Solutions Architect - HR & Payroll Systems

Position Description

Payroll Systems:
CarMax is looking for a Solutions Architect to join our HR & Payroll Systems team who is excited about designing and developing innovative applications to drive the industry forward.

Our team is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of our 25,000+ associates, using both best-of-breed SAAS technologies, as well as custom incentive management tools. The right person for this job needs to be ready to learn quickly, and drive the creation of a state-of-the-art solutions platform that can support real-time processing all while being highly scalable and extensible.

What we bring:
•Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits
•Great Work/Life balance, with team building, volunteer events, an employee matching gifts program, and a generous and flexible leave policy
•401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts
•Onsite fitness facility, running/walking trails, healthy food choices
•A commitment to continuous learning: associate resource guilds, onsite training, e-learning, and in the Richmond technology community
•An environment so awesome, associates have voted CarMax a Forbes Top 100 Best Places to Work for 14 years running!

Position Requirements

What you bring:
•Ability to architect the future state and the path to get there, accounting for near-term product deliverables
•Ability to drive strategy through influence with leadership qualities which developers recognize and respect
•Good judgment and the ability to handle multiple personalities and situations
•Ability to innovate and lead explorations into new technologies and strategies
•Experience and successful modernization at large corporations (re-platforming, re-hosting and service enablement)
•Experience with performance engineering and educating teams on non-functional requirements to achieve web scale
•Experience in container development and maintenance - Kubernetes, Docker, etc
•Ability to evaluate new technologies, stay current with a broad range of industry trends
•Knowledge of API (REST, SOAP)
•10+ years of experience and knowledge of .Net and Java
•Ability (and preference) to work in an Agile environment
•Ability to influence and effect changes that have broad and long term impact on CarMax
•Understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases, middle ware, security, performance tuning of applications
•Strong presentation and communication skills
•A software engineering and architecture background
•Ability to work with engineers, executives, and other Solutions and Enterprise Architects
•4 year degree preferred (in IT related course of study)

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