Opportunities at Centric Small Business

At Centric Software, we are delivering next generation PLM solutions to retail, fashion, footwear and consumer goods companies around the world.  Our work environment is fast paced, creative and fun.  We are looking for the brightest and most talented individuals to join our team.

Our current open positions are:


Post-Sales Consultant – Latin America   Details

Provide implementation and configuration services for the Centric PLM solutions to complex customer product introduction and specification requirements.

Post-Sales Consultant – LatAm

Centric Software, The Leader in PLM for Fashion & Fast Moving Consumer Goods, is seeking a direct hire position in Mexico City for its operations in Latin America, to deliver implementation services of Centric PLM solution. See below for qualifications and job scope:

Job Summary:

Provide implementation and configuration services for the Centric PLM solutions to complex customer product introduction and specification requirements focused on the Apparel, Footwear, Retail Industries and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

Qualification:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

Job Task / Responsibilities:

  • Identify, and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support;
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Product Intelligence Solutions;
  • Configure Centric Software solutions to will fit these needs through product presentations and supporting materials;
  • Produce written specifications (i.e Solutions Scope Documents; System Description Documents and Use Case Documents) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions;
  • Provide technical support to prepare response documentation for RFI/RFP requests;
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer requirements;
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements;
  • Provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions;
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customer’s requirements;
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and customization standards;
  • Ensure quality software engineering processes are followed.

Required Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor in System Engineering or similar
  • 3 years of experience minimum managing Windows Server OS
  • 3 years of experience minimum managing Oracle y/o MS SQL Server
  • Experience in TCP /IP
  • Experience in enterprise systems installation and configuration like PLM/ERP
  • Results-oriented, leadership, teamwork, high sense of responsibility, ability to relate in a multicultural environment.
  • Language: English (Full Professional proficiency)
  • Availability to travel in Latin America, USA and Europe
  • Experience in thefashion and retail industry would be appreciate

 

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UI Engineer/Developer   Details

We’re looking for UI Engineers who are passionate about the products they create, and always looking for ways to improve the user experience and design.

UI Engineer/Developer

Centric Software – Los Gatos, CA

Full Time / Benefits

 

 

Centric Software provides enterprise software applications in the fast moving consumer goods market to manage, optimize, and execute business processes. Our software solutions help our customers in taking their products from concept to production, and in between managing their materials, sourcing, quality, and pricing on their way to producing their final catalog.

Our customers love us because of our best-in-class, attractive, easy-to-use, configurable and powerful UI. But we know that is all relative in the world of enterprise applications, and that we can make it even better. We’re looking to refresh our UI with a new look, new widgets, and a better layout to make our customer’s job even easier. It won’t be easy though – the application needs to handle ever-increasing amounts of data, views, and users slicing and dicing data in unimaginable ways. It will be your job to make it fast, easy, and reliable.

We’re looking for UI Engineers who are passionate about the products they create, and always looking for ways to improve the user experience and design. You should have deep understanding of front-end engineering principles, experience with modern front-end frameworks (i.e. Angular, Bootstrap, Dojo, React) and single page applications, and building cross-browser reactive UIs (HTML5, CSS3). The web landscape is continually changing, and we need you to help us stay ahead of the curve.

So if the idea of working on a product used by iconic brands around the world sounds attractive to you, then we’d love to meet you!  You will work with an amazing technical and innovative team, have awesome career advancement and a great work-life balance in the heart of Silicon Valley.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Take ownership of a significant part of our UI
  • Develop and deliver new feature enhancements to our customers
  • Create frequent iterations for prototyping and delivery of new features
  • Proactively move the technology base forward, leaving the codebase better factored and better tested than when you found it
  • Unit tests work and adheres to agreed-upon production requirements
  • Support, improve and maintain existing releases
  • Be part of an agile development team, working in two-week iterations and attending daily standups

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,  or related field
  • Passion for building fast, intuitive, reactive, and reliable UIs
  • Strong programming skills and understanding of object oriented programming
  • Proven experience with Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Proven experience with at least one modern client-side framework
  • Prior experience building large-scale enterprise applications is a plus
  • Prior experience consuming REST APIs is a plus
  • Experience/Education in design and usability is a plus
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S

 

 

Centric Software is the innovative leader in delivering PLM solutions developed exclusively for retail, fashion, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies.  What does that mean? Intuitive, user friendly and completely web-based solutions. An easy-to-use, “single version of the truth” approach to line planning, global sourcing, calendar management, materials management, quality management, collection management, technical design and continuous improvement of retail execution. Industry-first PLM mobile apps to keep product teams connected whenever and where ever product inspiration, development and execution occurs.

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Database Developer   Details

We are looking for a mid to senior level Database Developer to contribute towards database design and development of our Enterprise Web/Mobile Software Applications.

Database Developer

Centric Software – Los Gatos, CA

Full Time / Benefits

 

Centric Software provided enterprise software applications to manage, optimize, and execute business processes. Our software solutions help our customers in making mission-critical decisions.

We are looking for a mid to senior level Database Developer to contribute towards database design and development of our Enterprise Web/Mobile Software Applications. This role will be instrumental in developing a next generation data store for Centric’s flagship product, Centric 8.  You will be working with a team of top engineers, the right candidates will take our advanced, scalable development and deployment architecture to the next level.

So if the idea of working on cutting edge technology and the coolest ideas sounds attractive to you, then we’d love to meet you!  You will work with an amazing technical and innovative team, have awesome career advancement and a great work-life balance in the heart of Silicon Valley

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze software application data requirementsand develop new or enhance existing database designs to support new features/enhancements
  • Develop database support by implementing SQL scripts, stored procedures, transactions, triggers, etc.
  • Perform unit, system and integration testing of database objects as appropriate
    Troubleshoot and correct bugs/defects related to database objects
  • Carry out query optimizationand performance tuning

 

Requirements:

  • 4 – 6 years of experience of strong database experience and technology
  • Strong database development experience including database design, SQL programming,stored procedures, transactions, triggers, etc.
  • Knowledge of new database / data store alternatives such as: Nuodb, Mongo, Cassandra, Hadoop, a plus
  • Experience in integrating database layer using JAVA
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S

 

Technology: Oracle, MS SQL Server, Postgres

Development Tools: Source code control: Bitbucket/Git,

Development Environment: Eclipse

Dev Methodology: Agile

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Specialization in Databases a plus

 

Centric Software is the innovative leader in delivering PLM solutions developed exclusively for retail, fashion, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies.  What does that mean? Intuitive, user friendly and completely web-based solutions. An easy-to-use, “single version of the truth” approach to line planning, global sourcing, calendar management, materials management, quality management, collection management, technical design and continuous improvement of retail execution. Industry-first PLM mobile apps to keep product teams connected whenever and where ever product inspiration, development and execution occurs.

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Server Side Java Developer   Details

We are looking for server-side JAVA backend developers to architect, design, and develop core components, features and configuration tools for our Enterprise Application Suite.

Server Side Java Developer

Centric Software – Los Gatos, Ca

Full Time / Benefits

 

Centric Software provides enterprise software applications to manage, optimize, and execute business processes. Our software solutions help our customers in making mission-critical decisions.

We are looking for server-side JAVA backend developers to architect, design, and develop core components, features and configuration tools for our Enterprise Application Suite. Working with a team of top engineers, the right candidates will take our advanced, scalable development and deployment architecture to the next level.

 

So if the idea of working on cutting edge technology and the coolest ideas sounds attractive to you, then we’d love to meet you!  You will work with an amazing technical and innovative team, have awesome career advancement and a great work-life balance in the heart of Silicon Valley.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute substantially to design and development of major components and sub-systems using Java platform
  • Improve current architecture and design to meet ever increasing demand on performance and scalability
  • Work with product management, QA, and documentation to deliver high quality, complete software releases

 

Requirements:

  • Solid server-side Java development experience in building commercial enterprise class products
  • Proven industry development experience with object oriented programming including use of common Java design patterns
  • Knowledge of Web Services
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and collaborate in a team setting
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S

 

Dev Languages/Technologies used:

  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • JEE
  • SQL, Rest, Jax-RS, JPA
  • Oracle, MS SQL Server

 

Development Tools: Source code control: Bitbucket/Git, Ant

Dev Environment: Eclipse

Dev Methodology: Agile

 

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

 

Centric Software is the innovative leader in delivering PLM solutions developed exclusively for retail, fashion, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies.  What does that mean? Intuitive, user friendly and completely web-based solutions. An easy-to-use, “single version of the truth” approach to line planning, global sourcing, calendar management, materials management, quality management, collection management, technical design and continuous improvement of retail execution. Industry-first PLM mobile apps to keep product teams connected whenever and where ever product inspiration, development and execution occurs.

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Mobile iOS Developer   Details

We are looking for a developer to take responsibility for development of our mobile applications. Tasks will involve start-to-end application development covering user interface, design, implementation, and testing.

Mobile iOS Developer
Centric Software – Los Gatos, Ca
Full Time / Benefits

Centric Software provides enterprise software applications to manage, optimize, and execute business processes. Our software solutions help our customers in making mission-critical decisions.
We are looking for a developer to take responsibility for development of our mobile applications. Tasks will involve start-to-end application development covering user interface, design, implementation, and testing. You will interact with our other development team members to develop common data access tier components. You will also be responsible for providing ongoing technology guidance across mobile platforms.

So if the idea of working on cutting edge technology and the coolest ideas sounds attractive to you, then we’d love to meet you! You will work with an amazing technical and innovative team, have awesome career advancement and a great work-life balance in the heart of Silicon Valley.
General Description:
• 5 – 7 years of experience of Mobile App development for either Apple iOS / Objective C devices
• Passionate about solving problems by developing well thought through, efficient and documented code
• Demonstrated ability to design and develop a production quality software application for the Mac OS X or iOS platform
• Strong object-oriented design skills
• Deep technical knowledge of mobile application development
• Deep understanding of Objective-C design patterns
• Experience with UIKit, Cocoa or Cocoa-Touch development and the iOS SDK
• Understanding of XML and JSON web services
• Knowledge of multi-threaded, asynchronous code
• Proven debugging and performance testing skills via LLDB and Instruments
• Ability to write clean, well factored UI code
• Passion for quality and attention to detail
• Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S

Dev Languages/Protocols used:
• Objective-C
• Java
• JavaScript
• SQL

Development Tools:
• Xcode,
• iOS SDK
• Bitbucket/Git

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field

Centric Software is the innovative leader in delivering PLM solutions developed exclusively for retail, fashion, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies. What does that mean? Intuitive, user friendly and completely web-based solutions. An easy-to-use, “single version of the truth” approach to line planning, global sourcing, calendar management, materials management, quality management, collection management, technical design and continuous improvement of retail execution. Industry-first PLM mobile apps to keep product teams connected whenever and where ever product inspiration, development and execution occurs.

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Inside Sales   Details

Develop qualified sales opportunities from target leads that are found and provided by the marketing organization presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

LOCATION:                              USA

REPORTS TO:                          Dir. Sales North America

FUNCTION/DEPARTMENT:        Telephone Prospecting, Lead Qualification & Tele-Sales

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and prioritize target accounts.
  • Create account level research and work with sales team to create specific account action plans.
  • Seek and form relationships within target accounts via phone, email and marketing events.
  • Facilitate executive level (CxO, EVP, VP) conversations specific to a company’s business challenges, industry and competitive pressures, and engage with the executive with respect to how Centric’s solution could solve business problems.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of all Centric products & solutions and how they accommodate business needs in the target markets.
  • With the sales executives, produce written proposals & quotations.
  • Develop and maintain a complete understanding of software licensing, service contracting and pricing structures.
  • Develop a high level of knowledge of Centric’s customers, prospects, competitors and industry partners…maintain a basic understanding of business operations within the target market segments.
  • Work with the sales team to prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests.
  • Develop new and creative ways to interact with prospective customers and work closely with marketing to execute on new campaigns.
  • Maintain a constant and open channel of communication with all sales teams to ensure that the target account strategies are adjusted as needed.
  • Track and maintain callings, emailing and all interaction notes in corporate CRM system.
  • Meet and exceed assigned lead qualification goals and revenue goals.
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-5 years of proven success in lead generation, inside sales, field sales or roles that required the achievement of a performance quota related to sales, marketing or consulting.
  • Basic understanding of enterprise applications (ERP, PLM, SCM) and general business practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills – ability to make cold calls is required.
  • Ability to effectively gain attention of a prospect with an “elevator pitch” and engage in meaningful discussion.
  • Understanding of business operations with the ability to read and understand business challenges behind a company’s financial reports, press release, shareholder reports, etc.
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeded annual quotas.
  • Excellent presentation skills at executive level with small or large audiences.
  • Proven new account development skills and experience.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Expertise or domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for (FMCG) market.
  • Experience preparing presentation materials and RFI/RFP responses.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Proven experience selling software solutions that result in contracts in excess of $200,000.
  • Experience with value based selling or solution selling
  • Experience selling MRP, ERP, CRM, SCM or similar is a plus

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in business, or similar experience.
  • Experience with web based CRM systems (SalesForce.com experience a plus) and emailing software (Outlook experience a plus).
  • Availability for limited over night travel.

BEHAVIORAL CRITERIA/COMPETENCIES:

  • Managing change – Adapting effort to facilitate change in dynamic environments.
  • Team building –Actively working to build a strong team spirit and a sense of commitment.
  • Ensuring results– Taking action to ensure that work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Communication– Communicating effectively to ensure others are fully briefed and listening to ensure a mutual understanding.
  • Managing Information– Using management information to take appropriate business decisions and initiatives.
  • Internal Networking – Establishing contacts in the organization and interacting effectively with them.
  • Credibility– Making an impact and establishing credibility with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring Results – Taking action to ensure work is delivered to a high standard.
  • Problem Solving– Resolving problems in order to clarify situations and create a way forward.
  • Calculated Risk Taking – Making sound business decisions which balance risk with reward.
  • Market Orientation-Having a business perspective on developments in the external market place.
  • Customer Focus– Ensuring that both the current and anticipated needs of customers are met.
  • Creativity– Coming up with new ideas and original proposals.
  • Relationship Management –Able to develop rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust and assistance provided to others.

 

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Business Consultant/ Implementation Engineer   Details

Deliver Centric 8 Agile deployment projects on-time, per schedule per responsible technical and business goals of company (e.g. out-of-the-box – OOTB configurations, customer business process mapping, and best practice advocacy).

Key Responsibilities:
Provide technical leadership and support to pre-sales and implementation teams in designing and delivering Centric 8 Solutions focused on the Retail. Apparel & Footwear Industry and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and High-Fashion market.

Manage deployment projects per Centric’s Agile deployment methodology, delivering customer solution model per out-of-the-box Centric 8 (PLM) use cases and configuration points and Centric’s Agile processes.  Conduct customer business process analysis, information modeling, mapping to Centric 8 configurations and interface control definitions with related systems to be integrated,  data and process conversion from legacy PDM systems, provide customer guidance on process-system alignment practices, desk top procedures, process-system validation and training and on-going customer care.

Specialist skills in system integration, IT tuning and optimization and installation in enterprise environments.

Acquire and disseminate FMCG domain and system integration best practices and provide customer scenario details to guide product development, QA, Customer Support groups as needed.

Key Activities:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with customer implementation team and Centric teams to ensure a successful and referenceable delivery.
  • Analyze customer business process requirements as a basis to propose Centric 8 (OOTB) Solutions.
  • Consult, deploy, tune, configure, optimize and install Centric software stack within customer’s IT environment, with a focus on enterprise high availability and system integration dimensions.
  • Produce written specifications (i.e. UML models, Centric 8 configurations) to capture business process requirements for proposed solutions and configuration activities.
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to address customer business scenarios within the product scope.
  • Ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements; provide support for Proposal and Project teams, provide technical leadership and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions.
  • Develop and document Data/Object Model to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Identify, delegate and execute project tasks including installing and configuring software, deployment training, data migration and deployment support.
  • Mentor other consultants during the delivery of Centric Software based solutions.
  • Provide input into future solution functionality, implementation methodology and configuration standards.
  • Ensure that quality software engineering processes and Agile practices are followed.

 

POSITION MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree, preferably in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with involvement in real-world PLM and enterprise system integration deployments in domain
  • Experience with FMCG, Apparel and Luxury markets and industry best practices and change management considerations
  • Proven project management experience as evidenced by successful project delivery
  • strong and confident Customer Facing / consulting skills.
  • Experience in software installation, IT troubleshooting and optimization – Database (SQL Server, Oracle), Application Server (JBoss), experience with load balancing and clustering environments.  Skills in performance tuning and optimization and trouble shooting relative to the software stack web environment.
  • Availability for overnight travel.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Experience with modeling methods and techniques (e.g. UML) and enterprise process and information modeling and modeling in general
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience deploying and configuring Web Applications
  • Experience with web standards and  XML,CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL, relational database systems (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Experience in enterprise scale usability, performance and enterprise delivery system considerations (J2EE), and enterprise system integration (with ERP).
  • Experience deploying, tuning and optimizing enterprise scale applications for High Availability performance – e.g.  Application Server (JBoss) and Database (SQL Server, Oracle) experience with load balancing and clustering environments
  • MS Office tools including MS Project and Visio, and related scripting languages
  • Expertise in core technologies  including: document management, PLM, system integration, data and process migration and conversion, security and access control, enterprise scalability and performance management, general project management, change management, and customer/ supplier collaboration processes.
  • Expertise and domain knowledge of the Apparel industry and or Global Product Sourcing and FMCG processes and industry best practices; familiar with authoring tools and practices in domain (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, OptiTex, etc.).
  • Experience in process-system re-design and adoption methods as evidenced by deployments in the industry

 

DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Expertise in the areas of solution development and project management.
  • Highly developed problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Ability to develop multi-level relationships of confidence and trust with customers and cross-functional colleagues.
  • Exhibit collaborative working style.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly evolving technology and commercial environment.
  • Technology enthusiast with mature technical leadership skills.
  • Confident and multi-level communication skills (oral and written).
  • Business and commercial awareness.

 

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Sales Executive   Details

In your capacity of Sales Executive, you will have to generate and increase revenues in your targeted geographic territory, as well as named vertical accounts, through direct sales activities presenting Product Intelligence PLM Solutions focused on the Apparel Industry and/or Global Product Sourcing for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market. You shall have the following duties, among others:

  • Be responsible for the ownership of revenue generation within assigned territory, as well as the quality & strength of the executive relationships within the territory;
  • Be responsible for in-depth, broad-based sales presentations of the entire Centric PLM Solution suite;
  • Drive complex solution sales cycles to deal closure;
  • Prospect with qualified leads to identify business opportunities in which the Centric PLM Solution suite can provide business solutions;
  • Analyze customer business requirements as a basis to develop a sales strategy and propose Product Intelligence Solutions;
  • Produce written proposals & quotations;
  • Prepare business response documentation for RFI/RFP/RFQ requests;
  • Analyze requirements and design solutions to complex customer business requirements;
  • Work with a technical team and ensure clear understanding of customer’s technology requirements;
  • Provide sales leadership for proposal and project teams and vision to win and deliver large-scale, complex solutions;
  • Meet and exceed assigned revenue goals;
  • Develop and manage business plan for assigned territory;
  • Participate in regional & national trade shows, exhibits and conferences

In addition, you shall perform any other assignments with which the Company or the Group may entrust you, within the scope of these duties, without it being considered as a substantial modification of your Agreement. In addition you will be required to carry out such alternative or additional duties as the Company may from time to time reasonably require which do not materially diminish your status.

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