21 hours
2017-11-162017-12-15

Technical Architect

Walgreens
  • Job Code
    47759BR
Technical Architect job with WALGREENS

Technical Architect

Location 304 WILMOT RD, DEERFIELD, IL Job ID 47759BR

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA and Health and wellness programs

  • 401k

    Company matching helps employees secure their financial future and reach their retirement savings goals.

  • PTO

    The rate at which you accrue your PTO is based on your years of service

  • Onsite fitness center and health center

  • Work life balance

    An integrated work/life program available to all team members and eligible family members.

  • Employee discount

    Walgreens employees and their immediate families are entitled to a 15% discount on most purchases at any Walgreens store and 20% on Walgreens and W brand products.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Creates design documents that ensure consistency in development across the IT organization. Participates in the definition of software architecture to ensure that the IT organization's software solutions are built within a consistent framework and aligned to strategy. Responsible for infrastructure and application architecture for Point Of Sale. Ensures changes to systems have proper architecture with thorough documentation. Works directly on improving stability. Interacts with other architecture teams on integration between systems. Is responsible for documenting and training team on all layers of architecture for Point Of Sale systems. Effectively collaborates with cross functional teams, business and
managed services resources (both from onshore and offshore) to align work efforts, develop/execute tactical plans that enable successful business operations for Point Of Sale System Apps. Implements best practices from Run and Dev Ops Manager to improve stability and maintainability of the related apps.
Acts as a stakeholder during the initiation and development stage of each project and assume accountability for analysis, design and implementation of assigned tasks. Work closely and effectively with external retail hardware and software vendors (PIN Pad, 3rd party authorizers etc.) and appropriate user groups to provide effective business solutions and services to Walgreens customers.


Job Responsibilities
  • Creates design documents that ensure consistency in development across the IT/Engineering organization. Participates in the definition of IT/Engineering architecture to ensure that the IT/Engineering organization’s solutions are built within a consistent framework.
  • Participates in the decision-making processes related to the selection of software architecture solutions.
  • Serves as a technical and business-savvy resource to software development engineering personnel on a range of software design issues.
  • Implements and improves core software infrastructure. Participates in improving software development lifecycle, technical operations and technology innovation.
  • Participates in developing technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Shares complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur.
  • May perform systems and applications performance characterization and trade-off studies through analysis and simulation.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in an IT, Engineering and/or Architect role OR High school / GED and at least 8 years of experience in an IT, Engineering and/or Architect role.
  • At least 3 years of leadership experience in server side or client side technologies.
  • Experience in domain-specific architecture concepts and emerging technologies. (Design patterns, frameworks, current Java based solutions, mobile, OR Infrastructure Administration OR Data Sciences).
  • At least 1 year of experience in domain-specific Architecture.
  • Experience working with matrix teams including teams in different time zones;
  • Experience creating and promoting guiding development principles and influencing development teams, business users and management in adoption of technical solutions.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information technology, Engineering, Science, or Math.
  • Experience working with retail systems and the underlying infrastructure
  • Experience with Point Of Sale Systems
  • Experience working with multiple teams.
  • Experience developing architectural drawings
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Experience with PCMS Beanstore and ACI Base24-eps

Categories

  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Retail / Wholesale

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