EDI Mapper/Developer

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Work from home, remote, full-time

Department: IDEA Exchange

Position: EDI Mapper/Developer

Reports to: Director, Digital Integration Services


IDEA’s mission is to assume a leadership position in facilitating the exchange of complete, high-quality, commercial grade transactional and eCommerce content, which includes serving as the electrical industry’s standards body by setting, facilitating, and monitoring data standards

IDEA is comprised of two for-profit businesses and is jointly owned by two non-profit Associations, NAED and NEMA:

  • IDEA Connector – an industry product information platform which receives, validates, stores, secures, and syndicates both transactional and eCommerce enhanced data/product content
  • IDEA Exchange – a Value-Added Network (VAN) which enables electronic data to be passed between companies in a competitive, cost-efficient manner.

Key Accountabilities

EDI Mapper -Industry Data Exchange (IDEA) is seeking an experienced EDI mapper for a UI based software to join our EDI team to provide EDI mapping to our EDI managed services customer. Position is full time and remote. No travel is expected other than IDEA’s once a year Electronic Forum. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with the daily operational activities of the EDI applications, including providing support to customers and vendors, troubleshooting, and resolving issues, and implementing new trading partner relationships and building EDI maps based off customer requirements and specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in coding in C#.
  • Troubleshoots networking for all EDI situations, sets up and edits all programming reports.
  • Develops and supervises all self-loading scripts to guarantee effective EDI document travel.
  • Monitors effective working of all projects, provide support to staff, develops all EDI maps, business procedures and works out all the execution issues.
  • Enforces and takes part in different test developments, enforcement plans, strategies and supervises all communication for projects as per work plan.
  • Cooperates with non-EDI sources to fix, design, and implement all the answers for the same, and makes all data maps to guarantee effective management of all projects
  • Performs tests on all new user interface and transactions to ensure all business problems are addressed and supported and maintains all alteration requests and consolidation projects.
  • Assists in system backup and restorations as needed.
  • Functions as a direct liaison with fundamental users as required.
  • Maintains EDI procedures and daily functions to ensure best performance, completeness of solution.
  • Reasons, designs, develops, and enforces new EDI procedures and the changes to fresh and active EDI clients.
  • Analyze business requirements and translate business needs into functional software solutions
  • Setup and test data mapping/definitions in a multiple system environment
  • Knowledge of Altova Mapforce a plus.
  • Other projects as assigned by manager

Education and Experience

  • BA degree or equivalent 3-5-year related work experience in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Experience with coding in C#
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proven analytical, troubleshooting, and critical thinking skills with the ability to achieve or exceed planned outcomes

Additional Requirements

  • Talent for quickly learning new systems
  • Strong interpersonal management and customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Occasional travel required

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