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Business Application Consultant for SAG webMethods

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands
ICT
January 6, 2022
Business Application Consultant for SAG webMethods

Business Application Consultant for SAG webMethods

Denim. It’s our passion. It’s in our blood. 
But we are not just another denim brand.
We’re RAW. 

At G-Star, we are obsessed with denim. Together we push to invent, explore and take craftsmanship to another level. Down to the smallest detail and with a strong belief that there is no limit to what denim can do. To achieve this, we are always looking for hardcore thinkers and do-ers, who want to join us in creating the future of premium and purposeful denim. 

Are you up for the challenge?
Are you the perfect fit for our team?
Are you a bit of a rebellious spirit?
Then we would love to hear from you!

Here's what we'll do together:

G-Star Raw has implemented different software applications supporting the business worldwide which require not only state of the art software solutions and processes in all business areas but integrating them and G-Star partners, portals, vendors and customers. The Business Applications Consultant will participate in all ICT activities related to supporting those solutions and partners integrating them from the functional and technical point of view, working under the supervision and directives of the Team Lead. The Team Lead will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of functional solutions.  The Consultant will support the Team Lead in achieving it, taking over tasks assigned by the Team Lead. The Consultant will work closely with our Business and other IT Teams and must demonstrate individual functional and professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure Business and our customer’s satisfaction.

Here's what we'll do together:

G-Star Raw has implemented different software applications supporting the business worldwide which require not only state of the art software solutions and processes in all business areas but integrating them and G-Star partners, portals, vendors and customers. The Business Applications Consultant will participate in all ICT activities related to supporting those solutions and partners integrating them from the functional and technical point of view, working under the supervision and directives of the Team Lead. The Team Lead will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of functional solutions.  The Consultant will support the Team Lead in achieving it, taking over tasks assigned by the Team Lead. The Consultant will work closely with our Business and other IT Teams and must demonstrate individual functional and professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure Business and our customer’s satisfaction.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
The Business Applications Consultant will participate in the planned projects and will be responsible for the proper set up and use of the systems. Furthermore, you know the (im) possibilities of the application and advise the company on how to use it in the most efficient way. 
As Business Applications Consultant you will participate in webMethods implementation & rollout projects or webMethods support & maintenance projects but also other applications supporting our Business when it comes to integration of different software solutions or business partners. Based on user requirements analysis and activities assigned by the Team Lead, the Business Applications Consultant will prepare functional design and specifications, system configuration, perform relevant testing and deployment of the designed business solution. The Consultant understands configuration dependencies and interrelationships between separate functional modules of SAG WebMethods and provide expertise into the definition and resolution of issues in this area with this knowledge.
 
As a Business Applications Consultant, you will have the following Tasks and Responsibilities supporting your Team Lead:

  • To analyze the workload;
  • To own the solutions developed in all areas for which your team is responsible, paying special attention to the integration with other business solutions and applications;
  • In coaching other Team members.

 
As a SAG WebMethods and IT Consultant, you will have the following Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Participating in WebMethods implementation projects reporting to the Team Lead and or Project Manager/s;
  • Gather customer requirements: Judge them on feasibility and impact within the (standard) WebMethods possibilities;
  • Develop solutions and implement the changes (WebMethods customizations and programming within standard);
  • Answer user questions and resolve incidents;
  • Keep standards in system changes through review, advice and acceptance of the specifications of the proposed system changes;
  • Perform functional testing and user acceptance test; 
  • Release management;
  • Establish and maintain release (user) documentation.

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Education: ideally a University degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 4 years of SAG WebMethods project experience including hands-on functional configuration, facilitation and communication to customers and stakeholders
  • Experience working in a global WebMethods environment.
  • Working knowledge in EDI and TN (Trading Network) (must)
  • Experience in handling XML, Flat File, EDI Standards (must)
  • Strong knowledge on transport protocols – AS2, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SFTP (must)
  • Knowledge in developing the web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Knowledge in Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services.
  • Good understanding on the principles of ESB, SOA, Event-Based programming.
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop good technical designs with all the required considerations – scalability, performance, architecture. Design solutions leveraging industry's best practices
  • Candidate should possess good communication skills
  • Experience working on Full Life Cycle SAG WebMethods implementations
  • SAG WebMethods certification is a plus

What does G-Star bring to the table:
Beyond a competitive salary, working at G-Star brings many other perks and exciting opportunities: an awesome and diverse team that collaborates to change the game; a work environment that offers room for fun, inspiration and innovation; a clothing budget; a healthy lunch, and last but not least, a discount on a new bicycle.

What will happen next: 
● We will thoroughly review your CV.
● We have a large expat community at G-Star, so please apply in English.
● When we hopefully find what we are looking for, we will call you for a chat and if it’s a good fit, we’ll plan our first interview.
● Because we’re very curious how you’d survive a mission impossible, we ask you to prepare a real-life business case in a follow-up interview.
● Having an agile mindset is very important at G-Star, therefore we ask you to participate in an (online) Learning Agility Assessment.
● When we’re ready to commit to each other, we’ll finalize the terms we’ve discussed and we’ll explain to you how to order your first pair of jeans from the G-Star employee store. Good luck.