Solution Architect, WMS (Blue Yonder) - MacGregor Partners

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Solution Architect, WMS (Blue Yonder)

The Blue Yonder Solution Architect is a customer-centric role that requires excellent communication skills and Blue Yonder Warehouse Management System (BY/JDA/RedPrairie WMS) expertise.  This individual will work alongside clients to design solutions that efficiently satisfy business requirements while balancing complexity to ensure processes are supportable and cost-effective.

What you’ll do:

  • Assess client business requirements and opportunities pertaining to the BY WMS
  • Lead design, configuration, and implementation of Blue Yonder (JDA/RedPrairie) WMS
  • Analyze and optimize components of the solution to take advantage of industry best practices
  • Work with all appropriate parties to effectively estimate project timelines and deliverables
  • Recognize and highlight incremental improvement opportunities with existing clients
  • Assisting site operations with the Blue Yonder (JDA/RedPrairie) RF and Web User Interface
  • Write functional specifications for modification, interface, report, and label requirements
  • Author and/or review system and procedural documentation throughout the project

What you’ll bring:

  • 3+ years of general consulting experience
  • 3+ years of Blue Yonder (JDA/RedPrairie) WMS experience
  • Ability to read and write SQL
  • Experience reading MOCA trace files
  • Experience with advanced workflows
  • Strong understanding of Blue Yonder WMS database schema
  • Advanced understanding of supply chain, logistics, and distribution functional concepts
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present complex information to individuals and small groups
  • Great attitude and commitment to get the job done
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Ability to travel to customer facilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, Supply Chain Management, or related field OR equivalent professional experience

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with other JDA solutions such as Warehouse Labor Management (WLM), Integrator, Warehouse Management – Process, Warehouse Management – Dispatcher, EMS, or Track & Trace
  • Experience creating legacy RPWriter reports
  • Experience developing MOCA commands and triggers
  • Experience creating Jasper reports
  • Experience creating labels
  • Experience creating and maintaining custom DDAs or Page Builder
  • Experience creating and maintaining custom control files and using mload utility


30% travel is required for the position.  Specific amounts will be discussed with this position’s manager.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Authorization

No sponsorship is provided for this position. US citizens or permanent residents only.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, abiding by applicable federal, state & local laws.  Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.