Solutions Architect

US-GA-Atlanta
5 days ago
Job ID
2017-24810
Business Unit
Facilities Maintenance
Job Post Category
Information Technology
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Technical expert who partners with business analysts and engineers in requirements gathering and reviews. Responsible for analyzing and translating business information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint.

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Assists in defining and designing the systems and applications architecture for both current and future business applications.
  • Partners with infrastructure, application, and quality teams to ensure that applications meet business requirements, are well documented, and have processes in place for ongoing support and maintenance.
  • Drives standard and efficient applications and infrastructure design by aligning the infrastructure roadmap with the application technology strategy, hardware vendor roadmaps, and service capabilities.
  • Assists in identification of emerging technologies that could have a positive impact on the organization; helps evaluate strategic fit.
  • Contributes to technology strategy through consulting support: driving requirements gathering, collection of existing deployment plans, synthesis of business goals, and operating strategies.

Nature and Scope

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with design and implementation of high availability applications infrastructure on a wide variety of computing platforms.
  • Previous experience in implementation of new technologies, converting technologies, and technology management.
  • Experience in solution design and deployment projects.
  • Apply architectural principles, guidelines, standards, reference architecture, patterns, and frameworks to deliver consistent views in support of technology strategy and portfolios.
  • BS in Computer science or related field
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in IT
  • 3 – 5 years of experience as a solution architect in one or more of the following
    • SAP ECC, SAP HANA, SAP BI, Salesforce.com, IBM WebSphere commerce

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