JDA Technical Subject Matter Expert
Various Cities in USA ( All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location)
6 months plus possible extension
Spinnaker SCS , has immediate consulting/temp opening(s) for JDA Technical Subject Matter Expert
Location: Various Cities in USA ( All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location)
Duration: 6 months plus possible extension
Bill Rate: Open
Position Type - Contract (1099 or C2C)
Travel Required – Yes after COVID restrictions
Spinnaker has immediate openings for Blue Yonder (JDA) consultants. Spinnaker’s Consultant role serves as a technical subject matter expert helping client implement supply chain software by performing install and custom configurations involving the development of code. A strong knowledge in SQL and experience in PL/SQL is highly desired.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Support existing JDA and other Supply Chain system by executing the following duties:
Install Blue Yonder (JDA) software – (Modules such as: Demand, Fulfillment, Master Planning, S&OP, Supply Planning, ESP, etc. – supply chain specific)
Configure Weblogic application server
Build batch schedule to execute scripts to obtain desired results
Check to ensure no critical errors occurred in the batch.
Send pro-active emails communicating status if a critical issue was encountered.
Perform analysis of logs and trending information to predict future problems that can be addressed before impacting the business.
Conduct regular meeting to walk through system issues, enhancements and system performance reports with the business and technical leadership.
Develop, test and implement new code enhancements.
Work with scheduling team to make batch schedule changes.
Generate ideas for increased technical system efficiency and opportunities for
Utilize personal know-how and critical experience to help clients to determine the optimal path for key supply chain process related decisions.
Guide clients in best practice and be knowledgeable and self-directed in educating themselves on leading practice.
Ability to write and maintain code in XML, PL SQL, and batch scripts necessary to support the batch process.
Ability to maintain custom interface code by searching for invalid data records and avoid accumulation of necessary records.
Ability to write meaningful technical specifications that convey script algorithm in understandable language with graphics to support complex ideas.
Ability to leverage version control software to store code base.
Ability to schedule existing scripts in an automated scheduling tool, such as Control-M.
Possesses a fundamental knowledge of the software development life cycle.
Understands the process and documentation needed support user acceptance testing,
Possesses a fundamental knowledge of relation database theory and the ability to expend an existing design.
Ability to perform logical database administrative tasks, such as adding tables, indexes and removing fragmentation from database objects.
Ability to check and monitor database performance leveraging tools, such as Quest Toad and SQL Developer.
Ability to comfortably work within:Quest Toad and SQL Developer
Familiarity with issue management systems like Remedy or JIRA
Notepad, Screen capturing
MS Word, MS Excel (including formula usage/defining), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS OneNote, MS Visio, MS Project
White boards, flip charts, projectors
Ability to writing presentations, creating documents, and facilitating meetings.
Possesses the ability to effectively communicate issue status and set expectation when a system will be available.
Possesses the ability to request resources and help before a system crashes or task deadline is missed.
Ability and willingness to share knowledge around systems with others.
Ability to collaborate with business partners to build enhancements that are supportable, designed elegantly and perform well.
Understands basic system security concepts, such as SSO, VPN and encrypted data.
Ability to follow a DMAIC process – define, measure, analyze, improve, control.
Ability to contextually understand data and company’s supply chain processes.
Ability to analyze log files, data and system performance to determine root causes for problems.
Ability to analyze log files, data and system performance to find opportunities for improvement.
Ability to set up system tests to narrow down causes of issue.
Self-initiating / Self-Motivated
Consultant must be able to operate within an environment where instruction and direction can sometimes be vague.
Consultant must be able to support project activities and assist teammates in ensuring delivery and project success.
Consultant should self-seek internal and external contributions to the practice and the project.
Consultant must be able to prioritize multiple activities and deadlines within a semi-autonomous environment.
Ability to rapidly acquire new knowledge / skills.
Experience / Education Requirements
Oracle Database experience a plus
SQL experience a plus