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US Foods Solution Architect, Core Solutions in Rosemont, Illinois

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The Solution Architect, Core Solutions Architecture is a key role in the Development Organization and is responsible for promoting and driving our business initiatives. This position provides technical and team leadership supporting cross platform supply chain applications focusing on vendor management, procurement, demand planning and forecasting; applies technical knowledge and experience to design solutions and provides technical guidance to the user community and teammates.


  • Collaborates with project managers, business analysts, solution architects, enterprise architects, developers, and QA testers in an agile environment

  • Defines high level architecture and estimates effort for projects during the startup phase

  • Escalation SME for critical support issues

  • Researches, identifies, and coordinates root cause resolutions to complex issues within their domain area

  • Provides strategic direction including evaluation, selection and implementation of emerging tools and technologies

  • Creates/updates domain system documentation to be shared with Business and IT

  • Incorporates best practices and designs patterns/principles into all aspects of projects and applications


  • B.S. in Computer Science, IT, a related field, or equivalent work experience required

Related Experience:

  • 7+ years of working experience with IBM mainframe (zOS) applications and tools – CICS, Librarian, COBOL, JCL, VSAM etc.

  • Prior experience with architecture planning tools and methodologies

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience delivering increasingly complex cross-platform solutions using middleware like TIBCO, APIs and/or Web Services

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in general IT with 3 or more years’ experience working as technical lead


  • Proven ability to analyze and understand existing processes and code

  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of management

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Knowledge and/or experience in client server applications will be a plus

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Productivity Tools

  • Knowledge of Architecture Modeling Tools like Lucidchart

Proficiency in:

  • IBM mainframe (zOS) utilities and tools


  • Datacom and IDEAL

  • Knowledge and/or experience in DB2 will be a plus

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We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here ( .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Pay Transparency policy statement is available here ( .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.