Sr Solutions Architect - Azure Platform Principal at FedEx (Dallas, TX)

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Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Sr Solutions Architect - Azure Platform Principal
Job Requisition Number: RC502564
Category: Information Technology
Pay Type: Exempt
Plano, Texas 75024
United States
Job Summary:
Serves as a solutions expert , at the business unit level developing the most advanced end-to-end solution architecture for highly complex and significant initiatives in partnership with key business and IT stakeholders. Exposes current state architecture and identifies options for future state architecture. Works closely with business and IT stakeholders creating solutions that balance competing interests and concerns. Develops plans for and facilitates the migration from current to selected future state by providing technical leadership to multiple initiatives. Mentors those in less senior positions.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Architect and technical lead for a unified, hybrid-cloud data platform supporting analytical, data science and machine learning use cases
  • Collaborate with data product owners, domain architects, data architects, data engineers, data scientists, and data analysts to identify and define required data structures, formats, pipelines, metadata, and workload orchestration capabilities; define strategy and roadmap for capability enablement
  • Address aspects such as data privacy & security, data ingestion & processing, data storage & compute, analytical & operational consumption, data modeling, data virtualization, self-service data preparation & analytics, machine learning enablement, and API integrations
  • Keep abreast of developments and trends and demonstrate thought leadership in big data, analytics, machine learning, and cloud technologies
  • Guide data platform infrastructure engineering team on solution designs; mentor less-experienced team members
  • Participate in conceptualizing, prioritizing, and creating strategies for Data strategy. Consult with business, solution, data, and enterprise architects to determine solution architecture
  • Resolve problems with Data platform and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
  • Participate in development of documentation, technical reports, user analytics, and application performance monitoring metrics

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Considered a Plus:
  • Experience with enterprise architecture patterns; microservices, SOA, evolutionary architecture
  • Experience architecting solutions for extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional sources such as structured, unstructured, and semi-structured using SQL, NoSQL and data pipelines for real-time, streaming, batch and on-demand workloads
  • Ability to simplify complex technical concepts into an easy-to-understand, non-technical language in order to facilitate, communicate and interact with executives and business stakeholders
  • Understanding of modern data warehousing landscape including MPP, Data Lakes and Hadoopa
  • Data pipeline orchestration (e.g. Apache Airflow, Azure Data Factory)
  • Big Data processing and data integration frameworks (e.g. Apache Spark)
  • Data science & machine learning frameworks and tooling (e.g. Jupyter, Databricks)
  • Experience with Master Data Management, Data Quality practices, and tools (e.g. Informatica)
  • Experience with cloud core (compute, storage, networking) and cloud-based Big Data and analytical services
  • Experience in DevSecOps practices (CI/CD, automated testing, etc.), and motivation to apply them to the data and analytics domain; tooling (e.g. GitLab, Azure DevOps)
  • Certified Microsoft Azure Solution Architect

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information Systems, business and/or equivalent formal training or work experience. Five (5) years work experience in information technology or engineering environment. A related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirement.
Domicile: This position will be domiciled in Plano, TX (Dallas area).
Remote Work: The ability to work remotely within the United States may be available based on business need.
Relocation: Relocation assistance may be available based on business need.
Application Instructions/Deadline:
Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF format only) and answer job screening questionnaire by close of business (5:00pm CST) on the date below. If the date below is blank, there is no specified closing date for this requisition.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
FedEx. Where now meets next.
Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.
FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:
  • Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
  • Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
  • LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
  • TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
  • World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
  • InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021

Application Instructions/Deadline:
Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF format only) and answer job screening questionnaire by close of business (5:00pm CST) on the date below. If the date below is blank, there is no specified closing date for this requisition.
FedEx Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.
FedEx Services does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Services is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact [email protected]
More Information on FedEx
FedEx operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN. FedEx was founded in 1973. It has 500000 total employees. To see all 107 open jobs at FedEx, click here.
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