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Veterans Preferred - Business Systems Analyst (WMS/PKMS)

Company: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -Are you looking to make a difference in a patient's life? At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing

As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen's policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.


  • Under the general direction of a Corporate Director of WSO Solutions, creates, implements, and supports various systematic solutions that serve AmerisourceBergen's business requirements.
  • In this role, the WSO SolutionsAnalyst performs on project teams to help design and implement solutions for the WSO software, and also performs in a support role to sustain the solution after implementation.
  • The role is also involved in the Operations Analytics initiative using the Manhattan Associates Supply Chain Intelligence system to develop various reporting and datamart capabilities.
  • (Note, "WSO software" describes software for the Warehouse Systems/Operations and includes but is not limited to = PkMS (WM), Slot Optimization (SO), WorkInfo (LM), Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI), Extended Enterprise Management (EEM), Jira, and Confluence).


    • Centralized enhancement process (requirements, designs, coding (ABC or Manhattan), testing, documentation, delivery/deployment) for Distribution Services software.

    • Establishing, documenting, communicating, and deploying WMS Technical Configuration Standards for Distribution Services software.

    • Key system contact responsibilities within IT and with Manhattan Associates.

    • Distribution Services software aspects related to SOX/Audit compliance.

    • SDN management, promotion, and change management.

    • Assists with server ordering and setup, including coordinating with IT DBAs and Manhattan Associates to install the new environments.

    • Develops tools to improve the management of the Distribution Services software production, test, and training systems

    • Completes system project tasks for Distribution Services software upgrades, including developing cutover plans, conversion utilities, and test plans

    • Completes tasks in maintenance and management of the various Master, Test, and Training environments for the Distribution Services software.

    • Assists the WSO Manager team with troubleshooting production issues/questions.

    • Application Knowledge: Manhattan Active Warehouse Management, WMi/PkMS, WMOS, Slot Optimization, Labor Management, Supply Chain Intelligence, Jira, Confluence, NuVizz, Fedex Server.

    • Integrated Systems: WMi, SAP ERP, MHE

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Works evenings, weekends, and overtime as necessary.

    • Assists Corporate Director of DS IT Solutions with:

      What your background should look like

      • Requires training in fields such as business administration, accounting, computer sciences or similar vocations obtained through completion of a four-year bachelor's degree program; normally requires a minimum of four (4) years directly related and progressively responsible experience designing, building, testing and deploying enterprise system solutions.
      • Experience with Manhattan Associates software and Cognos strongly preferred.
      • Previous experience with commercial third-party Warehouse Management Systems. PkMS iSeries experience desired. MarkMagic, Slot Optimization, Supply Chain Intelligence, Labor Management, Extended Enterprise Management experience beneficial.
      • Previous experience with Material Handling Systems and Automation Systems.
      • Detailed knowledge and experience with the following Cognos and Business Intelligence components preferred: Report Studio, Event Studio, Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Metric Studio, Map Manager, transformer, MapInfo.
      • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and supporting Business Intelligence systems preferred.
      • Systems knowledge of Linux, Linux shell scripting, Apache, Java, Oracle, Citrix, SQL Server, Windows Server, Remote Desktop, AS400 RPG preferred.
      • Demonstrated strong issue resolution and problem solving skills, including debugging code.
      • Demonstrated strong testing management and organization skills.
      • Demonstrated software application gap/requirements definition, conceptual design, technical design, development, and testing skills. Programming skills preferred.
      • Previous design, coding, and testing experience with interfacing various large systems together.
      • Knowledge of socket, MQ, web services, and soap interfaces desired.
      • Demonstrated command-line operating system technical skills (such as operating system functions, relational databases, libraries, object authority, jobq's, job descriptions, subsystems, scheduled jobs, tape backups/restores, technical issue analysis, outq's, etc.). AS400 operating system skills preferred.
      • Previous knowledge of RF and Zebra equipment. Cubiscan experience desired also.
      • Demonstrated ability to quickly resolve time-sensitive issues, including deriving short-term solutions and long-term solutions to meet the business need.
      • Ability to multi-task several initiatives, production issues, etc. while meeting committed development delivery dates.
      • Strong documentation and verbal communication skills; especially to present complex, technical topics to a non-technical audience.
      • Strong skills regarding initiative and being pro-active.
      • Strong skills with project management tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Access, Excel, Word, Visio, Power point, Client Access, etc.).
      • Ability to communicate effectively with various parties of different subject areas (IT/IBM resources, DBAs, warehouse supervisors, etc.).
      • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects.
      • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
      • Lean Six-Sigma skills preferred.
      • Strong decision making skills.
      • Strong proficiency with MS Office suite of products, especially Excel or Access.
      • Willing to travel up to 33% of the time.

        What AmerisourceBergen offers

        We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

        Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.


        Full time

        Salary Range*

        $68,700 - 98,340

        *This Salary Range reflects a National Average for this job. The actual range may vary based on your locale. Ranges in Colorado-specific locations may be up to 10% lower than the minimum salary range, and 12% higher than the maximum salary range.

        Affiliated Companies:

        Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Carrollton , Veterans Preferred - Business Systems Analyst (WMS/PKMS), Professions , Carrollton, Texas

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