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Company: Dollar General Distribution Center
Location: Goodlettsville, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel



Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and we're still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at

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**This is a 100% remote position**


The solutions architect proactively leads and supports architecture activities that guide the development and management of a portfolio of solutions.  They are responsible for technology solutions that meet business needs and align with architectural governance and standards.  They understand the concept of business goals, objectives, outcomes, value-streams, and processes and their importance in solution architecture.  The solution architect creates deliverables for managing the domain's portfolio of "to be" and "as is" solutions to drive targeted business outcomes and modernize existing products.  Solutions include projects, systems (including applications, technologies, processes and information), shared infrastructure services and shared application services.

  • Lead or assist in technology evaluations, designs and remediations    
  • Ensure stakeholders understand and agree to direction/results of product
  • Monitor and document existing and potential product technologies   
  • Coordinate activities between partner teams and lead the integration of technology for the domain
  • Remain current with new technology, trends, tools and techniques

KKnowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): What KSAs are required to perform this job?


  • Able to translate business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives, and documents all solution architecture design and analysis work
  • Ensure adherence to architectural standards with strong, clear communication with vendors, 3rd-party providers, Product Designers and Product Owners
  • Align all stakeholders with the defined direction and actively lead teams to deliver on agreed architectural results throughout all phases of a project
  • Responsible for modernizing legacy technologies as appropriate and using an understanding of legacy systems to determine the correct path to modern states
  • Works closely with the product owners to ensure a robust architectural runway that can support future business requirements throughout the product lifecycle
  • Leads evaluation, design, analysis and architecture transition plans associated with a common architecture across a group of specific business applications or technologies
  • Monitors and documents the current-state solution portfolio to identify technical debt and misalignment with business requirements, and recommends remediation activities
  • Develops a technology roadmap for the evolution of the domain's solution portfolio from current to future state
  • Builds knowledge of the domain's solutions and continually assesses the domain's alignment with industry and enterprise standards
  • Analyzing, defining, and documenting requirements for data flows, processes, hardware and software environments, network connectivity, system interfaces, security controls, and visualization
  • Provide guidance to Agile teams and Product Owners to align with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision
  • Assists in defining the architectural principles, patterns, guidelines and standards for the software engineering team
  • Ability to propose and estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions, capabilities and benefits of modern technologies
  • Unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor choice, and is more interested in results than personal preferences
  • Able to communicate technical assessments, proposals, and alternatives to both technical and non-technical audiences, including senior management
  • Work closely with engineers to create and document the detailed application design and assist with software development and production support as needed
  • Knowledge of migrating on-premise applications to cloud offerings, cloud security and how to integrate new applications into the cloud environment
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects to create integration strategies between systems
  • Continuous learning by staying up to date with latest technology, trends, tools, and techniques to meet new business challenges
  • Participates in the selection of new applications and infrastructure technologies


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related technical field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance ERP systems and knowledge of financial processes
  • 5+ years of experience in Microservices architecture design (containerization)
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps design patterns and API design and management
  • 5+ years of experience in Cloud design/development
  • 5+ years of experience in computer tools, development and architecture related activities
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and designing complex applications
  • Experience in Business process automation, Decision Models, Machine Learning, ELTs, various databases, middleware solutions and most types of integration
  • Experience delivering architecture documents on solution technical design, application design, integration, non-functional requirements, and deployment approach
  • Strong problem-solving skills, creative thinker and excellent team player

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