IT Principal Technical Architect

Job Summary

Defines IT architecture to ensure that the organization's IT solutions are built within a consistent framework and aligned to strategy. Implements and may lead activities that generally impact multiple components / processes and the work of own and possibly other teams. Assigned highly-complex, strategic undertakings that regularly require the application of independent judgment and creativity. Receives work in short, mid- and long- term outcomes and operates within the context of defined operating outcomes.
 
Job Responsibilities
 
  • Leads the creation of or creates design documents that ensure consistency in development across the IT organization. Leads the definition of software architecture to ensure that the IT organization's software solutions are built within a consistent framework.
  • Leads the decision-making processes related to the selection of software architecture solutions.
  • Serves as a technical and business-savvy resource to software engineering personnel on a wide range of software design issues.
  • Implements and improves core software infrastructure. Participates in improving software development lifecycle, technical operations and technology innovation.
  • Develops technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Shares highly-complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Performs systems and applications performance characterization and trade-off studies through analysis and simulation.
  • Leads development teams on projects to guide timely and accurate delivery of new features or technical improvements.
  • Develops the technical “vision” and designs specifications of assigned projects and may perform as implementation lead.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team. Leads teams / projects and implementations.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to less experienced team members. May participate in teaching and training members of work team.
  • May represent IT Technology in internal or external forums.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
 
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
 
Company
Walgreens
Posted
09/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Deerfield, IL 60015, US