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Solution Architect - Analytics

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Description:

Conagra Brands is a company that is creating growth and shareholder value through innovation of new consumer products, reinventing the existing product portfolio, and M&A. We are building a culture that is inspiring, innovative, and fun. The Global Business and Information Services (GBIS) organization is partnering with the functions to promote new capabilities, while exploring and activating some of the latest technology to support our strategy. - - Position Introduction - Conagra Brands is on a journey to expand and integrate best-in-class Analytics solutions across the enterprise using a continuous delivery framework. Come help deliver our Enterprise Data and Analytics ambitions in a Solution Architect capacity! The Solution Architecture role offers the opportunity to build , shape, innovate and evolve the products responsible for delivering on our enterprise goals through modernized the data analytics capabilities, strong data architecture and cloud-based technologies. Leveraging strategic thinking, strong problem-solving skills, experience, and a sense of urgency you will work with business and IT partners to ensure analytics products and platforms delivered to help us achieve our enterprise ambitions. - - Reporting to the Director of Advance Analytics, the Solution Architect is accountable and responsible for creating and evolving our data and analytics solution architecture based on requirements and outcomes, industry trends, and technology options. You will partner with enterprise architecture to research and evaluate technology that can deliver on, and transform, Conagra's enterprise goals. 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 Data & Analytics capabilities in partnership with business and IT partners - Apply detailed experience or working knowledge of Analytics Platforms, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and IoT (Internet of Things) concepts to establish a fundamental architectural capability ecosystem to support business goals and value generation across the enterprise - Develop creative solutions and approaches to enable actionable data-driven insights from trusted data assets - Drive the self-service analytics strategy to scale across the enterprise while putting the required governance in place - Collaborate with partners to identify use case opportunities to implement advanced analytics solutions essential for enterprise goals - Assess the technical effectiveness and architectural fitness of new and existing Data & Analytics platforms - Establish and bring adherence to data security, integration, and governance standards ensuring a consistent architecture framework - Manage the life cycle of assigned Data & Analytics platforms - Up to 10% business travel might be required Preferably based in Chicago, IL, or in Omaha, NE - - You Have (Position Qualifications): - Required - Bachelor's degree in engineering/science from accredited university plus 10+ years of experience in IT (mostly within data/systems engineering & architecture), or graduate degree in Data Science/Analytics with 7+ years of experience in IT - Experience or working knowledge of several programming languages (Python, R, SQL, Spark), and platforms/environments (Databricks, Snowflake, and Azure Data Lake) - Experience designing data science pipelines and optimizing AI/ML workflows, in both batch and real-time analytics implementations - Experience designing architecture for custom development of Data & Analytics solutions, preferably in the areas of Supply Chain, Finance and HR - Preference will be given to candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future Preferred - Experience working with augmented BI (Business Intelligence) and self-service analytics tools - Good understanding of DevOps, DataOps and MLOps engineering leveraging CI/CD practices - Experience working in matrix organization with business and IT partners - Experience translating complex technical concepts to business leaders, and business problems to technical resources - Experience delivering products under the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) - Experience working with JIRA / Confluence - Experience in creating RFI s and evaluating functional and non-functional capabilities of new vendors through a structured PoC/PoV process - Working knowledge of software licensing agreements - Experience with UX design principles to incorporate into architectur al design - Our Modern 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. This position requires you work from our Chicago office 2 days a week. #LI-SM1 #LI-Hybrid Our 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 insurance Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences Balance: 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 - . Conagra 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, Downers Grove , Solution Architect - Analytics, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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