US Foods Senior Solution Architect in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The Sr. Solution Architect will be focus on providing overall strategic and execution leadership across the Application Development organization. In addition to architecting, designing solutions and leading their implementation, the Sr. Solution Architect is responsible to mentor Solution Architects and drive the strategy definition and execution of the technology products areas needed to drive US Foods’ digital transformation.


  • Reviewand identify short and mid-term technology trends;

  • Incollaboration with the Enterprise Architect, assess technologies fit with USFoods’ portfolio;

  • Leadtechnology POCs, define and execute a go to market approach in collaborationwith projects and BRMs;

  • Providestechnical expertise and leadership to develop integrated solutions spanningbusiness processes, operating systems, applications and hardware platforms;

  • Workcross functionally (e.g. the Development, Architecture, BRM, etc.) to developplans address US Foods technical debt and improve its processes;

  • Providingexpertise and guidance in architecture, design and application of industrystandards in the implementation of innovative US Foods applications;

  • Evaluatevendor solutions/approaches and make recommendations;

  • Collaborateacross USF IT to define and socialize roadmaps;

  • Reviewsand/or designs complex enterprise integration architectures for other US FoodsIT teams and makes recommendations;

  • Providethought leadership and mentorship to Solution Architects and Leads and ensureexecution discipline and rigor;

  • Overseesquality and output of development team on project tasks;

  • Worksand communicates effectively with all levels of management;

  • Contributeto the US Foods’ IT brand by presenting, leading technology forums or writearticles.

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  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree preferred.

Related Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years' experiencein highly technical roles covering multiple areas is required.

Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job:

  • Deep hands-on knowledge of Application Development,Operation and support practices;

  • Deep hands-onknowledge of either web/cloud/web service based technology, ESB or DevOpsconcepts;

  • Appropriate professional designation preferred;

  • Prior experience leading, mentoring applicationdevelopment teams;

  • Prior experience successfullydesigning and developing Java, JavaScript, Python or node application;

  • Prior experience designingand developing Cloud and on-prem applications in large scale, highlytransaction or mission critical environments;

  • Prior knowledge ofapplication containers, CI/CD concepts a plus.


  • Travel: Minimal travelrequired, some travel to divisions and vendor seminars.


Special Skills:

  • Excellent decision making capabilities;

  • Excellent organization, and teamcollaboration skills;

  • Excellent written and verbalcommunication skills;

  • Excellent facilitation, collaboration,negotiation, and presentation skills;

  • Comfort with ambiguity, frequentchange, or unpredictability;

  • Strong team leadership skills;

  • Strong knowledge of businessobjectives.

Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Development / Programming

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No