Retail Industry

JDA/Blue Yonder WMS Architect

  • Job Type:  Full Time
  • Location:   Charlotte, NC
  • Salary:   $125-$140K Salary, relocation assistance
  • Industry:   Retail

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with Business Relationship Managers, providing technical and functional expertise to provide vision, oversight, and coordination across portfolio of technical solutions being developed in that domain.
  • Develops, maintains, and communicates processes and standard practices related to the high-level design, development, and implementation of solutions across portfolio of projects and enhancements in the domain.
  • Ensures solutions meet business needs along with architecturally significant functional and nonfunctional requirements.
  • Works with the business to define technology roadmaps.
  • Helps to ensure outside partners are educated on approved technical solutions and works with those partners to ensure requirements are met.

Job Responsibilities:

· Translates business domain understanding and context to technical capabilities for technical architects and development teams.

· Accountable for collaborating with business relationship managers and business stakeholders to understand business requirements, identifying solution gaps and available capabilities, and defining solutions to meet the business need.

· Supports to research the market and approve Make vs Buy options to meet business requirements

· Provide support to document high level design of solutions

· Helps to define the effort and skills required to implement solutions

· Ensure work scope is maintained and solutions are implemented, managing approved Changes

· Conducts application scan and risk review to validate privacy, security, and risk policies are met

· Responsible for examining the current systems architecture and working with business and technical staff to recommend solutions that result in more effective systems

· Guide on how to leverage technology to solve a business problem

· Work closely in collaboration with Enterprise Architecture to shape EA guardrails, standards and patterns

· Understand and align solutions with Enterprise Architecture principles, guardrails, standards, patterns, and frameworks.

Functional Skills:

· Knowledge and understanding of BY/JDA Warehouse Management System

· Business acumen

· Familiarity with SDLC methodologies (Waterfall and Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development)

· ITFS Project Methodology knowledge

· Ability to tie together solutions across systems

· Application domain knowledge

· Understanding of current and future technologies

· Oral & written communications

· Business case development

· Estimation of project scope/duration

· Ability to simplify & standardize complex concepts / processes

Technical Skills

· Blue Yonder/JDA – MOCA, Report Writer, Jasper, Java, C+, .NET

· Blue Yonder/JDA – Integration Technologies and tools

· Blue Yonder/JDA – System Setups and Configuration

· SQL (Oracle or SQL Server)

· Version Control (SVN)

· Integration Technologies

· Infrastructure technologies, including cloud computing / SaaS / IaaS / PaaS technologies

· Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

· Big Data Analytics, Data Architecture & Modeling

· Web/Mobile Technologies

· Expertise in application technologies/platforms/capabilities with a broader understanding of the overall environment


· Undergraduate degree and 8-10 years relevant experience, or

· Graduate degree and 6-8 years relevant experience.

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