Solution Architect Business Applications

Location: Wommelgem, Antwerp (Belgium)

OMP enjoyed a strong growth the past years. This growth resulted in the development of own tools and the purchase of external tools to support different business processes for several teams. OMP wants to further professionalize these activities: centralize, further develop and support internal and external tools.

For example, we have internal tools for sales forecasts and reporting, resource planning and logging, supporting the recruitment process … . We use external tools like Omnitracker and salesforce.com.

We are looking for a colleague who will take the responsibility for these tools.

Your Challenge

You will be responsible for our internal applications. These applications support different activities in a variety of teams.  E.g.:

  • Finance & Administration: Sales forecast and sales order application; including sales reporting. 
  • Training & Documentation: Administration and planning of both internal and external courses; including processing of feedback from teachers and participants.
  • Recruitment: Processing of incoming resumes; feedback of reviewers; monitoring actions, events and budget.
  • Sales & Marketing: Administration and planning of shows & seminars; monitoring sales budget.
  • Software Development: Planning and follow-up of software development tasks and resources according to the scrum methodology.
  • Project Management: Resource planning for both internal and external projects; time logging application to measure time of consultants spent on different projects.

You will be responsible for the overall technical design and architecture of the various applications and their interrelations. You will ensure a sound data model supporting our internal processes and assist in making the right technology choices. 

You will work closely together with the functional responsibles for the various tools who will be collecting the functional requirements. 

You will play a key role in mapping business requirements to technical requirements and solutions. You will work together with the technical consultant(s) internal applications to design and develop the solutions, to validate these solutions with the different stakeholders, to implement and test the developments, to document and train your colleagues.

You will take care of the release management of the tools and make sure the necessary resources are made available.  

You will organize the internal support and maintenance of the tools.

The applications are developed in our own internal data management application (OMP Editor) based on an Oracle database (SQL). Adjustments and developments will be done in our own programming language, OPAL (comparable with VBA).

Besides the own-developed applications, there is also the opportunity to support our external applications (Salesforce.com, Omnitracker …) and to develop web tools (reporting …).

Your Profile

You have a bachelor or a master's degree, or similar by experience. Design skills as well as programming skills are required (macro coding such as VBA). Experience with SQL is a definite advantage. Knowledge of web development (HTML) is a plus.

You have several years of professional experience in the area of application management and development.

You have an analytical mindset and you can keep track of the bigger picture.

You have good communication skills. You are able to connect with the different stakeholders.

You are fluent in English.

You can work autonomously as well as in team. You are analytical and you work punctual.

Your Company?

We are OMP, a software and consulting company delivering advanced supply chain planning solutions specifically tailored to individual industries worldwide. Our aim is to make every customer’s day by optimizing their supply chain. How do we do that? With our very own innovative planning software that meets and then exceeds expectations.

With a workforce numbering more than 600 in offices around the world, we have become a prominent player in the supply chain planning space. Our customers include many leading global companies, such as ArcelorMittal, BASF, Dow, L’Oréal, Michelin, Procter & Gamble, Shaw, Shell, Smurfit Kappa, and Yoplait.

We serve our customers from our head office in Belgium and regional offices in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Spain, Ukraine, and the US.

 


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