1+ months

Chief Architect

Alpharetta, GA 30009

ADP is hiring a Chief Application Architect.


  • Does creating and implementing a secure and scalable hybrid cloud that keeps data for millions of people safe help you sleep at night?
  • Are you looking to join a dynamic, inclusive team environment with a culture of collaboration and belonging?

Well, this may be the role for you. Ready to design what's next?

In this role, you will be the overall architect for our Developer Experience program. You will architect and manage the strategy, technology, and governance of ADP's hybrid cloud, developer self-service portal called Kloud9, enterprise-wide CI/CD pipeline, and DevSecOps platform. This role will significantly influence developer productivity, cloud adoption, application security & data privacy. You will work across teams overseeing the design & implementation of our Developer Experience systems to ensure we have a modern, world-class hybrid cloud, product release pipeline, and security posture. 

You will test your leadership skills as you set direction and produce reference architectures for developers to follow. You will be involved in cloud architecture, API definitions, security standards, elastic compute solutions, CI/CD and DevSecOps. You will also work closely with our Global Security organization to ensure the development and deployment of proper controls, mitigate risks, and keep fraud in check.   

To thrive in this role, you shouldn't let the pace scare you, and one of your strengths is the ability to navigate challenging problems calmly under pressure. You will make a personal impact organization-wide as you evangelize “Developer Experience” features and partner across our product portfolio to ensure adoption with the highest quality, resilience, and resistance to malicious activity. You will benefit from a learning environment as you mentor developers, lead innovation, study industry trends, and become our resident expert. 

Like what you see?  Apply now!

Learn more about ADP at tech.adp.com/careers


A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc® Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel: http://adp.careers/DEI_Videos


Here's what you can expect on a typical day:

  • R&D. Learn how Hybrid Clouds work, security, resiliency and evolve our approach and design solutions to improve business results.
  • As we solution our hybrid cloud control plan and self-service portal, collaborate with other R&D leaders and architects from across the business to enable successful adoption.
  • Actively participate with executives on what to tackle next? How should we tackle it? What's it going to take?
  • Never a dull moment. Cloud technology moves fast.  Learn, learn, learn. Take people on the journey with you, and be an agent of change. 
  • We serve over 20 million active monthly users with hundreds of Products, so our cloud solutions must scale, be easy to use, and be flexible enough to meet the needs of enterprises, government agencies, and small businesses.
  • You have 15+ years of experience in relevant skills gained and developed in the same or similar role.



  • Have courageous team collaboration. Courage comes from how associates are willing to have difficult conversations, speak up, be an owner, and challenge one another's ideas to find the best solution.
  • Deliver at epic scale. We deliver real user outcomes using strong judgment and good instincts. We're obsessed with the art of achieving simplicity with a focus on client happiness and productivity.
  • Be surrounded by curious learners. We align ourselves with other smart people in an environment where we grow and elevate one another to the next level. We encourage our associates to listen, stay agile, and learn from mistakes.
  • Act like an owner & doer. Mission-driven and committed to leading change, you will be encouraged to take on any challenge and solve complex problems. No tasks are beneath or too great for us. We are hands-on and willing to master our craft.
  • Give back to others. Always do the right thing for our clients and our community and humbly give back to the community where we live and work. Support our associates in times of need through ADP's Philanthropic Foundation.
  • Join a company committed to equality and equity. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions.


What are you waiting for?  Apply today!

Find out why people come to ADP and why they stay: https://youtu.be/ODb8lxBrxrY

(ADA version: https://youtu.be/IQjUCA8SOoA )



Explore our COVID-19 page https://tech.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.



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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-09-03

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