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Sysco Principal Enterprise Architect - Specialty - Mergers & Acquisitions in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

Job Description Summary

Responsible for defining end to end architecture (process, application and data), design solution and work with M&A implementation teams for data migrations, integrations and consolidation aligning to core business processes. Role will define the target architecture, blueprints and integration roadmaps for key strategic M&A initiatives, aligning the technology and platforms to the business strategy, standards and commercial imperatives and articulates associated opportunities, gaps, challenges and risks. Role will also be responsible for leading architecture for SYSCO Specialty business.


Role will lead the enterprise Architect efforts around M&A and Specialty business and work with various teams to support ongoing corporate development and lead strategic initiatives associated with Acquisitions, Mergers, Divestitures and Outsourcing


  • Lead Enterprise Architecture definition and provide architecture assurance for complex, strategic Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Define end to end architecture (application and data), design solution and work with M&A implementation teams for data migrations, integrations and consolidation aligning to core business processes and go to market processes

  • Build and maintain M&A EA playbook for various scenarios

  • Lead architecture efforts for major ERP application consolidation initiatives and migrating sales catalogs/order fulfillment efforts

  • Ensure adherence to EA standards and principles to proposed architecture and solutions

  • Perform impact analysis and risk identification for initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, strategic programs and change initiatives

  • Provide Enterprise Architecture leadership in due diligence and discovery activities

  • Establish relationships with architects, peers, developers and stakeholder groups within IT and business teams to define and communicate the target architecture, solution design and transformation plans for assigned initiatives.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience architecting, designing and developing M&A applications and data integrations, data migrations and solutions enabling new or updated go to market models, revenue models and channels

  • Hands-on experience working with multiple ERPs stack, application and data integration platforms and tools

  • Experience of adopting/adapting multiple enterprise architectural methodologies and frameworks (e,g, TOGAF, Zachman, Gartner, etc.), relevant industry associations and reference models (e.g. DMBOK, APCQ, etc.)

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth data architecture knowledge and experience with an understanding of master/core data management, account/customer data hierarchies, data quality and data migration tools and processes

  • Experience working with ERPs and AWS is a big plus

  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently

  • Able to juggle multiple high-priority and critical initiatives at once

  • Proven verbal, written and visualization communication skills demonstrated with people at the executive level and below


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.