Merchandising Architect

Merchandising Architect

04 Apr 2022
South Carolina, Mauldin, 29662 Mauldin USA

Merchandising Architect

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Address: USA-SC-Mauldin-211 BiLo Boulevard
Store Code: Arch Data-Functl Architecture (2761019)

Retail Business Services is the services company of leading grocery retail group Ahold Delhaize USA, providing services to five East Coast grocery brands: Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the size and scale of the local brands to and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we foster a community of belonging where everyone is valued.For more information, visit https:// .

What We Offer

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Substantial annual bonus targets
  • Competitive benefits include a 401k match, HSA options, and education assistance
  • Collaborative teams in an inclusive environment
  • Opportunities for growth and to make an impact

Position Summary

We are looking for a bright, energetic, and strategic thinker with a proven track record in building and architecting best-in-class systems; preferably Merch Tech such as pricing, promotions, assortment, and placement. A successful candidate should have a collaborative spirit and a passion for developing enterprise strategies and implement industry best practices.

A Day in the Life
  • Embedded in the merch solutions and business teams to design and deliver strategic and practical solutions
  • Role model and champion of modern ways-of-working such as Agile, DevOps and design thinking
  • Establishing strategic IT reference architecture, roadmap, and patterns
  • Develop and present presentations that clearly articulate technology solutions and strategies to senior management and technology staff
  • Develop standards, principles, and policies to be implemented by solution architects
  • Review and recommend technology and vendors in support the business goals
  • Maintain a high-level of individual contribution, professional growth, and ability to function effectively and independently, and challenge others to do the same
  • Access to Gartner research to maintain knowledge on latest industry news and challenges esp. in Merch tools

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent job experience
  • Demonstrated ability to translate conceptual and strategic thinking into practical solutions
  • Exceptional verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience interacting, partnering, and influencing at all levels of an organization
  • Fluent in English (in word and in writing )

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience and leadership (including at least 3 years as an Architect)
  • Collaborative spirit working with peer architects in overlapping application domains (e.g., integration, security, platform)
  • Understanding of modern security, data, and integrations patterns

Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:
  • Experience with a significant number of key merchandising functions such as assortment & space mgmt. (i.e., BlueYonder, Oliver Wyman), pricing (i.e., Revionics), promotions & deal mgmt. (i.e., DemandTec, Periscope) and private brands
  • Modern software practices including agile, scrum, Kanban, DevOps and CI/CD
  • Experience with Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF) and tools (BizzDesign)




Retail Business Services is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.

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Job Requisition: 203068externalUSA-SC-Mauldin9272021

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