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Principal Architect

Job ID 1401847BR Date posted 05/16/2018 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0052 - IT Corporate Services Mgmt
The primary purpose of this role is to lead the development of IT technology strategies and the definition and communication of architecture standards, target state architectures, and roadmaps. This role provides expertise and guidance to architects on the design and establishment of architecture standards to ensure alignment with current and future business needs. This includes responsibility for developing and maintaining the architecture for assigned portfolios and driving the adoption of new technologies while considering the present environment. Overall, this role must ensure continuity across the enterprise, alignment on IT architecture, and technology direction across business and IT leaders.

• Leads a team of Domain Architects in support of assigned portfolio.
• Leads the development of technology strategic roadmaps within a portfolio of several domains by collaborating with
executives to translate business strategy and IT objectives into an architectural approach
• Drives development of target state architecture and alignment of business, applications, data, integration, infrastructure
architectures, and/or solutions by collaborating with other architects and solution teams
• Oversees research on industry standards, technologies, and trends to establish best practices that guide the design of
technology solutions
• Develops and mentor’s other architects and drives the maturity of the Enterprise Architecture practice
• Develops and maintains the IT enterprise architecture for assigned portfolio by developing target state architecture based on current need and improvement opportunities. Ensures alignment of this architecture to business and IT objectives.
• Provides the vision for strategic roadmaps to align business, applications, data, integration, and/or infrastructure
• Manages the development of transition plans and retirement plans for moving from the current to the target state
• Evaluate and approve architecture deliverables as a member of the Architecture Review Board
• Accountable for the selection of new technologies and validating that selection aligns to target architecture and
technology direction
• Maintains and promotes the functional use and value of architectural governance, target state architecture, reference
architectures and models, architectural standards, architectural guidelines and patterns

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's Degree Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or related field
• 12+ years experience in IT, including 8+ years of experience in IT architecture. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
• 6+ years experience architecting, designing, and implementing enterprise-scale, high volume, high availability systems
• Experience defining Target State Architectures and Roadmaps
• 5+ years experience leading technical teams with direct reports
• Experience in an IT role requiring interaction with senior leadership
• 4+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization
• Experience with commercial off-the-shelf package integration
• 3+ years experience in cross-domain IT architecture

Preferred Qualifications:
• 4+ years experience working with Enterprise Architecture frameworks, such as TOGAF or Zachman
• 3+ experience working with third party IT vendors and/or IT system solution providers
• Experience in IT within the retail industry
• Experience in technology governance

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home
improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the
United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales
of $68.6 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or
service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over
310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville,
N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that
focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more
information, visit .

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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