Tyson Foods Senior Staff Architect, Cloud in Springdale, Arkansas


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Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for designing IT Cloud solutions, strategies, and architectures and will provide exposure to design, implementation, administration, and troubleshooting of public cloud-based resources, particularly within Amazon Web Services (AWS). The candidate will interact with internal business and technical teams to outline and execute on requirements delivering secure, functional and scalable cloud solutions. This position is expected to be an expert in one or more areas of: cloud, virtualization, software, integration, or networks and should have a broad base of experience in the development to production lifecycle of large applications and systems. Other duties would include documentation of activities via the support center call-tracking tool, revision of specific documentation, knowledge repositories, and correspondences. Analyze and resolve errors in a timely and accurate fashion. Provide status reports where required. Provide on-call support and problem resolution for Tyson services hosted in the public cloud. Project management skills.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Equivalent work experience may be acceptable.

Experience: 10+ years of progressive IT experience is preferred. Prior experience with systems architecture and design, systems administration, application development, and hands-on design, implementation of cloud technology is preferred. Certification from a major cloud provider is preferred.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Core Responsibilities: Work with internal stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements. Provide cloud solution and strategy recommendations to address needs. Public cloud administration across multiple providers (AWS, Azure, & GCP). Develop infrastructure code and templates to automate provisioning and ensure consistency and efficiency. Identify improvements in cloud resource management to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Develop policies, procedures, and guidelines to continually improve operational effectiveness of cloud services. Be an evangelist for cloud adoption within the organization and stay up-to-date on cloud computing services and trends.

Role Specific Skills: Ability to resolve complex issues quickly using solid analytical skills. Ability to produce clear, business-friendly documentation of ideas, requirements, architecture, and problems. Knowledge of AWS services, like: EC2, S3, VPC, Lambda, RDS, Elasticache, ECS, and EMR. Scripting knowledge using Python and/or Bash. Familiarity of source control systems like Git and continuous integration tools.

Preferred Skills: Large distributed systems design, automation, migration, and deployment. Cloud solution architecture and design. Use of tools like AWS Cloud Formation or Terraform to provide infrastructure immutability and provisioning automation. Linux administration and shell scripting. Container and orchestration tools such as Docker, ECS, and Kubernetes.

Facility Name (Location):

Corporate 265

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Senior Staff Architect, Cloud







Job Function:

Information Technology

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.