The following position is being offered by Butler Animal Health Supply, LLC. Interested parties can submit their resumes to: Butler Animal Health Supply, LLC Attn: Human Resources 5600 Blazer Parkway Dublin, OH 43017 TEL: 614-659-1666 EML: kbrunk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx In addition to the requirements and information below, the ideal candidate will have working knowledge of System 21 ERP and in particular the Inventory and Warehousing modules in a pharmaceutical distribution environment. Butler Animal Health Supply, LLC is the largest companion animal veterinary products distributor in the United States offering more than 15,000 products to 25,000 customers through 14 distribution centers and 9 telesales centers. This position is located in the corporate offices located in Dublin, Ohio a suburb of Columbus. JOB TITLE: Manager of Back End Applications Development LOCATION: Corporate FLSA: Exempt MANAGER TITLE: Director Business Systems Development DATE (CREATED/REVISED): 2/8/2007 SUMMARY: The Manager of Back End Application Development provides technical leadership for the architecture and design of computer applications that are seen and used primarily by Butler Animal Health Supply associates or which provide database, business logic, or power computation support for front end applications. In addition, the manager provides the technical leadership to the team that creates and supports these back end applications. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The individual * Maintains a working knowledge of the operating environments (operating systems, database systems, security) under which back end applications run and continually evaluates the trends in these changing operating environments. 10% * Maintains an awareness of current practices and trends mid-range application development including methodologies, approaches, software languages, development tools, and recommends and develops standards for the development team to follow. Assures that both internal and front end development practices are consistent and in harmony with one another. 10% * Works with users to understand the use of back end applications and to define enhancements that increase operational efficiency and maintain regulatory compliance. 20% * Supervises Computer Operations (both server operations as well as iSeries) to assure the optimal system availability through implementation of well tested, quality assured applications and application changes. Oversees the tuning of the system memory, production database and data warehouse environments, and response times to ensure that business systems are meeting these performance standards. Advise management on need for hardware or software upgrades/expansion. 10% * Works closely with BAHS developers to create a positive, fun, challenging work environment that accomplishes the project objectives of Technology Division customers. Coaches the individuals for optimal professional performance and evaluates team members regarding their performance and is responsible for payroll and human resource policy compliance. 30%. * Works with and enhances management systems for reporting project progress and accomplishment. 10% Other duties relating to Technology and Sales as directed by the Director, Business Systems Development. 10% REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Business, or an equivalent combination of education and experience * Demonstrated continuing education in software development technologies Work Experience * Minimum of 6 years application development work experience * Minimum 2 years management experience or the equivalent in leading programming projects or application development teams to demonstrated success. * Prefer prior supervisory experience including hiring, discipline, training, and performance evaluation. Technical Skills * In depth knowledge of iSeries development products including OS/400, RPG/400, ILE/RPG, DB2/400, WDSCi * In depth knowledge of iSeries Client Access * Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Certification * NA Travel * Must be willing to travel 10% or more on an as-needed basis. BAHS CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM STANDARDS OF POSITION: Customer Focus * Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Integrity and Trust * Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keep confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain. Decision Quality * Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions. Interpersonal Savvy * Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Ethics and Values * Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches. Drive for Results * Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. ********************************************************************** CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The information transmitted in this message is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and destroy all copies of this document. Thank you. Butler Animal Health Supply **********************************************************************
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