Solution Architect at American Software, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)

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  • Projects: Architect a holistic solution design, and guide teammates to deliver expected customer outcomes as defined on projects efficiently using the Logility Platform
  • Process: Leads the project team to a successful design, that considers both functional and technical aspects of the solution set against the desired business outcomes for the customer and prescribes industry best practices to deliver customer outcomes as efficiently as possible
  • People:Contributes to the continued growth of the consulting team through activities such as lunch and learns, training updates, or other internal projects and initiatives
  • Product: Masters the Logility platform and stays current on how to best implement the platform to deliver customer outcomes including any new features


The Solution Architect will demonstrate alignment with company core values as follows:

  • Passion: An insatiable focus to Make Our Customers More Successful
  • Accountability: Leads with integrity and follows through on all commitments; owns the role and outcomes without shifting accountability to others (extreme ownership)
  • Curiosity: Thinks creatively and constructively about delivering value-based outcomes; seeks to continuously improve processes; is flexible/adaptable to challenges
  • Teamwork: Optimizes communication, workflow, and team harmony to be successful with our Customers, Partners, and Company


CRITICAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledgeable of industry sector and able to effectively dialog with industry peers.
  • Must have a balanced mix of technical and business skills.
  • Natural curiosity. Genuinely interested in learning more and improving consulting approach and ability to implement efficiently and successfully. Adept at finding the best technical solution among all possible to solve the existing business problem.
  • Moves quickly and efficiently despite challenges or obstacles.
  • Honesty/integrity. Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidences. Does what is right, not just what is politically expedient.
  • Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
  • Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information, especially new technology.
  • Self-Starter. Takes initiative and responsibility for self-learning activities.
  • Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the table.
  • Flexibility/adaptability. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Exhibits passion and excitement for delivering customer value. Has a can-do attitude.
  • Reaches out to peers to establish an overall collaborative working relationship and contributes to the teams' success equal to or greater than continuing to individual success.
  • Often in front of management, trying to explain a complex problem in laymen's terms. Must find ways to say the same thing using different words for different types of audiences, using the key business' processes to create a cohesive vision of a usable solution set.
  • Looks for opportunities to provide leadership for customers and on behalf of Logility to support successful project delivery.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 years of hands-on experience in forecasting, inventory planning, manufacturing planning, replenishment planning, supply planning and/or transportation planning or as a consultant providing broadly based supply chain planning solutions for customers
  • 3 years of specific experience working with major supply chain applications as either a customer or consultant implementing supply chain solutions for customers. Relevant solutions consulting and implementation experience with other leading supply chain planning solutions such as Manugistics, i2, JDA, Oracle, SAP, Demantra or leading supply chain planning solutions will be considered (experience with Logility Voyager applications is highly desirable)
  • 3 years of experience successfully working in the role of Solution Architect
  • Strong business analysis skills and awareness of tactical planning on overall supply chain required
  • Relevant industry certification from APICS, IBF, INFORM will be a plus
  • Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, or Business preferred.
  • Current or prior experience working in Management Consulting organization or Supply Chain Center or Excellence settings preferred
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations for user, management, and executive level audiences. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required
  • This position requires a minimum of 50% travel.
More Information on American Software, Inc.
American Software, Inc. operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. American Software, Inc. was founded in 1970. It has 501 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 13 open jobs at American Software, Inc., click here.
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