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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/29/2022 4:17 PM)
The Best, the Only, and the Unexpected: Hammacher Schemmer, part of The Bradford Hammacher Group family of brands, is a world leader in direct to consumer product marketing. Established in 1848, Hammacher Schlemmer markets a wide array of innovative problem-solving items, unique gifts, and quality merchandise to our customers. Renowned as an innovator, we introduced numerous products to American consumers that were initially considered novelties but are now commonplace, including the pop-up toaster and the microwave oven. Today, our wide range of products includes electronic devices, luxury apparel, home décor, travel accessories, one-of-a-kind gifts and more. We are a uniquely structured medium-sized company large enough to compete in a global market, yet maintains a small company feel with a business casual environment where everyone is on a first-name basis with our President.   We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Lead who is highly motivated, innovative and seasoned IT professional that is interested in designing enterprise and business line specific solutions and is capable to work in a highly process oriented yet swift and rapidly evolving environment. This role must have in depth knowledge of software development with emphasis on Web based and Object Oriented Technologies as well as extensive real life architecture and hands on development experience. The Senior Technical Lead will work with other team members from the beginning of the product cycle through its release providing technical oversight and will design and implement sophisticated solutions utilizing leading edge technologies.   Responsibilities include designing, developing and implementing software solutions, leading the technical aspects of complex projects of major significance, reviewing and recommending products from multiple vendors as necessary, developing technical specifications and acting as a technical lead in the software development process.   How you will contribute: - Architecture & Design – Partners with project team members (business and technical users, project manager, vendors, and other departments) to gather, discuss and write technical requirements and specifications, and other project-related technical documentation. Conducts reviews/meetings and obtains approvals from users and management on technical requirements and specifications and other project-related technical documentation. Consistently prepares system workflows and technical design documents. Discusses and seeks appropriate and timely approvals on system designs from technical management. Assists project management in the development of the technical aspects of project plans and task sequencing. - Development – The Senior Technical Lead will provide technical oversight of all contract and internal resources; including development, maintenance and enhancement of custom applications as identified by IT management, following established development and change management processes. Provide mentoring and technical guidance to members of the development team as it pertains to .NET application development. This role will embrace and aid in the continued enhancement of coding standards and architecture code reviews. This role will be extremely proficient with our application and database structure, effectively and clearly communicates with internal and external end-users, and provides clear and proactive communication to the team and the project manager on development progress and obstacles. - Testing & Deployments-Establishes and executes application and deployments testing through the creation of unit tests and functional testing. The Senior Technical Lead is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining an automated test code framework for use by the development team in validating comprehensive code coverage and coding standards. The Senior Technical Lead will participate and ensure all Change Management process including the creation of change tickets and release notes for planned and unplanned implementations are completed in an accurate and timely manner. This role will ensure all implementations are adequately planned from a technical perspective including but not limited to implementation staging, data model change scripting, backup and back-out process documentation. - Production Support, Miscellaneous, and Other Duties as Required – Responsible for providing production support of all internally developed and 3rd party business applications ensuring high availability, data consistency and accuracy of information. Closely monitors system and batch stream performance meeting or exceeding established service levels for business systems data availability. Provides support for legacy business systems identifying opportunities for enhancements to features and processes. Other duties as required/requested. Responsible for participating in overnight and weekend on call support rotat What you will bring and skills that excite us: - Bachelor’s degree in IS or related field · 5-7 years of software development experience in medium to large size corporate environments with increasing levels of responsibility and complexity of projects and applications. · 5+ years of experience building web based software solutions. · 5+ years of combined experience in C#, ASP.NET, and Java. · 5+ years of experience designing and developing with Oracle and SQL Server. · 5+ years of .NET 2.0, 3.0 & 3.5 Framework experience. · 3+ years of experience with SOA and business process modeling.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities · Experience in database design, process flow design, and object-oriented/based thinking. · Extensive programming experience with C#, ASP.NET, CSS, AJAX, HTML, Java Script, XML. · Extensive experience with Visual Studio. · Full project life-cycle experience encompassing analysis, design, coding and implementation of large scale OO systems. · Solid large-project experience, having worked on projects whose duration was over a year and that encompassed the entire system life cycle. · Hands on experience as a developer and lead designer/architect on large scale systems. · Extensive OOA, OOD and OOP experience. · Extensive experience with RDBMS modeling and schema design. · Ability to be technically agnostic when designing solutions. · Thorough understanding of systems development methodology best practices. · Collaborative approach to design issues, leadership and problem solving. · Excellent written and verbal communication skills. · Excellent customer facing skills. · Ability to mentor and direct more junior members of the team. · Ability to integrate procedural steps and processes with technical requirements and system functions to assure successful delivery of work. · Expertise with Continuous Integration and Source Control tools and methodologies. · Strong understanding of issues faced in large-scale deployments and high-traffic web sites. · Commitment to quality and excellent customer service to end users · Performs application debugging, programming, test case development, and testing of applications. · Demonstrated understanding of business practices and processes with ability to clearly document and communicate business concepts · Ability to effectively define and estimate project tasks. · Proficient with report writing tools for creation of Operational & Ad Hoc reports. · Proficient with word processing (Microsoft Word), Visio, Internet browsers, and email. · Positive contributions to the firm and department beyond the scope of normal responsibilities. · Exposure to one or more formal software development lifecycle methodologies (e.g., Agile, RUP, MSF) · Experience with test driven development and automated testing frameworks for unit, integra BHG at a glance: - Our scale: Hammacher Schlemmer’s corporate headquarters is right outside of Chicago, with our distribution center and customer service teams based near Cincinnati OH. Our flagship store is in New York city, and we have served millions of customers since 1848! - Compensation and benefits: We offer a competitive compensation plan and great benefits, with some benefits starting from day 1! - We own the company: BHG is Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Hammacher Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner. - Professional Development: There is always room to learn! We offer a Professional Development Program, a Mentor Program, and LinkedIn Learning to our teams as well as additional hands-on training and development. Our teams utilize a continuous performance management and development structure for feedback, no dreaded annual reviews. We meet quarterly to focus on the future! - Our values: Honesty. Innovation. Respect. Teamwork. Giving back. These are just some of the core values that drive our team members. Our team strives to build a culture of continuous feedback where anyone can share and create our “next big idea,” among diverse and inclusive teams. - Flexibility and wellness: Whether it’s offering hybrid environment (onsite/remote) for our corporate staff, to a generous, front-loaded PTO and holiday package to all staff and corporate wellness initiatives like WW, an annual health fair and an onsite gym, we are committed to our team members well-being. New hires start with 16 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays per year. - Perks and more: We have a Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Corporate WW and Toastmaster’s memberships, a Peer Recognition Program, Product Discounts and more! Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer   #LI-Hybrid   
ID
2022-1442
Job Locations US-IL-Niles
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(9/19/2022 11:32 AM)
The Best, the Only, and the Unexpected: Hammacher Schemmer, part of The Bradford Hammacher Group family of brands, is a world leader in direct to consumer product marketing. Established in 1848, Hammacher Schlemmer markets a wide array of innovative problem-solving items, unique gifts, and quality merchandise to our customers. Renowned as an innovator, we introduced numerous products to American consumers that were initially considered novelties but are now commonplace, including the pop-up toaster and the microwave oven. Today, our wide range of products includes electronic devices, luxury apparel, home décor, travel accessories, one-of-a-kind gifts and more. We are a uniquely structured medium-sized company large enough to compete in a global market, yet maintains a small company feel with a business casual environment where everyone is on a first-name basis with our President.   We’re currently seeking a Senior Marketing Specialist who will help to plan, analyze, test, and execute campaigns through omni-channel marketing. Responsible for researching market segmentation, current trends, and overall consumer strategy. Working with other teams, this role will examine campaign impacts across all channels including catalog/print impact and web crossover. Plays a key role in defining overall marketing strategy, the lead specialist will have a unique opportunity to make a direct impact on campaigns, product selections, and creative direction. Additionally, this role may lead junior team members for specific projects.   How you will contribute: - Will execute in-depth reviews of key analytics to plan creative/promotional offers and identify new marketing segments to increase various campaign performance. - Responsible for projecting campaign performance based on historic results and key business trends. - Work closely with various levels of management to develop quarterly and annual budgets. - Will be responsible for creating key performance summaries for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reviews. - Identify opportunities to streamline internal processes. - Will work with data analytics and customer insights to adjust campaigns based on customer performance. - Responsible for coordinating and adjusting promotional schedule for various campaigns. - Will identify promotional opportunities based on in depth review of retention marketing campaign results. - Help develop key reports and ad-hoc analysis to continue to improve marketing performance. - Monitors all tests and suggests new tests/directions based upon results and current business market. - Coordinates SQUINCH Analysis and additional Product Analysis of campaigns. - Works with additional team members to update and track other marketing reporting projects including new customers, file size, and cross channel impact. - May be responsible for leading key marketing projects and initiatives with cross functional teams.  What you will bring and skills that excite us: - Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Related field  - 4+ years of experience - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Intermediate to advanced Excel skills - Analytical - Strong communication skills - Experience with planning marketing campaigns BHG at a glance: - Our scale: Hammacher Schlemmer’s corporate headquarters is right outside of Chicago, with our distribution center and customer service teams based near Cincinnati OH. Our flagship store is in New York city, and we have served millions of customers since 1848! - Compensation and benefits: We offer a competitive compensation plan and great benefits, with some benefits starting from day 1! - We own the company: BHG is Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Hammacher Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner. - Professional Development: There is always room to learn! We offer a Professional Development Program, a Mentor Program, and LinkedIn Learning to our teams as well as additional hands-on training and development. Our teams utilize a continuous performance management and development structure for feedback, no dreaded annual reviews. We meet quarterly to focus on the future! - Our values: Honesty. Innovation. Respect. Teamwork. Giving back. These are just some of the core values that drive our team members. Our team strives to build a culture of continuous feedback where anyone can share and create our “next big idea,” among diverse and inclusive teams. - Flexibility and wellness: Whether it’s offering hybrid environment (onsite/remote) for our corporate staff, to a generous, front-loaded PTO and holiday package to all staff and corporate wellness initiatives like WW, an annual health fair and an onsite gym, we are committed to our team members well-being. New hires start with 16 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays per year. - Perks and more: We have a Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Corporate WW and Toastmaster’s memberships, a Peer Recognition Program, Product Discounts and more! Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer   #LI-Hybrid 
ID
2022-1420
Job Locations US-IL-Niles
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(9/19/2022 11:33 AM)
The Best, the Only, and the Unexpected: Hammacher Schemmer, part of The Bradford Hammacher Group family of brands, is a world leader in direct to consumer product marketing. Established in 1848, Hammacher Schlemmer markets a wide array of innovative problem-solving items, unique gifts, and quality merchandise to our customers. Renowned as an innovator, we introduced numerous products to American consumers that were initially considered novelties but are now commonplace, including the pop-up toaster and the microwave oven. Today, our wide range of products includes electronic devices, luxury apparel, home décor, travel accessories, one-of-a-kind gifts and more. We are a uniquely structured medium-sized company large enough to compete in a global market, yet maintains a small company feel with a business casual environment where everyone is on a first-name basis with our President.   We are currently seeking a Sr. Accountant who will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties including maintaining general ledger records, performing account reconciliations and journal entries, assisting with financial reporting, and conducting research on account reconciliations to determine the source of variances and to make recommendations to improve the financial performance of the company.  Work with minimal supervision conferring with the Controller on unusual matters.  May be assisted by Entry Level personnel.  Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.  Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of accounting to the completion of difficult assignments.  May lead and direct the work of others.   How you will contribute: - Financial Reporting – catalog expense allocations, reconciliation of inventory and reserve, sales returns & bad debt analyses, selling/general expense accruals and reconciliation, allocations, fixed assets, and actual to plan variances analyses/write-up (all monthly work).  In addition to recording any necessary G/L transactions, the individual prepares the financial statements and preliminary analysis.  The total reporting package includes Controller’s Report including any appropriate comments on the operational results and the analysis performed.  Financial Reporting responsibility also includes addressing any management questions/concerns on operational results.  Significant issues addressed should be reviewed with the Controller before being issue - Additional responsibilities include: - - Analyzing and reporting cost variances - Coordinating or assisting with the budget process - Special or process improvement projects/analysis to support the ongoing business needs.  Implement new processes/controls and analysis supporting corporate goals.  Prepare audit schedules for year-end audit.  - Other accounting responsibilities.  Assist with annual tax filing extensions and returns.  Assist with other compliance matters such as sales tax returns, use tax, and unclaimed property filings.  Treasury functions including bank account reconciliations, cash reporting, letters of credit processing, and check clearing.  Landed cost calculations and reconciliations for costing imported merchandise. What you will bring and skills that excite us: - BS in Accounting or equivalent - A minimum of 5-8 years of related experience. - Experience with financial statement preparation for all types of legal entities - Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process - Must be PC proficient with strong skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word - Spreadsheet proficiency should include ability to build models and performed advanced analysis functions - Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures - Highly organized and detail oriented - Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively - Ability to lead and direct the work of others - Works effectively with others both within and across teams - 10 key proficiency required - Supervisory experience, preferred - Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O or other comparable ERP Systems - Sales Tax processing & filings BHG at a glance: - Our scale: Hammacher Schlemmer’s corporate headquarters is right outside of Chicago, with our distribution center and customer service teams based near Cincinnati OH. Our flagship store is in New York city, and we have served millions of customers since 1848! - Compensation and benefits: We offer a competitive compensation plan and great benefits, with some benefits starting from day 1! - We own the company: BHG is Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Hammacher Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner. - Professional Development: There is always room to learn! We offer a Professional Development Program, a Mentor Program, and LinkedIn Learning to our teams as well as additional hands-on training and development. Our teams utilize a continuous performance management and development structure for feedback, no dreaded annual reviews. We meet quarterly to focus on the future! - Our values: Honesty. Innovation. Respect. Teamwork. Giving back. These are just some of the core values that drive our team members. Our team strives to build a culture of continuous feedback where anyone can share and create our “next big idea,” among diverse and inclusive teams. - Flexibility and wellness: Whether it’s offering hybrid environment (onsite/remote) for our corporate staff, to a generous, front-loaded PTO and holiday package to all staff and corporate wellness initiatives like WW, an annual health fair and an onsite gym, we are committed to our team members well-being. New hires start with 16 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays per year. - Perks and more: We have a Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Corporate WW and Toastmaster’s memberships, a Peer Recognition Program, Product Discounts and more!  Hammacher Schlemmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ID
2022-1419

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