Enterprise Business Architect en Phoenix, AZ a Advance Auto Parts

Fecha de publicación: 7/9/2021

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Job Description


Advance Auto Parts is looking for an Enterprise Business Architect to partner with business and technology leaders to drive  innovative solutions that further our enterprise strategy, thus enabling Advance Auto Part's Mission of having a "passion for Customers, Passion for Yes".

Successful candidates will be thought leaders with strong critical thinking and collaboration skills, the ability to communicate clearly and have a consistent record of driving forward-looking solutions. The ideal candidate is a trusted partner of the business not only passionate of about technology but focused on the customer and business outcomes. The day-to-day work is interesting, challenging and fast-paced!


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the core business and processes by working with business leaders, analysts, business process analysts and enterprise architects to build and maintain business capability models and value streams.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the impact of business outcomes, strategy, technology and operations to recommend changes to existing business and operating models.
  • Periodic assessment of the health and maturity of business capabilities across the enterprise.
  • Facilitate discussions with business leaders to identify current and future priorities as business capabilities that inform current and future objectives.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to develop business architecture strategies tied to key business performance metrics and translate the business strategy and technology objectives into an Enterprise architectural roadmaps at the product portfolio level.
  • Analyze the opportunity size of competitive landscape, emerging business and technology trends and translate  into business plans through hypothesis development, validation and financial models that assess the economic, technical and market  potential of the opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the Enterprise architects to align business strategy with technology strategy and capabilities. Drive architecture and design runways  across the enterprise domains to facilitate implementation of technical solutions.
  • Collaborate with portfolio managers, enterprise architects to provide business context and translate the business strategic themes into detailed epics.
  • Participate in the Architecture review board to evaluate and approve architecture deliverables that  align with the strategic goals.
  • Mentor others and help drive the maturity of the enterprise architecture practice


Technical Experience

  • 5+ years as a leader with hands-on architecture experience in architecting, designing and building performant, resilient, high throughput and  secure enterprise grade solutions.
  • 4+ years defining business architecture and business processes  and serving as a liaison between business and IT.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with enterprise platforms, cloud services, design and integration  patterns.
  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF, Lean IX, ArchiMate or Zachman
  • Experience driving architectural solutions in an agile environment.
  • Experience in the Retail business domain

Problem Solving Analytical Skills

  • Strategic problem solving and strong solutions designing skills.
  • Strategic thought process, strong business acumen to influence business leadership
  • Abstract thinking skills, comfort level with concepts of application, data and technology architectures. Ability to switch between  conceptual, logical and physical views.
  • Ability to build and validate hypotheses as well as prototype solutions or evaluate new technologies.
  • Ability to consider multiple options, sources, perspectives and evaluate their importance, relevance and validity.

Communication Skills

  • Build and grow strong relationships with business leaders, technical leaders, product owners, enterprise architects and other stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels the organization.
  • Strong ability to evangelize strategy and best practices across the organization.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in the STEM discipline and 10+ years of experience.
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like LeanIX, TOGAF, ArchiMate, etc.