Sr. Systems Analyst – WMS Support


North Las Vegas, NV

The Sr. Systems Analyst – WMS Support is responsible for providing systems support for multiple sites, accounts, networks and/or large sites with complex system requirements. The Sr. Systems Analyst - Operations serves as an IT liaison between operating divisions, vendors, customers and internal departments to achieve operational and IT objectives while continuously assessing opportunities for improvement to support business changes.

Job Duties: [1] - [2]

Primary Duties:

  • Develops thorough understanding of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) construction and functionality to provide pre- and post-implementation support including: advanced setup for the facility, systems configuration, user acceptance testing, associate training, functionality roll-outs, and systems audits
  • Serves as local IT project lead and peer trainer for startup facilities within campus/region
  • Mentors and delegates work to the Operations IT Analysts on the team.
  • Work with Ops and Corporate IT to develop and submit Business Requirement Documents (BRDs) for new IT change requests.
  • Develops and presents new processes to leverage systems functionality and improve operational capacity
  • Partners with the Operation and site support functions to develop alternative business solutions to utilize the systems more efficiently and improve production and quality
  • Participates in the training of the site trainers on the use and maintenance of the WMS system while simultaneously assisting in the development of account specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Research and present to operations team new enhancements and WMS updates.
  • Provides project status updates to the operations and management team.
  • Coordinates with GEODIS vendors in the management and maintenance of external systems including warehouse control systems and shipping stations
  • Reviews system error logs, corrects the errors, and trouble shoots root cause  
  • Monitors the primary warehouse terminal to provide transaction analysis and manipulation
  • Provides hands on user support for Operation associates and leadership including: configuring and troubleshooting RF guns, installing and configuring both IT-supported and non- IT supported software and all relevant updates, physical installation of desktops/laptops/printers, and all associated maintenance
  • Reviews system troubleshooting/change Work Requests from customer and/or Operations to assess for clarity, scope and level of urgency and completes, escalates or secures additional resources as necessary
  • Delivers after-hours support to dedicated accounts/networks and escalates facility-outages accordingly
  • Acts as first level support for EDI and ASN production issues to ensure transaction errors are addressed and/or escalated accordingly
  • Participates in workshops and monthly conference calls with national IT – Operations group and Corporate IT team, as applicable
  • Communicates annual IT Maintenance Schedule with both internal and external customers to prevent delays in production
  • Works with Operations and Service Desk to successfully submit and close service request, Change requests and issues including unlocking/resetting user’s network accounts
  • Other duties as required and assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science or related field from accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years related experience and/or training; or and equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience to include WMS configuration, implementation, and support  in a distribution center environment with comprehensive knowledge of RF systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of Oracle SQL Db
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures including inventory control and configuration
  • ASN, EDI
  • Working Knowledge, Loftware, Bar code software’s and Zebra Printers
  • PC proficiency to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access, Visio , MS project
  • Travel up to 40% required

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical users
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple requests to ensure timely response to the users.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

[1]The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

[2] Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered “Essential Functions” and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform “Essential Functions” of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the “Essential Functions”.