Global Data Consultants

  • EDI Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Palmyra
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2018 1:44 PM)
    Job ID
    Alex McCurn
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an EDI Analyst in the PalmyraPA area.

    Position Overview

    The EDI Analyst is responsible for the coordination and maintenance of the electronic data interchange environment supporting a base of 50+ business partners. The company supports very comprehensive and robust ERP and EDI systems for the Warehousing and Distribution Industry.  The ideal candidate would has experience in dealing with the day to day details of working with business partners from the onboarding process, to testing, to go live, and helping manage any issues throughout.


    • Leverages EDI knowledge to develop, test, and install electronic transaction interfaces with customers, suppliers and 3rd party business partners. Interfaces include all EDI transactions and XML messages.
    • Works directly with our customers, suppliers, and 3rd party partners to analyze their data requirements and transaction/message specifications.
    • Partners with internal business sponsors to set priorities, report status identify and resolve issues to meet business requirements and timelines.
    • Monitor EDI, resolving communication issues, processing failed transactions, resolve missing acknowledgments.
    • Generate reports for management detailing EDI trading partners and transaction activity.
    • Perform product upgrade installation and configuration.
    • Has a pleasant, patient and friendly attitude to handle complaints and technology issues.
    • Work with the application development team to ensure successful document flow into and out of company systems.
    • Work with business partners and the internal team to maintain compliance and resolve operational issues.
    • Process and monitor all inbound and outbound EDI documents.
    • Participates in On-Call phone rotation.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field and 5+ years of experience supporting an EDI environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • EDI Development and Mapping.
    • Experience in dealing with partner support team for issue resolution.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Creative problem-solving skills and learning agility.
    • Experience working with 850 configurations. 

    Preferred Experience

    • Experience in grocery, wholesale, manufacturing, or retail business practices is a plus.
    • Experience with AS/400, Extol, or Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred. 
    • Experience working with 214, 810, 832, 846, 855 and 856 configurations. 

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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