JDA Sr. Solution Architect (TMS) in Dallas (Virtual Role), Texas
Sr. Solution Architect (TMS)
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Sr. Solution Architect
JDA is currently searching for a Sr. Solution Architect to join the TMS (Transportation Management System) practice within our Consulting Services team. This role requires 75% travel
Strong domain knowledge in JDA/i2 TMS (or similar) solution to understand how the JDA solutions can be configured and delivered to better facilitate customer business processes
Strong domain knowledge in JDA/i2 TMS (or similar) solution to construct an overall architecture for current and future customer business needs.
Leveraged as the Solution expert for transformational projects/programs
Key contributor to the Change Management efforts for global or regional program implementations
Ability to prepare and deliver presentations for user, management, and executive level audiences
Provides advice to customers regarding industry best practices and process methodology
Assists Project Manager(s) in planning efforts
Ability to estimate effort of task level implementation activities that are within the scope of the project and recommend appropriate role to execute those tasks
Able to ask appropriate questions to assess business needs that fall outside the standard solution, assess integration complexity, architecture constraints
Can demonstrate and facilitate integration discussions of product functionality and product architecture (i.e. Show data and process flow from one JDA solution to another)
Conducts/leads business process analysis or design, construction, validation, and deployment phases of the project
Lead the project team to design and develop functional specifications for modifications, interfaces, reports and screens to ensure smooth integration between technical and functional business requirements.
Creates and modifies procedural and system documentation throughout the project
Supports the development and execution of test scripts to ensure JDA software consistently meets the customer's business objectives
Provides level 3 non-technical support during the "go-live" period
Provides level 3 user support and verifies that the system provides the required business functions and maintains data integrity
Recognizes and highlights incremental revenue opportunities with existing customers / projects.
Serves as a functional liaison and attends and contributes to key meetings between Project Manager, Solution Architects, key customer contacts, and customer users, up to and including key executive project sponsors.
Ensures knowledge transfer is conducted with key customer project team
Communicates business cases to PMG and PD regarding customer specific needs related to product functionality and enhancements.
Interacts with PMG & PD regarding new releases and new functionality and act as the liaison to communicate to the rest of the team.
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or Engineering or other relevant discipline
7+ years of experience as a Solution Architect in Transportation Management with a high level of demonstrated performance
In-depth knowledge of TMS software solutions and technical architectures
Knowledge of business processes in Supply Chain Management
Excellent computer skills with in-depth knowledge of operating systems, client/server technology, ERP systems, Integration and Middleware technologies and applications
Ability to develop and maintain strong, productive relationships with customers, partners and consultants
Strong proactive communicator and presenter, able to influence and collaborate at all levels of an organization to maximize problem resolution while effectively presenting information and responding to highly specialized technical questions
Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills
Able to apply advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical operations to tasks as required
Ability to effectively and proactively work independently
Experienced in defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions
Creativity and out of the box thinking approach while simultaneously adhering to scope and schedule
Ability and/or flexibility to travel full time, domestic and international
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Dallas (Virtual Role), Texas, United States