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Title:  Business Solutions Architect I

Requisition ID:  18263
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems
Description: 

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.

Description
Provide architecting and project management functions for application platforms and serve as a liaison with the business to define requirements and translate them into system solutions. Analyze existing and/or proposed systems, implement, integrate, monitor and optimize appropriate strategies, processes, systems and methodologies to support business operations, corporate objectives and initiatives. Identify opportunities in the following areas: information systems, business process redesign, and continuous improvement.
 
  • Ensure system analysis designs and process maps are documented and communicated with Business Executives and Senior Management
  • Work closely with business areas globally, define business-centric MIS requirements and evaluate available and/or custom system solution options
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams that identify key suppliers, strategic alliances, and process improvements
  • Work with business process owners to understand tactical and strategic plans in order to support business processes and operations
  • Work with the custom, packaged, business intelligence, and operations platform project teams on building and executing business systems project plans and support
  • Understand all MIS related user satisfaction issues within assigned business processes; communicate and lead resolution of issues with MIS management
  • Help with production support, including system configuration, system monitoring, and updating interfaces
  • Provide specific business-centric expertise to global MIS projects
  • Analyze business and systems needs in terms of functional and technical requirements

  • Support and promote MIS strategy that aligns with business processes and operations

  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience in an Information Services, Process Technology field

 

Preferred
 
  • Experience with Hadoop, R and other Big Data environments
  • Experience with temporal data analysis and manipulation
  • Experience leading Big Data project teams and working with Data Scientists and Data Analysts
  • Experience working directly with stakeholders to identify, analyze and gather solution requirements
  • Experience analyzing business processes and using requirements to develop common data models
  • Experience managing multiple small information technology projects, including defining scope, creating work plans, resolving issues, and monitoring and reporting status
  • Experience working in the mining industry
  • Experience with Mine Management Systems – Modular Dispatch
 
Criteria/Conditions
 
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is based in a busy, non-smoking office located in Phoenix, AZ; although regular travel to all mine and plant operating locations (including South America and Indonesia) is expected
  • Visits to mine and plant settings may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles.
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Project demands will dictate varied work hours
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, or manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable 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 safety-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 motor 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.

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