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Solution Architect

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Introduction: Conagra Brands is on a journey to expand and integrate sales, trade and data solutions using a continuous delivery model. The Solution Architecture role offers the opportunity to oversee the modernizing our Sales and Trade capabilities, in conjunction with our data architecture, using cloud-based technologies for Conagra at the enterprise level.
The goal is to deliver on our enterprise goals, drive innovative problem solving and build strong, omni-channel experiences.
Leveraging strategic thinking, strong problem-solving skills, experience, and a sense of urgency you will work with business and IT partners to ensure the products and platforms we deliver help us achieve our enterprise ambitions. Reporting to the Portfolio Owner of Sales and Trade, the Solution Architect is accountable and responsible for creating, scaling, and evolving our sales and trade solution architecture based on requirements and outcomes, industry trends, and technology options. You will partner with enterprise architecture to research new technology. You will be accountable and responsible for reducing product and portfolio complexity and technical debt while applying a platform first strategy. You Will (position responsibilities): Take accountability for the development and evolution of Sales and Trade capabilities in partnership with business and ITApply detailed experience or working knowledge of Trade, Sales Operations and Sales Rep experiences to establish a fundamental architectural capability to support business goals and value across the enterpriseDevelop creative solutions and approaches to solve for opportunities essential to our goals and the evolution of essential productsGuide Sr Systems Analysts and Systems Analysts to ensure high quality products are released to production.Assess the technical effectiveness and architectural fitness of Sales and Trade environments as well as integration needs across applicationsEstablish and bring adherence to controls, security and data integration standards ensuring a consistent architecture frameworkManage the overall Architecture/Design/Life Cycle management of assigned application portfolioDefine the portfolio's architectural principles, guidelines, standards and solution patterns that align to the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.Ensure non-functional specifications enable operational agility, disaster recovery and support.Contribute to cutover planning and release management ensuring technical patterns are followedUp to 10% business travel might be requiredPreferably based in Omaha, NE, or in Chicago, ILYou Have (position qualifications): Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering/computer science from accredited university plus 10+ years experience in IT (mostly in architecture and systems in Sales and Trade), or graduate degree in computer sciences with 7+ years experience in ITExperience designing architecture for custom development of Sales and Trade solutions preferably in the areas such as SAP, Salesforce, Data and Analytics.Experience translating complex technical concepts to business leaders, and business problems to technical teamsPreferred Qualifications Experience with UX design principles to incorporate in the architectural designExperience working in matrix organization with business and IT partnersExperience delivering products under the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)Working knowledge of enterprise software licensing agreementsExperience working within JIRA / ConfluenceModern Workplace: Conagra' s culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. The successful candidate will operate in a hybrid environment in our Chicago or Omaha office.#LI-MC1#LI-MSL#LI-HybridOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Chicago , Solution Architect, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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