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IT Developer, WMS/SQL Developer


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 


Location: Portland, OR or Chicago, IL

Division: Group 
Job Posting Title: IT Developer, WMS/SQL Developer 
Time Type: Full Time




As a Warehouse Management System (WMS) Application Engineer you are responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of our Warehouse Management System, RedPrairie Dispatcher.  This position fits within a larger global organization focused on delivering first class support to our customers and our business requiring strong cross shore collaboration and alignment.    This position is identified as the Warehouse Management Application (technical) expert (and/or other assigned applications).    This position requires some travel for new customer startups and direct engagement with the business and other end customers.




  • Support new customer implementations either on site (travel required) or remotely as needed
  • Implement and deploy setups and configurations of new sites/new customers
  • Analyse the process dependencies, define and build the related application configuration
  • Support, deliver and maintain according to standards set forward
  • Identify, specify and build required changes on application, reporting and integration
  • Develop test plans, scenario’s and secure successful execution
  • Validate, test, and accept version/releases of software
  • Collaborate with (project) team members and key-users
  • Collaborate with soft- and hardware suppliers (internal and external)
  • Document the project and application landscape and configuration to secure that proper support can be delivered
  • Identify, report and follow-up on issues
  • Identify and consider core business requirements
  • Report development using different tools
  • Deliver application configuration and developments according to business/project needs
  • Deliver stable and quality application configuration and development which adheres to business needs



  • Perform other duties as required/assigned.




  • Minimum of 5 years in IT (or IT equivalent) with 3 of those years working in a similar role.





Computer Skills

  • Strong proficiency in basic MS Office applications is required
  • Strong fluency in in writing SQL queries to include tuning and optimizing poor performing queries.
  • Experience in software development and fluency in the SDLC
  • Experience with EDI standards (e.g. EDIFACT, XML, ODETTE, ANSI X12)
  • Experience on middleware applications is a preference (e.g. BizTalk, Sterling Integrator, Websphere)
  • Experience with communication protocols preferred.
  • Knowledge of Jasper Reports or SSRS is preferred.


Language Skills

English (reading, writing, and verbal)


Mathematical Skills



Other Skills

  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations that require sound decision making
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate technical or financial information to a non-technical audience; as well as the ability to facilitate both small and large groups in a variety for forums
  • Ability to successfully work in a matrix environment
  • Ability to forge strong working relations with every level in the organization, including all internal and external customers
  • Strong collaboration and knowledge sharing as appropriate among colleagues
  • Affinity with Warehouse Logistics
  • Self-starter, able to meet deadlines and ability to work and follow department processes.
  • Willing and able to travel occasionally
  • Assertive and result-focused
  • Structured and able to meet deadlines




Work is generally sedentary, with no specific need for physical coordination or effort.  May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.  Hours can be extensive as well as occasionally staggered for multi-shift access.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Minimal travel maybe required for this role domestically and internationally.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.


Read more at www.dsv.com




Nearest Major Market: Chicago