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Blue Yonder Professonal Service Consultant - JDA Software Consultant

Blue Yonder Enterprise Technical Architect - JDA Solution Architect


Blue Yonder TMS Enterprise Architect with over 20 years of Supply Chain Technical experience.

JDA TMS Technical Architect – BY TMS Technical Architect

Blue Yonder TMS Enterprise Technical Architect - A seasoned Information Technology professional with over 20 years experience in the design and implementation of a diverse range of technologies, focusing on the integration of Supply Chain systems and processes within multiple industry settings. Exceptional communicator, focused on building and maintaining strong client relationships by leveraging a consultative approach in the leading of IT projects. Solid leadership skills, capable of managing and developing a cohesive IT environment.  Has an expertise ith Blue Yonder / JDA Transportation / JDA TMS / BY TMS, TMOD, Transportation Modeler, and Logistics Management suite. 

Work Experience

Sr. Enterprise Technical Architect

October 2000 to Present

Started role in 2000 (Manugistics) Global Technical Support for TMS and quickly was promoted to Senior, Principal, and then Technical team lead.

Lead technical architect for entire JDA TMS suite – including TMS and Business Analytics to encompass Cognos Reporting and Informatica ETL integration.

Consult on best practices in relation to data access, data mining, archiving, reporting, and delivery to end user as it relates to the TMS solution suite.

Own all pre-sales architecture planning related to the long term implementation of the JDA solutions, many of which involve several millions dollars of licensing, services, and hardware.

Recent client/project experience includes United States Postal Service, Mars/Wrigley, Hershey, TJX Companies, Walmart, Google, Loblaw (Canada), Caterpillar, Lowe’s Companies, USPS, and Walmart

Senior Solution Architect, Professional Services

September 2006 to June 2007

Lead projects related to the implementation of demand planning and forecasting solutions at customers such as Auto Zone, Williams-Sonoma, Emery Waterhouse, and Crayola.

Lead efforts in implementing vendor managed inventory and subscription-based point-of-sale capture at MillerCoors LLC.

Senior Technical Architect, Global Technical Services

October 2000 to September 2006

Oversee all IT-related activities in highly complex implementation projects for a wide range of customer industries, including apparel, retail, grocery, and consumer packaged goods. Supervise customer personnel in relation to knowledge transfer, the development of technical specifications, test plans, and test cases in support of unit and system testing. Leverage innovative problem solving and critical thinking approaches to resolve technical issues and keep projects on time and within budget.

  • Plan, lead, and manage technical service agreements/projects worth over $750k(+) related to both the JDA software suite and its integration with the Oracle database, client/server architecture, Microsoft .Net, XML, and internet facing technologies

  • Spearheaded a high profile effort at Loblaw Companies, Ltd to close gaps within the solution related to its audit/payment engine and the underlying business intelligence technology. This led to the generation of a client revenue stream of $1 million over two years.

  • JDA Technical project lead at The Hershey Company in a 6 month upgrade project, which itself afforded over $10 million transportation savings over three years for Hershey. New features implemented include technical enhancements of vendor/EDI integration and transportation network analysis and improvements.

  • Lead implementations and upgrades of JDA Transportation suite ranging from 3 weeks to 6 months at clients such as Limited Brands, Office Max, Radio Shack, Lowes, TJX Companies, LL Bean, Academy Sports, Pet Smart, Coca-Cola, and McCormick Corporation.

Lead Database Developer, Logistics IT

January 1999 to October 2000

Technical lead on enterprise software implementation of supply chain systems. Managed entire software development life cycle during the twelve month implementation process. Led teams across broad technical and business disciplines. Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.

  • Pioneered MS Excel-based dashboard for business intelligence reporting with real-time access to data in an easy to use, familiar, spreadsheet arena.

  • Enable and secure the access to enterprise-wide data by developing flexible, timely, and accurate logistical and financial reports.


  • Oracle
  • SQL
  • Agile

Additional Information


Systems Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Windows (7, 2008), VMware, Linux

Databases Oracle 11gR2, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Microsoft Office Access

Software Blue Yonder / JDA Transportation / JDA TMS / BY TMS, TMOD, Transportation Modeler,  and Logistics Management suite, Oracle RDBMS and Weblogic Server, Microsoft IIS and Apache Web Server, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence, Vignette Business Integration Studio, Maestro Workload Scheduler

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