Cargill Cloud Architect in Hopkins, Minnesota
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
In this position, you will be driving a changes to culture, technology, and championing the adoption of modern software architecture practices through engagements that will challenge your skill and tap into your experiences. This includes demonstrating a path away from traditional software delivery model and towards an agile delivery model founded in a pattern based approach to service delivery, through test driven development, CI/CD pipelines, configuration management and cloud adoption. Projects range from custom mobile software development to packaged mobile software integrations/implementations. The scope and purpose will include global CI/CD pipeline for all regions in the mobility development space.
As a Cloud Architect, you will design, test, and build a DevOps CI/CD pipeline for the Mobility Digital Factory
Be a key member to build and maintain a CI/CD pipeline to enable an Agile, DevOps model for the Mobility Digital Factory
Be challenged and expected to act as a change agent in our culture championing DevOps principles and practices
Be a technical expert to help team members consume standard cloud services and technology
Work across multiple mobile development pods and participate as a collaborative partner
You will be responsible for participating in team activities as needed. You will partner with scrum masters, product owners, the mobile development team, and the internal community of engineers. You will also be expected to provide input for which toolset will best support our operating needs.
60% - Cloud Engineering
Develop and maintain the Mobility Digital Factory CI/CD pipeline and DevOps tools
Be a core member of the Mobility Digital Factory and key contributor and subject matter expert
Creation and maintenance of assets in the Mobility Digital Factory specific repositories. Ensure ready access to necessary documents in a timely and high quality fashion.
Provide data on key performance indicators and metrics to populate Mobility Digital Factory CI/CD Pipeline scorecards for reporting status and progress of maturity to all levels of IT and business management.
Use technical expertise and knowledge of architecture to benchmark with third party organizations to identify and incorporate best practices into the overall Mobility Digital Factory strategy
30% - Cloud Architecture
Continue to expand knowledge of industry trends, applying that knowledge by evaluating fit to the Cargill Mobility Digital Factory and corresponding value.
Utilize architecture knowledge which may play a role in negotiations with strategy vendors and participate in strategic vendor relationship management process. Also ensure strategic vendor engagement to incorporate vendor’s roadmaps to Cargill’s target architecture and roadmaps.
Proactively appraise and modify current architecture to identify deficiencies, research alternatives, and determine improvements
Enterprise Architecture asset management - drive creation, certification, maintenance, guidance, access and communication of reusable models to guide architecture and design of solutions
10% - Governance and Portfolio Management:
Manage and review architecture solutions, ensuring they are aligned to Enterprise Architecture (EA) standards, quality and principles, as well as meet EA guidelines, common solutions and services are leveraged and that they meet financial targets (cost and benefits).
Participate in Solution Architecture Reviews as the primary mechanism of architecture quality and compliance assurance.
Enterprise Architecture Exception Management – to Manage exceptions to Enterprise Architecture standards and policies.
Provide Governance Support – Overall Enterprise Architecture input to all relevant program / solution decisions.
Bachelor’s Degree in IT or Business Related field or equivalent work experience.
Experience with Cloud Native Development (12 factor) technologies, Infrastructure As Code, Cloud Provisioning, automation and orchestration with any of the following tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, JSON, Terraform, Jenkins, etc.
2 years Technical Architecture relevant experience.
Proven record of interacting with multiple business units and functional teams; globally.
Experience leading complex projects; ability to drive for results.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and an ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical people.
Knowledge of Infrastructure technologies and business applications, and their relationships.
Working knowledge of Software Defined Datacenter and converged technologies
Established skills in identifying and developing strategies to address change management issues.
Strong skills in influencing others with the ability to facilitate cross-functional teams.
Experience in managing third party vendors in a global, managed services environment.
Ability to accomplish results through others (lower level managers, professional employees, matrix organization, managed service provider).
Strong conceptual strength, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical, and analytical skills.
Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
Business fluency in English.
Application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting/dashboarding
Experience in building high-performance infrastructures that are scalable and resilient
Experience with mobile development platforms like Xamarin, Xcode, SAP Fiori, or Android Studio
Experience with continuous integration and deployment technologies such as: Jenkins CI, Github, and Artifactory
Experience with container technologies: Docker, etc…
Experience with test-driven development frameworks for application and infrastructure code
Ability to use code as a means to self-document requirements of the stack
Ability create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation
Experience with cloud-based infrastructure as a service platforms: AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, or OpenStack
Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, and Terraform
Experience with development using Github & VSTS
Experience with Linux and/or Windows systems administration
Experience with measurement & telemetry for infra, application, logging, APM, and UX
Experience with the Agile mindset
Experience developing and delivering software
Personal or professional experience contributing to open source projects and driving vendor roadmaps
Highly productive coder; self-starter and self-motivated
Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture.
Industry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc).
Experience working on SAP environments, SAP infrastructure, multi-instance SAP landscapes, HANA, HCP and industry hosting models.
Overall knowledge of the IT solutions market, including key vendors and offerings.
Solid knowledge and understanding of emerging cloud computing models, their application and value proposition within a large, global organization
Experience with EA / APM tools.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Information Technology
Primary Location US-MN-Hopkins
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: HOP04615