Enterprise Architect in HOFFMAN EST, IL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 7/14/2019

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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 977175BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Designs and develops IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data, and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. Performs technical planning, architecture development and modification of specifications. Develops specifications for new products/services, applications and service offerings. Assesses the compatibility and integration of products/services proposed as standards in order to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies. The Solutions Architect is recognized as an expert within the organization and has in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Create solutions to people, process and technologies
  • Leads design reviews of solutions across multiple systems and understands the consideration for selecting the best options for timely delivery across the solution domain.
  • Plan, conduct and evaluate proof of concept activities to the end of identifying the final solution
  • Keeps abreast of new technology patterns and trends.
  • Identifies technical areas for improvement within existing applications.
  • Identifies and solves unique and/or complex problems that have a broad impact on the business.
  • Seeks to influence stakeholders regarding the development and maturation of a product as well as the technology vision and strategy for the organization.
  • Leads, guides, and mentors Engineers and other project team members in achieving milestones and objectives for complex technical solutions.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in Computer Science, a related technical or scientific field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+years of solutions architecture experience; 2+ years of enterprise architecture experience or one or more architecture patterns including CRM, integration, and transformation
  • Knowledge on OO design including extensive design patterns & their applicability
  • Be able to utilize UML modeling constructs to build diagrams outlining proposed solutions
  • Ability to mentor and recruit more junior associates & enforce good development practices like composition, continuous integration & test driven development.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, test automation, and build tools
  • Experience leading the development of enterprise-scale multi-tiered web applications
  • Experience integrating purchased software packages
  • Experience working with open source frameworks
  • Understands the Code as the source of truth for specification philosophy
  • Familiar with one or more cloud frameworks such as AWS, Azure, or Google and their related features.
  • Comfortable working directly with product owners to understand the required features.
  • Comfortable working with teams of various sizes and in multiple locations.
  • Experience working with multiple businesses, stakeholders, IT teams and operation teams
  • Strong presentation, business communication, and verbal communication
  • Strong knowledge of API, Microservice and integration
  • Able to create solutions across people, processes, and technology
  • Understanding of Cloud data warehouse platforms; Snowflake is a plus
  • Define solutions across people, processes, technology; evaluate build vs buy option, perform ROI, cost-benefit analysis across multiple technologies, packages solutions, etc.
  • Perform proof of concepts, reference implementation whenever necessary
  • Rollup sleeves and get into the code/details whenever needed



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