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Kalamazoo, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
Apply before:
29 May, 2017

JDE Architect

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Our client is a leading is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies.  The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neuro-technology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.

Notes from Client:

  • Experience with JD Edwards Enterprise level software
  • Experience gathering technical requirements and relaying to C-Level Employees
  • Hands on experience in JD Edwards XE and E1 v8.0 required; experience with newer releases preferred


  • Responsible for the overall systems architecture and design in the area of expertise. 
  • Serves as domain expert in all aspects of architecting, designing and application development. 
  • Helps formulate deployment strategies in the area of expertise to ensure reliability and scalability for our clients systems. 
  • Assesses technological risks that could jeopardize the growth and/or operations of the organization; makes recommendations on applications retirement. 
  • Leads and/or directs the work of a technical team.
  • Technology hands-on expert in specialty area.
  • Investigates new technology solutions, builds prototypes.
  • Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of basic business and data flow is required. 
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the systems development concepts, practices, and procedures.


  • 10 years of overall JD Edwards Experience
  • Ability to engage business stakeholders to establish, define and maintain solution road maps for ERP systems ensuring they align with strategic and tactical business needs
  • Hands on experience in one or more of the following technologies: SFDC, Microsoft Azure, AWS stack, Hadoop, Apache software stack, lambda architecture, Open Source Big Data Stack and Power BI, Tableau, Lumira visualization technologies, IBM i Power Systems, iSeries;
  • Hands on experience establishing and maintaining solution architecture design documents;
  • Practical experience operating as the lead architect “owner” for a key business area, suite of ERP solutions, serving as owner for strategies, roadmaps;
  • Proven track record in regularly assessing opportunities to enhance and streamline system portfolios;
  • Practical experience as a lead escalation point of contact for production incidents with the ability to lead teams through solution assessments that improve stability;
  • Experience in communicating, presenting concepts to multiple audiences: executive, director, and technical levels.

Education & Special Trainings:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study required (Preferred)
  • ITIL and PMP training and / or certification is a plus
  • Software Development Methodology training and or certification is a plus

Job keywords/tags:  JD Edwards , JDE , JD Edwards XE , JD Edwards , E1 v8.0 , Requirements Gathering