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
07/29/2018
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. Store Systems Team is responsible for delivering software to solve the business needs of the retail environment. They develop and maintain applications for specific retail hardware such as Point-of-Sale terminals, printers, mobile hand-held scanners, signature pads, as well as workstations and servers. Quality Assurance Analysts are responsible for testing all aspects of the software along with deployments, researching problems and support of code changes. The individual will work with a team of Quality Assurance Analysts and report directly to the development manager, but be under the supervision of a team lead/mentor. 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 and software development procedures for program design and product evaluation to attain quality of software economically and efficiently. Creativity, openness to ideas, willingness to take on any task or role, and a constant view of the big picture are just some components of the quality assurance mind-set. Good testers have an instinct and understanding for where and how software might fail, and how to track down failures. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in full life cycle development from the requirements gathering and analysis phase through deployment. Work collaboratively with developers, analysts, and other testers to drive testing activities across the development life cycle. Use strategic thinking when creating a testing strategy/plan and developing tests. Hands-on tester with an aptitude for functional testing across the application. Includes manual, automated, and exploratory testing. Use scripting to create automated tests with an implementation language and performance/load tests. Create/maintain test data for all types of testing. Prioritize, maintain, and refactor tests. Triage failures, identify root-cause, provide re-creatable steps and define corrective actions. Manage defects and collaborate with team to get fixes scheduled in development cycle. Communicate test intent, defects, and acceptance criteria in a concise and relevant manner. Test hardware and 3rd party software for integration with internal applications. Manage deployment across all environments, from development environments, to test environments, to production. Maintain test/lab environments and server build environments. Participate with other team members in requirements gathering, story writing, user acceptance testing, and documentation. Ensure Quality Assurance policies are followed. Maintain documentation and participate in audits. REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Exploratory testing skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail and accuracy Time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment Willingness to learn and improve policies and procedures Ability to multi-task Strong organizational and project management skills DESIRED SKILLS Involvement on project teams using Agile methodology Basic understanding of Java, C#, HTML, ANT, Sahi/Selenium for testing tool. 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 Mabelvale, Little Rock, AR, USA
07/29/2018
Full time
Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers with annual revenues exceeding $6.5 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers by offering compelling selections complemented by exceptional customer care. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise and feature products from both national and exclusive brand sources. The Company operates 284 Dillard's locations and 18 clearance centers spanning 29 states plus an Internet store at www.dillards.com. The Industrial Engineer will help support all Dillard?s facilities by methods improvement, performance of time studies, administration of wage incentive programs and reporting. Additionally, the Industrial Engineer will provide analysis and validation for automated solutions. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Improve the productivity, quality, and performance of Dillard?s distribution centers, including E-Commerce facilities. Work with all areas and levels of the company to provide information, analysis, and training. The Industrial Engineer will be involved in: Process Improvement, Project Management, Automated Solutions Analysis, Supply Chain Analysis REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Hands-on experience from previous employment Proficient in Microsoft Office applications Knowledge of SQL, Microsoft ACCESS Strong communication skills Ability to travel DESIRED SKILLS Exposure to Autocad Exposure to SQL, TOAD, equivalent
Dillard's Little Rock, AR
07/29/2018
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. We’re looking for an innovative, creative, data & technical expert with advanced knowledge in statistical modeling. This role reports into the Manager of Advanced Analytics and Strategic Testing who leads a team of highly motivated Statistical Data Analysts and Data Scientists. This is a great opportunity to mentor and lead Statistical Data Analysts on a truly exceptional team in this exciting and ever growing field to shape and create the best shopping and brand experience for Dillard’s customers. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Work with Analytics Team and additional analysts within the organization to drive, shape and direct the practice of Data Science at Dillard’s Mentor/guide/lead Statistical Data Analysts in the design and execution of their specific analytic tasks Work with Marketing, Merchandising, and Operations areas to analyze current business trends, problems, and strategies to help provide actionable insights for the business including but not limited to visualizations, predictive/statistical models and business process supportive machine learning processes Identify and source data needed to build analytic datasets in support of analysis and modeling activities Utilize Machine Learning to detect trends and develop models that will deliver direct business solutions, especially focusing on solutions for large volumes of data Define metrics that will be used to measure and understand existing and new business processes Work directly with multiple levels of management to present results and recommendations from analysis REQUIRED SKILLS Master’s degree or its equivalent in Management Information Systems, Statistical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, or related field of study Strong understanding of Analytic infrastructures/environments 6 or more years of experience working with analytic software (e.g., SPSS Modeler, Teradata Warehouse Miner, R, Python) and performing data modeling, data mining, and exploratory data analysis (e.g., linear/logistic regression, ARIMA, Cluster Analysis) - applicable master level coursework and degree can be considered for up to 1 year of experience requirement Strong personal drive and motivation; entrepreneurial and excellent at time management Advanced SQL, Data Modeling for Analytics, Big Data management/concepts Strong command of statistical scripting/programming languages (R, Python, etc.) Strong knowledge and experience working with Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence methodologies Excellent communication and organization skills Experience presenting to small and large groups of people, both technical experts and business executives 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, statistical data analysts, subject matter experts, and end users Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and lead change MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 5 Year s DESIRED SKILLS PH D in Management Information Systems, Applied Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related field of study Strong understanding of Retail Business processes and Digital Marketing
Dillard's Little Rock, AR
07/29/2018
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. We’re looking for an innovative, creative, data & technical expert for an entry to mid level Data Science role. This role reports into the Manager of Advanced Analytics and Strategic Testing who leads a team of highly motivated Statistical Data Analysts and Data Scientists. This role provides experience and training that can ultimately lead to promotion to Data Scientist. This is a great opportunity to work with a truly exceptional team in this exciting and ever growing field to shape and create the best shopping and brand experience for Dillard’s customers. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Work with Marketing, Merchandising, and Operations areas to analyze current business trends, problems, and strategies to help provide actionable insights for the business including but not limited to visualizations, predictive/statistical models and business process supportive machine learning processes Identify and source data needed to build analytic datasets in support of analysis and modeling activities Utilize Machine Learning to detect trends and develop models that will deliver direct business solutions Define metrics that will be used to measure and understand existing and new business processes Work directly with multiple levels of management to present results and recommendations based on analysis REQUIRED SKILLS Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Management Information Systems, Statistical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, or related field of study 2-5 years of experience working with analytic software (e.g., SPSS Modeler, Teradata Warehouse Miner, R, Python) and performing data modeling, data mining, and exploratory data analysis (e.g., linear/logistic regression, ARIMA, Cluster Analysis) - applicable master level coursework and degree can be considered for up to 1 year of experience requirement. Strong personal drive and motivation; entrepreneurial and excellent at time management. General to advanced SQL knowledge. Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills. 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, statistical data analysts, subject matter experts, and end users. Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and lead change MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 2 Year s DESIRED SKILLS Masters degree or higher in Management Information Systems, Statistical Analysis, Applied Mathematics, or related field of study Advanced SQL Strong command of statistical scripting/programming languages (R, Python, etc.) Tableau experience Cognos experience Strong understanding of Retail Business processes and Digital Marketing Experience presenting to small and large groups of people
Dillard's Little Rock, AR
07/29/2018
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 Supply Chain Analyst will work with a diverse team to manage, develop, and improve Dillard?s supply chain, with a specific focus on the inventory management system. The Analyst will use mathematical modeling and data analysis to develop profit-based decision models, both ad hoc and productional, and will communicate the business case, plans for implementation, and results to management and stakeholders. Working with all areas and levels of the company, the Analyst will improve the profitability of the supply chain. Strong communication skills are essential, and the Analyst should be prepared to work in flexible roles on diverse teams. The ability to travel occasionally is a requirement. The Analyst will be involved in: Inventory Management Data Analysis Operations Research Optimization Financial and Economic Modeling Stochastics Statistics Forecasting Project Management REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship Education: BS or MS in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field Mathematical modeling SQL Creativity and Innovation Clear, Concise Communication Presentation Design and Delivery Team Mentality DESIRED SKILLS Proficiency with Python, R, or other languages useful for mathematical modelling Operations Research Methods Forecasting Statistics Machine Learning Data Visualization
Dillard's Little Rock, AR
07/29/2018
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. Dillard’s is seeking a Senior Network Engineer/Architect in Little Rock, Arkansas. This open position is within a Network Engineering team responsible for all network infrastructure. It will include designing new solutions to enhance network for promoting business outcomes. You will assist in developing engineering strategies and designs for network reliability, capacity & performance, and assuring infrastructure remains stable and cost effective. You will be required to design, operate, maintain, and support complex LAN, WAN, MAN, WLAN, Data Center, DWDM/ONS, and VOIP products in the test and production environments. You must also have the knowledge and ability to implement industry best practice solutions into the production environment when needed, while also supporting additional networking equipment such as load-balancers, various security components, QOS, and external carrier networking services. The ability to interact knowledgeably with security personnel and security solutions is a must. REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. BS degree and 5+ years of experience or combination of education and specialized industry experience. Strong technical knowledge equivalent or better than CCNA, CCNP and CCIE certification. Excellent communication skills are required to interface with both technical and nontechnical teams and team members. Solid experience with OSPF, EIGRP and BGP routing protocols, Cisco Nexus platforms, Cisco DWDM/ONS, and Enterprise wireless Solid experience with Cisco Unified Communications with 30,000+ endpoints and Super Clustering. Well versed and have considerable experience designing and/or managing complex IT environments. Ability to provide professional documentation (diagrams, specifications, technical requirements, and proposal content). Must be able to work well as part of a larger team and have strong interpersonal skills. Candidate must be comfortable presenting solutions in a clear and concise manner. Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and manage workload prioritization. Knowledge of Palo Alto FWs would be beneficial. MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 5 Year s
Dillard's Little Rock, AR
07/29/2018
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). ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES 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. REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship 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 MQ and Service Bus system administration experience. 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. MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 5 Year s DESIRED SKILLS Prefer 7+ years of IT experience. CICS system administration 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
07/29/2018
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. We are searching for an experienced Process Engineer to join our Business Process Engineering Team. As a Business Process Engineer, you will work collaboratively to solve complex problems that directly affect the lives of employees & customers. The Business Process Engineer will have the opportunity to utilize their experience and skills while identifying possible opportunities for efficiency, cost savings/ profit gain, consolidation and/or modernization. The individual in this position will work with all areas and levels of the company to provide information, analysis, and recommendations on issues related to Dillard’s. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate and work closely with internal business partners to identify gaps and challenges Elicit requirements using interviews, data analysis, site visits, use cases and workflow analysis Perform process simulations and developing process flow diagrams to communicate the nature of the business process Research market and industry trends to help formulate recommendations for improvement Participate in a test and learn approach to validate recommendations Create meaningful presentations and analyses that tells a “story” focused on insights and not just data Synthesize data into actionable business strategy and communicate findings to various levels of management teams REQUIRED SKILLS Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship Bachelor's or Master's Engineering Degree with 3+ years of experience in process development and continuous improvement Solid understanding of statistical methods and process control Skilled in the application of metrics to drive decisions/actions Comfort with ambiguity Self-starter with excellent communication and presentation skills Ability to work as a team member and individually Ability to travel occasionally MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 3 Year s DESIRED SKILLS Six Sigma, PMI or related certification a plus Fluent in SQL and good knowledge of relational databases Experience in at least one open-source scientific or statistical programming language such as R or Python Experience with at least one general purpose, high level programming language such as C/C++, Java or PHP