ob Title Solution Architect
Location Chicago, IL
Experience 10-12 Years JDA experience
•Design and Architect supply chain solutions that best meets the client’s requirements based on JDA Demand application
•Participate as a member of the supply chain solutions implementation team in discovery sessions to understand the client’s business objectives and system needs
•Perform hands-on modeling and implementation of the supply chain solutions including data modeling, and business workflow configuration
•Perform testing and analysis to ensure the solutions perform as designed
•Perform training sessions for clients and partners and support through go-live process, and play a key role in promoting solutions adoption
•Work with Project Leaders to understand assigned project responsibilities and keep the projects on schedule
•Coordinate implementation activities across multiple team members.
•Support pre-sales activities like RFI/RFP response, solution proposal, demos and onsite customer discovery workshops
•Understand Demand Planning and Demand Management concepts including statistical forecasting, collaborative forecasting with cross functional organizations, Demand Shaping and Demand Sensing.
•Have strong general consulting skills including skills in business analysis, process mapping, and problem solving
•Information systems implementation skills including requirements / process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, data analysis, training and support
•Ability to analyze product functional issues and come up with feasible resolutions
•Ability to learn and master new technologies with a technical and math aptitude
•Strong interpersonal skills with good written and verbal communication
•Extremely detail oriented and customer focused
•Position require up to 80% travel
•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Supply Chain. Masters degree is a plus.
•10-12 years work experience building, implementing enterprise applications using JDA Demand and 360, JDA Collaborate, JDA Demand Classification, JDA Dynamic Demand Response
•Knowledge of other JDA Manufacturing planning suite is a plus
•Strong analytical problem solving skills
•Experience with Databases (Oracle) and SQL, including relational database design, complex queries, and performance tuning
•Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
•General consulting skills, including: team facilitation and business case development
•Business process analysis and redesign experience: business analysis skills; process mapping; business process redesign and implementation.
•Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management, support