Director of Enterprise Architecture

QVC   •  

West Chester, PA

Industry: Retail / Diversified


15+ years

Posted 273 days ago

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As the world's leading video and ecommerceretailer, QVC has a history of growth and success that goes unmatched. We are an $8.8 billion business that reaches over 300 million homes worldwide. QVC continues to grow on-line, on-air, and throughmobile. Ranked as the #3 largestmobile commerce player among multi-categoryretailers, our globalIT organization is expanding and we in search of tech talent to join our high performing team. We are an innovative,technology-driven company that embraces corporate responsibility and is committed to our people. Located just outside of Philadelphia, our US Headquarters are in West Chester, PA. Whether you’re coming from Center City, the airport, or a suburb with regional rail service, the QVC shuttle service provides a stress-free daily commute to work.

Job Description Details

As Director of Enterprise Architecture you will act as Chief Architect supporting all functional domains, technical domains, and business units, addressing end-to-end solutions and identifying opportunities to shape the future of the business through technology. Along with a team of 3 to 5 Enterprise Architects, you will establish & oversee the practices whereby our "to be" technologyarchitecture is defined and periodically amended & extended, at several levels:

  • Enterprise architecture: The conceptual blueprint whereby IT will meet the medium- to long-term needs of the business í Overall structure, logical components, and the logical interrelationships among those components
  • Domain-level architecture: The subject area-level blueprints that guide development of new application, infrastructure & security solutions
  • Integration architecture: The methods, means & conventions by which we integrate modular systems & data to compose larger solutions

Critically, the Chief Architect will engage with key leaders across all global functions (Interactive Customer Experience, Merchandising, Operations and New Ventures) and business units (QVC, HSN, Zulily, and Cornerstone) and seek to understand both current capability gaps and future business needs. By combining this insight with a broad understanding of technology, this leader will architect and design solutions that are strategic for the business and build on the latest technologies and patterns. Utilizing in-depth knowledge of infrastructure, open source technologies and softwareengineering, this leader will develop the strategy, achieve business and engineering buy-in, and monitor execution toward the target architecture.


  • 15+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science
  • MS/MBA highly desired

Director of EnterpriseArchitecture

QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB), is the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 300 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and a joint venture in China. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has evolved from a TV shopping company to a leading ecommerce and mobile commerce retailer. The company’s website,, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites.

QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.