Solutions Architect | Louisville, KY | Papa Johns

Solutions Architect


  • As a technical thought leader, drive change, increase collaboration, and motivate agile delivery teams to achieve a high level of product performance and quality  
  • Engage with Enterprise Architecture to identify, research, and test disruptive or emerging technologies  
  • Lead technology evaluation and adoption efforts (including proof-of-concept, proof-of-technology, and riskiest assumption tests)  
  • Support creation of technology standards and reusable components  
  • Create/maintain Domain-Level Architectures (conceptual, logical, physical), and collaborate on Enterprise-Level Architectures  
  • Translate requirements into specific solution designs (infrastructure, systems, integration, data…) for complex business processes and enabling platforms  
  • Articulate design impacts upon people, process, and technology, and recommend solutions per desired scalability, maintainability, cost-effectiveness, risk-avoidance, etc.  
  • Act as the Product Manager’s advocate as an authority on technical capabilities and functional architecture   
  • Participate in development of high-level estimates in support of ROI analysis  
  • Understand and contribute to enterprise architecture roadmaps and standards, promoting solutions that make progress towards a shared vision, leverage common services, and meet Product targets   
  • Guide and support engineering teams during all phases of the DevOps lifecycle  
  • Bring “best in class” to Papa John’s – apply enterprise and industry best practices to new business or technology requirements, and advocate for changes in requirements or roadmaps as needed   
  • Provide stewardship for the application lifecycle, e.g. manage technical debt, influence the feature roadmap, 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  
  • Frame technical or architectural alternatives in business terms, clearly articulating both business and technical implications of various options  
  • Ensure business results & quality outcomes through hands-on testing of proposed solutions  
  • Drive creation, adoption and reuse of enterprise technology assets within the Domain’s delivery stream; identify opportunities to create new reusable technology assets and promote them for use  
  • Identify required Architectural Runway in support of upcoming business capabilities, and work with Enterprise Architecture and Engineering counterparts to ensure that it is prioritized and delivered  
  • Analyze Domain’s technical debt and advocate with Product Manager for appropriate handling 

It is the policy of Papa John’s to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status or civil partnership, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, uniformed service (as defined by 10 U.S.C. §101 (a)(5)), protected disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, or gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by statute or law.