Solution Architect - O9 Solutions

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Date: Feb 4, 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NH, NL

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 253845 

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Solution Architect - Supply Chain/O9 Solutions

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Bright Minds. Better Methods. Best Outcomes. NTT DATA Supply Chain Solutions practice accelerates fact-based transformation for supply chain leaders around the globe. We bring unparalleled passion to our core purpose: to help leaders realize maximum value from their supply chains. Our top supply chain talent, enabled by proven, leading-edge digital assets—tools, methods, and content—deliver actionable insights and measurable outcomes to some of today’s largest and most complex supply chains. With talent spanning North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, we serve clients globally in a borderless fashion.


We are looking for a Solution Architect for Advance Planning Solution implementations (primarily with o9 Solutions)


What you will do:

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of industry best practices, business processes, O9 solutions, technical architecture, and value proposition.
  • Lead the complete lifecycle of a project from design to delivery of o9’s solutions to customers across industries and geographies.
  • understanding of our customer’s requirements by leading workshops with functional and business owners of the processes and documenting it.
  • Effectively map the business requirements into o9’s platform and come up with a clear, phased achievable blueprint.
  • Work with a team of experts to configure, solutions as per the design to solve deep operations/supply chain problems and institute a rigorous performance monitoring process.
  • Work with the customer to resolve issues and coordinate defect tracking, analysis, and resolution process.
  • Plan, develop, and deliver Super User and End User training, for a global user base.
  • Actively help in improving internal processes and product features based on customer feedback by interfacing with the development and operations teams.
  • Support customer demonstrations
  • Be a mentor and guide to junior members.


Key Skills

  • Proven experience with implementing planning applications like o9 Technologies, Blue Yonder Kinaxis, Anaplan, and Toolsgroup is preferred.
  • Statistical, Optimization, and Simulation skills through software tools and packages like R, SAS, CPLEX, or similar are desirable.
  • Deep understanding of supply chain planning concepts including Demand Management, Distribution Planning, Master Planning, and S&OP.
  • Knowledge and training in databases (SQL Server, MySQL) and skills in one or more languages like SQL, MDX, T-SQL, or similar is desirable.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint for analysis and presentation
  • Strong ability to lead by example and demonstrate proficiency in both product and domain.
  • Patient listener with the ability to clearly articulate your viewpoint to manage and deliver to customer expectations, even under pressure.
  • Ability to analyse and process large amounts of data and complement it with intuition to prioritize and focus on the highest value opportunities or the biggest risks is key.



  • We are looking for a person to join our Dutch practice, our office is in Schiphol-Rijk. Required to live in the Netherlands before applying. The Dutch team works on average once or twice per week from the office, the other days we either work from home or are at the customer location.
  • The ability to travel based on project requirements.


  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) is mandatory, being fluent in Dutch is a significant plus (Level B / Independent user or higher).

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.


NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.




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