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Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 6:18 AM

Position Overview: The Technical Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics and architecture compliance of a suite of applications, tools & solution options in the Big Data space. You will work closely with Solution Architects, Application Architects, Regional Application Portfolio Managers, Enterprise Architecture and key stakeholders to determine requirements for solution planning and development. You will develop the technology and integration architecture at an enterprise and project level in collaboration with Solution architects, Application Architects and Solution Integrity teams and subject matter experts from Cargill Global IT and business units for assigned solutions. You are responsible for all technical aspects of a big data ecosystem creating the optimum technical solution in the context of the customer's environment, requirements, and financial resources; ensuring a quality system design which provides good system performance, an effective human-machine interface, optimal operational cost, and flexibility for future change; maximizing the productivity of the project team by installing an effective development environment, establishing programming, design, and other technical/integration standards, training team members, and providing advisory and trouble-shooting support; providing a focal point for all technical/integration issues and initiatives within that group of regional systems; and ensuring that all components of the technical architecture are properly implemented. You will manage across multiple technologies and/or functional areas so that solution and development teams are equipped to meet business requirements, design objectives, and understand infrastructure impacts to drive excellence and influence direction in the following areas: * Eco-System and Strategy for assigned applications * Lifecycle Management * Security * Data * Performance Engineering * Business Continuity Planning Principal Accountabilities: 65% - Technical Architecture Planning and Development 20% - Business Partnership 10% - Architecture Assurance 10% - IT Innovation & Delivery Required: * Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Management Information Systems * 7 years business experience with diverse operational, development and technology roles * 3 years architecture experience with regional and global project teams to define business requirements and deliver integrated solutions that meet business goals across infrastructure, enterprise, or solution design * 1 year experience as an architect using Apache Hadoop and related data technologies such as Sqoop, Streamsets, Kafka, Spark, Hive, Impala. Must be knowledgeable with server side configurations as well. * 1 year experience working with the Cloudera distribution of Hadoop * 1 year experience working with front end visualization tools like Power BI, Tableau, and Business Objects * 2 years experience with SQL languages * Ability to travel, including internationally, up to 20% Preferred: * Business strategy development * Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture * 2 years experience with Oracle, SQL Server and SAP HANA database platforms * Experience with the Apache Hadoop based analytics tool of KUDU * Industry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc.) * 1 year experience with business process design * 1 year experience with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures * 1 year experience with database and operating system design * Demonstrated ability in performance tuning methodologies, capacity planning, release management, monitoring and reporting processes Success Attributes: * Proficiency in data modeling concepts * Strong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical and analytical skills * Ability to influence peers and leadership stakeholders * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Proven ability to work effectively within a large organization that operates using matrix management structures * Knowledge and ability to support: translation of business needs into solution architecture requirements, application of multiple technical solutions to business problems, and estimation of the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives * Business fluency in English PRJSRDSDL2017


• Location: Wichita

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