Enterprise Architect


Requisition ID: 35722
Career Group: Corporate Careers
Job Category: Information Technology
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Stellarton
Location: Foord 1
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys' purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Overview
Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Enterprise Architect to join our IT department based out of our office in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
Job Description
In this fast-paced role you will get to:
  • Identify the gaps between the future-state and current-state architecture at Sobeys and develop plans for moving toward the future state
  • Develop road maps describing the evolution of all enterprise solution portfolios from current state to future state
  • Ensure that project management and the solution delivery life cycle leverages all aspects of enterprise architecture (EA) - separately by EA viewpoint (for example, business, information and technology) and via guidance from the Sobeys EA team across those viewpoints.
  • Champion efforts to improve business performance through IT solutions and capabilities
  • Define principles to guide solution decisions for the enterprise
  • Define models, including solution patterns, to guide IT solution decisions for the enterprise.
  • Prepare position paper for business opportunities involving information technologies.
  • Oversee the implementation of EA through the organization
  • Ensure that all individual solution architecture design and analysis is documented in a structured fashion matching the EA framework and is stored in the Sobeys EA ARIS repository
  • Understand and advocate the principles of Sobeys business and IT strategies, as well as of EA development and service delivery. Be prepared to "sell" the EA process, its outcome and ongoing results, and to lead the communication, marketing or educational activities needed to ensure EA success and use within the Sobeys enterprise
  • Monitor regulatory guidelines (such as privacy requirements), compliance-related guidance (such as data retention and audit requirements) and emerging industry standards to determine their impact on the Sobeys architecture

Job Requirements
What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science
  • Minimum 10 years progressive work experience in Information Technology
  • Extensive knowledge of IT Business Processes
  • Understanding of business strategy
  • Ability to effectively research emerging technologies, trends, standards and products
  • Effective analysis of project, program and portfolio needs, as well as the ability to determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and overcome cross-functional barriers

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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