Architect, JDA Developer

Job Description

Auto req ID: 184808BR

Job Description

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and share our PepsiCo vision to be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business

PepsiCo IT exists to shape, create and deliver technology capabilities to accelerate PepsiCo’s growth. Our vision is to power PepsiCo with the best talent and technology in the world. To achieve this vision, our team spans a wide range of IT capabilities. We partner with every PepsiCo business function – consumer insights, marketing & innovation, sales & eCommerce, supply chain & operations, and all back-office functions – to increase business value through new technology and digital solutions.

India will be a global IT Technology Hub for PepsiCo. The global IT Technology Hub in India will play a significant role in the delivery of IT services across all five of our global capability teams:

  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)
  • Global IT Operations
  • Global Information Security
  • Global Development & Delivery
  • Strategy, Planning & Transformation
The IT Global Development & Delivery (D&D) organization partners with our businesses and local IT Business Relationship Managers to build and deploy high value IT solutions that bring new business capabilities to life. D&D has 4 key functions:
  • Delivery: Deliver high quality projects, maximizing solution commonality and reusability across markets
  • Development: Lead the technical design, build, and quality assurance of all technical customizations and solution development landscapes
  • Planning & Testing Services: Deliver release planning, testing, and D&D processes / services / tools to enable delivery excellence and reduce risk to PepsiCo’s IT landscape
  • Enterprise First / Design Authority: Build a global digital foundation with harmonized business processes

As a member of D&D’s IT Hub in India, you will be part of a high performing team and get the opportunity to:
  • Work with the latest and greatest technologies in the CPG industry such as SAP S/4 and Salesforce
  • Experience the action and energy of an organization that delivers hundreds of projects every year and manages total project budgets of $300-$400 million annually
  • Support operating units across the globe - with the possibility of traveling on-site for key projects
  • Build innovative solutions and frameworks for the global platforms (SAP S/4, SalesForce, E-Commerce, Mobile Applications, JDA etc.) that will transform PepsiCo
  • Have access to technical and leadership development programs and get critical experiences to grow your career
  • Be part of a culture that celebrates and embraces integrity, diversity, and inclusion

We are seeking a JDA Developer responsible for timely delivery of high-quality reliable and cost-effective technical solutions for the JDA Global Template and subsequent deployment projects. This role will be involved in defining JDA design guidelines and best practices. In addition, the JDA Developer is expected to perform design and QA reviews for development done by our vendor partners and ensure strict adherence to PepsiCo’s global development processes. Finally, the JDA Developer may be responsible for coding/building solutions under certain conditions driven by business need and/or solution complexity.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the ISCP (JDA) global template releases which include the design, build and test of enhancements to meet the approved technical requirements/change requests that will be initiated by the sector ISCP projects
  • Provides input to JDA related development standards and improvements to our QA and governance processes
  • Accountable for Quality Assurance of code/technical design reviews for junior developers and contractors
  • Provide application debugging support and code fixes for identified issues and optimize performance
  • Works with customers and IT partners globally to identify and resolve application issues, escalating as required
  • Partner closely with external vendors, including on-shore and offshore resources.
  • Develops, executes and maintains test plans and test cases for unit testing efforts
  • Provides Technical cut-over, Go-Live and Hypercare support
  • Stays up-to-date with technology and industry trends by proactively participating in training, self-study, conferences, webcasts, user group participation, reading or other relevant means

Key Competencies Required:
  • Demonstrates the desire and ability to develop new technology skills, business knowledge, and customer service capability through training, experimentation, and self-study
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Provides outstanding customer service skills to direct and indirect customers
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements

Key Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of related IT business work experience (application development) with 3+ years in JDA Development
  • Proficient with SQL and Oracle database
  • Proficient with Unix, Linux servers
  • Experience with Middleware (ETL solutions and Informatica is a plus), Batch scheduling tools (Dollar Universe, Process Chains), JDA MDM (master data management), and Teradata is a plus
  • Experience in global JDA, SAP or other ISCP full project life cycle implementations
  • Experience in Batch optimization: Profiling, Job sequentiation / parallel execution, data quality validation

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular