Domain Architect III Application Deployment Platform

W.W. Grainger, Inc. Lake Forest, IL
BASIC FUNCTION:

The Domain Architect III Application Deployment Platform is responsible for the definition of the target architecture and standards for our application platform and pipelines as we transition to a more Develops deployment model via continuous integration of more cloud based and micro services based architecture.

This individual will

* Work to establish direction, operational maturity and technical capabilities for Grainger's integration Platform.

* Develop the architectural standards and patterns for API & Services development both on premise and in the cloud.

* Identify gaps in the capabilities of the platform and working with enterprise and solution architects to close those gaps.

* Lead selection and adoption of technologies to continually improve our integration capabilities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Lead the evaluation of options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities in highly complex situations.

* Lead the development of domain recommendations.

* Define and lead domain standards.

* Lead the evaluation, analysis and development of the domain technology road map and translation architectures.

* Define integrated, complex physical architectures.

* Bring forward domain recommendations for review and validation.

* Provide coaching, feedback, technology guidance and mentor staff.

* Lead the training and development of architects and engineers.

* Communicate, champion and improve the architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results.

* Identify new opportunities for innovation.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES AND COMPETENCIES:

* BA/BS in Computer Science or similar subject or equivalent preferred

* 5+ years of experience in related position preferred

* 3-6 years of architectural experience

* Extensive experience with networking, software development, Linux and Web Technologies.

* Experience implementing a variety of integration technologies:

* Continuous Integration/Deployment (e.g. Jenkins, Atlassian)

* Application Cloud Platform (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)

* Cloud Native Application Architectures (Containers, Microservices, Lambda)

* Strong Agile and DevOps practice experience

* Demonstrated experience implementing PIaaS Preferred

* Understanding current approaches to API security

* Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

* Demonstrated excellence with written and verbal communication skills.

* Strong analytical and conceptual skills.

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