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Blue Yonder WMS Solution Architect - JDA WMS Solution Architect




Blue Yonder WMS Solution Architect with extensive experience and expert in configuring and implementing Blue Yonder / JDA/ RedPrairie Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage large complex warehouse operations. Extensive experience with   15+ project implementations of JDA-WMS (formally RedPrairie) for Fortune 500 companies. In depth knowledge and subject matter expert in configuring, modifying and integrating with various versions of RedPrairie Execution Suite.

Various Assignments:

Blue Yonder / JDA / RedPrairie WMS Consultant

April 2020 to Date --- Retailer, San Francisco, CA.

  • Technical Architect and Functional Consultant involved in ongoing development and addition of new features for  both RedPrairie and JDA variants of WMS solutions in use by multiple Sephora distribution centers.

December 2019 to March 2020 --- Retailer, QC, Canada.

  • Technical and Functional Consultation and development of new features specific to Alcoholic Beverages warehouse. Special requirements specific to lot tracking, date control and stamping of Alcoholic beverage distribution.

July 2019 to October 2019 ---

  • Implementation, Integration to Navision and Custom Development of RedPrairie WMS 2012 at Arbutus warehouse. Helped with Go-Live and Post Go-Live support.

October 2018 to June 2019 --- .

  • Production Support and Custom code development for Distribution Center in Sanford, NC. Training and managing several offshore resources to provide an around the clock production support.


October 2018 to Date  ---

  • Production Support and Custom code development for Distribution Center in Sanford, NC. Training and managing several offshore resources to provide an around the clock production support.

Mar 2018 to September 2018  ---

  • Production Support and Custom code development for new Central Fulfillment Center in Kansas City. Also working on  process improvements and system improvements to increase throughput of the DC.

June 2017 to Feb 2018 - Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Greenville-SC’

  • Full Lifecycle Implementation of JDA-WMS 8.2 at their new Facility in Woodruff, SC. Job duties included defining new processes, configuration

Dec 2016 to May 2017  --- AT&T, Memphis-TN

  • Ongoing development, support and reports for Wireless and Wireline warehouses (Total of 5 warehouses that are currently live)

Jan 2016 to Nov 2016 --- Kenco Logistics, Chattanooga-TN

  • Designed, developed and implemented Integration with external host systems for RedPrairie WMS “Carrier” implementation.
  • Designed and developed custom solutions and DDA’s for RedPrairie/JDA WMS 8.1
  • Designed and developed socket based integration with MES Production Systems for multiple sites and systems.

Jan 2015 to Dec 2015 --- Mars PetCare, Hernderson-NC, Leipsic-OH and Aurora-NE.

  • Designed configured and implemented RP WMS Solution for Multiple warehouses for IAMS acquisition.
  • Integrated WMS with SAP using IDoc via RP-Integrator Hub with various system mappings.
  • Designed and developed socket based integration with MES Production Systems for multiple sites and systems.
  • Training of development and support resources for ongoing maintenance of RP Systems after go-live.

May 2014 to Jan 2015 --- J. Crew, Lynchburg VA

  • Designed and configured the Redprairie WMS to implement RF based picking to optimize and increase the throughput of order fulfillment to support the rapidly expanding online e-Commerce systems of J.Crew.
  • Designed & Integrated  Beumer/Crisplant tilt-tray Sorter System and LighteningPick Put-To-Light (PTL) Systems with RedPrairie WMS.

Senior Solutions Architect

Nov 2007 to Apr 2014 --- Blue Yonder/RedPrairie/JDA.

  • Lead implementation projects to deploy the RedPrairie WMS system for clients such as JCPenney, Kellogg’s, GSI Commerce, JBS-Swift and many other Fortune 500 companies.
  • Analyzed and implemented WMS configuration policies to manage the receiving, put-away, picking, order management, shipping and integration to host systems for optimal operation of cutting edge warehouse management solutions.
  • Performed operational analysis with the help of customer operations teams and configured the RedPrairie WMS to reflect the client needs against aggressive project schedule.
  • Provided technical leadership to a team of 5-10 member development teams to develop solutions for the customer’s supply chain systems using RedPrairie development tools like Integrator, MOCA, Report Writer, DDA and Java/C based server side components.
  • Implemented RedPrairie WMS for warehouse operations and supply chain systems  of Third Party Logistics (3PL) Service providers.
  • Worked closely with customer teams to gather business requirements and produced system process documentation that gave an in-depth look at their warehouse operation and how a RedPrairie WMS will be configured to match those needs.
  • Lead several customer engagements conducting Conference Room Pilot (CRP) and/or Proof of Concept (POC) for executive level leadership teams.
  • Defined Software Architecture, Technical Design, Performance Optimization Algorithms, Software Engineering Methodologies and Robust Test Plans for RedPrairie WMS/D.
  • Assisted client project teams with integration testing, debugging and installation of RedPrairie Logistics Execution Suite (LES).

Technical Lead

Jan 2001 to Oct 2007 ---

  • Successfully executed Windows and Web-based Client projects.
  • Played a key role in projects that transformed unhappy customers into very happy customers.
  • Worked as a team/technical lead for customization projects directly involving several onshore and offshore team members.
  • Successfully led projects that employed new technologies and architecture.
  • Completed successful data cleanup, scrubbing and migration.
  • Worked as a Tech Lead on planning deliveries, milestones, and deployments.
  • Wrote technical specifications, installation guides and other technical related material.

Software Engineer

Dec 1998 - Dec 2000

  • Analysis, Design, and Implementation of Windows based and Web based ASP Clients for IFS Applications™.
  • Object Modeling using Rational Rose, Object Oriented Programming and n-tier Application Architecture.
  • Programming using Oracle stored Procedures and PL/SQL
  • Programming with Developer’s Workbench that integrates Rational Rose, Oracle database, and Centura.









Technical Skills:

MOCA                        C Language                  RedPrairie WMS        Oracle

SQL                             PL-SQL                        Oracle                          RedPrairie Integrator

RP-MTF                      Visual Basic                 C#/.NET                      Apache/Tomcat

Web Services               EDI                              PHP                             RP Web-Portal

MySQL                        MQSeries                     XML-RPC/SOAP         CGI/Perl

Unix/Linux                  Shell Scripting              Java/Java Servlets/JSP   XML/XSL/HTML


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