eCommerce Solution Architect

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: BDA is looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect who will be responsible for ensuring that our technology strategy and capabilities enable successful business outcomes. &nbsp;They will guide the modernization and evolution of digital experiences for some of the world&rsquo;s biggest brands. &nbsp;They will work with technology and business leaders to design end-to-end solutions that increase efficiencies and drive measurable business results, with a focus on speed, efficiency, and cost.&nbsp; They will also work with software engineering teams to help them with challenging engineering problems.&nbsp; This role will ensure that business process and technology perspectives are in line with the technology governance strategies, policies, and standards.&nbsp; Broad technology knowledge and flexibility to work across technology domains is critical to long term success.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Design software solutions that involve complex, multi-system integration</li> <li>Define and maintain an enterprise technology roadmap based on business priorities.</li> <li>Provide technical leadership throughout the project life cycle&nbsp;(from requirements to deployment assisting in design, and triage of defects)</li> <li>Inspires technology policies, practices, and decisions which recognize the current and evolving needs of all the stakeholders.</li> <li>Provide standards and principles to help ensure that engineering teams are aligned across the organization.</li> <li>Facilitate architecture reviews, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, and consistency across organizational and design boundaries.</li> <li>Recommends improvements to processes and technology that improve the effectiveness of the team.</li> <li>Facilitates large groups of diverse stakeholders to consensus on target solution.</li> <li>Ensures non-functional requirements are satisfied and drives alignment between architecture and business needs.</li> <li>Oversees and facilitates the evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology, as well as the design of standard configurations for a particular project.</li> <li>Identifies applications and platforms impacted by the solution, the need for new platforms, and drives platform selection.</li> <li>Evaluates emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal application of technology to meet business needs.</li> <li>Conducts Proof of Concept for feasibility studies.</li> <li>Provide leadership and guidelines to promote the development and exploitation of technical knowledge in the organization.</li> <li>Fosters effective relationships between Digital Technology, business users, product managers and internal/external service providers.</li> <li>Effectively communicate technical concepts, options, and implications to non-technical stakeholders in written, verbal, and visual forms.</li> <li>Build strategic relationships with senior business and Digital Technology stakeholders.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in related field</li> </ul> <ul> <li>10+ year of IT experience with increasing levels of accountability (5+ years Full Stack Development)</li> <li>Significant Architecture experience with e-commerce implementations/projects.</li> <li>Experience with ERP and cloud Platform architectures</li> <li>Expertise building distributed, service oriented, cloud based systems</li> <li>Main areas of expertise we are looking for: &nbsp;eCommerce Platforms (Magento, Shopify), B2B/B2C/B2E, order management, PIM, ERP, CRM, DMP, master data, A/B testing, payments, tax, Punchout, SSO, Data &amp; Analytics, Supply Chain, Loyalty, Personalization, localization</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience in multiple languages including JavaScript, Java, PHP, HTML, XML JSON, SQL, etc.</li> <li>Experience developing architecture principles and standards.</li> <li>Experience designing DevOps strategies</li> <li>Competent in relational and non-relational databases</li> <li>Understanding of basic concepts of digital marketing and technologies</li> <li>Experience with AI and ML are a plus</li> </ul>