About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of over 7,000 employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style. Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix – retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise. Fiscal year 2016 net sales were 15.5 billion. As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base. From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

Analyst, IT Applications

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date Posted: 02-14-2017
Current Opportunity in Global Supply Chain
Why work anywhere else?
With more than 3,200 stores in North America, Europe and Asia, Gap Inc. operates some of the most recognized apparel brands in the world including Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Our Global Supply Chain operations are critical because of the many touch points involved to successfully deliver our products from the visions of our designers and merchants to our customers. Our infrastructure enables the Sourcing and Logistics teams to more efficiently guide our products worldwide from “order to store” across our supply chain
We pride ourselves on working together, inspiring creativity and offering great fashion to our customers around the world.  Our dynamic, diverse culture celebrates our passion, commitment and integrity. We offer competitive benefits, global career opportunities and programs to help you grow with us. As we continue to grow in Asia, we have opportunities available to join our team.

Analyst, IT Applications
  • Reporting to the IT application manager, act as the bridge between business analysts (local and overseas) and developers (in-house and subcontractors) during application development cycle and subsequent support stage
  • Liaise regularly with business analysts to clarify application system functional requirements
  • Define technical design specification (including data flow diagram, technical data model, technical logic specification) for applications and interfaces based on the functional requirements from business analysts
  • Communicate with developers on the technical design specification
  • Offer technical guidance to developers during system development
  • Involve in system development and programming where needed
  • Manage the delivery quality of in-house developers and subcontractors (including code review where needed)  
  • Support testing of new functionality and defect fixes
  • Manage performance testing and provide guidance in performance tuning as needed
  • Prepare system and operations documents
  • Define application deployment/ data migration plan, and coordinate with different parties for smooth technical system cutover
  • Work with regional technical teams and Corporate IT team to diagnose production issues, track the resolution of system defect and educate users on problem solving

  • 7+ years of experience working as a system analyst or similar position to manage and support project activities for the larger scale web-based application systems
  • Proven track records in J2EE-based application project delivery
  • Solid knowledge and experience in application development lifecycle (analysis/ design/ build/ test/ deploy)
  • Hands on experience in Web-based application
  • Proficiency in J2EE, including JSP, Servlet, JavaScript, XML, HTML5, JSON, EJB
  • Knowledge in Tomcat and other application server technologies (such as WebLogic/ WebSphere)  
  • Familiarity with MS-SQL/ Oracle SQL application development as well as application performance tuning
  • Practical experience in open-sourced frameworks such as Struts, Spring, AngularJS, Bootstrap, JSF, JQuery, Hibernate is advantageous
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Unix script/ PERL is preferred
  • Practical knowledge of development/ version control/ deployment management tools will be an added advantage
  • Experience in mobile platform development such as iOS and Android platform is a plus
  • Exposure in garment sourcing, supply chain or retail business domains is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral in English and Chinese (Putonghua)
  • Good presentation/ writing skills and analytical skills with positive attitudes to achieve business results
  • A good team player who is independent, self-initiating, eager to learn and share, and is able to work under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team?  Please visit our careers website www.gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers
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