General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 11-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-58606

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Information Technology organization is hiring a o9 Solution Architect who will be responsible for the overall solution architectural design of the o9 Platform in the support of our global installation.     The role will have primary focus with our North America program and expand to responsibilities globally as we deploy.   The role will perform primary hands-on activities to evaluate all business requirements and define solutions within the o9 Platform. Once the solutions are defined- the role will actively lead the technical vision to success through design- configuration- and test in an agile sprint-based framework.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Find the best tech solution based on business requirements and capabilities of the o9 platform.
  • Drive designs that balance business efficiency- system performance- security and compliance whilst conforming to architectural and security standards.
  • Document technical solution to be used as a guide for business analysts- configurators- and testers to deliver the solution.
  • Work with development functions- business lines- product teams and technology stakeholders to derive the technology future state and roadmaps.
  • Lead on the analysis of the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Actively contribute to owning and designing governance- assurance- standards- and policy that form part of the architectural governance of the o9 Platform.
  • Understand the current state environment in terms of technology- risk- end of life and technical debt.
  • Presenting architecture and innovative ideas to executive leadership for the purposes of alignment and key decision making
  • Possible tool configuration in the o9 platform as per the design
  • Participate in backlog grooming to keep a healthy list of items that are ready for development
  • Support Production related issues as part of a larger DevSecOps organization for the o9 Platform.
  • Actively participate in PI or Iteration Planning processes to determine the key objectives for the next planning period.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science- Statistics- Information Technology- or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a role delivering and supporting software configuration and/or solution architecture- preferably o9.
  • Familiarity with Demand Planning/Forecasting business process.
  • Experience in any platform like solution such as Kinaxis- E2Open- OMP- SAP- etc where they were an architect or configurator.
  • Strong design and software configuration skills
  • Hands-on experience with DevSecOps and Agile delivery methods
  • Experience with database design and data modeling.
  • Experience with  SQL- MDX- or T-SQL
  • Self-Starter- driven with high business process acumen

Individual Skills

  • Strong collaborator- team player- and individual contributor
  • Strong communication skills with comfort in speaking with business stakeholders
  • Strong problem solver with ability to manage and lead the team to push the solution and drive progress

Mindset & Behaviors

  • Passion to challenge the status quo and find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas – loves and embraces change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration- transparency- safety- and trust
  • Not afraid to “roll up sleeves”; seeks to go beyond comfort to learn & pushes teams to do the same
  • Team Player with a positive attitude and ability to work across different business stakeholder and technical teams to accomplish complex tasks
  • Desire to learn new technologies

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Vaccination & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.