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Technical Architect, Global Information Systems

Date: Apr 23, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022 Trenton, NJ, US, 08608 Columbus, OH, US, 43215 Austin, TX, US, 78701 Jackson, MS, US, 39205 Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73102 Sacramento, CA, US, 95814 Madison, WI, US, 53703 Albany, NY, US, 12207 Boise, ID, US, 83702 Topeka, KS, US, 66603 Salem, OR, US, 97301 Tallahassee, FL, US, 32301 Montgomery, AL, US, 36104 Lincoln, NE, US, 68502 Des Moines, IA, US, 50309 Harrisburg, PA, US, 17101 Frankfort, KY, US, 40601 Charleston, WV, US, 25301 Cheyenne, WY, US, 82001 Raleigh, NC, US, 27601 Jefferson City, MO, US, 65101 Hartford, CT, US, 06103 Phoenix, AZ, US, 85001 Augusta, ME, US, 04330 Columbia, SC, US, 29217 Saint Paul, MN, US, 55102 Montpelier, VT, US, 05602 Indianapolis, IN, US, 46225 Little Rock, AR, US, 72201 Dover, DE, US, 19901 Lansing, MI, US, 48933 Olympia, WA, US, 98507 Providence, RI, US, 02903 Santa Fe, NM, US, 87501 Springfield, IL, US, 62701 Pierre, SD, US, 57501 Carson CIty, NV, US, 89701 Richmond, VA, US, 23219 Bismarck, North Dakota, US, 58501 Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84111 Atlanta, GA, US, 30303 Boston, MA, US, 02201 Concord, NH, US, 03301 Helena, MT, US, 59623

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 42317

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.


Function Overview


Whirlpool is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of  Technical Architect, Global Information Sysstems.  This role will be located in Benton Harbor, but we are open to have a candidate work remotely, with the understanding that they would have to come onsite bi-monthly for 1 week.  

Today, you may be presenting a new innovative idea to the Senior IoT (Internet of things), leadership team that will enhance consumer experience and tomorrow you might be guiding the development team to solve a business and time critical problem or you will have your hands dirty while solving a very complex problem. You may also be leading the development of a new IoT capability or you may be attending a workshop with senior leaders around an upcoming partnership. You will most likely be leading a global, cross-functional team, sometimes with the support of consultants and technical advisors. On most efforts, you will report directly to one or several members of Whirlpool’s Global Information System Leadership team


Job Description


  • Identify and translate, high level business requirements into functional requirements for different functions (Backend & the Mobile Apps)
  • Translate the business requirement and solution design into technical stories and design for the development team
  • Identify best practices / best in class program and incorporate the learning’s
  • Design and architect a modular, testable, scalable and measurable system capability solution
  • Experience with  requirement gathering, develop system requirement and design specifications on different features and capabilities
  • Experience with Agile methodology for project/ product development
  • Participate in the technical strategy development
  • Support Global Information System’s long range planning and annual strategic planning processes
  • Actively monitor and deliver insights on the IoT landscape, environmental factors and emerging trends, innovations, best practices, competitor activity and applying this knowledge to improve existing services


Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree
  • 4+ years of work experience in technical design of enterprise applications



Preferred Requirements


  • Knowledge of various technologies used in IoT including programming languages such as Java, Python
  • Expertise in areas of CEP (Complex Event Processing), Rule Engines (BRMS) Business Rule Management Systems, Streaming Analytics, Big Data, etc.
  • Experience in implementing industry-scale IoT solutions on at least one cloud platform such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of data security and analytic
  • Experience in design and developing Web Services, REST APIs and Micro services
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration ,Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing process
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving ability
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to deliver on time and work under deadline pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team of IoT developers and build innovative IP solutions that showcase thought-leadership and creativity
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and creating innovative solutions
  • Self-directed and able to troubleshoot and solve problems independently as well as a team
  • Understand the fundamentals of vendor contracts, negotiations, proposals, and ongoing governance of outsourced relationships
  • Good understanding of Change Management Process



About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at    

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex

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