JDA PD Project Director-JDA LABS in Montreal, Canada

PD Project Director-JDA LABS

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Job Description

JDA is looking to hire a strong technologist with a proven track record of thought leadership and innovation to lead a small team of developers in the company’s research Labs based in Montreal. In this role, you will leverage your passion for newer technologies to design and deliver product components and prototypes in the broader realm of Supply Chain Management.


  • TheProject Directorwill be part of the JDA Labs leadership team and will work closely with other leaders in the Science and UX areas to design and develop solutions leveraging emerging technologies to expand and enhance JDA’s solution footprint

  • The individual will work with cross-functional teams in Product Development and Product Management to postulate and lead technology-led initiatives and make recommendations for product inclusion and integration

  • The individual will stay current on emerging technologies and be able to establish an educated PoV on their applicability and viability to JDA

  • The Director will manage, mentor and guide a team of 3-4 developers


  • Proven record of innovating, incubating and delivering cloud-native solutions, IoT and other automated/smart technologies. Experience in Google Cloud Platform is a plus.

  • Track record of thought leadership, ideation and practical innovation.

  • Experience across architecture, design, development and implementation of enterprise class applications.

  • Client facing skills with experience in leading C-suite level technical discussions

  • Prior experience of managing a small team of highly motivated tech-savvy individuals

  • Experience with leading a multicultural environment with a distributed worldwide presence.

  • Fluency in English is a must

Required Experience

  • At least 10 years’ of relevant work experience, the last 4 of which should be in designing and leveraging emerging technologies to solve business problems

  • Successful delivery and architecture of SaaS solutions on a public cloud platform. Google Cloud Platform preferred.

  • Must have Java/ JavaScript development experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in role with client facing requirements

  • Must be a self-starter, proactive, and able to work well with limited supervision

  • Able to work in a rapidly changing and fast paced environment

  • Excellent attention to detail, organization and time management skills

  • Adaptability to working with changing schedules and priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Some travel may be required (10%)


Job Location

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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