Career Opportunity

Analyst, Manhattan WMS

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Information Technology







Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

Ralph Lauren is seeking a highly motivated individual to be a key resource on our Supply Chain Application team. This induvial should have a passion for both cutting edge and legacy supply chain technology.  

Based in Bengaluru, India, this will be a challenging role working in a vibrant environment focusing on delivering capabilities into an existing & new Distribution solution and ensuring transition and support for critical initiatives 

For this role the IT Analyst will quickly understand an existing complex IT Distribution Eco-System which incorporates many systems and interfaces both internal and external and across many countries and time zones. This will be done using a variety of existing documentation, interviews and other fact-finding exercises. The Analyst will then work with relevant stakeholders to capture requirements, analyze and design solutions. A significant area will be design, develop and test new capabilities within the Distribution eco-system. Candidates must be able to design, develop & test theirs and other solutions while leading Supply Chain Application internal and external resources within a large project team. Successful candidates will also be able to follow a disciplined approach in managing work, documenting & communicating effectively and following the guidelines of a central Project Management Office. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead all aspects of Initiatives to successful completion 
  • Provide direction to less senior project resources 
  • Requirements Gathering & Analysis 
  • Gap/Fit analysis & Solution Design 
  • ‘As Is’ analysis and documentation across multiple systems in a complex IT Distribution landscape 
  • Documentation including Requirements, Business Process, Solution Design, Functional Design, Test Strategy & Test Scripts all at varying degrees of detail 
  • Managing implementation of designed solutions 
  • Testing 
  • Providing Status Reports and ensuring all required documentation and reports are kept up to date  

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience in advanced Distribution solutions, processes, implementation & support Including Manhattan WMi/PKMS or other Enterprise WMS solutions. 
  • Experience with the IBM i/iSeries OS is a plus 
  • End user experience with Aldon LMi or a similar application is a plus  
  • Advanced Project Management and leadership skills 
  • IT Business Analysis skills and experience relevant to the responsibilities described above 
    • Requirements Gathering, Gap/Fit, Solution & Process Design 
    • Develop Test Strategy & Scripts, execute tests and validate and report results 
    • Documentation 
  • Experience of various project methodologies, standards etc.   
  • Able to work in a challenging environment where documentation may be incomplete and to apply a problem solving and self-starting approach  
  • Experience working in an organization with multiple connected systems hosted both internally and by external partners 
  • Experience utilizing the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) 
  • Experience with Agile, Scrum methodologies is a plus  
  • Able to work across multiple departments and with stakeholders in different countries and companies and manage various reviews and sign offs as part of delivery 
  • Able to identify problems and ensure the prioritization and escalation as appropriate 
  • Flexible in approach and able to manage changing priorities 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and able to communicate effectively and appropriately to staff at all level
  • Ability to design and test applications & interfaces between both internal and external systems to support required Distribution capabilities  
  • To work within or lead a team and share information using technology effectively 
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and extended shifts as required 
  • Ability to be on call for a week at a time on a rotating basis 

Analyst, Manhattan WMS