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Solutions Architect - Dev Ops

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

 Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Solutions Architect - Dev Ops  


The following position is open in Illinois, United States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Beam Suntory is a leader in the spirits industry with a track record of profitability and growth 
  • Opportunity to help shape the Digital Technologies & Analytics initiatives  
  • Ability to work with cutting edge technologies and determine best practices for your team 


Role Responsibilities

This position will support the company’s Digital Technologies & Analytics initiatives by helping to standardize how we deliver projects. 


  • Supports demand management by working with business partners to prioritize requests and manage the workload of developers

  • Leads efforts involving Agency partners to ensure that our development processes are followed and timelines are met

  • Actively uses and promotes best practice solutions

  • Ensure quality and consistency via standardized CI/CD processes and automated testing

  • Keeps system documentation up-to-date for the business processes / applications in scope

  • Contributes to and initiates continuous improvement activities

  • Oversees the solutioning of new and existing applications systems

  • Assess functional and non-functional requirements of backlogs and proposals to determine

    architectural impacts

  • Advise development teams on system technical design as a subject matter expert,

    providing solutions that reinforce the enterprise architectural strategy


Qualifications & Experience

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a Solution Architect role

  • 2+ years implementing Terraform for the development and deployment of IaC templates and modules

  • 2+ years of experience designing micro-service architectures

  • 3+ years of experience working with Jenkins

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience designing and supporting Kubernetes environments

  • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of large-scale

    customer-facing applications

  • Proven experience and strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and experience

    leading agile teams

  • Cloud computing experience with Microsoft Azure is preferred

  • Familiarity with Magento and Drupal integration is a plus · Development experience in PHP is a plus


In an effort to ensure the health and safety of our workforce while doing our part to protect those around us, Beam Suntory is requiring proof of full COVID vaccination for US salaried employees in our offices and commercial field roles as a condition of employment, subject to medical/religious exemptions.


At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago