Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Information Technology


United States

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Full Time

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Domain Architect

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/8/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at

Position Summary

This position provides leadership, stewardship, and champions the execution of the enterprise architecture within the context of a business domain. This position also provides leadership to the Software Engineers on application architecture and integrations and will be the principle point of contact with the architecture team for the domain.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the eCommerce and IT teams, responsible for the ongoing enrichment and maintenance of the domain specific Product Roadmaps. Work in support of the Principal Architect and domain leadership team
  • Serve as an expert in the technology domain
  • Determine the programming requirements for systems
  • Design flexible web, mobile and cloud based frameworks
  • Analyze and improve performance of the software
  • Recommend and govern the design and implementation of solutions within the domain
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the operational characteristics of the domain and collaborates with the Principal Architect and domain leadership teams in the analysis of the effects of changes on the applications and architecture
  • In conjunction with the Principal Architect, assist in developing technical requirements and solution designs throughout the complete software development lifecycle
  • Participate in the application / solution selection process
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • None

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Information Sciences, related field or equivalent experience

Experience Required

  • 5 to 10 years
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in architecture or 10+ years experience in system engineering roles or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years of hands-on design and implementation experience in multiple technology domains encompassing platforms, storage, network, client architectures, virtualization, cloud based technology, and ITSM processes
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in .NET / C# / MVC / WEB API / WCF / HTML5 / CSS

Experience Desired

  • Experience with designing and developing RESTful web services
  • Experience with RDBMS such as Oracle or SQL Server
  • Work within a retail or ecommerce organization

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Innovation Management
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Project Management

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements

Equipment Used

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone

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