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IT Solution Architect

Company: TreeHouse Foods
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:IL Works from HomeJob Type:Information TechnologyJob Posting Title:IT Solution Architect About Us:
TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future . What You Gain:
Competitive compensation and benefits program
Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs
Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities
An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people
Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth
Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your
team through our employee recognition programs Job Description:About the Role:The Architect, Information Technology is responsible for proactively and holistically guiding the enterprise through transformation and optimization initiatives. Considered a working leader at TreeHouse Foods, contributes experience to their area of responsibility in support of highly complex large-scale initiatives. Effectively collaborates with Sr. Management, business partners, and suppliers to align priorities and plan/execute strategies that enable successful business transformation and continuous process improvement efforts. Develops policies and procedures that align with corporate vision. The scope of activities includes helping the organization achieve targeted business outcomes related to revenue growth, cost optimization, and risk mitigation. The Architect works with senior leaders to develop operating models and architectures and drive business transformation while accounting for market trends, emerging technologies, and organizational readiness. Known for assessing disruptive forces and championing technology-led innovation, they can also lead a team of seasoned technical experts, including other managers of technical resources, when needed. Cultivates and effectively leverage productive relationships with strategic suppliers that benefit TreeHouse Food. Demonstrates impeccable judgment and instinctively knows how and when to adjust communication style appropriate to the audience and subject matter.
Knows how and when to own the room vs. allowing others to. Widely respected in both IT and business.
Ability to interact and converse with Sr. Management with ease.
Consistently demonstrates sound judgment and successfully navigates high visibility, high-stakes topics.
Instinctively understands the difference between optics and execution and when to emphasize one over the others.
Requires minimal direction and thrives with little need for escalation. You'll add value to this role by performing various functions including, but not limited to:Leads the analysis of business and operating models, market trends, and the technology industry to determine their potential impact on the enterprise's business strategy, direction, and architecture.Provides a perspective on the readiness of the organization to change and innovate and supports the formulation of business strategy.Uses planning-driven, design-driven, and learning-driven approaches to construct future- and current-state enterprise architectures.Facilitates business and IT alignment through a collaborative, supportive, and consultative manner, driving the organization's digital business strategies and balancing innovation and growth.Constructs technology-enabled business and operating models and provides viable options and visibility into execution issues.Scans emerging technologies and the business ecosystem for major disruptive technology and non-technology trends (trendspotting) that affect business. Provides practical advice and best practices to take advantage of new or emerging opportunities in their domain and successfully deliver the expected business outcomes.Tracks and applies innovative technologies, anchoring them in the business and operating model to assess their potential, and uses agile and lean approaches to evolve and manage innovation.Runs technology experiments in their domain to create new products and services and integrate the best of these into steady-state operations for the organization.Leads analysis of the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend improvement solutions.Leads the development of an implementation plan for the domain architecture based on business requirements and the varying IT strategies for project-driven or product-driven delivery teams.Develops and applies standards and minimal viable architectures informed by the business strategy and corporate governance. Clarifies accountability and provides the focal point for agile, effective, and efficient decision-making.Facilitates a collaborative relationship across the architecture community, business leadership, and solution delivery teams.Collaborates with infrastructure teams to ensure consistency with the enterprise architecture and identify when to modify it.Works with business leaders to identify key drivers and targeted business outcomes to derive helpful business context.Develops diagnostic and actionable deliverables that help guide investment decisions in support of executing business strategy.Leads analysis of the business' future-state capabilities and future (and current) IT environment, focusing on their primary domain, to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement to drive the business toward its targeted outcomes.Identifies organizational requirements for the resources, structures, and cultural changes necessary to support the enterprise architecture.Ensure strategic alignment of initiatives with Sr. Management and growth-focused business transformation activities.Develop and leverage partnerships (and relationships) with Sr. Management, business partners, and suppliers to meet business needs; build and nurture senior-level partnerships throughout THS that promote mutual trust.Effectively measure and report results of service and development work to business partners in terms that they see as valuable and understandable.Important Details: This is a hybrid role.About You:You'll fit right in if you have:A bachelor's degree in information technology, Computer Science or related field.12+ years of Information Technology/position-related experience with experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution, or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management, or operations in a multi-tier environment.Knowledge and experience with emerging technologies and key tools in their domain.Knowledge and experience of core competencies within the respective area, preferably within Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Food, and/or Private Label industries.Exchanges highly complex technical and/or nontechnical information with internal and external audiences.Required to interpret or clarify highly complex technical information to aid understanding.Conveys highly complex information and persuades several diverse stakeholders/audiences within the area of responsibility.Develops recommendations to promote highly complex ideas or services across IT.Requires objective review of highly complex work problems, obtaining cooperation or approval within IT management and business partners.Expert-level SAP HANA modeling skills with good SAP functional knowledge.Strong experience with Azure cloud technologies.Strong understanding of dimensional modeling, ETL, AI, Data Management, and Data Governance.Hands-on experience in building AI models.Experience with SAP BODS, SAP Information Steward or Syniti, Power BI, SAP Data Service, Python, and SQL.Design, develop, and implement complex data architectures and solutions using SAP HANA, Azure, SAP Data Services, and other relevant tools and technologies.Develop and maintain ETL processes to extract, transform, and load data from various sources into target systems. Experience in an Agile project management environment. Your TreeHouse Foods Career is Just a Click Away!
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