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#181523

Solutions Architect, e - commerce

Canada
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Overview

We are helping our App/Web Development client hire a Solutions Architect (aka Tech Lead). As a Tech Lead, you'll report directly to the Director, Software Development — Digital Programs, and build e-commerce products for enterprise clients using your extensive experience. There will be many technical challenges and opportunities to learn.

This role is for you if:

  • Enjoy applying and extending your deep knowledge of e-commerce systems and data flows to help clients build seamless, engaging experiences.
  • Crave new challenges. You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You take every chance to learn and move things forward.
  • Enjoy collaborative work and being part of a team that co-owns the outputs, instead of working independently. Knowledge sharing is important to you.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a billable team member on a focus project, typically as a hands on Technical Lead or Architect. 
  • Play a senior client‐facing, consulting role for specific areas of domain expertise.
  • Document and diagram designs to communicate technical solutions with project stakeholders. Defend your decisions and manage expectations.
  • Prioritize and estimate work to be done alongside designers and Engagement Managers to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. Be transparent about progress.
  • Subject matter expert in e-commerce topics such as data organization, product and catalog modeling, and pricing.
  • Analyze and optimize data flows to improve functionality and performance.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Understanding of modern architecture including: alternative API access mechanisms, observability, fault tolerance, and scalability using cloud technologies. 
  • 5+ years industry experience as a Senior Developer or Technical Lead, preferably with JavaScript. Focus areas include cloud platforms, REST and GraphQL API integrations, and JSON/XML data transfer.
  • Strong understanding of DevOps including: automated deployment tools, automated integration and unit testing tools, code quality test tools, and feature flags.
  • Experience with at least one of the following: (1) order management systems (OMS) such as Sterling, Manhattan, Salesforce or SAP; or (2) retail point of sale (POS) system such as Lightspeed, KWI or NetSuite.
  • Experience with at least one enterprise resource planning (ERP) system such as NetSuite, SAP, Full Circle or Infor M3.
  • Deep understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and Software Engineering principles.
  • Experience with implementation and solution design on commerce and content management platforms.
  • Experience with other e-commerce component technologies such as CMS, PIM, CDP and CIAM systems.