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TradeStone is always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. The company offers a dynamic, creative environment that rewards excellence.

Explore our current opportunities below, or contact us directly about your background.


Director of Industry Consulting

 

 

Position Summary:


 

The Director of Industry Consulting is an active participant in the sales cycle at TradeStone Software. The Director of Industry Consulting strives to become a trusted advisor to customers while delivering on the complete presales value cycle: from account planning and demand generation activity, to diagnostics/assessments, presentations, business case development, and demonstrations. Position located out of our Boston office or out of the Mid-West.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:


• Support demand generation events for prospects - usually in the form of virtual or face-to-face presentations and/or demo’s
• Coordinate and respond to customer RFIs/RFPs
• Participate in account strategy sessions
• Meet with customers, conduct assessments, and learn enough about them to determine TradeStone fit and how to deliver SAP presentation and demo content most effectively
• Develop TradeStone-specific value proposition hypotheses that clearly articulate “why do something, why now, why TradeStone?”
• Identify business improvement opportunities and express the differentiated business case of implementing TradeStone
• Deliver webcasts and live demonstrations including configuration and data set up fit specific customer requirements.
• Communicate the customer’s business requirements to the implementation team to ensure smooth transition from presales to implementation

 

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• 7+ years of demonstrated presales experience at a major application software company
• Work experience in Retail or Brand Manufacturing preferred
• Knowledge of competitive PLM and sourcing solutions
• Ability to conduct and present solution assessment engagements including business case generation.
• Ability to build a strong working relationship with prospects and sales teams
• Exhibit credibility, charisma, and passion in all customer-facing presentations
• Possess high integrity, a can-do attitude, teamwork, and strong problem solving skills
• Bachelor’s degree

 

Technical Architect

 

Location: Bangalore, India


Position Summary:


 

The Architect role involves influencing and leading the Architecture of Java Enterprise Applications. This role will involve working with cross-functional teams, UI/UX designers, software engineers and product design team in architecting the application which can be hosted on private/public cloud or SaaS. This role also involves defining and monitoring the technical team to adhere to architectural standards

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a key role in building and providing top notch applications on scalable SaaS platform which would help retailer and supplier communities, then TradeStone is the place for you.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:


• Architecting Scalable Enterprise Applications on JEE platform
• Drives system design for multiple or single system
• Influence, mentor and guide the development of applications for online marketplace where solutions can be delivered on SaaS platform or private cloud
• Design and development of high quality software systems using best practices
• Verify stability, interoperability, portability, security and scalability of architecture.
• Assess and where appropriate, develop plans to integrate third party tools, add-ons, and interfaces that strengthen our solutions.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering required.
• 8+ years of software design and development experience
• 3-5 years of experience on Architecting Scalable Java Enterprise Applications
• 3-5 years of experience with high traffic SAAS web application in multi-tenant architecture
• Excellent object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA/OOD)
• Professional experience with the following languages and technologies is required – JAVA, JEE, Web Services, REST, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, XML/JSON and SQL Server/Oracle/DB2
• Exposure to performance tuning & resolving production issues
• Exposure to server clusters and scalability issues.
• Experience with Solr engine is plus
• Working knowledge of the retail industry will be a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Exposure to working on high volume data driven applications will be a plus.
• Prior product development experience is a plus
• Must be fun loving, high energy with a can-do attitude to solve complex problems and ability to scale with a fast growing application.


Principal Engineer

 

Location: Bangalore, India

 

Position Summary:

 


 

The Principal Engineer role is to design, develop and maintain enterprise software for TradeStone MLM Product Suite. This role involves in design and coding in Java/JEE/JSP/HTML5/JavaScript/JQuery and Web Services to develop new features and market driven enhancements for our world class TradeStone MLM Product Suite which is being used by world’s top retailers. This role will involve contact with the product design, professional services and software hosting departments and also involves the mentoring of junior members of the team with technical leadership to build a high performance team.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:


• Design and Develop solutions for Web, SOA based platform and products
• Strong hands-on experience in designing, coding and debugging JEE applications.
• Exposure to performance tuning & resolving production issues
• Exposure to server clusters and scalability issues is a plus.
• Must have experience with Version Control systems preferably Perforce
• Highly motivated, a Go-Getter who needs very little or no supervision.
• Act as technical resource for the team
• Assess and where appropriate, develop plans to integrate third party tools, add-ons, and interfaces that strengthen our product suite.
• Exposure to working on high volume data driven applications will be a plus.
• Prior product development experience is a plus
• Knowledge on ESB, Camel is a plus
.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering required.
• 5+ years of software design and development experience
• Excellent object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA/OOD)
• Professional experience with the following languages and technologies is required – JAVA, JEE, Web Services, REST, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, XML/JSON and SQL Server/Oracle/DB2
• Working knowledge of the retail industry will be a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 



Marketing Manager


Position Summary:

 

 

As Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the outbound marketing activities for TradeStone’s MLM platform and new mobile and cloud solutions. You will craft the messaging and positioning for products and technology that resonates with our target customers who are retail enterprises, merchandise suppliers and global brands. You'll conceive and develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand. Attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits is crucial. In your role as Marketing Manager you will be the expert in our buyers, how they buy and their buying criteria and will transfer that knowledge to the sales channel.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop product positioning, value-propositions and messaging that differentiates our products in the retail enterprise market.
  • Content Marketing- this role will create informative and inspiring content for web and print (website, videos, landing pages, case studies, blog posts, social media, etc.) that helps our clients leverage our solution and educates prospects
  • Sales enablement – communicate the value proposition of the products to the sales team and develop the sales tools that support the selling process of our products
  • Product launch – plan the launch of new products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan
  • Market intelligence – be the expert on our buyers, how they buy and their buying criteria; be the expert on our competition and how to crush them
    .

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years of software product marketing experience with at least 2 years of experience in a field facing role supporting products that are marketed and sold to retail enterprises
  • 3+ years of experience working in merchandising operations for a retailer (design, sourcing and/or buying office) – domain experience is critical to this role
  • Experience marketing cloud-delivered, mobile-enabled business applications
  • Bachelor’s in business or marketing
  • Very strong written communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate via visual media / creative imagery
  • Drive and Enthusiasm: You believe in what we are doing and your entrepreneurial drive makes you want to deliver on your goals.
  • Detail Oriented: Nothing gets overlooked and you have a passion for delivering excellent work.
  • Willing to travel up to 25%
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties.


 

 

Graphic Designer - Print and Web


Position Summary:

 

We are seeking a talented graphic designer to join our collaborative marketing team to create visual solutions for a range of digital and offline deliverables including websites, email, brand identity, video and collateral systems. The position will support our global marketing efforts. The Graphic Designer will partner with user experience specialists to develop designs for a range of conceptual and production-based projects. Solid experience in both print and digital content is essential for this role. This person will be the visual image owner for the TradeStone brand. The ability to translate concepts into visual images for visual communication to wide audiences is essential.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Be the visual image owner for TradeStone
  • Understand and proactively contribute to TradeStone’s visual design standards for both print and Web projects.
  • Work with cross-functional teams (marketing associates, visual design, front-end developers and UX) to understand TradeStone’s technical, functional, and visual design requirements and develop appropriate design solutions.
  • Translate wireframes into easy-to-use and compelling web designs.
  • Create/update production-ready files for a variety of applications including websites, email, tradeshow materials, and various collateral.
  • Stay current with web design and development methodologies, emerging trends and industry best practices.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree and professional work experience is required.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in graphic design.
  • BFA in graphic or visual design.
  • Strong portfolio available for viewing.
  • Strong web design skills.
  • Proven experience with print design and production.
  • Demonstrated competency with document design, formatting and execution
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with front-end web development teams.
  • Experience designing for global, multi-language Responsive websites.
  • Strong attention to detail, typographic refinement, and pixel-perfect design.
  • Expert project and time management skills. Proven ability to effectively manage and execute numerous production projects at one time.
  • Demonstrated fluency with design software including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office Suite products.





Sales Director Midwest US


Position Summary:



This role is responsible for sales and business development across the midwest region of North America. The ideal person must demonstrate expertise in the retail sector and possess a track record of sales success. The Midwest Sales Executive must be based out of the Chicago area.


Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • To be able to profile and secure access C Level executives within target organizations.
  • To accurately position the TradeStone value proposition in business and retail terms.
  • To demonstrate powerbase selling techniques and develop appropriate sales strategies and activities to ensure a successful and efficient sales campaign.
  • To develop and cultivate alliance relationships with retail consultancy practices.
  • To co-ordinate and orchestrate the sales account teams within TradeStone.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience selling complex and sophisticated business software.
  • Knowledge of the retail sector specifically PLM sourcing or supply chain.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and success driven.
  • Strong academic credentials.

 

Sales Director Europe

 

Position Summary:



This role is responsible for sales and business development across Europe. The ideal person must demonstrate expertise in the retail sector and possess a track record of sales success. The European Sales Executive must be based out of our Maidenhead, UK office.



Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • To be able to profile and secure access C Level executives within target organisations.
  • To accurately position the TradeStone value proposition in business and retail terms.
  • To demonstrate powerbase selling techniques and develop appropriate sales strategies and activities to ensure a successful and efficient sales campaign.
  • To develop and cultivate alliance relationships with retail consultancy practices.
  • To co-ordinate and orchestrate the sales account teams within TradeStone.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience selling sophisticated and complex business software.
  • Knowledge of the retail sector specifically PLM, sourcing, and/or supply chain.Excellent written and oral communication skillsHighly motivated and success driven
  • Strong academic credentials

 

Implementation Consultant


Position Summary:



This role will lead TradeStone’s customer’s key business users and IT organizations to design and implement value-added business solutions.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • To be able to profile and secure access C Level executives within target organisations.
  • To accurately position the TradeStone value proposition in business and retail terms.
  • To demonstrate powerbase selling techniques and develop appropriate sales strategies and activities to ensure a successful and efficient sales campaign.
  • To develop and cultivate alliance relationships with retail consultancy practices.
  • To co-ordinate and orchestrate the sales account teams within TradeStone.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience selling sophisticated and complex business software.
  • Knowledge of the retail sector specifically PLM, sourcing, and/or supply chain.Excellent written and oral communication skillsHighly motivated and success driven
  • Strong academic credentials

 

 

Director Professional Services Organization

 

Position Summary:

The Director, Professional Services Organization will provide customers an exceptional level of customer service and support. The position will be responsible for customer-level delivery of services, which meet exceptional quality and exceed customer expectations, beyond specific project engagements.


Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage services delivery, for assigned customers, across project streams and teams.
  • Partner with Account Manager and support Account plans, including definition and support of sales activities
  • Identify opportunities for new projects: small engagements (configure changes, new features, training), mid-size (upgrades) or large engagements (implementation initiative).
  • Define assumptions and requirements, project scoping, and fees estimations as input to support SOW’s.
  • Meet with TradeStone and customer team to review open issues and resolution plan. Coordinate internal team members to address issues.
  • Understand and collaborate with customer on TradeStone system plans – TSS fix pack, epacks or upgrades, migrations, hardware upgrades, software or other 3rd party component changes. Ready internal teams.
  • Manage the delivery of customer engagements.
  • Coordinate client requests for new features and functionality. Work with Product Design and contribute to the enhancement requirements database.
  • Manage and communicate customer release plans, internally and with customers.
  • Provide TradeStone software expertise to customers and implementation partners.
  • Ability to interface with users at all levels of the organization to make recommendations which will assist teams so that projects will be delivered on time and within budget.
  • Anticipate problems and recommend innovative solutions.
  • Proactively manage expectations with colleagues, users, clients and partners.
  • Maintain strategic relationships with Customer IT management teams to provide guidance on Industry trends, and to guide them on Retail Industry's best practices.
  • Act as Coach and annual reviewer to assigned Managers and Sr. Consultants.
  • Accurate and timely project reporting (status, dashboard, financials).
  • Accurate and timely administrative reporting (time, forecasts).
  • Track and maintain required billability % and proactively address issues with reporting manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree, Masters or MBA preferred
  • 10+ years Implementation experience within the supply chain arena
  • Retail / consumer products experience required (business or information technology)
  • Strong executive presence and relationship skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Exceptional team building and leadership skills
  • Ability to coach, mentor and train
  • Project Management expertise
  • Self-starter, flexible, and have the ability to work with varying levels of management
  • Familiar with Java, XML, J2EE DB2, Oracle, Web Logic, SQL.
  • Ability to travel up to four days/week

 

 

Product Manager (258196)


Location: Boston, MA

Position Summary:

Will be responsible for execution of product development and work closely with development and quality assurance to incorporate product enhancements. Will define and manage the product roadmap and work closely with business groups to deliver products globally; proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the organizations ability to meet its strategic, financial, and technical goals. Will write market, functional and systems requirements. Will be responsible for Product Lifecycle Management within the following area(s): Product Lifecycle Management, Collaborative Sourcing, Order Management, Global Trade Management (Supply Chain/Logistics), and Supplier Community Management. Position requires up to 25% domestic travel annually.

 

Will be responsible for Product Lifecycle Management within the following area(s):Product Lifecycle Management, Collaborative Sourcing, Order Management, Global Trade Management (Supply Chain/Logistics), and Supplier Community Management. Position requires up to 25% domestic travel annually.

     

Requirements:




Associates degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a Fashion Industry or related field of study plus two years of progressive experience in technology or retail/fashion related to Merchandise Lifecycle Management technology, specifically in Product Lifecycle Management.

Please reference job #258196 when mailing resumes to HR, Tradestone Software Inc., 17 Rogers St., Suite #2, Gloucester, MA 01930.

 

 

Lead UX Designer

 

Position Summary:




We are looking for a Lead User Experience Designer to work on user interface and user experience design for our enterprise business application. You must possess a passion for great design and show an exceptional eye for detail. As a designer, you will drive and develop future enhancements to Tradestone’s application. We're looking for a visually articulate designer capable of communicating their ideas through compelling high-fidelity illustrations that integrate textual descriptions seamlessly. You will work closely with several different cross-functional teams. The ideal person would be passionate about user centered design principles, visual design and motivated to work in a small team building innovative applications that users love.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Implement functional ideas, use cases, user stories into user interface prototypes, wireframes for user interaction
  • Design low and high fidelity design solutions for various user interfaces
  • Wireframes for user interaction, information architecture
  • Work collaboratively with Product Managers and Engineers

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Arts, Design, Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years UX/UI experience
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Visio
  • Expertise in creating user interaction, screen design, icons
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Must be organized with strong time management skills

 

JR UX Designer

 

 

Position Summary:


Opportunity for a motivated, resourceful designer who is enthusiastic about user experience and user interface design to join our small team. Great opportunity to gain experience in the context of software development process. This position will report to the Lead UX Designer on the product team.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product management and development teams to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Conceptualize original ideas, with an emphasis on simplicity and user friendliness
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to hand-off to development
  • Ability to own your design, communicate your process and present your work to leadership
  • Review and validate designs with users and business stakeholders
  • Stay abreast on design trends, technologies, and best practices 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design or related work experience
  • Excellent visual design skillsAbility to visualize flow charts, mockups, wireframes, and site mapsProficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, FireworksPractical knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Jquery, Bootstrap (ability to code is a plus, but not required)Experience working on mobile and web applicationsA demonstrated passion for User Experience Design
  • Examples of work and/ or online portfolio
  • Ability to create wireframes in Visio, Axure, Illustrator or similar
  • Ability to create high fidelity interactive demos in Fireworks, Axure or similar
  • Solid understanding of information organization, user-centered design, and human-computer interaction
  • Critical thinking skills to understand user needs, business goals and translate them into a good design
  • Communication skills; must be articulate, professional and a team player

 

 

Information Technology Engineer

 

 

Position Summary:


 

TradeStone is currently hiring for an Information Technology Engineer to aid and support internal employees with a variety of platform issues from hardware infrastructure to servers, databases, and security. This person will be able to lead multiple strategic initiatives and leverage cutting edge technologies. We're a growing dynamic company with a great work culture to match. The ideal person for this role will be a self starting, energetic, and hard working technology enthusiast.  

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in IT/Computer Science or related field
  • 1-5 years experience with Windows Servers, Linux or ESX/VM's
  • The ability to write and communicate concisely and thoughtfully
  • Must be efficient in using time and staying task focused with sufficient flexibility in recognizing the need to re-prioritize work
  • Must have a "can do" attitude willing to research and learn new technologies and challenges
  • Team player with the ability to contribute to the future growth of the company by utilizing technologies
  • Must like working with others in a calm demeanor while solving time critical issuesMust have a general understanding of Microsoft's Active Directory, Services (DNS, DHCP, file shares, permissions) and infrastructure.
  • Must have a solid understanding of computer hardware being able to repair servers and laptops
  • Must have experience building systems and project related work
  • Ability to document processes clearly

Desired:

  • Exposure to database technologies
  • Understand general network technologies and principles
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange
  • Have an understanding of switches, routers and VPN technologies
  • Security practices and understanding security in a corporate environment

 

Senior UI Developer (422780)


Location: Boston, MA

Position Summary:

Collaborate closely with all team members; Operations, UX, and development, research and recommend patterns and UI structures to the design and development teams based on the stated needs of end-users and Tradestone Software business goals; Communicate concepts clearly and iteratively at every stage of the process; Create discrete prototypes based on wireframes for proof of concept and upfront usability testing (Fireworks, Axure, HTML or other lightweight prototyping tools); Develop artifacts with dynamic contents in mind;

CSS/JS artifacts must run efficiently on client browser (Consideration for size of CSS/JS files, performance of JS code a must).

Requirements:

Associate degree in Information Management Systems, Business administration, or Quantitative field plus 7 years of experience in Interactive, User Interface, or Front End development, including: significant UI development experience and experience with web-based enterprise applications. Must have knowledge of Javascript, JQuery and JSON and have proficiency in HTML5 and CSS

 

Please reference job #422780 when mailing resumes to HR, Tradestone Software Inc., 17 Rogers St., Suite 2, Gloucester, MA 01930.


 

 

Senior Java Developer

 

 



Position Summary:


TradeStone is seeking a Senior Java Developer  to add to our growing team. Working on the creation of a cutting edge platform using Java technologies, you will have the opportunity to work for a global organization in an office with an entrepreneurial atmosphere. With an employee focused, results oriented work environment, we are committed to empowering our employees with the environment, autonomy and resources necessary to succeed.

 As an employee at a firm experiencing significant growth, the Senior Java Developer will have significant opportunities for professional advancement as the company grows. 

As a Senior Java Developer you will be responsible for building scalable web applications that are easy to use and maintain. You will be involved in finalizing product functional specifications, assembling technical specs and design documents, building applications and implementing solutions. The ideal candidate will be familiar with all stages of the software development life cycle.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team members to design, develop, implement, troubleshoot, support and enhance applications according to specifications and best practices
  • Develop and support projects by triaging problems, troubleshooting performance bottlenecks and implementing and/or suggesting alternatives, fixes or workarounds
  • Assist with maintenance and enhancement of documentation for company best practices, policies, and procedures
  • Manage, lead, or contribute to various sub-projects

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 + years overall development experience
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Web application development exposure
  • Expertise working with Java and Java based applications. (i.e., integrating their work on the front end with existing/separate Java development)
  • Strong overall working knowledge of Java
  • Strong understanding of CSS and its usage across all commonly used browsers.
  • Perform browser level coding (CSS, JavaScript, DOM expertise).
  • Strong working knowledge of OOP design concepts and best practices
  • A dedication to teamwork and the delivery of quality application

 

 


About Us

At TradeStone we help retailers, brand manufacturers and suppliers increase market share and improve margins through the use of Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of their private label and branded goods.


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