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US Foods Sr. Solution Architect, Supply Chain in Rosemont, Illinois

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The Sr. Solution Architect, Supply Chain 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 manage and mentor Solution Architects and drive the strategy definition and execution of the technology products areas needed to drive US Foods’ digital transformation.


  • Directly manages a team of Solution Architects.

  • Review and identify short and mid-term technology trends.

  • In collaboration with the Enterprise Architect, assess technologies fit with US Foods’ portfolio.

  • Lead technology POCs, define and execute a go to market approach in collaboration with projects and BRMs.

  • Provides technical expertise and leadership to develop integrated solutions spanning business processes, operating systems, applications and hardware platforms.

  • Work cross functionally (e.g. the Development, Architecture, BRM, etc.) to develop plans that address US Foods technical debt and improve its processes.

  • Providing expertise and guidance in architecture, design and application of industry standards in the implementation of innovative US Foods applications.

  • Evaluate vendor solutions/approaches and make recommendations.

  • Collaborate across USF IT to define and socialize roadmaps.

  • Reviews and/or designs complex enterprise integration architectures for other US Foods IT teams and makes recommendations.

  • Provide thought leadership and mentorship to Solution Architects and Leads and ensures execution discipline and rigor.

  • Oversees quality and output of development team on project tasks.

  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of management.

  • Create individual and team goals, as well as, individual development plans

  • Contribute to the US Foods’ IT brand by presenting, leading technology forums, or writing articles.


  • Leads a team of team of up to 10 including employees and contractors.


Internal: EITLT, ITLT, PMO, Development, Architecture, BRM.

External: Vendor relationship


  • BS degree in an IT related field with 10+ years in development area, M.S./MBA preferred

  • 3-5 years’ experience with supply industry and systems

  • Deep hands-on knowledge of Application Development, Operations and support practices.

  • Deep hands-on knowledge of either web/cloud/web service-based technology, ESB or DevOps concepts.

  • Appropriate professional designation preferred.

  • Prior experience leading, mentoring application development teams.

  • Prior experience successfully designing and developing Java, JavaScript, Python or node application

  • Prior experience designing and developing Cloud and on-prem applications in large scale, highly transaction or mission critical environments.

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

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*


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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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.