Senior Staff Architect - Analytics in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for architecting, prototyping solutions for next-gen Business use cases using Advanced analytic and Real-time Data solutions. The position should have a broad base of experience in the development to production lifecycle of large applications, distributed systems, web based, and ERP systems. The position will be expected to work closely with vendors in their area of expertise to gain a complete understanding of their current products and their strategic direction as well and understand how the technology fits together and creates a complete solution. The position will be expected to work closely with other IT groups & management to ensure that Tyson has a viable IT architecture today and a long-range architecture blue print for the future. This individual needs to demonstrate both the breadth and depth of knowledge in terms of the evolving Big Data landscape and developing modern cloud based business solutions. Must be able to organize, execute, and lead enterprise level cloud analytic transformation programs. This includes leading large teams through software migration projects that reengineer monolithic on-premise analytic processes into cloud-native analytic pipelines that take full advantage of cloud scale, cost optimization, and modern architecture development and deployment principles. Deliver on Advanced analytics strategy, ranging from architecting Open source based Big data-analytic tools and building integrated solutions that meet enterprise needs. Partner with the Product managers and owners to understand business requirements and develop architecture patterns that can be built by the engineers. Build a culture of learning and innovation with the ability to learn new data technologies / practices and spearheading adoption within the organization. Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in technology communities and act as an internal mentor to users of these platforms. Embrace innovation, implement cutting edge technologies and align solutions to meet our customer needs. Must work with Change Management, Release Management, and Cloud Enablement teams to align strategy for how we build QA, Testing, and Controls into the deployment and releases process in a way that eliminates the manual need for testing and deployment efforts.


Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience: 8+ years of progressive experience in Information Systems or related area, or advanced degree with 6+ years of progressive experience.

Required Skills: Proven track record of mentoring team in adopting new technologies. Proficiency with Cloud technologies and concepts, Real-time analytics. Experience migrating traditional architectures to next-gen data-analytic technology solutions. Hands-on experience building prototypes using modern Data-analytic tools. Experience architecting Real-time solutions to enable business capabilities and building data-analytic solutions leveraging technologies including HANA, Hadoop, Spark, NIFI, Kafka, Python, R.

Preferred Skills: 2+ years of experience working with AWS or other cloud providers. Coding experience on next-gen data tools such as Spark, Hive, Python is a plus. Hands-on experience integrating open source components into data-analytic solutions. Proven ability to work with vendors to enhance tool capabilities to meet enterprise needs.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.