Business Consultant / Solution Architect | [F-178]

Business Consultant / Solution Architect | [F-178]

20 Mar
blue yonder

20 Mar

blue yonder


Job Description

Senior Solution Architect, Enterprise Architect, Principal Architect, Software Architect


Leading AI-driven Global Supply Chain Solutions Software Product Company and one of Glassdoors Best Places to Work

Seeking an astute individual that has a strong Supply chain background with the additional ability to be part of the customer success team to implement and support the implementation of the project, and deep knowledge of industry best practices, with the ability to implement them working with multiple cross functional teams.


Works with project team to ensure smooth and efficient implementation and integration between technical and functional system requirements.

Ability to deliver in faster go-lives using agile methodology

Ability to lead faster deployments focused on value delivery.

Works as a functional liaison between Project Team and key customer executives. Has knowledge of either BY Inventory Optimization, Order Promising, Sales & Operation Planning, Factory Planning, Supply Chain planner or Enterprise Supply Planning, Demand & Fulfillment, Transportation Manager, Warehouse Management solution

Has working experience of AI/ ML algorithms in supply chain

Works with all levels of JDA associates in developing functional specifications, analysis of user needs and testing.

Participates in business process analysis or design/construction phase of the project that leads to writing functional specifications.

Works on development of functional specifications for modifications, interfaces, reports, and screens that meet the customers' business objectives and are of sound design.

Provides advice to customers regarding industry best practices and process methodology.

Understands how JDA solutions (IO, OP, S&OP;, FP, SCP, ESP, TMS,WMS) can be configured to better facilitate client business processes.

Escalates issues that may have negative scheduling impact. Always conducts oneself in a professional manner with JDA customers and internal associates.

Ensures the security and integrity of corporate assets and intellectual property. Ensures compliance with the internal and external company policies and procedures

What youll do:

Assists Project Managers in planning efforts including detailed project plan task detail (work breakdown structure) based on the specific phase/need of the project

Communicates and/or supports the business cases to Product Management Group and Product Development regarding specific trends for future product functionality and enhancements.

Expert in developing / utilizing AI/ ML algorithms in statistical forecasting space

Working experience of R, python packages

As required, ability to represent JDA in industry conferences workshops preferred

Ability to execute projects single-handedly with high delivery quality

Facilitates/leads business diagnostics, process analysis and/or design workshops to help flush out as-is and desired to-be solution state and ultimately writes a solution design document to support business requirements

Leads the writing of functional specifications during the design phase of the project that supports the documented solution design

Develops functional business process test scripts (step by step instructional how to do) which outline new or updated end-user functional processes supported by the solution design which may include standard application functionality, customized modifications, data interfaces, reports/layouts, Prepares for and conducts customized end-user training workshops to support application training content outside of base application knowledge / JDA Certifications

Is a thought leader in their Product Solution area of focus and is able to apply that knowledge to customer situations

Provides advice to customers regarding industry best practices and process methodology

Recognizes and highlights incremental revenue opportunities with existing customers/projects.

Serves as a functional liaison and attends and contributes to key meetings between JDA project team, key customer contacts, and customer users, up to and including key executive project sponsors

Understands how the JDA solutions within the area of focus can be configured and delivered to better facilitate customer business processes (ensuring the ability to design, execute, and deliver)

Setup and coordinate user acceptance testing efforts which will support final acceptance and critical phase sign-off by the business owners

Follows up on cases opened with JDA Support Services to help in resolving defects for the customer.

Provides non-technical end user support during the 'go-live' and post-go-live period

Ensures knowledge transfer is conducted with key customer project team/end users to maximize the customers on their own success after JDAs project roll-off

Communicate project risks that may have a negative impact on the project schedule, scope or budget

Escalate project issues which surface and cannot be quickly resolved which will have an impact on the project schedule, scope, or budget

Completes assigned and agreed to work within the allotted time and with a high level of quality

Always conducts oneself in a professional manner with JDA customers and internal associates

What we are looking for:

5 8 years of hands on experience, as a business consultant providing supply chain solutions for customers required. Either a customer of JDA or as a consultant implementing JDA solutions for customers preferred.

Advanced degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics or Operations Research preferred. A combination of Bachelor s degree and relevant industry experience may be considered in lieu of advanced degree

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