Automation Architect – Interface Jobs in Atlanta, GA at Americold Logistics

Title: Automation Architect – Interface

Company: Americold Logistics

Location: Atlanta, GA

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Transportation

Job Description

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools, and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We’re proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 180+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Canada. We have nearly 13,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities – from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:

The Automation Architect will lead the organization in developing, maintaining and governing the Automation processes and Automation Interface Architecture across the entire organization. This individual will work in promoting the automation design principles and standards. This individual assist the business modelers and developers with the solutioning, design and development of automation processes, data and interfaces. This individual provides leadership and guidance to the development teams on architectural practices and policies. He or she will partner and collaborate with operations teams in coming up with agile and sustainable processes for the deployment and management of automated solutions across non production and production environments. This individual will build strategies to develop the necessary automation competencies throughout the organization. Apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to the software development life cycle in their designated area. Drive out the key global business requirements and translate into workable requirements containing process information, data flows, comprehensive functional specifications and test plans – challenging any requests that may be unreasonable or unnecessary – and ultimately ensuring that project deliverables are met according to requirements. Creation and maintenance of up-to-date documentation pertaining to core IT and automated processes, software and business logic, software configuration as well as identification of hardware and infrastructure used to support.

Essential Functions:

Design solutions related to warehouse conveyor/execution systems and warehouse management systems. Interface with EDI, Web, and Data Warehouse applications.

Lead the creation and evolution of the automation architecture. Lead and facilitate the creation and implementation of automation governance practices and other automation tools

Prepare detailed functional requirements for software development.

Maintains software design principles to guide and govern how application solutions will be designed, integrated and implemented to lower costs and improve application maintainability, flexibility, scalability, robustness, performance, and ability to troubleshoot

Follow established procedures for the design, coding, and testing of new software.

Monitor performance of new applications.

Provide guidance to business and development teams on which tools, practices frameworks and libraries to use for automation systems development

Analyze enterprise business context (trends and business strategy), as well as change requirements to derive the automation architecture future state

Produce thorough test plans and any specific test and load test condi…


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