Cantactix Solutions Inc. is the industry expert in using Blue Yonder (formerly JDA) Category & Space Management software to improve the operations of retailers and their suppliers. We are 4-time winners of the Blue Yonder’s Partner Leadership Award, and we work with many leading Retailers and Consumer Packaged Goods companies. Our sustained growth has provided the opportunity to expand our team and seek driven, forward-thinking, creative individuals. If you believe the planogram is a strategic element of the consumer-end of the supply chain, take your professional experience to the next level and join us as a Category Management Technical Consultant.   

In this role, you will:

  • Work on project teams with Cantactix which leverage internal technical and category management expertise to deliver results 
  • Partner with our clients to determine the best way to technically optimize their current or new implementations of their space management processes 
  • Provide technical expertise in Design, Development, Unit Testing, and Implementation 
  • Utilize the Blue Yonder Category Management suite of products (Space Planning, Floor Planning, Planogram Generator, Category Knowledge Base and Assortment Optimization) 
  • Interface with customers and user share groups to gather application requirements, present technical aspects of the application, and understand problems with the application 
  • Work effectively in collaboration with other employees inside and outside the department with whom tasks must be completed 
  • Prepare software system and module specifications, designs, test descriptions, and work breakdowns and estimates with minimal direction 
  • Facilitate technical requirement workshops geared toward understanding the client’s needs and provide a tangible blueprint for success 
  • Apply existing and emerging technologies to deliver innovative solutions 
  • Work virtually from anywhere in North America

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree, diploma or better in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Science or equivalent discipline or equivalent level of industry related experience
  • PL SQL / T-SQL
  • Experience in software development using .NET technologies (VB, C#, ASP .NET), LINQ, Powershell, and VB/VBA Scripting
  • Web application development experience (HTML5, ReactJS, JavaScript)
  • Work with WEB/REST/SOAP Services
  • Unit and functional testing as an ingrained part of your workflow
  • A demonstrated ability and interest in picking up new technologies
  • A love of learning and working in a dynamic and fast paced environment

Things that aren’t required but would raise you above the rest:

  • Experience in Category Management or Retail systems
  • Experience in Mulesoft’s Anypoint Platform
  • SQL Server and Oracle experience; Oracle or SQL Server Tuning; DBA Certification is a plus
  • A demonstrated ability and interest in picking up new technologies

You will have the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team of Category Management leaders and develop into a world-leading expert in using Blue Yonder Category Management Software to solve retail problems. You will have the opportunity to lead projects that further the company’s growth and influence its strategic direction. 

Please note: New employees will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to accepting employment.

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