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3M Applications Solution Architect in Maplewood, Minnesota

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Applications Solution Architect

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the WorldChoosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 3M This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

3M is on an exciting journey to deploy Advanced Analytics solution leveraging the Digital Twin across Manufacturing and Supply Chain operations.

To support this journey, 3M is seeking an Applications Solution Architect with a focus on identifying and defining technical solutions and architecture for cloud-based analytics. In addition to supporting the development and implementation of advanced analytics solutions in Digitization & Advanced Analytics, you will also provide guidance to other strategic, high impact analytics initiatives.

As an Application Solutions Architect, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leading the definition and review of all core Digitization & Advanced Analytics applications architecture

  • Establishing robust provisioning practices for resources to effectively manage application lifecycle, including application enhancement, change management and support process

  • Exploring and communicating new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices, technology advancement and vendors in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence solutions

  • Managing Digitization & Advanced Analytics cloud resources in Azure and AWS subscriptions, including access, cost and resource provisioning

  • Collaborating with Cloud Center Of Excellence and Corporate Security team to ensure and maintain compliance of all the Digitization &Advanced Analytics owned cloud resources

  • Understanding the inter-operability of different platforms and resources and develop the acceptable architecture

  • Maintaining responsible for design analysis, and documentation of complex programs and/or applications

  • Collaborating with Product Owners, Systems SMEs, and Development Teams to set technical strategies

  • Analyzing multi-faceted technical/business problems and the development of respective solutions, engaging vendor/external partners where needed

  • Participating in development and implementation of system policies and procedures, considering business needs, systems security, and performance

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years experience working with Information Technology

  • Experience in data science (AI/ML) based application development

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Knowledge of software configuration management environments and tools such as JIRA, Git, Jenkins, TFS, Shell, powershell, Bitbucket, Azure DevOps, etc.

  • Experience in Cloud Big Data & Analytics Services on the cloud (For AWS - S3, Redshift, Athena, EMR, Glue, Quicksigh, etc.. For Azure - ADF, Databricks, ADLS, etc. Others, - Snowflake, Neo4j, SAP Business Warehouse, etc.)

  • Certifications in architecture, data engineering and development from AWS or Azure

  • Experience with implementation of data security, encryption, identity and access management across sources and environments

  • Strong SQL, Database, Data Modeling, Time Series, Data Warehousing and Development skills

  • Strong programming / scripting experience using various languages such as Java, .NET, Python, Scala, Javascript, etc.

  • Experience with Dashboarding and Reporting Tools used in the Industry (Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, etc.) Experience with industry ETL tools (Informatica, ADF, etc.)

  • Travel: May include up to 10% domestic travelRelocation Assistance: May be authorizedLocation: Maplewood, MN and may consider remote U.S. work location

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being 3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. Resources for You For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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