Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

• Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.

• Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

• Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.

• Provide Tier III/other support per request from various business partners. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.

• Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted business partners.

• Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure/add new services as necessary.

• Upgrade and configure system software that supports Bass Pro Shops applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.

• Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.

• Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

• Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

• Maintain data center environment and monitoring equipment.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED ATTRIBUTES INCLUDE:

• Open minded, dependable, energetic, and detail-oriented
• Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
• Self directed

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Web Commerce Architect Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY
Bass Pro Shops is seeking a talented individual in the role of eCommerce Architect with deep experience leading, designing, and developing solutions for IBM Websphere Commerce.

To apply for this role, you must be a seasoned professional with 5-8 years experience and a proven track record developing WebSphere Commerce-based retail centric eCommerce projects. The ideal candidate will function as a solution architect, coder and mentor to less senior developers on the team at Bass Pro Shops.

Bass Pro Shops wishes to stay current with the latest versions of WebSphere Commerce including the latest Feature Packs. We leverage the state-of-the-art Search capabilities and need an Architect to drive best in class coding practice and functionality.

We have a successful mobile app and are headed toward a much larger user base in Mobile; therefore, a working knowledge of Responsive and Adaptive Design techniques for mobile application platforms is essential. This role is in a key position to enable growth of the eCommerce channel.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Experience in WebSphere Commerce Version 7.0 from requirements analysis through deployment and transition to support. (Feature Pack 7 and Commerce Composer Tool knowledge, a plus).
• Experience in J2EE architecture and development including Servlets, EJBs, JMS, and JSP, web services, XML processing tools, JavaScript and HTML.
• Deep hands-on experience in WebSphere Commerce subsystems – Trading, Catalog Management, Order Management, Member Management Sub-systems, etc.
• Strong understanding of the WCS run-time framework, Struts, front-end components, WCS tag libraries, WCS EJB, and Web Services.
• Experience packaging and deploying Java applications using WebSphere Application Server.
• Experience in application architecture, design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of web based application using Java.
• Experience with object oriented principles and concepts.
• Testing Java and web based applications, including unit, integration, system, and end-user acceptance testing based on defined test plans with specific requirements-driven test cases.
• Experience automated code repository and code deployment tools and best practices.
• Experience with application servers and web services.
• Experience in using IBM’s DB2 and developing and executing SQL.
• Experience with Sterling OMS a plus.
• Experience with Fraud Mitigation Tools a plus.
• Experience with web-based credit card authorization such as Verified by Visa, MasterCard Secure and PayPal a plus.
• Experience in application development using WebSphere Commerce RAD (Rational Application Developer) Toolkit.
• Experience with implementing workspaces in a commerce environment.
• Certified WebSphere Commerce Version 7. Desired Skills.
o Experience with Endeca search framework.
o Experience with SOLR Search framework and its deep integration into WebSphere Commerce.
o To be considered, you must possess 5 to 7 years of successful implementation and development in WebSphere Commerce experience in a direct-to-consumer ecommerce environment. A B.S. in Computer Science is preferred but candidates with appropriate experience will be considered.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
As the Websphere Commerce Suite Architect, you will determine and develop architectural processes as well as coach the team that analyzes, develops and tests enterprise applications. You will be providing technical solutions to wide range of difficult issues, great opportunity to showcase your creativity and knowledge.

• Determines and develops architectural approaches and solutions, conducts code reviews, documents current systems and develops recommendations of how to proceed with the applications.
• Ensures success of enterprise-level ecommerce rollouts.
• Evaluates existing or proposed systems for the business, and devises computer systems and related procedures to solve the business need.
• Devises or modifies procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desired results.
• Coaches the team that analyzes, develops, installs, tests and modifies complex enterprise-wide applications using high level languages such as Java etc.
• Troubleshoots problems in conjunction with technical team, department users and administrators.
• Responsible for quality assurance review of assigned projects and the evaluation and documentation of team procedures.
• Ensures that best practices for Websphere Commerce applications are used in design and development of solutions and assist in setting standards and guidelines.


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   Merchandising

Manager of Global Sourcing & QC: Overseas Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:
Engage in the development of vendor networks, identify and qualify new sources and develop existing sources to higher standards. Lead the planning, coordination, evaluation and control of the vendor management and production processes. Ensure that goods and services are produced at the correct time and cost and quality with partners are compliant to the BPS quality standard. The potential base of this assignment is in an overseas location.

Primary Responsibilities:

SOURCING/VENDOR MANAGEMENT
• Based on the future business plan, find and evaluate potential partners.
• Manage factory relationships and long term factory development. Initiate and cultivate global vendor relationships to improve turnaround, quality and cost.
• Constantly evaluate current supply chain with analytic measurable to identify vulnerabilities and proactively correct results. Develop and implement vendor improvement strategies.
• Develop sub supplier resources to control cost and cultivate new product introductions.
• Build relationships with internal stakeholders (buying units, Product Development, Supply Chain, Import Logistics and others) as well as vendors.
• Collaborate with Global Sourcing and Product Development to develop Vendor Production Capacity plans and allocation.
• Proactively review supplier compliance, capability and capacity to ensure that existing and future business requirements can be met.
• Provide Monthly/Quarterly Vendor Performance updates to key stake holders.
• Collaborate with Planning and Import Logistics to maximize container space utilization and improve freight consolidation.
• Further develop production and sourcing policy and processes to support the existing and future business requirements.

PRODUCTION/QUALITY
• Manage production plans and production execution for assigned categories.
• Measure and track pre-production process to meet target completion date.
• Even though the Developer is responsible to hit targets, this position requires expert in costing; keep on top of developments in fabrics, trims and sewing techniques.
• Ensure that lead times are tracked and manage critical path to meet customer delivery.
• Work with Design and Purchasing to develop the production development process which includes: tracking and reporting on time production, quality and vendor compliance and costing.
• Manage relationships with factories to ensure all allocated orders are manufactured as per agreed, production schedules and finished goods are manufactured in accordance with the product specifications and the quality of the workmanship is of an acceptable standard.
• Lead and manage the production and quality control teams to ensure business requirements are met.

Position Requirements:
• Prior sourcing management role with apparel or footwear product category and 3+ years overseas working experience.
• Intimate understanding of end to end supply chain requirements (product design and development, sourcing, apparel manufacturing and quality control).
• A track record of consistently meeting production deadlines and ensuring product specifications and quality standards are met.
• Strong supplier management skills to ensure compliance with supplier expectations and supplier code of ethics.
• Experience in identifying, assessing and implementing alternate sources of supply for bulk materials and finished products.
• Proven ability to motivate and lead production and quality control teams to ensure personal and team KPI are met.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written).
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required.
• At least eight years of experience with sourcing, product development, logistics, production coordination or quality control required.
• Must have interpersonal, negotiation, organization, prioritization and problem solving skills.
• Previous experience developing and implementing design/production processes.
• Previous experience developing relationships with vendors and sourcing partners.
• Knowledge of garment construction, textiles, fabrics and technical packs.
• Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to change.
• Passionate about delivering great product and value to our customers.


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MERCHANDISING ASSISTANT Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
This hourly opportunity will assist the Merchandiser or Divisional with strong clerical support. Extensive computer data entry and maintenance of all pertinent information for catalog, wholesale, retail and incentives.

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Product Specialist - Footwear Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Product Specialist is responsible for the development process. They will drive the coordination of the product development process by working with designers, merchants and vendors in taking the product from concept stage to production for the footwear category.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fully immerse in the footwear product category to understand the brands, styles, target customer and act as the lead role in coordinating the product development process
• Works with team and vendors to identify and select quality materials, components necessary to complete designated projects
• Works with team to conceptualize to select proper designs and cosmetics to attain aesthetic needs of each project. Ensure design team aesthetic and conceptual needs are clearly understood and relevant performance attributes applied to products and relayed to factory
• Collaborate with merchants and designers to ensure the design, specs and source factory are aligned and position us to achieve desired target costs. Review cost breakdowns and collaborate with team members to value engineer product to achieve margin goals
• Collaborate with designer and technical support at key junctures during the product creation process to address fit, technical, product safety and commercialization issues
• Works with team to build proper fit, function and aesthetic properties to each project
• Assures designated projects are completed with required quality within specified time lines
• Establish, organize and maintain samples, components and design library
• Communication with factories and other personnel, inside and outside the company, on a daily basis to monitor projects and assure constant progress is made
• Work with the product development manager on any issues with development, quality & materials, timelines and proactively communicate effectively to all related development partners

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of footwear development experience; project management, sourcing, commercialization and/or manufacturing
• Three or more years in developing footwear product
• Knowledge of manufacturing, pattern creation, fabrication and fit/construction
• Knowledge in textiles, leathers, rubbers, polymers and construction applications
• Ability to engage in fit process; including observation, identifying issues, determining root cause and communicating next steps
• Knowledge of footwear constructions with the ability to maximize attributes while ensuring product can still be manufactured in a cost effective manner
• Team oriented
• Experience working with Asia based factories
• Outstanding communication skills are required, including the ability to manage customer expectations and ability to work effectively across functional lines
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel preferred)
• Be highly motivated with strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
• Ability to travel to Asia as needed


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Product Specialist - Gifts Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Product Specialist is responsible for the development process. They will drive the coordination of the product development process by working with designers, merchants and vendors in taking the product from concept stage to production for the gifts category.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fully immerse in the gifts product category to understand the brands, styles, target customer and act as the lead role in coordinating the product development process
• Works with team and vendors to identify and select quality materials, components necessary to complete designated projects
• Works with team to conceptualize to select proper designs and cosmetics to attain aesthetic needs of each project. Ensure design team aesthetic and conceptual needs are clearly understood and relevant performance attributes applied to products and relayed to factory
• Collaborate with merchants and designers to ensure the design, specs and source factory are aligned and position us to achieve desired target costs. Review cost breakdowns and collaborate with team members to value engineer product to achieve margin goals
• Collaborate with designer and technical support at key junctures during the product creation process to address technical, product safety and commercialization issues
• Assures designated projects are completed with required quality within specified time lines
• Establish, organize and maintain samples, components and design library
• Communication with factories and other personnel, inside and outside the company, on a daily basis to monitor projects and assure constant progress is made
• Work with the product development manager on any issues with development, quality & materials, timelines and proactively communicate effectively to all related development partners

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of gifts development experience; project management, sourcing, commercialization and/or manufacturing
• Three or more years in developing gift products
• Knowledge in textiles and construction applications
• Team oriented
• Experience working with Asia based factories
• Outstanding communication skills are required, including the ability to manage customer expectations and ability to work effectively across functional lines
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel preferred)
• Be highly motivated with strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
• Ability to travel to Asia as needed


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   Supply Chain

Master Scheduler Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Master Scheduler is responsible for both long term and short term production/process planning. This individual will be required to create and maintain the production schedules for three manufacturing locations with input in the process for up to two more. They will also be responsible for measuring the production schedule attainment and provide input/direction to all facilities, along with, identifying capacity constraints in regards to meeting the production plans and long term strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Long term production planning/forecasting
• Create daily production schedules for up to five production facilities
• Facilitate production meetings to review schedule attainment and issues
• Maintain processes critical to business flow
• Monitor customer demand to ensure the availability of popular SKU’s
• Identify issues and constraints in production planning and product availability
• Create and maintain forecasts for production, finished goods, purchased parts, wholesale shipments and retail sales

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

• Degree in Business/Supply Chain or extensive experience in Supply Chain is preferred
• Five plus years of scheduling experience is desired
• Excellent written and oral presentation & communication skills
• Advanced Excel capabilities with the ability to execute V-lookups, complex formulas and links
• Solutions oriented with a strong customer service mindset
• Strong analytical skills
• Multi-tasking capabilities
• High comfort level in facilitating executive reviews
• CPSM/CPIM certification is a plus


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   Tracker Marine

Technical Engineer Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Position Summary:

Develop recreational marine products for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic. Focus on research, advanced concept development and interpretation, prototype development, tooling design, tooling fabrication, and integration with manufacturing.

Position Responsibilities:

•Apply sound concepts of product design, engineering, naval architecture and quality management to define, develop and integrate state of the art marine product and manufacturing methodology into high production manufacturing facilities company-wide.
•Develop recreational marine product for fabrication in composites, aluminum and rotomolded thermoplastic.
•Support new product development and engineering for five brands of power boat products.
•Characterize and qualify advanced new manufacturing materials: coatings, resins, reinforcements, composite sheet, thermoformed sheet, adhesives, fasteners, molding, blanking, forming, fastening, CNC and robotics and/or any other material or processes that may apply in Tracker Marine Group boat and parts production.
•Maximize quality, efficient space requirements, materials and labor usage and yield.
•All other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

•Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering highly preferred. (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) at an accredited four year college or university is required (or other relevant degree and experience)
•A minimum of 10 years’ experience in research, advanced concept creation the design, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of marine recreational, aerospace or consumer products with proven, quantifiable results desired
•Proactive in identifying , owning and solving problems
•Flexible in the face of shifting priorities
•Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
•Creative mindset, ability to bring fresh ideas forward
•Experience functioning in the corporate environment for new product development, engineering and manufacturing
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
•Ability and desire to mentor less experience colleagues
•Ability to use CATIA CAD systems a plus


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   Video & Film Production

FIELD PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Sportsman's Park Center-Springfield, MO
Assist in the field with various camera related gear, lighting, grip equipment, and other field related accessories. Responsible for the equipment cage and its maintenance; checking equipment in and out, and maintenance of gear. Knowledge of computers in WIN, MAC OS and of Avid, Final Cut, and Premiere non-linear editing systems.

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