• Software Development Team Lead

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • As a member of the Supply Chain Procurement team you will be part of a team responsible for developing, testing, enhancing, and supporting a suite of world class supply chain management solutions.  This role will focus on SAP as well as GFS custom applications, such as: Just In Time (JIT), Purchase Order, Non Stock Ordering, Product Recall, Product Complaint and Vendor EDI. This role will also work with forecasting and inbound transportation systems such as JDA and OTM.


    The key to success in this role is a complement of leadership and technical skills, focus on quality, a desire to exceed customer expectations, knowledge of Agile and Scaled Agile (SAFe) principles, a drive to learn new technologies and the ability to manage change.  This role is expected to collaborate with Product Owners, Application Architects, Software Developers, Quality Control and Project Managers on various projects and initiatives in order to quickly deliver value to our business through our product solutions.

    Position Summary:

    Provides leadership direction to the technical team in the delivery of software project components and technical expertise.  Collaborates with the Designer, Business and Systems Analysts, Project Manager, and developers on various projects. Focuses on application product delivery aspects.


    Essential Functions:

    • Provide technical leadership for projects and serves as point of contact in collaboration with the Project Manager.
    • Develop vision for project including identification of and agreement on problems to be solved, identification of system stakeholders, system boundaries, and the description of primary system features.
    • Analyze current business systems, determines scope and estimates effort for each element of scope.
    • Assist in designing GUI and software components.
    • Perform requirement analysis including determination of Actors and Use Cases and the development of Business Use Cases and Systems Use Cases.
    • Coordinate development efforts, coordinates and leads code reviews, and ensures compliance with quality control processes.
    • May construct various software components and validates completeness and quality.
    • Assist in monitoring project activities, defining best practices and initiating process improvements.
    • Provide input in hiring decisions and performance evaluations; mentor and motivate developers.



    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is required
    • Five to eight years previous software engineering experience with one year previous leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


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    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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