Technical Architect (Supply Chain Planning) (181869)

JDA Software Group Alpharetta, GA
About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading supply chain provider powering today's digital transformation. We help companies optimize delivery to customers by enabling them to predict and shape demand, fulfill faster and more intelligently, and improve customer experiences and loyalty. More than 4,000 global customers use our unmatched end-to-end solutions portfolio to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution and profitably deliver to their customers. Our world-class client roster includes 73 of the top 100 retailers, 71 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 13 of the top 16 3PLs. Running JDA, you can plan to deliver.

Job Title

Technical Architect (Supply Chain Planning)




This technical role within JDA's Professional Services team will have a focus on the Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Platform. The Technical Architect participates in all aspects of the technical deliverables within a program/project to architect software solutions that meet the customer's business requirements and generate maximum value for customers. They may work on multiple programs/projects simultaneously within one or more industry verticals, and/or may work on multiple applications. The Technical Consultant provides direction to the on-site team on the technical design and definition and execution of related business process workflows that accompany the solution. This is a US virtual role with at least 75% travel required.


Lead technical delivery for implementation projects for Supply Chain planning solutions based on JDA Platform. This would include (but not limited to) the following

* Conduct technical planning & analysis sessions with clients and/or the project team to understand the functional and technical needs of the client and develop technical solutions to meet those needs.

* Provide a technical support to the project team; including environment setup, software installation, configuration, batch automation and integration, troubleshooting, system testing, performance tuning, quality assurance/design review etc.

* Provide inputs to PMs / Client partners for developing project plans and ensure delivery consistent with the project estimates provided.

* Lead a team of resources (JDA, Partner and Client resources) to ensure satisfactory completion of all technical delivery

* Provide knowledge transfer / technical training on JDA solutions to partners and client resources as appropriate.

Required Skills

* Ability to travel 75 - 100% of the time.

* Must be available to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.

* Minimum 7 years of technical hands on experience with the JDA SCPO platform.

* Experience with participating in design sessions, resolving technical issues during various project phases.

* Strong database skills on Oracle RDBMS – PL/SQL and SQL scripting, basics of database administration, familiarity with tools and utilities for diagnosing performance related issues with Oracle databases.

* Thorough knowledge of Operating systems - Windows, Unix and Linux. Strong scripting skills – Korn, Perl, Windows.

* Hands on experience with integration software tools such as Informatica, MuleSoft, or SAP BODS would be preferred.

* Development background with java is a plus.

* Proven experience conducting technical analysis sessions to understand the functional and technical needs of project requirements and the developed technical solutions to meet those needs.

* Experience facilitating/leading technical analysis and/or design workshops in support of desired to-be business requirements and then transferring the information gained into a written design document for group review and consensus.

* Ability to analyze and optimize components in order to take advantage of product specific databases and system configurations.

* Proven experience working in a temporary project role and participated to some degree in a solution implementation targeting specific project requirements as either a customer of JDA's or as a consultant providing services for customers.

* Ability to work with appropriate parties to effectively determine rough order of magnitude effort estimates.

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