Peningo Systems, Inc.

Home > Technical Areas > Blue Yonder / JDA > Blue Yonder / JDA Resume List > PEN124 Resume > Contact Us

Resume of BY Consultant: PEN124

For rate and futher information on this candidate please email us as 

 Blue Yonder Professonal Service Consultant - JDA Software Consultant

Blue Yonder Solution Architect Architect - JDA Solution Architect


Blue Yonder / JDA Cosnutlant

Supply Chain Professional - IT

Professional Summary:   


Over 17 years of experience in IT Industry spanning various roles & responsibility stretching from application developer, Technical Lead, Architect and Consultant.

  • 11+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management-Forecasting, Planning and Replenishment

Experience with Oracle Exadata & SAAS Migration, Blue Yonder D&F migration (7.x to 8.0,7.8 to 9, 9 to 2019.1), Luminate Demand Edge/Luminate Store Fulfillment Implementation, Luminate Control Tower, Integrating SAP with JDA D&F and Performance stabilization projects.

  • 11+ years of experience in Blue Yonder (Demand and Fulfillment, Dynamic Allocation, ESP, LDE/LSF, WMS, PMM & Size Scaling) and SAP ERP products
  • Experience with migration of On-Premise Planning systems to different cloud platform.

Lead Proof of Concept for multiple projects and submitted various solution proposals.

  • Experience with Transformation projects related to Business Process, System and Data flows.
  • 3PL Data Integration/Mapping between EDI, DataStage (ETL) and multiple ERP products (SAS, JDA-D&F, JDA-PMM & JDE).
  • 10+ years of experience in Onsite/Offshore, Client (Business Owners, Solution Architect & IT Delivery Leads) and Multiple Vendor Co-ordination.
  • ITIL Foundation certified in IT Service and Management & PMP certified.
  • Experience with Apache Kafka, Active MQ and ESB message queues.
  • Experience in Implementing Demand 360, Demand Cleanse, Dynamic Allocation, Order Optimization, Inventory Optimization, Vendor Order Optimization and Demand Classification modules.

End to End Implementation of Supply Chain Replenishment Solution including BI reporting for multiple retail clients in Canada.

Experience with Distribution Center Supply Planning System and Restaurant Order Planning Systems (JDA-Demand and Fulfilment ERP, Custom ALB Process, Transportation Plan, Bill of Material, Purchase orders, Recommended Shipments)

  • Experience with managing JAD sessions with Business Owner/Business Analyst/Solution Architect/Vendors.
  • Experience with change management, process management, Stage Gate Reviews, Quality Metrics and Audits.
  • Experience with managing operations support activities using Global teams (L1, L2 & L3 Support teams).
  • 4+ years of experience with EDI format and Web Services.

Good Understanding of SDLC Methodologies like Waterfall, Agile etc.

Hardware and Software Environment:

Operating System          : UNIX and MS Windows.

Products/Tools              : JDA-D&F, LDE/LSF, JDA-WMS, SAP, JDA-Size Scaling, Datastage8x, JDA-PMM, TBMS-F, TBMS-TM, DW, Harvest, Clarify, App Dynamics, Autosys and Robot

Languages                      : Python, C, Kafka, Pl/Sql, Java and UNIX Shell Scripting. RDBMS  : Oracle 12c & Oracle 18

Business Domains      : Retail, Finance & Banking.

 Professional Experience:

Blue Yonder 8/22 to Present

Provide consulting JDA Flowcasting Technical Expertise.

Tekis Hub, Architect, 03/ 2021 – 8/2022

Project: Demand and Fulfillment Upgrade (SCPO 2016 to 2019.1) and Migration to AWS

Client: Reynolds Consumer Products is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. Reynolds® products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates, and cups.


  • Strategizing Implementation plan to reduce the downtime during migration.
  • Upgrade and Migrating the fulfillment solution from on-prem to AWS Cloud.
  • Performing Operational Support Activities to stabilize applications
  • Proposing/Presenting New Solutions to clients
  • Planning Session with Supply Chain Business unit to understand and create design for inventory optimization initiatives.

Blue Yonder (Formerly JDA)-Canada, Sr Technical Architect, 01/2019 -03/2021 

Project: Integrated Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment IPFR

Client: Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience.


  • Lead Proof of Concept to explore the possibility of using Actifio for Oracle Data Virtualization
  • Planning and Execution of Database Migration Project to Exadata X-7.
  • Impact Analysis of Existing Solution Performance.
  • Provided Recommendation plan and successfully executing those strategies.
  • Planning and Implementing App Dynamics tool for Pro-Active Monitoring.
  • Working with Supply Chain Business users to create forward visibility report design for vendors.
  • Provided Strategies for execution of multiple IT project initiatives by creating multiple environments using the existing landscape.
  • DevOps Strategies to improve the turn around time for implementation of new projects/initiatives for pushing to production
  • Providing recommendations to automate the end to end regression testing for ongoing patches/fixes.
  • Preparing Solution Blueprint documents and getting it approved from all stakeholders
  • Providing Strategies to accommodate more functionalities within the same SLA
  • Working with Supply Chain Business users to develop regression & performance use case scenarios for automation
  • Planning and Execution of ERP Product SCPO from 9.0 to 2019.1
  • Working with Supply Chain Business Users as part of Promotion Optimization project to increase forecast accuracy
  • Strategizing Implementation plan to reduce the downtime during migration.
  • Lead the planning/design session with multiple teams to create API integration design documents
  • Planning Session with Supply Chain Business unit to understand and create design for fresh categories for Luminate implementation.
  • Planning and Implementation of Luminate (LDE/LSF) AI replenishment products
  •  Working Closely with Client Architects for Azure SAAS migration design sessions.
  • Recommendation/Plan to Optimize the one-time data transfer to cloud.
  • Proposing/Presenting New Solutions to clients
  • Providing Technical & Functional Design/Plan for Migrating the new business unit to existing replenishment solution
  • Developing Business Process Flow Activity Diagram Documents for New Business Unit to align with existing IPFR solution
  • Master Data preparation & aligning the data with existing solution
  • Demand Planning Cycle (Recomposing/Cleansing History, Promotion Cleansing, Managing Forecast, Market Intelligence and resolve Forecast exceptions)
  • Supply Planning Cycle (Transfer Forecast to Inventory Item, setting up Supply Planning Parameters and Resolving Supply Exceptions)
  • Participating in Operational Activities for system stabilizations.

HCL Technologies-Canada,, Technical Architect, 10/2016-12/2018   

Project: Restaurant Order Planning-Martin Brower Canada


font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-font-style:italic'>Client:  lang=X-NONE style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif; mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow";color:black'>Martin Brower has been in business for 60 years and has grown to a $14 billion company. Martin Brower has around 8000 employees located in 19 countries. Martin Brower provide supply chain solutions to over 20,000 restaurants around the world. Martin Brower became a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. in 1997. Reyes Holdings is the 12th largest privately-owned company in America.


Successfully migrated the JDA-D&F 7.8 to 9.0.

End to End Implementation of JDA-Demand and Fulfillment ERP Product including BI reporting

Data Integration between POS (Clearview), JDE, Recipe System (CDM) and JDA-D&F applications.

Managing third party vendors and reporting progress to different stakeholders

Submitting New Proposals/Solution to Prospective Clients by working with multiple global teams.

Developing Solution Design Documents for new business requirements

Submitting Project Metrics and Invoicing Clients.

Developing Business Process Flow Activity Diagram Documents for Planners

Master Data preparation

Demand Planning Cycle (Recomposing History, Managing Forecast, Market Intelligence and resolve Forecast exceptions)

Supply Planning Cycle (Transfer Forecast to Inventory Item, setting up Supply Planning Parameters and Resolving Supply Exceptions)

National Promotion Cycle (Promotional Forecast & Demand Planning Cycle)

Transportation Planning Cycle

Generating Labor forecasts for Restaurants to assist owners in planning shifts.

Training End Users on how to use the ERP Supply chain system.

Analyzing and Providing solutions to Operational Issues

End to End Testing Support including BI Reports (KPI, Dashboard using Cognos).

Working with JDA Customer Support Management for Product Defects/Bugs/Performance Issues.

Submitting Project Metrics and Invoicing Clients

Mphasis,, Technical Architect, 07/2012-10/2016      

Project: R6 Applications – Mark's Work Wearhouse

font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-font-style:italic'>Client:lang=X-NONE style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif; mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow"'>        style='color:black'>

Mark's Work Wearhouse, branded as Mark's, is a Canadian clothing retailer. First opened in Calgary, Alberta in 1977 by Mark Blumes, a former retail executive with the Hudson's Bay Company, it is now owned by Canadian Tire. The company traditionally sold work clothes for labour-oriented jobs, but expanded its selection in the 1990s to include business casual clothing for both men and women, and sportswear as well. In the last few years, the company has expanded its offerings with a series of children's clothing.


Stronger program Implementation at Mark's to deliver increased effectiveness and efficiency of the complete merchandising product life cycle through changes in process, systems, and ways of working. (SAS, JDA-D&F, JDA-PMM& JDA-Size Scaling).

Implementation of 3PL Data Integration between multiple systems.

Implementation of Single Truth program to populate the data warehouse with the data from supply chain planning applications (JDA-D&F, JDA-Size Scaling, JDA-PMM).

Preventing & Resolving Critical & highly complex production Issues for JDA applications

Working as Technical/Functional Consultant for JDA applications.

Analyzing the existing system and identifying gaps based on requirements

Developing Solution Proposal/Design Documents for new business requirements

Performance Optimization of JDA Processes like Calculate Model, Calculate Plan and Store SKU Forecasting and creating the maintenance window in weekends.

Managed mass purging project which reduced data from 47 million to 30 million.

Setting up New QA Environment for JDA-Demand and Fulfillment and JDA-Size Scaling for stronger program initiatives

Working with JDA Customer support team for product enhancements/bugs.

Offshore and Multiple Vendor Co-ordination


Mphasis,, Project Lead, 02/2007-06/2012     

Project: Retail Information System – 7eleven

font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif;mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-font-style:italic'>Client: lang=X-NONE style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif; mso-bidi-font-family:"Arial Narrow";color:black'>7-Eleven is a largest convenience stores chain in the world. It has Over 34,000 Stores Worldwide, Total Worldwide Sales of $46.6 Billion. Conducts Nine Billion Consumer Transactions a Year, 7-Eleven operates in 18 Countries & Serves 25 Million Customers a Day

RIS Host Refresh Project is a critical project to support Business Transformation and future store growth of 7-Eleven. The RIS Host Refresh Project consists of the following major activities

5 New Servers has been replaced, Migrated 41 Applications

Converted 8664 Batch Jobs from TNG to Autosys & Hitachi Cobol to Microfocus Cobol

Migrated Database to 10G Servers & Upgrade Oracle version from 8i to 10g

Modified 1878 Harvest Code Objects & 731 Business Functions successfully tested

Business Transformation is a major initiative of 7-Eleven.Store focused business transformation for the store with a pilot in LA as a catalyst for change. The model is designed to create a pull for Franchisee participation. A new vendor payment model introduced to support the Consolidator Business model.


  • Requirement Gathering & Analysis for CR and Projects
  • High Level Estimation for CR and Projects
  • Developing Code based on design document and Conducting Code Reviews
  • Preventing & Resolving Critical & highly complex production Issues
  • Client Coordination at onsite and with Development team in offshore.
  • Attending Weekly Status calls and ensuring all the deliverables are on target dates.

Suntec Business Solutions Private Limited,, Software Engineer, 07/2004-01/2007

Project: Interest and Charging Phase I & II –Lloyds Bank


  • Analyzed and prepared technical design documents for CR and Projects
  • Developing Code based on design document.
  • Preventing & Resolving Critical & highly complex production Issues
  • Client Coordination at onsite and with Development team in offshore.

With Peningo Systems, you have another option for retaining the Blue Yonder / JDA Software Functional expertise that you need. We have supported and provided for years IT Consultants with Blue Yonder / JDA Software expertise to "end clients" at the Professional Services level. If you're considering contacting JDA directly to retain a BY / JDA Functional Consultant, please consider Peningo! Please email us at