McDonald's Solutions Architect in Oak Brook, Illinois


Job Description:

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us to build an even better McDonald's. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing experiences while delivering incredible value and quality in the food we serve.

McDonald's is a people business just as much as it is a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand on the planet by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy.

The Quick Service Industry requires quick thinking: our work culture is flexible and dynamic to ensure we are executing with pace and sharing our latest ideas. Our new, state-of-the art headquarters is located in the booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is set up to be a global hub that fosters collaboration and innovation: take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, grab a McCafe on any floor or utilize the latest technology to connect to your team around the globe. With an onsite café and our 8000 square foot gym (and a McDonald's, of course!), our office helps us connect with each other like never before.

At McDonald's, we are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From bold recycling initiatives and advancing our industry on sustainable sourcing to youth employability initiatives and our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners. We will continue to take on big, global initiatives while remaining great neighbors and supporters of our local communities.

We are moving fast and are adding to our world-class team. Joining McDonald's means thinking big on a daily basis and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders in our industry and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last year, we have launched home delivery, radically enhanced the digital experiences of our restaurants, introduced mobile pay and have so much more to come. With all the new projects and initiatives, it is an exciting time to be on the team that is helping to make a Better McDonald's!

Who We Are

MCD/IT USA Foundation Support and Services provides Connectivity, PMO, BA/BTA, Identity Management, and Solution Architecture services for McDonald’s US. The Solutions Architecture sub-team supports US initiatives by designing solutions, creating Architecture artifacts, guiding implementation, and providing subject matter expertise to project teams.

We are looking for a skilled Solution Architect experienced with Systems Integration/Interfacing, Microsoft Identity Products (AD/Azure AD, ADFS, FIM/MIM), Single Sign-on (Federated identity), System Center (SCOM, SCCM) and Cloud Services (Azure, Amazon Web Services).

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United States

EOE Statement:

McDonald’s Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree OR higher in a technical discipline is REQUIRED

  • Minimum of 10 years of overall IT experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience in solutions architecture

  • 5+ years of professional experience with Solution Modeling, Business, Data, Technology, applications, and applications integration design

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Systems Development (must be willing to provide work samples)


  • Strong leadership, team working, and interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional analysis skills

  • Great communications and technical alignment/explanation skills

  • Great documentation skills






This requirement is to support our initiatives:

  • Designing integration solution designs for Single-Sign-on and Data ETL initiatives

  • Creating/updating Architecture Artifacts

  • Presenting the design to the Architecture Review board

  • Shepherding the teams to build and execute the project based on the design

  • Providing subject matter expertise and technological guidance to an assortment of US project initiatives Initiative

Job Title:

Solutions Architect


Oak Brook

McDonald's Corporation and McDonald's USA, LLC (the "Company") are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.