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Digital Architect - Mobile Web Job

Job Number: 2016-5730

Address:2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 10-11-2016

THIS IS A CORPORATE POSITION

Responsibilities:

TheWeb Architect will provide technical direction, thought leadership, and hands-on support for Papa John’s digital products, enabling Papa John’s to lead the industry in exploring, creating, and supporting highest-quality, "customer first" experiences in various digital channels. This role is part of a team accountable for the conception, design, development, testing, implementation, and support of various business-critical applications many of which are customer-facing.

Specifically, the focus for this role will be our responsive website channel. This role is responsible for the reference architecture and solution design relative to these digital assets, through deep participation in the product engineering life-cycle. A successful candidate will also be able to directly support the broader team in bringing the technical designs to life through working software.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design high-performance web applications, enabling fantastic customer experiences and pro-actively mitigating any degradation of service in production, with a goal of exceeding our customers’ expectations and increasing profit in our digital channels
  • Work hand-in-hand with development teams to ensure that solution design and solution implementation align and evolve together, using an agile mindset
  • Drive Web Performance measurement, optimization and management.
  • Collaborate with the UX and Web Design teams and support the UX architecture and design pattern library.
  • Provide technical leadership and hands-on assistance to various roles on the extended team, driving team toward practices aligned with DevOps principles
  • Identify and research disruptive technologies (those that challenge the organization and/or provide trans-formative business opportunities)
  • Lead technology evaluation and adoption efforts (including proof-of-concept and proof-of-technology)
  • Design and implement foundational / reusable frameworks and/or reference implementations
  • Bring “best in class” to Papa John’s – apply enterprise and industry strategies and best practices to new business or technology requirements, and advocate for changes in requirements or road-maps as needed
  • Provide technical oversight for all substantial digital integrations, including evaluating project proposals against Papa John’s digital criteria and enterprise architecture guidance
  • Analyze complex business problems, articulate technical options, and recommend solutions per desired scalability, maintainability, cost-effectiveness, risk-avoidance, etc.
  • Deliver conceptual, logical, and physical architectures
  • Deliver technology patterns, standards, and guides, and mentor team on how/when to adopt them
  • Participate in collaborative team planning processes (estimating, prioritizing, etc.), and identify significant project milestones and risks
  • Provide stewardship for the application life-cycle, e.g. manage technical debt, influence the feature road-map, highlight innovation opportunities, and ensure candidate solutions are secure, resilient, and supportable
  • Prescribe appropriate types and levels of architecture review, code review, testing, documentation, monitoring, and metrics to ensure the ongoing Digital Health and production support of our platforms
  • Lead team through high-impact operational incidents and ensure root cause-oriented improvements are implemented
  • Enable continued improvement in key areas, e.g. Emerging Digital Channels, Industry Partnerships, Quality Automation, Release Automation, Application Performance Management, Reference Architecture, Solution Architecture, Technology Adoption, Service Level Management, Resiliency, and Analytics

Qualifications:

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

  • Professional, technical, interpersonal, and organizational skills commensurate with the responsibilities outlined
  • Significant experience in continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous testing, and other DevOps-related tools and practices
  • Significant experience in mobile delivery, responsive design, Web Content Management, internationalization and personalization
  • Significant experience in patterns and platforms for performance optimization (e.g. CDN, distributed cache, in-memory grid, etc.)
  • Hands-on with Java, Spring, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, REST, SOAP, Linux
  • Experience in APM, UEM, and other tools for IT and user experience analytics
  • Experience in high volume eCommerce Applications
  • Experience in industry best practices and patterns for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  • Experience in creating digital technology strategies and/or reference architectures
  • Excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills, including data visualization and diagramming

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, or Information Systems
  • 2+ years relevant work experience

Overview:

Exciting things are happening at Papa John’s corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is you!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John’s has over 4,600 restaurants worldwide. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Better Ingredients. Better People.

An equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for any of the listed position qualifications.

Screening requirements: Criminal Background Check required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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