Expert IT Solution Architect - Azure and Generative AI

  • icrunchdata Network
  • Madison, IL, USA
  • May 16, 2024

Job Description

Nestlé Information Technology is the digital arm of the world’s largest nutrition, health, and wellness company. With 150+ years in business, 2,000+ brands, and 270,000+ diverse team members—you’re joining an organization that’s revolutionizing food and championing global humanitarian efforts with technology at its core.


Joining Nestlé IT means you’ll never stop learning and sharpening new skills. Tools, technologies, and innovation for the next generation of food is part of it. Working with team members from different cultures and corners of the world on truly meaningful initiatives is what makes our work inspiring. Think beyond technology. Feel like you belong. Join a Force for Good.


As an Expert Solution Architect for our cloud platform, you will be responsible for the design, configuration, and maintenance of the technology and platforms used to deliver data and analytics to business teams. You will join two existing senior Azure platform engineers and support the efforts of a 30 person data engineering team. You will work with the team to ensure functionality of the Azure platform and provide proof of concepts for new technologies. You will work closely with DevOps teams, development teams, and suppliers to secure that the value planned will be delivered in the most optimal way according to the platform strategy and the overall value for money objectives linked to the IT strategy


  • Assess new technologies and develop strategies for bringing new technology online
  • Provide advice and recommendations on platform improvements, optimization, and upgrades and create documentation of all platform design and analysis work
  • Ensure delivery of architecture patterns that effectively leverage data foundation assets and incorporate API led designs
  • Build, Implement and oversee the implementation of new technologies and API functionality across the organization
  • Assist multiple data engineering teams to build out and implement APIs for a variety of data products
  • Support platform development and technology architecture selection activities
  • Provide specifications for hardware and software as it relates to platform architecture
  • Provide architectural and design consulting for new use case scenarios for tools, technologies, and patterns
  • Ensure all technology aligns with the overall Nestlé guidelines and platform security and compliance
  • Participate in vendor and new technology evaluation, selection, and integration 
  • Identify the organizational impact (I.e.\ on skills, processes, structures, or culture) and financial impact of the solution architecture
  • Assist in technical build outs and remediate technology issues ensuring production environments are performing and secure
  • Engage with Technical Leads, Business Analysts, Product Managers, and Enterprise Architecture within (and across) the product groups to ensure alignment with the overall enterprise architecture
  • Help enable technical communities of practice in understanding architecture changes, new patterns, and new technologies



  • 5+ years of experience within solution architecture including designing and integrating technical applications and platforms
  • 2+ years of experience configuring/administering Azure Cloud technology as it relates to analytics, data storage or data management
  • 2+ years of experience working with API or integration software (ex: Mulesoft or FastAPI) 



  • Experience working with Generative AI and LLM based solutions
  • Experience building and implementing APIs
  • Azure platform monitoring tool experience (ex: Datadog)


Don’t meet all the qualifications listed under “other”? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestlé Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration. 


The approximate pay range for this position is $130,000.00 to $165,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location. Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers ( 






It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.


To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.


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