• Enterprise Architect

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/17/2018 11:02 AM)
    Information Systems
  • Overview

    As an Enterprise Architect you will be accountable for supporting the 7-Eleven technology transformation from legacy monolithic architectures to modern software centric platforms leveraging microservices architecture. Additionally, you will build roadmap to chart the evolution of the technology echo system and maintain holistic view of 7-Eleven’s strategy, applications and other information technology assets. You will strive to align IT with business strategy and facilitate optimal application of technology to solve business problems. You will need to operate comfortably across organizational and computing boundaries. The Enterprise Architect will continually drive common approaches to technology selection and maximization of reuse across the enterprise. You will be responsible for working with business, IT leadership and subject matter experts to ensure that IT solutions are in alignment with the standards, target architectures and roadmaps for respective business areas and IT in general.


    • Define strategies for inception, utilization, and retirement of capabilities and technologies.
    • Help build the architecture roadmap evolving the architecture.
    • Support the software engineering teams that adopt the architecture patterns defined and build world class software products that serve the enterprise.
    • Provide technical guidance to the development teams and engineering function.
    • Lead definition of enterprise architecture principles and standards.
    • Create and maintain description of the current-state architecture of the enterprise.
    • Define target architecture of the enterprise or specific segment of the enterprise.
    • Create and maintain the description of the target architecture of the enterprise.
    • Define and maintain the capability and technology roadmap for the enterprise.
    • Engage in governance activities on cross-cutting concerns across the enterprise.
    • Work closely with various IT leaders, to identify and address opportunities for optimization and standardization.
    • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure continual alignment of solutions with the enterprise architecture.
    • Conduct evaluation of new technologies and recommend their adoption at 7-Eleven.
    • Monitor and analyze industry trends and best practices and help define and implement standards and principles that drive architecture within 7-Eleven.
    • Provide consultative and thought-partner expertise to IT and business leadership on solution architecture topics.
    • Mentor and develop less experienced architects and other technical resources.


    • At least 8 years of practical experience architecting, designing, managing or developing applications in a client/server, service-oriented architecture or resource-oriented architecture
    • Exposure to working in a diverse IT environment with multiple integration systems, configurations, technologies and processing environments
    • A strong understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and project/product management methodologies
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills especially in areas of teamwork, facilitation, influence, and negotiation


    • Bachelor's degree (4 yr.) in computer science, a related field of study, or equivalent work experience


    • Experience with Microsoft technology stack is a plus
    • Experience with messaging, web services, and integration technologies
    • Experience with evaluating and deploying cloud-based solutions
    • Experience with Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services is preferred
    • Experience in architecture modeling techniques and standards
    • Experience with retail industry is a plus


    Internal Posting Dates: 10/18 -10/28




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