JDA Functional Architect

Information Technology Vienna, Virginia


Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking a JDA Functional Architect for a full-time position, remotely supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).


Job Description:

The DLA IT Enterprise manages the execution of IT projects across the Agency. Specifically, it serves as the Information Operations business services broker, assessing, developing, and delivering a full range of IT solutions necessary to support the transformation and sustainment of the Information Operations mission and its associated commitment to the warfighter. Mission areas include the sustainment and evolution of an overarching DLA enterprise architecture, determination of proposed solutions, delivery of desired solutions (including oversight of related field activities, and sustainment of those solutions that are initially developed and delivered under a program manager), assurance that the solutions meet customer needs, and the effective integration of DLA’s IT solutions with other existing or planned logistics IT solutions in DOD. Additionally, J6 guides and oversees the operations and ongoing transformation of related field and headquarters activities that provide cataloging and transactional processing support for the entire DOD logistics system and our numerous Federal customers.


The JETS Program provides the full range of IT services, technical and management expertise that support applications, software, hardware, infrastructure, and systems, across the DLA IT Enterprise. Support is provided for information technology solutions, technical support, maintenance, and sustainment; operations support; application development, maintenance and technical support; and lifecycle management. Additionally, the program also supports administrative program management support for IT program offices and DLA Information Operations (J6) Office.   The program provides support technology services across the DLA Information Operations Enterprise, the DLA Program Executive Offices (PEO), and all other technology services currently supported through DLA Contracting Services Office (DCSO) acquisitions.


Duties of a JDA Functional Architect may include:


  • Assists with design, configuration, development, testing and training of JDA supply chain planning enterprise applications 
  • Assisting with supply chain analysis to include business value mapping, organizational readiness and planning application configuration reviews 
  • Assisting with the development of JDA supply chain solutions for DoD logistics networks in demand and distribution planning, collaboration, inventory optimization, and reporting
  • Using JDA Planning Suite to assist with planning, preparation, and simulation of DoD strategic, operational, and tactical supply chain impacts 
  • Assisting with the reviews and validation of forecasting algorithms and configurations 
  • Assisting with the design of KPI dashboards, metrics, and reports to enable client business objectives and priorities


Required Skills / Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Business, Applied Math, or related field 
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of DoD JDA experience
  • Experience programming or developing statistical analyses with SAS, R, SPSS, or SQL, Microsoft Office
  • Experience integrating a JDA Planning solution with an SAP Supply Chain and Financials system within the Federal Government
  • Must possess IT-II security clearance or have a current National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC)


Education: Some College

Location: Remote

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law. Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon’s legal duty to furnish information.