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JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Senior Architect, as subject matter authority, will independently focus on enabling business leaders to make process, data, and technology investment decisions that balance and prioritize current operational demands and opportunities with the longer-term strategic vision,.
We seek an experienced professional with the interpersonal skills to see multiple perspectives, analyze, evaluate and promote architecture discipline, steer discussions towards fact-based comparisons, and drive significant net value for the enterprise.
Provide guidance on ensuring the quality of architecture assets and keeping them up-to-date.
Monitor adherence to defined standards for the design, development and implementation of IT architecture.
Model best practice, and provide architecture functional direction, support, guidance, expertise, and oversight for Cargill Architects across domains.
Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems.
You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
6+ years of related work experience in building and operating architecture processes, standards, and technologies
10+ years of business or IT experience with diverse operational, development and business roles
Experience developing IT and / or digital strategies acting as a strategic advisor to business stakeholders to guide investment decisions
5+ years of experience influencing senior level management and key stakeholders
Proficiency with data analytics and visualization tools, specifically PowerBI
Proficiency with collaboration tools
Experience participating in collaboration activities with management teams to define needs and future-ready solutions.
Experience in developing integrated solutions involving process, data and technology
Understands the art of the possible
Experience working in a global team
Ability to articulate complex architecture concepts in a very succinct, simple way
High resiliency and energy for strategic problem solving.
Ability to influence peers and leadership stakeholders
Strong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical and analytical skills.
Strong collaboration and influencing skills.
Leadership and interpersonal skills including talent development, teamwork, facilitation, ability to influence and negotiate.
Demonstrated ability to be successful in ambiguous situations.
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, decisively and effectively navigate the organization to leverage existing resources with an eye towards future needs.