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Digital & Data Tech Enterprise Architect

Date: Mar 2, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF IT team at our Union Beach, NJ location. With Frutarom combined, IFF is 129 years old, has greater than $5BB Revenue, contains over 13,000 employees, supports 160 locations, serving 33,000 customers with 150,000 products.   IFF is transforming our services to meet the heightened expectations of a highly creative, international and mobile workforce.
The Digital & Data Tech Enterprise Architect will provide the thought leadership, facilitation, analysis, and design necessary to develop robust data and digital capabilities and solutions. The role will advise and support multiple projects, adapt to a rapidly evolving company to inform system requirements and to guide solution decisions. The successful candidate will collaborate extensively with key stakeholders to take an active role in designing and implementing data standards across IFF improving performance, scalability, and reliability of solutions that support various business processes. Proven ability to envision and execute on systems/platforms integrations is key.

About You…

You are an accomplished technical expert with a good exposure to multiple technologies and a successful record of designing and building some creative solutions to help the organization become more sophisticated in its use of data, automate business processes, and improve overall effectiveness of digital solutions.  You are a thought leader that can shape and drive our cloud-first data strategy and provide technical leadership to our application migration and integration team.  You are experienced in M&A programs and have designed and implemented system consolidation strategies.

You will spend your time doing…

  • Contribute with your expertise and technical knowledge to develop and maintain architectural roadmap for digital automation and data services ensuring alignment with the business strategies and standards.  Design, document and review key architecture artifacts.
  • Develop & maintain inventory of enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems, interfaces, and owners. Coordinate external data sources to eliminate redundancy and streamline the expense related to those services.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on design and management of data for data applications, formulate best practices and organize processes for data management, validation and evolution. Build processes and tools to maintain high data availability, quality and maintainability.
  • Articulate technology solutions as well as explain the competitive advantages of various technology alternatives.
  • Collaborate with the key stakeholders, other product development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex business and technical requirements.
Job Requirements
  • 12 years or more as an experienced technology leader with a minimum of 8+ years of software development experience, including 4+ years of data application or data platform architecture experience with deep technology expertise
  • 12 years or more in Business-technical communication skills
  • 3 years or more in Big data // machine learning // artificial intelligence // data science
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) Information Technology or related field - Required
  • Master’s degree (MS/MA) Related Field – Preferred
  • Strong data integration and modelling knowledge; highly experienced in data governance; and knowledge of presentation layer, data visualization and dash boarding.
  • Strong understanding of architectural patterns, guard rails and design best practices and experience working in Agile methodologies;
  • Hands-on experience in designing and implementing enterprise class scalable web and mobile applications.
  • Hands-on working knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture and APIs (REST, SOAP, etc.) and other modern integration patterns
  • Technology competencies:  SAP (BW/BI, SAC, HANA, ECC, etc.), Microsoft (Power BI, SQL Server, Azure), Snowflake, Talend (Data Fabric, Data Catalog), Erwin, Theobald Software, AWS and related technologies


Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION. Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
  • OWN. Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS. Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2025 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give customers a reason to believe our vision, too


Our business is fueled by a sense of discovery; by consistently asking “What If?” To learn more about the possibilities please visit

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey