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JDA Software Overview

Scottsdale, AZ
1001 to 5000 employees
1985
Company - Private
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
JDA Software offers the leading supply chain management (SCM) platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). JDA’s leading cloud solutions manage supply chains from end-to-end, spanning supply chain and retail planning, execution and ... Read more

Mission: JDA's core values make us unique, setting us apart from our competitors. These core values are what bind us together as one JDA. They are what we wake up in the morning believing in, and what carry us through our days. They are what drive our success &ndash ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Sindhu Aravindakshan, senior director (HR) at JDA Software shares with The Times of India, on how JDA's women in a leadership programme helped emerging women leaders to fast-track their development and organisational awareness to larger opportunities across the company. Read more at: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMtwF

    Learn & lead: Companies' offer for women - Times of India

    MUMBAI: Women-specific learning and development (L&D) programmes - which enable them to ascend the corporate ladder - are gaining momentum. Organisations have realised L&D modules designed for women managers is the way to block leaky talent pipelines and encourage more women to take up leadership roles.

  • We're excited to share the grand opening of our Hamburg office! We were lucky enough to receive a speech from Michael Feindt to kick off our inauguration just before a super lunch buffet �� #JDAProud

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JDA Software – Why Work For Us?


Why JDA?

Of all the companies out there, why choose JDA? Good question. JDA is a great place to work because we are a proven, passionate group of game-changers, and our culture is based on collaboration and respect. Our people are super smart, creative, supply chain and retail rock stars with more than 400 patents issued and pending and 10,000 people years of expertise.

We understand that innovation doesn’t happen overnight. In fact, we’ve invested more than 30 years in it. That’s why more than 4,000 of the largest retailers, manufacturers, and logistics companies around the globe run JDA.

With a global workforce, we're also committed to diversity and inclusivity. We believe that, by bringing diverse team members together, we can foster innovation, encourage creativity, support personal and professional growth, and deliver the best possible results for our team and our customers.

At JDA, we like to say we’re a culture, not a company. What that means is that our core values of results, relentless and teamwork guide our every action. We are a cross-cultural community of the brightest technology and supply chain professionals who are transforming vision into reality. We are a collection of inquisitive individuals who like to solve complex business problems for our customers and who take great pride in setting forth how to transform the global business environment by creating the autonomous supply chain. Join us and see for yourself!

What we do

JDA delivers artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)-driven supply chain and retail solutions for 4,000 of the world’s leading retail, manufacturing and logistics companies. Our leading cloud solutions manage supply chains from end-to-end, spanning supply chain and retail planning, execution and delivery for client brands including 75 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs. 

Giving back

JDA’s mantra is to ‘Live Inspired,’ not only at work but in all that we do. We love to see this in action to support, enhance and serve local communities. All associates are encouraged to take one day of paid volunteer time off each year to serve at a local charity of their choice. 

Not only does JDA work around the world, but we consider ourselves members of the global community — and we believe in giving back. We’ve formed close partnerships with many charitable organizations, especially Samaritan’s Feet, which has donated 6.5 million shoes to needy children in 75 countries. Learn more about this campaign at www.samaritansfeet.org/jda.

 

Interns and New Grads!

We actively seek the best and brightest students and graduates to join JDA. Our summer internships and academic co-ops offer paid learning opportunities that develop and challenge the next generation of professionals.

 

Internships

If you’re a college student or graduate who’s ready for mentorship and community, join us today. Intern over a summer, semester, or academic year with JDA to grow your career.

Beyond Work Experience

Speaker series – lunch & learns with CEO & EVPs 
Career Connections – enjoy team outings to baseball games and happy hours to expand our professional network 
Campus Ambassador Program – spread the word about JDA on campus by sharing your experience 
Summer interns present final presentation to CEO on their last day

 

Co-op Product Development Program

Co-op interns help us build the next generation of JDA supply chain applications. Students working in JDA’s R&D internship program will be challenged with all aspects of product development, including business analysis, quality engineering, user experience design, and team leadership.

 

Associate Business Consultant (ABC) Program

Our ABC program is an 18-month entry level business consultant role uniquely designed to support the transition into the consulting world. An ABC will spend their time learning everything they can about what it means to be a JDA consultant. If you love to travel and have great interpersonal and communication skills, then this is the opportunity you have been looking for.


Sponsorships

We are proud to showcase the JDA brand showcasing the heart and soul of what JDA stands for – our Core Values of results, relentless and teamwork – through a unique partnership with JDA’s brand ambassador, Jon Rahm. Jon brings the same passion and commitment to sports that we do to enterprise software. 

Following a standout career at Arizona State, Jon made his professional debut in June 2016 after finishing as the low amateur at the U.S. Open. In just over two years, he has taken the golf world by storm. He has amassed six career wins, two top-five finishes in Major Championships, and been ranked as high as second in the Official World Golf Rankings. Jon was also a member of the winning European team in the 2018 Ryder Cup. Prior to turning pro, he was the top ranked amateur golfer for a record 60 weeks and was the first golfer to win the Ben Hogan Award (awarded to the nation’s best collegiate golfer) twice. (check out the press release!)




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    a Fast Growing, forward thinking, collaborative workplace where corporate culture is the cornerstone of JDA and Your opinions count. Flexibility and work/lift balance are important to senior management. Solution direction is cutting edge.

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    Lots of change going on at JDA. You need to be able to keep up. This could be a con but I think its a Pro!

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at JDA Software (Milwaukee, WI) in January 2017.

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    The interview was very casual. I was asked the usual interview questions and then had a 20 or so minute whiteboard challenge. Then we discussed any questions I had about the company and role.

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JDA Software Awards & Accolades

  • 2016 Most Admired Company by Az Business Magazine, AZ Central, 2016
  • FEI Arizona CFO of the year, Financial Executives International (FEI) Arizona, 2017
  • Best USA Legal Department award, International Legal Alliance Summit, 2017
  • Phoenix Business Journal C-Suite awards, Phoenix Business Journal, 2017
  • Stevie Awards Women in Business, Stevie Awards, 2017
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Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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