About the Role
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or other related Engineering discipline or relevant field of study required
10+ years’ of experience related to IT Management or other information technology solutions architecture role
2-3 years of retail experience is preferred
Experience in Data Integration patterns and tools
Experience in designing solutions in cloud and hybrid cloud environments
Understanding of networks and security as it relates to integration and data flow between systems
Solid grasp of security in both onprem as well as cloud environments
Familiar with vendor management tools and integration with EA tools
Knowledge of IT Architectural frameworks like TOGAF and Zachman
Knowledge of retail supply chain and planning, including merchandising preferred
At least two implementations of enterprise class supply chain management systems preferred
Strong experience in services (SOA/Microservices) design preferred
Strong experience with retailing COTS enterprise class applications preferred
Ability to bridge the gap between waterfall and agile methodologies
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and interface effectively with individuals at various levels
Ability to build consensus around proposed solutions
Ability to work well independently, as well as effectively contribute to a team environment
Analytical, with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
Self-motivated, with the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Preferred skills include strong optimization skills – stochastic modeling, optimization algorithms, holistic planning
Ability to understand and derive lower-level roadmaps with business leadership to help set requirements' context
Strong Microsoft Office program experience, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and SharePoint
Directs the identification and recommendation of appropriate solutions, upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning options incorporating business and technology productivity, usability, and total cost of ownership.
Develops and executes solutions which further reduce the percentage of time spent on reactive work.
Works with business and technology subject matter experts to derive end-to-end solutions that provide value to the enterprise and these solutions comply with standards and guidelines set forth by Enterprise Architecture
Interacts with business leadership to establish a solid working relationship between IT and operations
Must be able to model solutions from conceptual, logical and physical perspectives (N+1 views)
Creates artifacts that define the N+1 views of the end-to-end solution (context, data domain, logical, physical, and deployment)
Facilitates the requirements refinement process; with special focus on service-level requirements
Collaborates with other parts of IT to ensure a thorough understanding of the proposed architecture; must be willing to accept and factor-in feedback
Participates in design reviews to ensure traceability of the design to the proposed solution architecture
Contributes to enterprise guidelines, standards and principles as precedents are discovered and adopted
Articulates architecture decisions behind the solution architecture
Takes initiative in working with business stakeholders to ensure their requirements (immediate and future) will be addressed by IT
Develops a thorough understanding of Academy’s policies, procedures and safety rules
Duties may change; Team Member may be required to perform other duties as assigned
About the Company
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