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Enterprise Cloud Architect - Data Analytics

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Enterprise Cloud Architect – Data Analytics. This new hire will work at McCormick's global headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Enterprise Cloud Architect – Data Analytics will report to the VP, IT Business Solutions. 

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

 

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

Position Overview:

The role of the Enterprise Cloud Architect – Data Analytics is to guide the global transformation of traditionally delivered data service capabilities to cloud based data service capabilities.  This is a strategic role intended to enable the company to leverage advanced cloud-based technologies to disrupt current industry methodologies and increase the operational effectiveness of the organization.  Furthermore, the cloud architect provides technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices, and is an evangelist for communicating and promoting cloud capabilities to the organization.  The Cloud Architect will be a subject matter expert in multiple cloud-based technologies and capabilities.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction, guidance, and definition of IT architecture to effectively support the corporate business strategy.  A subject matter expert in cloud who champions Data Analytics cloud initiatives.  Aligns the Data Analytics cloud architecture strategy with business goals. Defines, explains, and advocates the cloud strategy. Active member of a Cloud Center of Excellence (COE) virtual team.
  • Works on highly complex cloud-based Data Analytics strategic investments that require in-depth knowledge across multiple cloud capabilities.  Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes where cloud technologies can benefit
  • Works on highly complex cloud-based Data Analytics strategic investments that require in-depth knowledge across multiple cloud capabilities.  Reviews existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes where cloud technologies can benefit
  • Leads virtual teams in developing cloud technology plans. Conducts research on emerging cloud technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility. Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Develops recommendations and budget proposals for cloud initiatives critical to business/mission success.
  • Leads and facilitates the creation of governing cloud principles to guide decision making. Manages exceptions to data analytics architectural standards at an enterprise level. Reviews and/or analyzes and develops cloud architectural requirements as needed for the organization.  Provides input into the oversight and governance of the cloud managed service provider.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Technical or Business field as it relates to the specific Architecture discipline 
  • 15 or more years of IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, and/or infrastructure planning and operations
  • The ability to act as liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and technology/capability constraints to the business
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations.
  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance.
  • Highly competent in cloud architecture disciplines

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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