Information Architect

US-IL-Downers Grove


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HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.


  • Be a trusted expert upfront in the decision making and keeping people to the long-term strategy for integration technology.  
  • Support our business and provide leadership for a modern data platform that provides data acquisition, ingestion and application integration capabilities 
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to create and maintain an architectural alignment. Own the HAVI integration landscape and the roadmap for further development
  • Drive the needs of growing, agility and innovation
  • Provide consulting and close cooperation with external architects of customers, vendors and partners including GS1
  • Own, develop, align and maintain reference architectures and roadmaps for data acquisition and integration (our modern data integration platform)
  • Manage the change governance in close cooperation with Architects and Product Owners and embedded in programs and projects and the formal governance processes
  • Conduct regular Market analysis and impact analysis. Identify and facilitate the application of new technology and disruptive developments

Desired Skills & Experience


  • At least 10 years’ experience in IT, of which at least 5 would be enterprise integration focused on architectural level
  • Logistics (procurement, trade, transport warehouse, Financial, …) and supply chain management experience and especial patterns used for data integration in these environments
  • Professional experience and track of delivered projects for major integration patterns (Enterprise Service Bus, Managed File Transfer, API, ETL)
  • Professional experience in data and message modelling (Relational, XML, JSON, UN/EDIFACT, API, …)
  • Professional experience in data transport and integration methods (FTP, X400, HTTP, AS2, MQ-Series, JMS, Webservices, …)
  • Contemporary and recent knowledge of cloud based data management solutions (Azure, AWS), big data (Hadoop, …) and various persistence solutions (column, relational, documents, graph).
  • Knowledge of some major systems used at HAVI are a benefit (SAP PI, Sonic ESB, Informatica, SAP BO DI, Axway B2Bi, HULFT, Liaison…)
  • Proven track of intercultural successful work history
  • Proven track of innovation and modernization
  • Professional level experience of at least one major software development environment
  • Basic level understanding of IT security topics
  • Basic level understanding of network and impacts for data integration
  • Professional level understanding of relevant international standards as GS1, UN/EDIFACT, GDSN, Unicode
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education on ISCED 2011 level 6
  • Certification or proven track of information modelling (Relational data, XML/JSON, EDI)
  • Practical experience with agility (SCRUM)




Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success



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