Domain Architect- Supply Chain Techniology

Ahold Delhaize USA

Ahold Delhaize USA

IT, Operations
Carlisle, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
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Address: USA-PA-Carlisle-1149 Harrisburg Pike
Store Code: Arch/Data Fynctional Architecture (5119218)

Ahold Delhaize USA, a division of global food retailer Ahold Delhaize, is part of the U.S. family of brands, which also includes five leading omnichannel grocery brands – Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Ahold Delhaize USA associates support the brands with a wide range of services, including Finance, Legal, Sustainability, Commercial, Digital and E-commerce, Technology and more.

Primary Purpose

The Domain Architect’s role is embedded in supply chain’s IT and business teams to design strategic and practical solutions. This role translates supply chain business requirements at the business/technology domain level into technology and solution architecture deliverables. This role works closely in close cooperation with enterprise architects, business analysts and program/ project managers. This role also establishes strategic IT Reference Architectures and Roadmaps, develop enterprise-level strategies, and continue to commit to adopting and implementing the most effective industry standards.

Our flexible/hybrid work schedule includes 3 in-person days at one of our core locations and 2 remote days.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Lead and inspire IT teams in the areas of Architecture, Solution Delivery and IT Service Delivery to develop and establish a high performing and service driven culture that will deliver high productivity
• Challenge status quo and drive changes to improve business performance and productivity
• Drive development of next generation IT talent by implementing career paths to enhance associate performance
• Define and manage architecture IT roadmap for the supply chain domain in line with the IT strategy and overarching Enterprise Architecture roadmap
• Execution of Roadmap towards target state
• IT Domain strategies aligned with overall IT strategy and business domain strategy
• Design of consistent standards, principles, policies and reference models in the area of IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture including application, security, infrastructure, information/data, data analytics and integration architecture
• Lead the implementation of principles, policies, and reference models and monitor KPI’s across all TOGAF and business domains
• Support solution architects translate IT strategy and reference architectures into domain specific architecture visions and reference models
• Govern IT decision making through the application of principles, policies, and reference models to solution review and sign-off
• Reference architecture: principles, policies, ands reference models defined and in use. -Quality and number of implemented IT principles, policies, and reference models
• Stay abreast of innovations and technology trends within our industry and understand the impact on our organization
• Incorporate the innovation agenda into the IT strategy and roadmap to accelerate delivery of the business strategy
• Proactively stay abreast of emerging technologies and trends and incorporate in IT roadmap and transition plan
• Lead the thinking on trends in emerging technologies and strategies and advice business and IT leaders accordingly
• Develop and manage an architecture governance process to ensure compliance to security, privacy and regulatory aspects of all projects
• Define the architectural principles and policies by which solution will adhere to the security, privacy, and compliance regimes
• Support the program & project delivery teams embed security, privacy, and regulatory needs into the solution designs
• Instill financial discipline into the architectural ways of working and ensure that the IT roadmap fits into the financial constraints within which the business is operating
• Align the roadmap to the long-range plans and financial budgets of the businesses
• Ensure that the TCO implications of architect decisions are factored into the solution choices
• Additional job duties may be assigned as needed to meet the needs of the business and support our Values

• Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Technical field, Technology and/or Business-related field
• Equivalent trainings/certifications/experience equivalency will be considered
• 8 or more years of equivalent experience in relevant job or field of technology
• 5 or more years of equivalent experience in an advanced role or technical capacity, leading teams directly or indirectly
• 5 or more years’ experience directly responsible for guiding, training or onboarding team members in relevant technologies, capabilities or skills
• Agile Methodology and/or Scrum, Consultancy Skills, Agile Architecture, ArchiMate, Business Case for Architects
• Demonstrated ability to translate conceptual and strategic thinking into practical solutions
• Exceptional verbal, written and visual communication skills
• Demonstrated experience interacting, partnering, and influencing at all levels of an organization
• Strong experience working in cross functional teams
• Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills
• Leadership and teamworking skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Post graduate degree advanced training and or certifications in relevant field/s of study preferred
• 5 or more years’ experience in Agile teams and Product/Platform based operating model
• 5 or more years’ experience in leading teams or advancing technical capability in teams
• Experience in retail or grocery preferred
• Cloud Solution Architect Certification
• Experience with GitHub Actions, Azure DevOps Pipelines
• Experience with Infrastructure, network and security aspects
• Experience with a significant number of supply chain functions such as: Distribution & Transportation, Inventory and Order Management, B2B Integration using EDI
• Experience implementing industry leading ERP and non-ERP solutions for these capabilities is highly desired
• Experience with Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF) and EA tools (BiZZdesign)
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Ahold Delhaize USA, a division of global food retailer Ahold Delhaize, is part of the U.S. family of brands, which also includes five leading omnichannel grocery brands – Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. When considered together, the companies of Ahold Delhaize USA comprise the largest grocery retail group on the East Coast and the fourth largest grocery retail group in the nation, serving millions of omnichannel customers each week.

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