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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.

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Vice President of Sales



Position Summary:


The Vice President, Sales will be an integral member of the Global Senior Management Team. This is a critical leadership role with responsibility for all sales and business development opportunities across North America, with a focus on Retail and Brand Manufacturing verticals. This is a pivotal position with a mandate to build and manage a sustainable, high performance and sophisticated team within a global organization.

The ideal person for this role will be a polished and professional “hunter” who is strategic, values driven, and passionate. He/she will ideally have operated successfully within a rapidly growing software organization. He/she is an inspirational team player and team builder who is a self-starter with determination, drive and energy. A “driver”, the Vice President, Sales will challenge their team to realize the potential in the product and market.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Drive all sales and business development related activities.
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategic sales plan that supports and expands TradeStone Software as a market leader within retail technology space by driving the achievement of sales goals and profit targets.
  • Manage, coach and lead the sales team to achieve North American revenue and sales targets
  •  Develop and maintain executive relationships with current customers and prospective clients


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in business, commerce or technology; MBA preferred.
  • A deep understanding of the retail industry with extensive expertise across one of the following areas:  Product Lifecycle Management, Sourcing, Order Management, or Global Trade Management.
  •  Enthusiastic and passionate about retail and technology, he/she is an aggressive, entrepreneurial and strategic enterprise software sales executive and business builder. 
  • Both technically astute and possessing business acumen, he/she will hold 10+ years in enterprise software  sales, with 5+ years as a sales executive as part of a management team.
  •  He/she is an experienced leader, strategist and business builder who has a successful sales record both personally and through leading sales teams within a highly competitive market.
  • He/she will bring proven leadership experience and accomplishments in recruiting, building, coaching and retaining high performance sales teams
  • Customer-focused, able to build relationships
  • Possesses an ingrained work ethic and willingness and ability to travel frequently.

 

 

Sales Director North America



Position Summary:



This role is responsible for sales and business development across North America. The ideal person must demonstrate expertise in the retail sector and possess a track record of sales success. The North America Sales Executive must be based out of our Boston or Gloucester offices.


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

 

 

Implementation Manager

 

Position Summary:

  • Analyze, plan, develop, document and manage computer programs and systems, applying knowledge of programming techniques, Retail Industry Best Practices, computer systems. 
  • Evaluate customer requests for new or modified programs, systems and determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems, Retail Industry best practices and computer capabilities.Will consult with the head of customer IT departments to identify operating procedures and clarify the project objectives. Will formulate a plan outlining the steps required to develop the application or system, using structured analysis and design, and submit those plans to the customer head of IT management teams for review and approval.Will prepare flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate the sequence of steps the program must follow and to describe the logical operations involved.Will convert the project specifications into a sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into computer programming languages, applying knowledge of programming techniques and various computer languages and will utilize skill sets such as Java, C, C++, PL/SQL, Java Script, ILOG, Oracle Development Tools, SQL, and Relational Database Management Systems (such as Oracle), Production Support, Unix scripting, Java, Pro*C and SQL. He/She will be responsible for maintaining strategic relationships with Customer IT management teams to provide guidance on Industry trends, and to guide them on Retail Industry's best practices. 
  • Will write documentation to describe business process, the program development, logic, coding and corrections, and will prepare manuals for users to describe installation and operating procedures.  

Requirements

Bachelors or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field along with five years of experience in Systems Analysis and Implementation.

 

 

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



Position Summary:

Product Managers act as the internal customer and market representative for Product Development. In this capacity, Product Managers are responsible for defining product strategy and positioning, making product capability and functionality decisions from the beginning of requirements through the life of the product. The Product Manager is responsible for the delivery of a product, which meets customer expectations and supports the Company’s business objectives for the product.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

 

Product Design:


    Product Champion:

  • Leads the product lifecycle for assigned product areas, from requirements through GA

  • Ensures market and commercial success

    Marketplace Positioning:

  • Defines product strategy

  • Defines product roadmap, plans for migration and upgrades

  • Performs technology and competitive assessments

    Product Management:

  • Translates needs and vision into requirements

  • Develops and documents product requirements specifications

  • Works with Development and Implementation to drive solution development and expansion

  • Resolves issues and conflicts

    Educator and Coach:

  • Provides internal education on functionality, capabilities and roadmap

  • Provides new product roll-out training, education

  • Develops white papers, presentations, product announcements

Solution Expertise:

    Industry Expertise

  • Understanding of industry models; business concepts and processes in relation to TradeStone solution foot print

    Functional Knowledge

  • Detailed understanding of application capabilities

    Technical Knowledge

  • Technical competence relating to the application

Required Skills and Qualifications:




    Organization and Project Management

  • Ability to plan and manage a project tasks/tracks

  • Organizational skills, ability to manage multiple competing priorities

    Leadership

  • Exhibits confidence in self and others, inspires respect and trust, motivates others to perform well, and reacts well under pressure

    Delivery of Results

  • Organization of work / effective delivery to internal teams and external clients

    Communication:

  • Exceptional Internal and external communication skills

    • Verbal communication

    • Facilitation

    • Persuasive, cross-functional influencing and verbal communication skills

    • Conflict resolution

  • Document writing

  • Specifications writing

 

 

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

 

 

Responsibilities:


 

  • 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)

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in HTML5 and CSS a must
  • Knowledge of Javascript, JQuery and JSON
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS6 tools

Required:

  • Significant UI development experience 
  • Proven previous experience working on web-based enterprise applications
  • Online portfolio
  • Excellent communication skills


 

 

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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