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The Developer – Distribution Center Systems is responsible for implementing, maintaining and supporting technology solutions and software packages used by our state of the art distribution systems and networks.  This includes Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems, Retail Packing systems, Direct to Consumer Picking/Packing systems and applications used for processing.  You will be focused on improving and maintaining our competitive advantage and best in class services by creating applications used by transportation teams, distribution teams as well as inventory planning and fulfillment teams.


  • Integration of third party software packages with existing systems

  • Design and develop custom software to assist in the integration of separate systems

  • Maintain and support existing applications and software systems

  • Provide “on call” and off hours support for production systems on a rotational basis when assigned

  • Actively participate in all phases of the SDLC including acting as a technical liaison to non-technical business partners

  • Document all phases of work including data flow and input-output diagrams, program block diagrams, screen and report layouts and other program technical specifications using current specified design standards for new or revised application systems

  • Create test plans and scripts, generate test data, unit test, analyze test results and debug programs

  • Solve moderately complex application and programming errors; design and interface problems;  follow up in a timely manner with all appropriate customers and IT personnel

  • Communicate project status to project leader

  • All other duties as assigned


Bachelor's Degree (CS, MIS, IS or a related field) or equivalent experience  

2+ years of business programming and analysis experience using existing programming languages and operating systems

  • Retail industry experience is desirable

  • Knowledge of Object Oriented programming

  • Experience working as a strategic business partner to non-technical users

  • Strong desire to continue learning

Ideal technical experience would include, but is not limited to the following:

  • IBM iSeries system, libraries, and security experience

  • Working Knowledge of RPG, CL, using Embedded SQL and DB2 design standards

  • Experience using Turnover for change management, or similar tools

  • Working knowledge of Windows Systems, Servers, Networking and Security

  • Experience with BMC CONTROL-M production-scheduling capabilities

  • Experience with file transfer methods such as FTP, SFTP, AFT 

  • Experience with MQ, XML processing 

  • Exposure to SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) with integration leveraging Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and managed file transfer (MFT)

Our people come first. We employ more than 30,000 associates throughout the world and we believe that a truly diverse workplace is the result of an inclusive culture. It’s about more than simply bringing together people who are different, it’s about celebrating what makes us real.

We strive to be an employer of choice - a place where people are excited to come to work because they believe in what we do, enjoy working with each other, and have fun doing it.  In addition to our great culture we offer generous benefits including health, well-being, time off, flexibility, discounts on merchandise, casual dress code and even free on-site parking!

Learn more at www.AEO-Inc.com

American Eagle Outfitters is an equal opportunity employer

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