Baltimore - MD Full Time 1 week ago

Job Description

Advance Auto Parts, a leader in the automotive aftermarket, currently has an opening for an AWS Cloud Architect. You will have an opportunity to disrupt a $100B auto parts industry to bring better and faster solutions to customers. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities to solve business problems by applying innovative solutions using data & analytics. Specifically, you will:

  • Be an advocate with obsession for excellence delivering measurable success for Advance Auto Parts stakeholders with secure, scalable, highly available cloud architecture that leverage AWS Cloud services
  • Ability to make switch to different cloud vendors as AWS & Azure
  • Define new architectures and ability to drive project from architecture standpoint working in close collaboration with Enterprise Architecture team.
  • Build best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency.
  • Develop architecture blueprints and detailed documentation. Create bill of materials, including required Cloud Services and tools that would need to be utilized.
  • Define Migration strategy to move application from On-premise to cloud
  • Apply creative thinking/approach to arrive at technical solutions that enhance business goals and align with corporate technology strategies.



  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in AWS Cloud Solutions across multiple functional areas. Retail Industry experience preferred
  • 8+ years experience on architecture, design of AWS Cloud Services to address scalability, performance, availability, automation etc.
  • Hands-on experience in migration applications to AWS leveraging tools and processes which include migration, cutover and rollback plans and execution.
  • Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels through Business and IT.
  • Ability to express complex concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing to IT & Business partners
  • Familiarity with business intelligence platforms such as Tableau or other BI tools
  • Understanding of and experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience using JIRA, SQL, Visio, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Independent. Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Go-Getter. Possesses strong, planning, execution and multitasking skills and demonstrated ability to reprioritize accordingly. Must be able to manage quickly changing priorities while meeting deadlines


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