Senior Solution Architect

Company: Synergy Computer Solutions
Location: North Chicago , Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.JUN.2018


Senior Solution Architect North Chicago, IL 6+ months Description: The Supply Chain Solution Architect is responsible for architecting and...


Senior Solution Architect
North Chicago, IL
6+ months


The Supply Chain Solution Architect is responsible for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that
meet functional requirements in support of AbbVie's Freight Roadmap. This position will play a significant role in
establishing the architectural vision and direction needed for achieving full business value within AbbVie's global
logistics operations.
The selected individual will be responsible for identifying, prioritizing and improving long-term technological
capabilities (API, Blockchain, Google Glass, Artificial Intelligence etc.), monitor market/technology trends along
with vendor strategies and determine potential impacts to AbbVie Global Supply Chain.

Job Requirements
Provide insights to technical trends within the logistics industry as well as with vendors specializing in
Identify and recommend process improvements or configuration changes needed to support and drive
gross margin improvement within AbbVie Logistics.
Able to assist in preparing near & long term strategic plans and implementation strategies that will
position Abbvie for operational excellence today and tomorrow.
Collaborate with AbbVie's Enterprise Architect Team to review solution design, any new implementation
or introduction of new technology to ensure compliance with AbbVie standards
Create detailed architectural specifications, document architectural assumptions and constraints
Communicate architectural specifications to AbbVie vendors, contractors and business sponsors in an
actionable, clear and unambiguous manner
Provide technical expertise in the areas of warehouse management, transportation management, and
labor management solutions
Identify technical risks early and bring to the attention of management for transparency and mitigation.
Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related
  • 3-5 years of prior Supply Chain industry experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience operating, configuring, and/or integrating freight transportation management
  • software (TMS), preferably MercuryGate or another leading TMS (BluJay, JDA, Manhattan, SAP, OTM, etc.)
  • MercuryGate-specific contract setup / testing - certified preferred, but not required
  • Experience navigating standardized workflows and dynamic rule sets to satisfy complex process
  • requirements
  • Experience using TMS or related planning and optimization software to conduct "what if" scenarios for
  • freight consolidation, pooling, scheduling and other analyses
  • Business process focus and experience mapping process flows
  • Experience using or integrating TMS with ERP, WMS systems
  • Experience conducting general transportation and shipment data analysis
  • An understanding of how transportation impacts overall supply chain operations
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects leveraging SDLC methodologies.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think out of the box
  • Proven communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills across all organizational levels

For quick response please call Raja at 230

- provided by Dice Supply Chain Solution Architect, Logistics, Transportation, TMS, API, MercuryGate,mapping process flows,integrating TMS with ERP, WMS systems, SDLC methodologies

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