Technical Consultant - JDA Category Management

Cantactix Solutions Inc. - United States

Full-timeEstimated: $85,000 - $110,000 a year

Do you want to be part of a company leading the Category & Space Management industry to store-specific planogramming?

Cantactix Solutions Inc. is the industry expert in using JDA Category & Space Management software to improve the operations of retailers and their suppliers. We are 3-time winners of the JDA’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 JDA 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
  • Under low to moderate direction, prepare software system and module specifications, designs, test descriptions, and work breakdowns & estimates
  • Facilitate technical requirement workshops geared toward understanding the client’s needs and provide a tangible blueprint for success
  • Apply existing & 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
  • Oracle or SQL Server Tuning, Installation, and administration
  • Experience in software development using .NET technologies (VB, C#, ASP .NET), LINQ, Powershell, and VB/VBA Scripting
  • 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
  • Web application development experience (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Work with WEB/REST/SASS Services
  • SQL Server and Oracle experience; 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 JDA 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.

Sound intriguing? To apply, send your resume and cover letter. We will only be contacting successful candidates. Thank you in advance for your interest!

Job Type: Full-time


  • JDA Software: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Required)