Senior Technical Architect- Information Technology

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339


This position will be responsible for developing and governing the technical platform and operations strategy to improve platform availability, scalability, security and developer efficiency across the Enterprise. This role will develop design documentation, standards, procedures, controls and policies, and will work closely with various departments to design solutions while ensuring that the company meets industry best practices.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:


·        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar field of study (relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education)

·        5+ years of experience in building and maintaining technical standards and design documentation

·        7+ years of development experience required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company

·        3+ years of experience with DevOps/SRE and SDLC principles and methodology

·        3+ years of experience with cloud and container platform services (Azure/GCP/AWS, Kubernetes) to include platform design, provisioning and operational metrics

·        3+ years of experience with infrastructure-as-code platforms (Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)

·        5+ years experience with scripting languages (e.g. Linux shell scripting, Python)

·        Experience with integrated systems platforms (VMware vSphere/vSAN, Nutanix) preferred

·        Experience with database platforms (Oracle, SQL Server) and software development (Java, Node.js)                                preferred

·        Experience in a retail environment with large scale provisioning and data collection preferred

·        Leadership skills to navigate project execution through all phases of the standard software development lifecycle

·        Excellent communication, problem solving and data analysis skills


Essential Job Functions:


·        Thorough understanding and ability to clearly communicate the technical platform strategy

·        Mentorship of other associates responsible for service delivery and platform support

·        Leadership in formulating strategy and design of cloud and infrastructure platforms, integration platforms, CI/CD pipelines, operational dashboards

·        Ownership and delivery of an automation strategy to include product selection, design and oversight of provisioning, definition of success criteria and metrics collection

·        Roadmap delivery of critical process improvements tied to service delivery and operations

·        Guidance of technical stakeholders to improve knowledge of technical standards, reference architectures and processes/policies to improve consistency and efficiency of IT delivery

·        Strong awareness of current and emerging technologies and optimal implementation standards

·        Evaluation, design and implementation of tools and products to provide rapid delivery of infrastructure through automated processes

·        Ownership of relevant standard operating procedures and technical documentation

·        Design and implementation of software delivery pipelines and processes

·        Effective communication of the technical strategy to business partners, internal peers, and senior management.

·        Collaboration with business stakeholder teams to gather requirements for service delivery

·        Prioritization of multiple projects and tasks across different business units

·        Leading, motivating, and managing technical teams


Working Conditions (travel & environment)

·        Limited travel required including air and car travel.

·        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.



Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Store Support Center Associates

Provide leadership and support training on all Safety programs, processes and procedures, ensuring that every associate is properly trained for their position.

Follow established Safety procedures in all aspects of work assignments applicable to the position. This includes participating in all Safety related training and acquiring certifications. Each associate is responsible for Safety at the Store Support Center and when visiting other company work locations. All Safety concerns must be brought to the attention of the management of a location and/or the Store Support Center Safety Department immediately.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.


  • Bonus opportunities at every level

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Relocation opportunities across the country

  • 401k with discretionary company match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Corporate Discount Programs

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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