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Enterprise Information Architect

Enterprise Information Architect

Vevey, CH

Vevey, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé It, Vevey (CH)  or Barcelona (Spain)
Permanent Contract, 
Act rate 100 %

Position Summary


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.
We are looking for an Enterprise Information Architect to join our Enterprise Architecture team within the Office of the CIO.

The Enterprise Information Architect strengthens the impact of, and provides recommendations on, business information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies and business outcomes. The role is responsible for discovering the data and analytics requirements for information for all uses and promoting the reuse of data across the organization.

A day in the life of...

•    Provides strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets via their creation, access and use.
•    Fosters value creation using the organization's data assets, as well as the external data ecosystem.
•    Creates and manages business information models in all their forms, including conceptual models, relational database designs, message models and others.
•    Assesses the benefits and the risks of information by using tools such as business capability models to create an information-centric view to quickly visualize what information matters most to the organization based on the defined business strategy.
•    Provides recommendations for who can take what actions with what information, and under what circumstances.
•    Ensures that the architecture is used as a lens and a filter to identify, prioritize and execute the data and analytics initiatives with a clear line of sight to enterprise strategies and business outcomes.
•    Aids with the definition of data classifications and data zoning to allow information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed as more information becomes federated in a digital economy.

What will make you successful

 

•    Preferably Masters or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related area of study.
•    Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition, problem analysis, structured analysis and design skills.
•    Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity and has the ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
•    Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers and leadership. 
•    Be able to translate the information architecture contribution to business outcomes into simple briefings for use by various data-and-analytics-related roles.
•    Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.
•    Experience with innovation and ideation methods, such as design thinking.
•    Business domain, data/content and process understanding.
•    System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture techniques.
•    Data modeling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level.
•    Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models.
•    Understanding of metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
•    Familiarity with data science concepts, as well as MDM, business intelligence, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques.
•    Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments. 
•    A solid understanding of a variety of data access and analytic approaches (for example, microservices and event-based architectures).

 

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé It, Vevey (CH)  or Barcelona (Spain)
Permanent Contract, 
Act rate 100 %

Position Summary


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.
We are looking for an Enterprise Information Architect to join our Enterprise Architecture team within the Office of the CIO.

The Enterprise Information Architect strengthens the impact of, and provides recommendations on, business information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies and business outcomes. The role is responsible for discovering the data and analytics requirements for information for all uses and promoting the reuse of data across the organization.

A day in the life of...

•    Provides strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets via their creation, access and use.
•    Fosters value creation using the organization's data assets, as well as the external data ecosystem.
•    Creates and manages business information models in all their forms, including conceptual models, relational database designs, message models and others.
•    Assesses the benefits and the risks of information by using tools such as business capability models to create an information-centric view to quickly visualize what information matters most to the organization based on the defined business strategy.
•    Provides recommendations for who can take what actions with what information, and under what circumstances.
•    Ensures that the architecture is used as a lens and a filter to identify, prioritize and execute the data and analytics initiatives with a clear line of sight to enterprise strategies and business outcomes.
•    Aids with the definition of data classifications and data zoning to allow information assets to be immediately identified and proactively managed as more information becomes federated in a digital economy.

What will make you successful

 

•    Preferably Masters or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related area of study.
•    Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition, problem analysis, structured analysis and design skills.
•    Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity and has the ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
•    Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers and leadership. 
•    Be able to translate the information architecture contribution to business outcomes into simple briefings for use by various data-and-analytics-related roles.
•    Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs.
•    Experience with innovation and ideation methods, such as design thinking.
•    Business domain, data/content and process understanding.
•    System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture techniques.
•    Data modeling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level.
•    Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models.
•    Understanding of metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
•    Familiarity with data science concepts, as well as MDM, business intelligence, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques.
•    Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments. 
•    A solid understanding of a variety of data access and analytic approaches (for example, microservices and event-based architectures).

 

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