Systems Architect at Valmont Industries, Inc. (Omaha, NE)

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15000 Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Job Summary:

The Architect is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the enterprise's overall systems. Daily infrastructure maintenance and management of business applications used by the Irrigation division. Manage medium to large scale projects from conception to completion including project timelines. Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems or platforms. Develops and socializes architecture strategies, standards and guidelines. Researches, identifies, selects, and tests technology products required for solution delivery.

This role includes difficult work on highly technical and involved projects which can present new and changing problems. This senior level role requires outstanding judgement, initiative and ingenuity, as well as requiring the incumbent to work both independently and as part of a team toward department and company objectives. The individual may need to devise methods and/or procedure to meet unusual conditions, and there is a responsibility to make original contributions in order to solve complex problems. Finally the incumbent may need to mentor and support lesser skilled team members.

The Architect reports to the Sr. Manager Commercial Applications, who in turn reports to the Director, Global Commercial Applications. Within the current organizational structure, the Director, Global Commercial Applications reports directly to Irrigation President. The System Architect does not have any direct or indirect subordinates. The job level held is that of individual contributor and the function is within the business Application Development team.

Basic Qualifications (Required):
  • Ten (10) years related experience
  • State-of-art design techniques.
  • Experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing enterprise application solutions with .NET programming language on various frameworks: C#.NET, ASP.NET, .Net Core, WCF, WPF, SOAP, RESTful Web Services, TFS, and MVC.
  • Experience with MS SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, or any equivalent database background
  • Strong coding and development experience in Front-end frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, React.
  • Experience with working on Google Maps JavaScript API to build custom mapping applications.
  • Understanding of SDLC development methodologies such as SCRUM and Agile.
  • Experience conducting performance code reviews and troubleshooting all software development issues
  • Experience leading and mentoring teams to provide technical deliverables
  • Proven experience in delivering effective technical architecture strategies

Additional Qualifications (Required):
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies.
  • Monitor risk management activities
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Excellent understanding of computer technology as it applies to business systems and software products.
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • The ability to work well in team environment and exercise authority in planning, directing, controlling and coordinating enterprise system for support of product development.
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results on solutions required to support the enterprise.
  • Collaborates with IT Management on architectural decisions to ensure solutions are designed for successful implementation within the vision of the enterprise architecture.


Preferred Qualifications (Optional):
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • The ability to work effectively with people at all levels, solve personal conflicts, understand and diagnose the causes of change resistance and initiate corrective action.


Responsibilities:

Architect is a professional role within information and communication technology that defines the architecture of business applications in order to fulfill certain company requirements. Architects divide large and complex projects into manageable tasks that can be addressed in a reasonable time frame by the Architect himself or other IT professionals.

Additional duties include understanding customer requirements (internal or external) as well as current technological and system capabilities so as to provide application development recommendations with the right balance of features, performance and cost. The incumbent will be required to develop new applications as well as make significant changes to current applications. Finally the incumbent shall be required to explain often-complex concepts to different audiences, including non-technical individuals so as to gain the support needed to complete the project.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Nature and Scope:

The Business Systems Analyst is accountable for supporting global systems and software products analysis and design at a complex level, with focus on quality improvement, data management, and process improvement and/or re-engineering. There will be some travels with this positon as it involves supporting all international sites.

Ethical Responsibility

Valmont expects honest and ethical conduct from all of its employees. Operating with absolute integrity is a Valmont core value and integral to Valmont's Code of Business Conduct. The trust and respect of everyone with whom we work -- Valmont's employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, governments and the general public -- are assets that can only be sustained through our continued vigilance on ethics and integrity.

Employees are responsible to monitor and report any unlawful or unethical conduct or activities by others that violate Valmont's Code of Business Conduct to the Business Conduct Officer, provide truthful information and testimony, cooperate fully in any investigation, and hold others accountable for any violation of honest, fair, ethical, and accurate commitment, execution, and representation of business activities and reported results.

Employees who violate our Code of Business Conduct may be disciplined including severe consequences, such as termination of employment, suspension from employment without pay, demotion, transfer, withholding of promotion and requiring reimbursement of damages caused.

These responsibilities include:
  • Reading, understanding, and applying the standards of the Code of Business Conduct
  • Supporting efforts to identify and communicate to management non-compliance with the Code of Business Conduct or other violations of policy or illegal actions
  • Execution of control activities in areas of responsibility
  • Maintain the appropriate professional competencies
  • Accountable to supervisor for responsibilities in internal control


Working Conditions:

Work is typically performed within an office environment. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone in addition to participate in meetings. Environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. Some travel may be required.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email [email protected]
More Information on Valmont Industries, Inc.
Valmont Industries, Inc. operates in the Greentech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Valmont Industries, Inc. was founded in 1946. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 17 open jobs at Valmont Industries, Inc., click here.
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