Dillard's

Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $6.3 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers by offering compelling selections complemented by exceptional customer care. The Company comprises of nearly 300 stores, spanning 29 states, all operating with one name - Dillard's. Dillard’s Technology supports our customers’ experience through our technology infrastructure, application development, and business intelligence.

Dillard's Little Rock, AR, USA
12/11/2019
Full time
Dillard’s Store Systems team is responsible for delivering software to solve the business needs of the retail environment. Quality Assurance analysts are responsible for testing all aspects of the software along with deployments, researching problems and support of the applications.  Roles and Responsibilities: Evaluates and tests new or modified software applications to verify they function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards for software testing procedures  Communicate with 3rd party POS software vendor regarding new projects and issues Work collaboratively with developers, analysts, and other testers to drive testing activities across the development life cycle Use scripting to create automated tests with an implementation language and performance/load tests Create/maintain test data for all types of testing Triage failures, identify root-cause, provide re-creatable steps and define corrective actions Manage deployment across both test and production environments Maintain server build environment On-call rotation Required Skills: Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR   Two years of quality assurance testing experience Exploratory testing skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail and accuracy Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment Desired Skills: Basic understanding of Powershell, XML, HTML, and other scripting test tools Writing automated tests Understanding of relational and non-relational databases and ability to write SQL or use tools like QMF to verify results
Dillard's Little Rock, AR, USA
11/25/2019
Full time
Dillard’s is looking for an experienced Business Analyst within the Information Technology department. Dillard’s Agile teams develop in a co-located environment, utilizing an Agile development methodology, and leveraging the roles of Developers, UI/UX, Business Analysts, Quality Analysts, and led by an Iteration Manager.     ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES Elicits business requirements using interviews, document analysis, facilitated workshops, surveys, site visits, and business process descriptions Uses cases, scenarios, business and workflow analysis Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts, decomposes high-level information into details, consolidates low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguishes user requests from underlying true needs Performs root cause analysis of pain points in current processes and discern between critical vs. non-critical functions Drives and challenges business units on their assumptions around how and why they do things in order to develop an accurate to-be process Breaks down complex requirements into User Stories written from a business perspective that can be coded and tested in short iterations Work with UI/UX team to develop applications that satisfy requirements and drive usability Develops acceptance criteria to determine when a story is complete and coordinate with the quality analyst in the final review before user acceptance testing Explains business requirements to the development team and collaborate during iterations on the best way to execute solutions and verify completion of stories Serve as the liaison between the business users and the development team Lead, mentor, and guide other team members REQUIRED SKILLS  Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience 2+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, or similar role Excellent organization, presentation, and communication skills Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of business needs and how to translate them into application and operational requirements Ability to adapt and manage multiple responsibilities in a fast paced Agile work environment A self-starter who is able to work both independently and as part of a team Comfortable interacting professionally with a diverse group:  executives, managers, quality analysts, developers, subject matter experts, and end users Effective at communicating technical issues to non-technical users Experience working in a software development environment DESIRED SKILLS Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Visio) Experience presenting to small and large groups of people Understanding of databases and ability to write SQL or use tools like QMF to verify results Experience with all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with detailed experience in the following phases:  defining scope, analyzing requirements, design implementation, quality assurance, and user acceptance testing Involvement on project teams using Agile methodology
Dillard's Little Rock, AR, USA
10/04/2019
Full time
Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $6.3 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers by offering compelling selections complemented by exceptional customer care. The Company comprises of nearly 300 stores, spanning 29 states, all operating with one name - Dillard's. Are you an IT professional looking for a change?  Dillard’s is looking for an energetic Middleware Systems Administrator to join our team.  We support many middleware products that integrate with the applications utilized by all areas of our retail business (Store personnel, Apparel buyers, Fulfillment staff, HR, Accounting, Executives, and much more).  Things We Do: Take care of our business and development staff by ensuring operational systems are ready when they want to work. Normal admin tasks like DB2/MQ/CICS definitions and configuration,  SMP/E and maintenance work, performance tuning, and troubleshooting are par for the course. Share technical advice with development staff and occasionally provide technical training. Keep abreast of the latest middleware products and features that are available, see if they make sense for Dillard’s, and implement if they do.  Take our turn in the on-call rotation. Requirements: Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR. Technical Skills You need to have 5+ years of DB2 for z/OS system administration experience. Have worked with DB2 for z/OS Version 11 or later. You need to have 3+ years of either CICS or MQ / Service Bus system administration experience. Soft Skills You’re a motivated individual that gets things done. Ability to play nice with others and work on your own. Can handle frequent interruptions. Proven that you don’t mind hunkering down and doing some research. Ability to speak and write in a professional and clear manner. Enjoy working with people in various roles and at all skill levels. Skills We’d Like You To Have: Prefer 7+ years of IT experience. DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing system administration experience. API Gateway Management experience. IBM Change Data Capture or Infosphere Data Replication system administration experience. Application programming experience (COBOL, Java).
Dillard's Little Rock, AR, USA
09/27/2019
Full time
The Dillard’s Application Development team is in search of a dedicated self-starter who has the drive to make a difference in retail by using technology to solve business problems. All of our Application Development teams are involved with new development along with maintaining and supporting existing applications. ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for researching problems, making, testing, and implementing code changes, and then following up to ensure the desired results were achieved Develop and maintain Java and Groovy Web Applications as well as  Java Batch Applications Ensure that all systems and third party integrations are available and functioning properly Highly motivated, effective communicator willing to work well in a group environment as well as function independently REQUIRED SKILLS   Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR Experience in Object Oriented programming including back-end and front-end development Intermediate knowledge of Java, Groovy, or both Experience with relational databases such as DB2 Well-developed testing skills and willingness to use/learn development and testing tools The individual should work well under pressure, grasp new ideas quickly, and be able to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment DESIRED SKILLS Willingness to travel when needed Experience programming in JavaScript and Angular Experience with MongoDB Experience programming in Python Machine Learning Strong background in mathematics
Dillard's 1600 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR, USA
07/11/2019
Full time
Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $6.3 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers by offering compelling selections complemented by exceptional customer care. The Company comprises of nearly 300 stores, spanning 29 states, all operating with one name - Dillard's. The Dillard’s Application Development team is in search of a dedicated self-starter who has the drive to make a difference in retail by using technology to solve business problems. All of our Application Development teams are involved with new development along with maintaining and supporting existing applications. ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for researching problems, making, testing, and implementing code changes, and then following up to ensure the desired results were achieved Develop and maintain applications written in Java on an AIX/WebSphere platform and COBOL on a z/OS (OS/390) platform Ensure that all systems and third party integrations are available and functioning properly Highly motivated, effective communicator willing to work well in a group environment as well as function independently REQUIRED SKILLS   Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR Experience in Object Oriented programming including back-end and front-end development Experience programming in COBOL, CICS, and JCL Experience with relational databases such as DB2 Well-developed testing skills and willingness to use/learn development and testing tools The individual should work well under pressure, grasp new ideas quickly, and be able to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment DESIRED SKILLS Willingness to travel when needed Experience programming in JavaScript and Angular
Dillard's Little Rock, AR, USA
05/23/2019
Full time
Are you interested in a dynamic and evolving IT position?  Do you crave highly diverse IT platforms to dig into and learn from?   You may be looking for this position in Dillard's Software Integration and Administration. This uniquely diverse position will interface will all areas of technology as well as all lines of business.      We are seeking an engaging personality with a proactive and positive attitude.  Our group of closely-knit team members is interested in adding a team player to share in our successes.  Responsibilities Possesses effective communication skills, scripting and automation knowledge, and the ability to analyze systems and determine how these systems can meet client needs. Works with network engineers, system administrators, database administrators, and information security to design application server environments.  Serves as a liaison between the Infrastructure administration groups and end-users of the applications.  Understands the business impact of IT issues.  This includes any integrations with applications.   Develops relationships with vendors and internal clients, ensuring that systems meet corporate quality standards and conform to industry best practices. Meets with clients and understands their needs, as well as translates those into technical requirements. Coordinates with development teams to identify business needs. Architects and automates business processes within the application framework of Dillard’s.   Required Skills Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR Analytical and problem-solving abilities Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment Good oral and interpersonal communication skills Experience with *NIX and/or Windows Desired Skills Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment Experience with LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) or Active Directory Experience in application development Strong technical documentation skills Experience with scripting languages