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Enterprise Data and Analytics Architect


West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  27082
Date:  Oct 7, 2021

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 



The Enterprise Data & Analytics Architect will be responsible for defining sustainable and innovative data strategies in support of the overall business objectives and D&A Strategy of providing accurate data that fosters trust – enabling insight, action, and informed decisions. This role will require extensive subject matter knowledge and strong technical leadership.  He/she will be responsible for the design and implementation of the overall data platform architecture. The person entering the role comes with deep business acumen, and will collaborate with head of Data & Analytics, enterprise architecture, IT Solution Owners, IT leadership and business and technology teams across the enterprise to deliver data products, reporting and analytics platforms that drive business value and cost reduction.



  • Responsible for defining and overseeing global data & analytics platforms (data warehouse, data lake, data integration and master data management systems), architecture and methodologies with focus on data management, data analytics, data reporting and visualization
  • Architecting and delivering scalable cost-effective enterprise data solutions that optimize investment and lower TCO
  • Responsible for data management across multiple systems: data governance framework, data modelling, metadata management, KPI governance, taxonomies and ontologies
  • Supervising solution architectures to ensure objectives are achieved and attained in overall strategy
  • Translating business requirements into conceptual and detailed technology solutions
  • Providing architectural guidance and leadership through the entire lifecycle of data development projects
  • Collaborating closely with business partners, and EA/Infrastructure/Operations teams across the organization, including external partners
  • Championing innovations and proof-of-concepts projects
  • Keeping fluent in the industry and marketplace evolution, staying current with emerging data solutions, continuously learning new data solutions and introducing these into the organization
  • Cross-training peers and mentoring teammates



  • This role requires 5-7 years of producing, managing and operating data architectures in fast-paced environments and large enterprises
  • Extensive hands-on experience architecting and delivering Data Warehouses, Data Lakes, and analytics, reporting and visualization tools (minimum of 5 years of experience in each area)
  • Experience in leading and/or actively participating in IT roadmap and strategy development
  • Solid experience with at least three of the following business domains: Supply Chain, Agriculture, Sales, Finance, Commodity Trading, Marketing and/or Manufacturing
  • Minimum of 3 years using architecture methodologies (TOGAF, UML,…) and DevOps frameworks
  • In-depth experience with data modelling, managing structured and non-structured information, and ETL/ELT frameworks
  • Experience with public cloud platforms deployment and frameworks (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), and data integration between on premise, private and public clouds
  • In-depth SAP hands-on experience, in particular with the following products: HANA, BW, Analytics Cloud, BO, ERP solutions
  • Experience in delivering and governing production Hadoop/Big Data environments
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in developing and implementing governance in data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, QlikView, Business Objects, etc.)
  • Experience with AI/ML and predictive analytics
  • Experience working with one or more of these programming languages: PL/SQL, Python, R, Java, shell script
  • 3+ years of experience managing teams and/or coordinating efforts between multiple teams
  • 2+ years of experience in statistical and exploratory analysis, and other advanced projects
  • Proven track record of execution and delivering results



  • MS Computer Science or related technology field is desired (minimum of BS is required for the position)
  • Certification & training in any EA framework (TOGAF, Zachman,…) is highly desired



  • Vendors and partners (external)



  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple concepts that are effectively communicated and understood by non-technical audiences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills; ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines and objectives
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to stay current on market trends, new paradigms and technologies
  • Ability to coordinate remote teams and work effectively with an off-shore team


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami