Analytic Architect

  • General Mills
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Nov 26, 2019
Full-time Agile Analytics Artificial Intelligence (AI) Business Intelligence (BI) Cloud Python R Tableau Training

Job Description


As an Analytic Architect, you will be responsible to drive the discovery, design and execution of a wide variety of analytic technology solutions.

The Analytic Architect will provide leadership, strategic decision-making, and guidance within technical disciplines, responding to disruptive analytic technologies and solving unique and complex problems.

S/he researches, architects, and defines Analytic, Advanced Analytics & Business Intelligence capabilities and strategies for information delivery and data exploration to support business function needs and goals.

In this role you will:

  • Design end to end analytic workflows, including overall architecture, capabilities, platforms, tools & governing processes
  • Create, maintain & communicate positioning/go-forward strategies for analytic capabilities/tools
  • Share governance responsibility to ensure alignment to enterprise guidelines for security, auditability, data governance, metadata management, etc.
  • Help define/improve best practices, guidelines & integration with other enterprise solutions
  • Review analytic solutions for re-usability, scalability, synergy opportunities & alignment to defined best practices & guidelines
  • Create & evolve analytic technology roadmap, to align with continuously evolving business needs
  • Monitor technology trends & performs discovery of any new tools/capabilities of interest
  • Benchmark analytic capabilities with Industry analysts and other companies
  • Own strategic technology relationships with technology vendors & external communities/partners
  • Lead education & training for analytics community


  • 10 years of experience demonstrating a high degree of proficiency in designing and developing complex, high-quality analytic solutions
  • 5+ years in an Analytic Architecture role designing technology architectures, detailed workflows, best practices and governance guidelines
  • A proven track record of delivering scalable, resource intensive, integrated and operational analytic solution; Experience creating point-of-views, technology roadmaps, process diagrams
  • Hands-on experience working with open-source analytic technologies like R/Python, Kubernetes, Tensorflow and/or BI tools like Tableau/Power BI and data architecture concepts (OLAP, etc.)
  • Experience in Agile Development, with specific Solution Architect (or similar) experience preferred
  • Ability to phase the delivery of analytic solutions such that it can meet immediate needs, while building towards the long-term strategic solution
  • Understanding of holistic enterprise architecture and interplay of analytic components with enterprise foundational components (data architecture/governance, security etc.)


  • Cloud analytics platform experience preferred