Data Architect

Python, Java, SQL, Bash, Computer, Engineering, Apache, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

Technology at General Mills accelerates process transformation and business growth around the globe. To achieve business success, Digital and Technology uses leading edge technology, innovative thinking, and agile processes. One of General Mills' key technology priorities is driving business action through connected data
This individual will help drive data strategy and processes, ensure the solutions are sustainable, and follow General Mills' standards. The role requires the ability to manage multiple initiatives and work well with various internal and external partners to bring capabilities to life across a variety of General Mills teams.

  • Act as a key Data and Analytics technical leader with deep technical expertise
  • Collaboratively develop the technology and capability roadmap
  • Participate in the evaluation, implementation, and deployment of emerging tools and process in the Big Data space
  • Partner with business analysts and solutions architects to develop technical architectures for strategic projects and initiatives
  • Lead the design and implementation of sustainable tools & processes to support the big data ecosystem
  • Develop communication & education plans for technical teams on technologies and processes in our big data ecosystem
  • Participate as an active member of assigned product team including supporting existing and future solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree; 3+ years of hands on experience building data analytics/engineering solutions in a Cloud environment
  • 4+ years of hands on programming experience with one or more of Scala, Python, or Java
  • 4+ years of experience working with database systems and strong in SQL Experience developing complex SQLs for ad-hoc reporting
  • Experience with Hadoop toolsets including Hive, Sqoop, HDFS commands and Spark
  • Experience working directly with business clients to design a solution that meets business requirements; ability to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms and architectural options, as well as being able to document use cases, solutions, and recommendations
  • Having used general software engineering tools and processes like git, Jenkins, Intellij/Eclipse, Bash terminal, Jira/progress tracking, Agile
  • ETL, reporting tools, data governance, data warehousing, structured and unstructured data
  • Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills
  • Effective analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to research, plan, organize, lead, and implement new processes or technology

  • Computer Science, MIS, or Engineering degree preferred
  • 4+ years of hands on experience building data analytics/engineering solutions on a Hadoop distribution (Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, etc.)
  • Experience with eCommerce or Marketing data
  • Strong Python, Scala, or Java coding skills
  • Experience in developing procedures and scripts for data migration
  • Experience building data analytical solutions in Apache Spark
  • Experience in bash scripting and Linux operating system
  • Familiarity with Kafka and distributed computing tools
  • Experience with agile techniques or methods
  • Master's Degree

  • The preferred location for this role is Minneapolis, MN however remote work-at-home applications within the United States will be considered.
  • Relocation or international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will not be considered.


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.
Dice Id : RTX14a271
Position Id : 6493
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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