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Advance Auto Parts AWS Cloud Architect in Glen Allen, Virginia

AWS Cloud Architect in Glen Allen, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted:11/19/2021

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About Us

At Advance Auto Parts we have a passion for YES. Each day we are motivated by a passion to help our Customers. We have a commitment to advance the lives of our fellow Team Members, Customers, and the Communities where we live and work.

When you join our team, you become one of more of over 70,000 knowledgeable and experienced Team Members who are committed to providing outstanding customer service to our customers, communities and each other every day.

With over 5,100 stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, we are a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. With opportunities ranging from our front lines in our Stores to our Distribution Centers to our Corporate Support Center and our rapidly growing Professional Business, we have the career for you. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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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