Sr. Kronos Developer

Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
Requisition ID 2021-9565
Category (Portal Searching)
Information Technology


The Brand that Gets You to What’s Next

Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.


A Workplace To Match

We think you'll like it here. 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate aboutThis is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!


Job Summary   

The Sr. Kronos Developer is responsible for installation, configuration, engineering and management of complex application environments that may include multiple operating system platforms, languages, and network topologies.


Essential Functions

  • Participate in business requirement gathering meetings with business users to understand all aspects of the business (functionality, processes, technologies); determine feasibility of requests; identify best approach to provide technology solutions to meet business needs; provide detailed estimations (time, cost, resources); and then translate into technical specifications.
  • Complete full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from design, flowcharting, development, testing and implementation.
    • This includes strong integration with other systems.
    • Must be able to provide recommendations for enterprise architecture.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for all related systems and technologies.
    • This includes being a point of contact for business users.
    • Requires strong problem solving and communication skills to interpret issues and provide resolution. 
    • Must be able to coordinate with vendor for escalation of support related issues


Job Qualifications

 Essential Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or an equivalent combination of course work and job experience
  • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 years of Experience Kronos Workforce Central (WFC 8.1 or above)
  • 7+ years of SQL Server or Oracle DB with Strong PL/SQL experience.
  • 5+ years of Workforce Integration Manager(WIM)  - Interfaces Development
  • 5+ years of experience with Labor Forecasting and Scheduling.
  • Strong understanding of Workforce Timekeeper – Payrules.
  • Strong understanding of Workforce Accruals.
  • Strong understanding of Kronos database tables and views.
  • Familiarity with Attestation Tool Kit (ATK)
  • Experience with Kronos Analytics will be a plus
  • Proficiency with various languages, databases, operating systems, scripting languages, and utilities
  • Technical expertise in required languages, operating systems, databases, development tools, networking, and/or software packages.
  • Participates in full lifecycle projects to understand business requirements and then complete the design, development, testing, implementation and post production support.
  • Possess an excellent knowledge of software development (i.e., program design, flowcharting, coding, testing, debugging, etc.).
  • Participates in discussions concerning innovative, cost effective ways to implement new technologies to lead in the evaluation of new products, platforms, and technologies leveraging best practices based on industry standards and lessons learned while taking innovative
  • Translate functional specifications into technical specifications to provide low level details for development lifecycle.
  • Attends meetings that identify functional specifications for modifications, interfaces, reports and screens to ensure solid design that meets business requirements.
  • Work with external consultant team through knowledge transfer to understand set up, configurations and design in order to provide on-going enhancements and support.
  • Participates in, system walk-throughs of technical and operational features, functions and attributes of a new or existing software package.
  • Provides input on associate evaluations.
  • Perform administrative functions relation to project activities; project plans, technical specification development, status reports, issue reporting, etc.
  • Ability to determine feasibility of business requests, estimate timelines and resources needed, and assist project manager with project planning.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call support activities
  • Percentage of Travel: N/A
  • Type of Travel: N/A


Technical Skills:

  • Must have solid experience in Kronos Workforce Central version 8.16 & above
  • Must have good experience in Workforce Integration Manager(WIM)- Interface Development
  • Must have good experience in Labor Forecasting and Scheduling
  • Must have good experience in Workforce Timekeeper – Payrules & Workforce Accruals
  • Must be very proficient at PL/SQL
  • Must have experience working with Application Server Administration (WebLogic, JBOSS or WebSphere)
  • Experience with Kronos Analytics will be a plus.
  • Must have great trouble shooting skills
  • Must have excellent Analysis and Design skills


Diversity Vision Statement
We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. We are an equal employment opportunity of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our associates and applicants without discrimination based on their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or

expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.


Closing - 

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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