General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 27-Jul-2023

Ref #: R-72841

Remote, Hybrid or Onsite: Hybrid

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Information Technology organization is hiring an 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.


  • 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

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact