SPS Commerce, Inc

Implementation Specialist

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/23/2022 3:58 PM)
Job ID
Customer Success
# of Openings
Job Type
FTE Status


SPS Commerce is growing- We are looking for an Implementation Specialist/Consultant to join our Fashion & Sporting Goods team. As a Specialist/Consultant I or II you believe in collaboration and teamwork. You demonstrate a high level of urgency and are naturally curious and take initiative. In this role you will use your project management skills and technical aptitude to work directly with external customers and internal partners. If you pride yourself on your communication skills, ability to develop solutions and get things done and want the challenge of working with retailers of all sizes across the globe, then this is the role for you.


Does this sound like you?


  • Teamwork and collaboration help to drive the process of resolving issues using forward-thinking, out of the box solutions – and you are always looking for an opportunity to succeed together.
  • You are customer focused. You can forge strong working relationships and instill trust while solving problems and driving value for customers.
  • Initiative empowers you. You successfully analyze complex situations and develop solutions. You don’t stop until the job is done.
  • Fast-paced, dynamic work environments are where you thrive. You can work with minimal supervision while taking initiative and setting priorities.


Why Work at SPS?


We solve retail supply chain problems by cutting through inefficiency with innovation and automation. At SPS we empower retailers, suppliers, distributors, grocers, and logistics partners to work better together with our people, our process, and our tech products. We have the world’s largest retail network, and we don’t just lead the industry, we are the industry.


At SPS, we believe every employee makes a difference. We ensure employees have the tools, resources, and training to explore new ideas and execute them. Our success comes from playing as a team and always playing to win.


Career don’t just grow here, they’re made here.




The Specialist/Consultant works in a team of professionals responsible for developing standardized solutions for customers while ensuring the overall success of the implementation. They will be responsible for verifying the quality of the customer’s technical solutions and trading partner products. In addition, they will be responsible for tracking, identifying, and communicating defect trends to the corresponding teams for resolution.


  • Facilitate problem research, isolation, diagnosis, resolution, and follow-up for customer change events, managing all escalated events appropriately, when necessary. 
  • Execute installation, upgrades, testing, and system configuration as part of completing implementation project. 
  • Perform post-sale initial technical implementation of technology products. 
  • May consult with clients to analyze and verify operational needs, and to understand clients' business objectives and goals.  
  • Keep customer and other stakeholders informed of project progress. 
  • Conducts tasks and assignments as directed. Works under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment. 
  • Track progress of Implementation project(s).  Ensure deadlines are met and scheduling issues resolved.   


Education and Experience


Specialist/Consultant I


  • High school diploma or Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 1 year of related experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. 


Specialist/Consultant II


  • High school diploma or Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience
  • Prior ERP, SaaS, EDI, integration, implementation and/or configuration experience 
  • Ability to apply, test, and re-configure data rules to produce desired results. 


Preferred Experience


  • A balanced mix of skills:  driver and facilitator, tactical leader, and doer. 
  • Familiarity with file formats- XML, CSV, etc.  
  • Experience with text editing and data mapping tools. 
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT) experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of mapping tools and functionality.



 EOE including disability/veteran

SPS Commerce offers a comprehensive package of benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, paid time-off, 401(k), health and flexible spending accounts, stock purchase plan and more.


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