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Enterprise Cloud Architect II in Hunt Valley MD

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McCormick & Company
Title: 
Enterprise Cloud Architect II
Date: 
08/04/2020
Job ID: 
76022
Location: 
Hunt Valley MD
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Database Administrator, IT Manager, Network Administrator
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McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Enterprise Cloud Architect II.. This new hire will work at Global Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Enterprise Cloud Architect II will report to a Director of Enterprise Architecture.

  • With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better
  • As a company recognized for 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.
  • McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Enterprise Cloud Architect. This is position will be located in Hunt Valley, MD. This position will report to the Director of Enterprise Architecture
  • With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick brings passion to flavor ™!
  • As a company recognized for 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 is to guide the global transformation of traditionally delivered business capabilities to cloud based 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. The successful candidate will play a leadership role at a time when McCormick is hosting our SAP S/4 system in Azure and planning for a global migration of legacy applications to the cloud. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direction, guidance, and definition of IT architecture to effectively support the corporate business strategy.
  • Be a subject matter expert in cloud who champions cloud initiatives.
  • Aligns the cloud architecture strategy with business goals. Defines, explains, and advocates the cloud strategy.
  • May lead a Cloud Center of Excellence (COE) virtual team.
  • Works on highly complex cloud-based projects 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 and facilitates the creation of governing cloud principles to guide decision making. Manages exceptions to 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.
  • Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, other Systems Architects, and software development teams.
  • 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.
  • Consults with project teams to fit projects to cloud architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
  • Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
  • Develops recommendations and budget proposals for cloud initiatives critical to business/mission success.
  • If necessary, perform as a Project Manager for large cloud architecture initiatives.
  • Other duties as required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor&##39;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.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • 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
  • A thorough understanding of Microsoft Azure capabilities and solutions
  • Understanding of SaaS contract and SLA models
  • Hands-on experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS services
  • Good understanding of Azure AD and Identity management
  • Cross functional expertise in Cloud Server & Storage, Networking, Security, Compliance, Monitoring, performance & tuning, disaster recovery and containers
  • Experience in establishing compliance programs for cloud security and infrastructure operations
  • Experience in establishing processes for reporting and managing cloud costs and containment
  • Experience in running a mission critical workload in the cloud, such as an enterprise resource planning system.
  • Experience in using a service provider to manage public cloud services
  • Experience in migrating on-premise applications to the cloud of significant scale
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code and software development lifecycle.
  • Moderate competencies in multiple Enterprise Architecture disciplines, such as Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Data Architecture and Infrastructure Architecture.
  • The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions.
  • Capable of performing as or overseeing a project manager, delivering global architecture projects that have impact and may carry significant risk.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA or master&##39;s degree in a relevant technical field
  • Azure Cloud certifications
  • Understanding of AWS, Google and SAP Cloud Platform capabilities

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.

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