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Title:  Systems Architect II

Requisition ID:  66530

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85040

Category:  Information Systems

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note:  This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time.  The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations.  This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Illinois and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the position shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.


At the direction of the lead solution architect, responsible for evaluating existing or proposed application frameworks, strategies, processes, systems and methodologies to support global operations, corporate objectives and initiatives for custom developed solutions spanning all areas of the business.

  • Research and evaluate custom solution frameworks for both UI and service layer development that align with overall application and security strategies, including recommending and testing annual upgrade paths for existing frameworks.
  • Collaborate and work closely using proven Agile methodologies and processes with cloud infrastructure team to enhance and enable more automation and increase overall efficiencies and governance around custom cloud solutions.
  • Work with the data engineering, packaged, data science, and operations platform teams on designing, building and supporting business solutions.
  • Act as a positive coach/mentor for less experienced team members to develop stronger technical skills. Where applicable, lead and motivate team members. 
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of experience in custom application development, including three (3) years of experience with building enterprise or commercial web applications on the Microsoft Azure Platform
  • Must be able to facilitate technical design sessions
  • Experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks like vue.js and preferably with cross-platform mobile development frameworks like Xamarin
  • Experience in relational database technologies and SQL
  • Experience in logical data modeling and physical database design
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle and preferably experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Familiar with Azure AD Identity Platform and various modern authentication methodologies such as OAuth 2.0 and MSAL/ADAL
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules up to 2 days a week to support offshore solution center in Jakarta, Indonesia 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years or more experience with Azure API Management, MuleSoft API Manger or similar API management platform is a plus

Criteria & Conditions


  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator.Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting.
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor,manufacturing or plant environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses,safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, glovesand any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use ofmandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed byapplicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safey-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Architecture, Engineer, Developer, Information Systems, Database, Engineering, Technology

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