Technical Architect

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Mooresville, NC
Do you thrive on new and exciting digital technology? Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a digital evolution and large-scale transformation?As a Technical Architect in the Lowe's IT Merchandising organization,you will be responsible for influencing technical direction, defining and, enforcing solution architecture standards, and designing best in class digital solutions. We are seeking an inspiring, technically brilliant, product focused leader who is passionate about building best in-class capabilities as well as engineering complex, secure and high-quality reliable software solutions.

Top Skills we are seeking..

* Desire to define solution architectures, procedures, and designs to ensure consistency and adherence to Lowe's standards.

* You can be a technology subject matter expert, and have strategic influence with multiple enterprise engineering organizations.

* Drive the adoption of new technologies by researching technical trends and developments.

* Encourage a data-driven culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability,and security of applications to help scale the company.

* Ability to develop conceptual, logical, and physical architectures required for business solution delivery

* You have a proven track record of a "Can-Do" attitude and are results orientated

What You'll Need to Succeed:

* Extensive experience in open-source technologies, agile methodologies and reliability based modern software engineering practices.

* Ability to demonstrate a combination of a highly-technical hands-on software architecture guidance and be an effective leader.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills.

* Solid understanding of the retail industry and expectations of an omni-channel company.

* Ability to partner with other software architects to drive, leverage, and reuse technical craftsmanship in the larger IT organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or related field

8 to 12 years of experience in IT, including 5+ years of experience in IT architecture .

Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

4+ years of experience leading technical teams with or without direct reports

2+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization

4+ years of experience architecting, designing, and implementing enterprise-scale, high volume, high availability systems

2 years of experience with modeling techniques (e.g., BPM, UML, ER)

2+ years of experience working with Enterprise Architecture frameworks, such as TOGAF or Zachman

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or related field

2+ years of experience in an IT role requiring interaction with senior leadership

4 + years of experience with commercial off-the-shelf package integration

2+ years of experience working with third party IT vendors and/or IT system solution providers

3+ years of experience in IT within the retail industry

About Lowe's

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE ® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States , Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,375 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C. , Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

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Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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