Enterprise Architect - Agribusiness

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: S�o Paulo, São Paulo, BR, 05423-010

Company: Bunge

Location : BAL - SEDE 

City : Sao Paulo 

State : São Paulo (BR-SP) 

Country : Brazil (BR) 

Requisition Number : 32524 

Bunge has an exciting opportunity available for an Enterprise Architect - Agribusiness. In this role you will be part of a global team working on challenging, meaningful projects impacting core business activities. Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world. Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster and simpler way. Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed.


At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers. Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress. Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work.
Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
• Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
• Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
• Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably


We are looking for an experienced leader to join the Enterprise Architecture team in the Business Technology (BT) organization. The Enterprise Architect informs the business domain strategy and translates the strategy into a technical roadmap. The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for defining the overall architecture for their business domain, in alignment with BT’s architectural principles. Additionally, this role will provide expertise and guidance to Product Owners, Business Technology Partners and Engineers as needed. The Enterprise Architect will report to the Enterprise Architecture Lead.


Essential Functions:
•    Designs, owns, and maintains the overall business and technical architecture for the domain 
•    Aligns the domain architecture with the enterprise architecture in accordance with BT’s strategy, and socializes the domain architecture vision, models and goals
•    Defines realistic mid- to long-term (3-5 year) roadmaps and strategy for the domain, with awareness of product backlogs, enterprise resourcing and interdependencies together with Business Technology Partner (BTP) counterpart
•    Establishes or has substantial influence on long-term organization vision and strategy across markets, functions, divisions, regions and/or countries. Material mid- to long-term (3-5 years) impact on overall results. Ideally, is recognized as an external thought leader within the Technology Industry
•    Participates in the development of a multi-year roadmap for the enterprise and architecture strategy
•    Examines the company's current business capabilities within the business domain, and aligns the domain architecture with the business capability map
•    Reviews, analyzes and aligns business structures and processes with business goals
•    Defines patterns for reuse to drive standardization based on an assessment of capabilities
•    Proposes architectural changes to key platforms in order to deliver an industry-leading customer experience
•    Works with BTPs and Product/Platform Owners (POs) to align their roadmaps with strengths and opportunities within the technical stack, and continuously identifies new and improved approaches to designing technical solutions
•    Supports Product/Platform teams in defining their roadmap for improving engineering practices and quality  
•    Helps Product/Platform teams surface problems and remove technical impediments
•    Shares responsibility with Product Owners for building reusable and scalable components
•    Works closely with the procurement team to optimize cost, prevent redundancy and increase efficiency through continuous process improvement
•    Works closely with the security team to ensure compliance with various industry best practices and certifications, identify any gaps in the risk profile of the domain, and take measures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, security and reliability


•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent experience in the field
•    10+ years of experience as Solution/Enterprise Architect in a technology/digital organization at multinational company 
•    Demonstrated experience building and maintaining business capability maps
•    In-depth technological knowledge and experience to incorporate design choices and constraints in the architecture
•    Deep understanding of the interdependencies between enterprise strategy and IT developments
•    Ability to leverage strong analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize reusable patterns
•    Demonstrated ability to influence key business and technology stakeholders (e.g., Product and Platform Owners)
•    Proven ability to evaluate and communicate why a technology is fit for purpose from a business perspective, and to give recommendations on when to use different solutions (e.g., APIs vs. JSON vs. REST vs. SOAP)
•    Be familiar and have a track record with at least one of the Business Architecture (BA) frameworks (e.g., BIZBOK) as well as strategy/problem mapping (e.g., SWOT, Norton Kaplan, ISHIKAWA diagrams) 
•    Understanding and knowledge of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF and IAF
•    Understanding of risk requirements, security and reliability at the OS-, middleware- and application-level 
•    Knowledge of DevOps way of working (e.g., continuous delivery, cross-functional team set-ups, development of cross-skilled squad members)
•    Driven “leader-doer” that is prepared to roll up their sleeves and not afraid to challenge the status quo 
•    Willingness to take ownership of responsibilities outside immediate sphere of influence (e.g., business domain)


Preferred Experience & Domain Knowledge:
•    Experience in the agriculture industry preferred, and general understanding of the Agribusiness industry and relevant platforms preferred
•    Experience with Commodity industry and Agribusiness processes (e.g., Barter, Trading) preferred
•    Experience implementing AI and machine learning technologies to achieve business outcomes preferred
•    Fluency in English is mandatory and Spanish preferred


Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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