Payless ShoeSource

  • Business System Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Position Type Regular
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    FIND YOUR FIT with Payless ShoeSource as the Business Systems Analyst.

    You know who you are.  And you know what moves you.  That's why your chosen career should fit you as well as your favorite pair of shoes, every step of the way.  And that's what makes a career with Payless ShoeSource the perfect fit for you.


    Payless is searching for a select and diverse group of talented, highly motivated, independent, and adventurous individuals to help build out our technology team in Dallas.  We are undergoing an enterprise transformation requiring significant modernization of our core IT infrastructure and applications landscape.  It’s an exciting time to be joining an enterprise with an entrepreneurial spirit that is taking advantage of new and smarter ways to deliver technology capabilities to an enterprise with endless opportunities. Our technology initiatives include modernization of our retail stores and stores network infrastructure, modernization of our warehouse management and fulfillment systems, and modernization of several other core financial, planning, merchandising, and supply chain systems.


    Key position responsibilities include:

    • Communicate clearly and effectively with peers and management
    • Elicit business requirements using story writing, workshops, interviews, task and workflow analysis
    • Evaluate information gathered to reconcile conflicts, distinguish user requests from the underlying true business need, translates these needs into application software requirements
    • Create and maintain requirement documentation
    • Trace and manage requirements throughout the project lifecycle
    • Document test plans and test cases
    • Work as a self-starter in a team environment
    • Multi-task in a fast-paced work environment  
    • Strong interpersonal and customer service interaction skills
    • Strong problem solver
    • Capable of working under pressure 



    • 2-3 years of experience with increasing responsibilities
    • Strong verbal, presentation and written communication abilities
    • Working knowledge of SDLC practices
    • Exposure to Agile development life cycle practices
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to mediate and manage conflicts
    • Ability to effectively follow and design processes
    • Test Design and Execution

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher
    • Experience in one or more of the following: retail distribution, ecommerce fulfillment, retail stores technology, merchandising systems, enterprise planning & financial systems, purchasing and supply chain management
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Supply Chain-related technologies such as Manhattan Associates and/or JDA Systems.  Enterprise Resource Planning technologies such as SAP S4, Blue Cherry, Oracle RMS.  Retail POS and Sales Audit systems such as Aptos POS and Sales Audit, or Retail Pro.  Merchandise Planning and/or Allocation systems


    Payless ShoeSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.

    Payless ShoeSource is the largest specialty footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, offering a vast array of style, brand and size selections at affordable prices for every member of the family. Founded in in 1956, today Payless serves millions of customers through our extensive global network of over 3,400 stores and an increasing eCommerce presence. We employ nearly 18,000 associates in over 40 countries worldwide and are committed to providing an inclusive work culture for all members of the Payless team.



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