Techno Functional Architect Location: Minneapolis, MN Duration: 12 months of possible extension Must have skill set: Dairy Domain knowledge/AWS or Azure cloud experience (Azure preferred) Job Description : Candidate will work in the capacity of technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) related to dairy process design & operations through all phases of project delivery. Candidate should be well versed with the regulatory, if any, requirements in designing and delivering products and services for Dairy domain. Lead/engage in dairy process design project planning processes within the proposal phase; synthesize the required scope and collaborate with company resources, SME's and functional leadership in preparing written technical engineering scope, services estimating, schedule and other proposal deliverables. Lead and guide the technical team with expertise in dairy process operations design. Engagements would entail new systems design or existing systems upgrades and optimizations. Evaluate the various tech frameworks/tools/platform and propose the best-fit tech stack for the requirement. For this candidate should be very much conversant with the latest paradigm in cloud, mobility, data management, software architecture patterns. Develop the best feasible execution plan and process for engineering and design deliverables relating to the dairy process engineering and design. Establish technical design guidelines for the tech team to follow for delivering best feasible software architecture fulfilling the requirement for dairy operation process. Define and document the various architecture characteristics such as scalability, security, resilience, extensibility, modularity etc. for the proposed solution. Candidate must be proficient in various enterprise architecture patterns as well as required design principals. Define the DevOps workflow for the development team as well as for operation team and design & refine the architecture of the solution keeping all the operation level workflows in consideration mainly in designing the CI/CD pipeline. Assure engineering deliverables are aligned with the construction execution process coordinating deliverables and schedules with project management.