Director Enterprise Architecture
Company: Albertsons Companies
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers
with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons Companies family of brands
includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with
a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism,
diversity, spirit, and friendliness of our people, we have
locations across the U.S.
The Information Technology Department has an opening for a
Director, Enterprise Architecture. This position is located in
Lead architecture for platform modernization and refinement
including adoption of containerization, serverless, IOT and ML
technologies in cloud and at edge locations.
Provide architecture & technology leadership for building and
deploying applications across multiple public clouds including full
end to end automation of all components.
Deliver strategic oversight, development, and evolution of the
technology road map for deploying the next generation of solutions,
tools, platforms, and frameworks - all in the service of our core
vision - good food, thriving communities and a healthy planet.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Should be able to lead a team of enterprise architects overseeing
Should be able to work with multiple portfolio teams, verticals
across the enterprise from development teams to Directors and
Provide technical oversight to the development process including
reviewing the technical design and the deployment architecture.
Develop & evangelize the reference architecture & patterns that
will be used across the organization to enable standardized cloud
Lead the build vs buy discussion when it comes to choosing the
tools, open-source technologies & platforms.
Develop & evangelize best practices for DevOps & CI/CD, Kafka,
Integration Tools, Databases, Caching, Performance, API
Knowledgeable about infrastructure, networking, security,
multi-cloud resiliency architecture.
Drive the technical roadmap of the enterprise, needs to be
knowledgeable on industry trends.
Identify and introduce new technologies, patterns that can elevate
the platform across the enterprise.
Mentor enterprise architects, solution architects and technical
leads to help build effective engineering practices.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering and 12 years of
experience OR Master's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering and
10 years of experience.
8 years of experience in software architecture & design.
5 years of experience in cloud services architecture, technical
design and implementations including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
Experience in cloud computing application implementations on Azure
or Google Cloud is required.
Strong background in creating secure cloud architectures for
customer facing applications that are enterprise grade and highly
Experience with build-time dependency management (e.g. Ant, Maven);
unit testing and code-coverage tools; test automation techniques
and tools; and build automation tools (e.g. Jenkins,) tools is
Excellent understanding of Kafka and different Integration tools,
like - MQ, IIB, DataStage etc.
Excellent understanding of containerization & open-source tools in
Excellent understanding of Docker & Kubernetes is required.
Excellent understanding of micro-services architecture, design
patterns, and standard methodologies with an eye towards scale,
automation, resiliency, and high availability.
Experience in Platform and reusable components across the
Good understanding of architectural principles involved in SaaS and
Knowledge of PCF, Java, Spring, Jenkins, Python/Perl is
Experience in emerging technologies like Machine Learning, voice,
bots and IOT is a plus.
Strong leadership, interpersonal, influencing, collaboration and
How to Apply : Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a
resume by visiting
Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an
inclusive working environment where the different strengths and
perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We
believe that building successful relationships with our customers
and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our
people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative
thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect .
The Albertsons Companies policy is to provide employment, training,
compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status,
medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected
We support a drug-free workplace - all applicants offered a
position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before
they are hired.
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