This is an exciting time to be in IT&T (Information Technology & Transformation) at Smithfield Foods. The IT&T team is a significant force in leading the digital transformation for Smithfield. The Enterprise Solution Architecture team is at the core of the digital transformation. Leading technology initiatives across the enterprise, the Enterprise Solution Architect will drive the innovative and the creative application of technology to deliver efficiencies, standardize the portfolio and create a flexible technology foundation.
This unique role is engaged in architecting digital solutions for cloud-native architectures, DevOps, RPA, IOT/IIOT, blockchain, edge computing, Data Lakes, AI, Analytics & ML. The Enterprise Solution Architect is a ‘hands-on” member of the project team, leading the definition, architecture and development of the technology solution. Additionally, the Enterprise Solution Architect has a focus on architecting solutions, roadmaps, blueprints and standards with an enterprise view to guide future initiatives.
The Enterprise Solution Architect is the critical technical leader that defines all architecture related aspects on technology & business projects. This role is a critical in driving the Smithfield digital transformation, offering a strategic blend of enterprise and solution architecture to the organization. The Enterprise Solution Architect ensures that technology solutions support the organization’s targeted business outcomes, delivers new capabilities and aligns with enterprise technology standards. The Enterprise Solution Architect is a leader in researching, reviewing, and recommending new and innovative technology solutions from the perspective of techniques, methods, design patterns, integration, security, and technical fit with existing systems. The Enterprise Solution Architect develops pioneering roadmaps and blueprints that establish the direction for managing the organization's application portfolio. These roadmaps and blueprints merge the "as is" with the "to be" architecture — including APIs, cloud infrastructure, data and application services to deliver cost-effective, reusable and flexible solution platforms.
*This role can be based out of our Smithfield, VA, Lisle, IL or Kansas City, KC office.*
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