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.

Senior Solution Developer

Job Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

About the team

Do you want to transform the way our customers run their supply chains?  

As a senior member of our solution development team you will use your supply chain knowledge to collaborate with R&D and professional services to build and continuously improve resources (workbooks, dashboards, forms and scripts) using the Rapid Response toolset. We work in Agile scrum teams to design and deliver out-of-the-box solutions following industry best practices for our implementation teams.  

What you will do:  

  • Combine knowledge of Supply Chain processes and best practices with technical product knowledge to aid in the design and creation of standard Applications such as Demand Planning or Master Production Scheduling that will drive quicker user adoption and maximize customers’ ROI.  
  • Create, design, produce and maintain all out-of-the-box resources (dashboards, widgets, workbooks, worksheets, etc.) for our RapidResponse™ applications.  
  • Develop standard Product/Application demonstrations that support key sales messages.   This includes defining the story line, data, and user experience to position how key business problems are addressed in RapidResponse™.  
  • Produce standard demonstration supporting sales enablement materials for use by teams involved in selling RapidResponse™  
  • Manage the storage and organization of Industry Templates and Business Solutions including Workbooks, Forms, Scripts, Dashboards, Documentation, etc.  

What we look for:  

  • Bachelors/master’s degree in engineering with at least 8+ years relevant work experience. Specialization in Computers, Supply Chain, Operations Research a definite plus.
  • First-hand experience with RapidResponse™ or similar technology. 
  • Experience in leading workshops, requirement gather discussions, and change control meetings
  • Ability to provide guidance to solution developers and take on lead roles in development projects
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical capabilities. 
  • Experience working directly in Business Analysis, Consulting, or Operations roles in: Demand Planning and forecasting, Replenishment, Inventory Planning and S&OP 
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum) and Software development cycle. 
  • Experience in Business Intelligence report writing. 
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing analytics and MRP. 

Things that would definitely help

  • Experience with Database query techniques (e.g. (Joins, filtering, expressions) an asset. 
  • Experience with scripting (JavaScript, typescript) an asset. 
  • Certification in Kinaxis RR Authoring a plus
  • Experience with version control tools ( Git, SVN, Perforce) a definite plus.
  • Ability to establish and sustain effective cross-functional relationships. 
  • Excellent customer service, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of XML is an asset. 
  • Supply Chain certifications/training an asset (e.g. APICS – CSCP, CPIM, ISM – CPSM, etc.). 

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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