This role can sit in either Chicago IL or Springdale AR

Tyson Foods aspires to be the place to work in technology for the food industry.  We are looking for people who want to make a difference and set the direction of technology in Tyson Foods Sales and Marketing digital landscape.  This role will be the driving force for to push digital technologies in practical ways to enable scalable solutions on how Tyson Foods will enable customers to win in the grocery stores and restaurants around the world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess the current software systems in place in order to identify areas in need of improvement

  • Partner closely with the IT sales and trade management analysts, leadership and business partners to develop the future state IT landscape for the sales and trade management functions.

  • Assures solutions not only are a fit for the specific purpose but also closely align with the standards guidelines of technology solutions.

  • Develop and implement systems architecture that will meet business needs

  • Coordinate, communicate and reinforce architectural direction within the organization

  • Work with Data Analysts and Data Architects to understand the data needs of the business, turn them into logical patterns and structure solutions as required by the business roadmap

  • Production of accurate, unambiguous landscape diagrams

  • Scan Industry for the latest sales and trade offerings and determine fitment to Tyson IT via hands-on POCs and feasibility analysis


  • Conceptual knowledge of applications and IT infrastructure

  • Familiar with the concepts, principles and practices of software applications, data bases, BI, Data warehouse platform

  • Proven ability to deliver high quality work on time and with minimal supervision

  • Experience documenting business requirements and architecture design while translating complex requirements and designs for development, testing and implementation

  • Experience working in a project environment as a solution architect in addition to having an Enterprise View

  • Proven ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff, both written and verbally

  • Deep understanding of how master data elements interact and how those elements influence solution design in the areas of sales and trade management


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area

  • Experience: 8+ years of progressive experience in Information Systems or related area with proven experience as a business analyst

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience with Marketing / Sales systems, preferably as an IT architect

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in data architecture, business intelligence and/or consulting services, implementation, customer facing, vendor management and project management

  • Experience documenting business requirements and technical architecture/design while translating complex requirements and designs for development, testing and implementation

  • Computer skills: Strong proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

  • Communication skills: Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to tell the “story.” Experience communicating technical information to stakeholders, peers, management and non-technical team members. Experience communicating functional requirements to highly technical team members.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across the team with a growth mindset propensity towards action and learning

  • Proven ability to work independently and set priorities based on key milestones, impact to strategic initiatives and high-level direction of management with minimal supervision

  • Ability to handle many projects simultaneously in a high-paced environment

Preferred Skills

  • B2B and B2C digital marketing, ecommerce, and customer engagement experience to conceptualize, design, and consult on implement cross a variety of digital channels, platforms, and solutions (websites, social, ecommerce, localization, global scalability, etc.)

  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge of Jira, HP Quality Center, Remedy, ServiceNow