At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Technology Consultant

Job location: Chennai, India

About the team

As a member of our Consulting team, you understand our customers’ most pressing business performance challenges and you are committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges in the distributed value chain that is prevalent in manufacturing today. Working with new and existing customers, you will provide expert guidance in integrating our product offerings to deliver value.

What you will do

  • Lead deep-dive customer business requirements discovery sessions and develop integration requirements specifications.
  • Learn the Rapid Response integration platform.
  • Provide creative technology solutions to complex business problems while maintaining best practices.
  • Guide and mentor junior Technology Consultants.
  • Support deployment workshops to help customers achieve immediate value from their investment.
  • Perform integration configuration – mapping, loading, transforming and validating data required to support our customer’s unique system landscape.
  • Lead data management and integration related activities including validation and testing of the solution.
  • Support services sales opportunities as technical leader working with the Account Executives and Client Partners.

Things You Should Have

  • 5 plus years of relevant experience in business software consulting, ideally in supply chain.
  • Experience with ETL tools such as Talend, OWB, SSIS, SAP Data Services etc.
  • Database level experience extracting data from enterprise class ERP systems including SAP/APO, Oracle, and JDE. SAP is a must have.
  • Experience with connection functionality to SAP (through BAPI / RFC), databases, files, web, SOAP.
  • Experience working with relational databases and java script.
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle, including business requirements definition, review of functional specifications, development of test plans, testing, user training, and deployment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, facilitation, time management and customer relationship skills.
  • A post-secondary degree in a related field.
  • Ability to work virtual and plan for up to 70% travel.

Things that would help

  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Technical skills such as SQL, R, Java Script, Python, etc.
  • Experience with manufacturing planning solutions such as Kinaxis, SAP, JDA, etc. – strong preference for Kinaxis experience
  • Project management experience.

 

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com/.

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. We strive to make our website and application process accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at accommodations@kinaxis.com. This contact information is for accessibility requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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