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IT Senior Solution Architect - Data Integration

IT Senior Solution Architect - Data Integration

       

About IT at Nestlé

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

To strengthen our IT HUB in Barcelona, we are looking for a Solution Architect to complete our Analytics, Data and Integration (ADI) Department. This position will be part of the Global Business Solution Integration Team, which supports Nestlé markets worldwide through a group of Hubs in different locations that provide support in a shifting time window (FTS model).

Position Summary

The Senior Solution Architect holistically oversees the support of EA activities within the product groups and platforms and ensures a fit within the overall Enterprise Architecture as well as with the product group strategy. The Senior Solutions Architect ensures the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks related to the development of a product or a set of products within a product group. S/He facilitates a close collaboration with DevOps / development teams and suppliers to secure that the value planned will be delivered in the most optimal way according to the product strategy and the overall value for money objectives linked to the IS/IT strategy.The Solution Architect is also accountable for supervising the design as well as the integration execution within the scope of their product / product group / platform, collaborating with the integration platform team. S/He oversees solution architecture specification.

A day in the life of...

Strategy development - under the supervision and guidance of her/his primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Manager 

Manages and oversees the architecture for a broader scope of products / platforms, working closely with application architects that manage and design architecture for a single product or product group
Ensures the architectural design for products or product groups and inputs to the roadmap by utilizing knowledge of defined reference architectures, technology trends, and implementation experience in order to translate a business need into a solution blueprint that represents an end-to-end technical solution
Facilitates the evaluation and selection of software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations
Defines and ensures adherence to the guidelines, standards and solution patterns to secure product-based decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision
Integration:

Supervises the integration of solutions within the product / product group / platform and implements the integration strategy for cross-product group purposes
Oversees the implementation and integration of technical architecture across a product group based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements
Risk management:

Identifies the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture) and financial impact of the solution architecture
Operational effectiveness and efficiency:

Ensures that the current-state solution portfolio is monitored to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements
Is Responsible for the definition and documentation of guidelines, standards and solution architecture to ensure product-based decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.
Designs the governance activities associated with ensuring product architecture assurance and compliance
Stakeholder engagement:

Engages with Tech Leads, BAs, Product Managers, Product Owners and EA within (and across) the product groups to ensure alignment with the overall enterprise architecture
Leadership:

Develops high performing teams and in alignment with the People Process Cycle and the 5 people practices:
Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way (Sustain the change)
Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plan and asses talent, building the right capabilitie for the team and for the organization long-term success
Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance

What will make you succesful

  • Bachelor's degree in business or computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience working as a solution architect in a solution integration context including data integration and preferred experience with agile methodologies that leverage APIs.
  • Experience with CDC, ETL, SAP data integration landscape, cloud based data integration (preferred Azure based). Technologies like: SAP BODS, SAP Data Services, SAP Data Intelligence, Azure Data Factory, SLT/LTRS, PowerCenter, SAP LSMW, Data Migration Cockpit, SAP ECC, SAP EWM, SAP TM, S/4 Hana. Experience with Snowflake is a plus.
  • 8+ years of experience in at least three IT solution development disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Strong Understanding of agile methods and processes, and capability of supporting agile project teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Effectively communicates in English at different levels in the organisation
  • Experiences working in a global environment and with virtual teams

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

       

About IT at Nestlé

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

To strengthen our IT HUB in Barcelona, we are looking for a Solution Architect to complete our Analytics, Data and Integration (ADI) Department. This position will be part of the Global Business Solution Integration Team, which supports Nestlé markets worldwide through a group of Hubs in different locations that provide support in a shifting time window (FTS model).

Position Summary

The Senior Solution Architect holistically oversees the support of EA activities within the product groups and platforms and ensures a fit within the overall Enterprise Architecture as well as with the product group strategy. The Senior Solutions Architect ensures the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks related to the development of a product or a set of products within a product group. S/He facilitates a close collaboration with DevOps / development teams and suppliers to secure that the value planned will be delivered in the most optimal way according to the product strategy and the overall value for money objectives linked to the IS/IT strategy.The Solution Architect is also accountable for supervising the design as well as the integration execution within the scope of their product / product group / platform, collaborating with the integration platform team. S/He oversees solution architecture specification.

A day in the life of...

Strategy development - under the supervision and guidance of her/his primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Manager 

Manages and oversees the architecture for a broader scope of products / platforms, working closely with application architects that manage and design architecture for a single product or product group
Ensures the architectural design for products or product groups and inputs to the roadmap by utilizing knowledge of defined reference architectures, technology trends, and implementation experience in order to translate a business need into a solution blueprint that represents an end-to-end technical solution
Facilitates the evaluation and selection of software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations
Defines and ensures adherence to the guidelines, standards and solution patterns to secure product-based decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision
Integration:

Supervises the integration of solutions within the product / product group / platform and implements the integration strategy for cross-product group purposes
Oversees the implementation and integration of technical architecture across a product group based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements
Risk management:

Identifies the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture) and financial impact of the solution architecture
Operational effectiveness and efficiency:

Ensures that the current-state solution portfolio is monitored to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements
Is Responsible for the definition and documentation of guidelines, standards and solution architecture to ensure product-based decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision.
Designs the governance activities associated with ensuring product architecture assurance and compliance
Stakeholder engagement:

Engages with Tech Leads, BAs, Product Managers, Product Owners and EA within (and across) the product groups to ensure alignment with the overall enterprise architecture
Leadership:

Develops high performing teams and in alignment with the People Process Cycle and the 5 people practices:
Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way (Sustain the change)
Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plan and asses talent, building the right capabilitie for the team and for the organization long-term success
Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance

What will make you succesful

  • Bachelor's degree in business or computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience working as a solution architect in a solution integration context including data integration and preferred experience with agile methodologies that leverage APIs.
  • Experience with CDC, ETL, SAP data integration landscape, cloud based data integration (preferred Azure based). Technologies like: SAP BODS, SAP Data Services, SAP Data Intelligence, Azure Data Factory, SLT/LTRS, PowerCenter, SAP LSMW, Data Migration Cockpit, SAP ECC, SAP EWM, SAP TM, S/4 Hana. Experience with Snowflake is a plus.
  • 8+ years of experience in at least three IT solution development disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Strong Understanding of agile methods and processes, and capability of supporting agile project teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Effectively communicates in English at different levels in the organisation
  • Experiences working in a global environment and with virtual teams

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

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