Come Work With Us

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for an interesting and challenging supply chain software career.

Open Sky Group is an expert supply chain technology company specializing in JDA Warehouse Management and JDA Warehouse Labor Management software implementations. We have a cooperative and flexible working environment with excellent growth opportunities. Each new employee is assigned a coach and we typically work in teams. Open Sky Group also believes in giving employees the right tools to do the job and takes that commitment very seriously.

We offer competitive salary and benefits similar to that offered by big companies, including Health, Dental, Vision and Disability Insurance. We also offer some unique extras not typically found, such as Profit Sharing.

The Reading List

Open Sky Group’s handbook includes a recommended reading list. It’s not required – the intent is for employees to use these to learn, grow and understand more of the big picture. The list includes:

Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Gold Book of Yes! Attitude by Jeffrey Gitomer

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Good To Great by Jim Collins

Positions Available

Open Sky Group is always looking for great people to add to our Supply Chain Software and Consulting practices. Below are our current open positions.

All applicants should have legal status to work in the United States and have obtained at least a four year degree. Proximity to the Raleigh, NC area or willingness to relocate to the Raleigh area is a plus. Work from home opportunities are available for persons with the right work experience and abilities.

Supply Chain Consultant

The Supply Chain Consultant is a key member of Open Sky Group implementation project teams and is responsible for the overall design and implementation required to meet clients’ needs. Supply Chain Consultants develop a plan to deliver a complete solution and work with client organizations to enhance supply chain and logistics performance through strategic planning, process re-engineering and/or information technology implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in solution design and analysis along with the implementation project team
  • Share best practices and be consultative to clients throughout duration of the project
  • Produce a detailed functional design document to match client requirements
  • Co-implement the configuration of the solution
  • Guide clients through system implementation of additional functionality
  • Prioritize issues and projects
  • Identify clients’ problems, opportunities and risks
  • Gather and analyze relevant data
  • Conduct client interviews and facility visits
  • Work with clients to implement solutions
  • Participate and lead project meetings with clients as needed
  • Participate in internal projects as required
  • Participate in pre-sales, industry and marketing activities as needed
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices

Preferred Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a track record in supply chain consulting and comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding client base. Candidate must be organized and analytical, adept at working as part of a team, able to design and implement a project schedule and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-moving environment. Additional preferred qualifications are:

  • B.S. degree in Supply Chain Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Business or equivalent
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills; ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical people and manage client expectations
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively with executives and staff members at all levels within Open Sky Group and within our clients’ organizations
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience with JDA Warehouse Management system concepts and configuration
  • Experience with other WMS/Labor software (Manhattan, HighJump, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel to client locations (up to 50%)
  • Ability to understand business requirements and convert them into solution designs
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and a pragmatic approach to delivering a solution that optimizes architecture activities across company needs, business constraints and technological realities
  • Maintain professional knowledge and relationships within the Open Sky Group ecosystem
  • Two+ years of relevant experience in supply chain consulting

Preferred Location

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Open to other locations
JDA RedPrairie® Developer

The focus for a JDA RedPrairie Developer will be on creating quality software and finding practical, common sense solutions that solve our clients’ real business problems, deliver real results and are cost-effective to implement.

You must understand that you are paid to create something of value for someone else – and that someone else is our client. We embrace refining requirements and incremental delivery of solutions and understand that software development is best done using an iterative approach. In a nutshell, we work in the real world with real people who don’t always know what they want until they get their hands on the software.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read/Write Technical Specifications
  • Read/Write Test Plans
  • Software Configuration, Development and Installation
  • Client Support

Characteristics

  • Very technical / computer savvy
  • Able to learn functional aspects
  • Able to gain business acumen
  • Able to learn all tools and technologies
  • Knowledge of operating systems such as Unix and Windows Server a big plus
  • Degree in computer science or computer sngineering a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills/troubleshooting (trace files) and triage

Requirements

  • Actual implementation or work experience with supply chain execution systems applications such as JDA RedPrairie, Manhattan Associates, i2 Technologies, OTM, SAP EWM, HighJump, Infor and Accellos
  • Knowledge of programming is required and experience with languages such as SQL, Java, C, Visual Studio, etc. a big plus
  • Up to 92% travel (historically this position averages 30% travel)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
JDA RedPrairie® Implementation Leader

The focus of the JDA RedPrairie Implementation Leader will be on creating quality software and finding practical, common sense solutions that solve our clients’ real business problems, deliver real results and are cost-effective to implement.

You must understand that you are paid to create something of value for someone else – and that someone else is our client. We embrace refining requirements and incremental delivery of solutions and understand that software development is best done using an iterative approach. In a nutshell, we work in the real world with real people who don’t always know what they want until they get their hands on the software.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read/Write functional specifications
  • Read/Write technical specifications
  • Read/Write/Design business processes
  • Serve as primary client contact
  • Accountable for project success
  • Team Leader
  • Software configuration, development and installation
  • Client Support

Characteristics

  • Strong business acumen
  • Capable of doing a whole project solo
  • High organized
  • Great planner
  • Excellent problem solving skills/troubleshooting (trace files) and triage
  • Desire to learn on own
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent customer relation skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Comfort and skills with tools, technology, functionality and business processes
  • Warehouse work experience or understanding of the accounting behind inventory management
  • Experience with other supply chain execution systems applications such as Manhattan Associates, i2 Technologies, OTM, SAP EWM, HighJump, Infor and Accellos is a big plus

Requirements

  • Actual Implementation or work expeirence with RedPrairie; MOCA, Integrator, SQL, PL/SQL, C or Active Report
  • Experience leading multiple supply chain execution system projects
  • Up to 92% travel (historically this position averages 30% travel)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
JDA RedPrairie® Solutions Architect

The focus of a JDA RedPrairie Solutions Architect will be on creating quality software and finding practical, common sense solutions that solve our clients’ real business problems, deliver real results and are cost-effective to implement.

You must understand that you are paid to create something of value for someone else – and that someone else is our client. We embrace refining requirements and incremental delivery of solutions and understand that software development is best done using an iterative approach. In a nutshell, we work in the real world with real people who don’t always know what they want until they get their hands on the software.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

• Design and create enterprise solutions
• Read/Write functional specifications
• Read/Write technical specifications
• Read/Write/Design business processes
• Read/Write test plans
• Software configuration, development and installation
• Client Support

Characteristics

• Strong business acumen
• Highly technical / computer savvy
• Master of all tools and technologies
• Excellent problem solving skills/troubleshooting (trace files) and triage
• Experience with other supply chain execution systems applications such as Manhattan Associates, i2 Technologies, OTM, SAP EWM, HighJump, Infor and Accellos is a big plus

Requirements

• Actual implementation or work experience with RedPrairie
• Up to 92% travel (historically this position averages 30% travel)
• Legally authorized to work in the United States