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Ecommerce Application Architect

Location: Remote
Posted On: 08/19/2021
Requirement Code: 49314
Requirement Detail

100% remote - can be Direct Hire or Contract To Hire

Our forward-thinking, very successful client in the Chicago IL area has an opening for an Application Architect to lead their eCommerce team through a digital transformation to a cloud first approach.  This client has experienced double digit sales growth 52 of the 53 years they have been in business.

If you need an H1b visa transfer, the client will transfer your visa and start the process for your permanent residency after 6 months of employment.  You must have at least 12 months left on your H1b visa to qualify.

Salary:  up to $150,000 annually + up to 20% bonus paid out quarterly


  • Defining Azure cloud-based application architectures that enable eCommerce business capabilities
  • Working with the eCommerce and other company functional teams to ensure that the overall composition of the application landscape meets the goals of its business sponsors
  • Mentoring/coaching development teams on modern web application implementation techniques
  • Designing application architectures that meet company's standards for resiliency, scalability, security, and agility
  • Work with the business, functional, and technical teams to define, document, educate, implement, and support eCommerce applications to meet business objectives
  • Decompose eCommerce functionality into reusable and well-defined APIs
  • Define standard methods and processes for system integration, development, testing, and deployment and ensure adoption and use of those standards
  • Create detailed architectural specifications to document the architectural decisions and communicate the architecture to designers, developers and contractors in a way that is directly actionable, clear, and unambiguous
  • Develop and document cloud-based application architectures that work within our Azure cloud instance
  • Provide technical guidance to the project team
  • Track industry trends and maintain knowledge of new technologies to better serve the application architecture needs
  • Become familiar with company's existing eCommerce applications to support legacy application needs during the transformation
  • Collaborate with Enterprise and Solution Architect Teams to review solution design, and any new implementation or introduction of new technology to ensure compliance with company standards
  • Provide technical leadership throughout the project life cycle
  • Provide technical expertise in the areas of cloud application development, deployment, and support (DevOps)
  • Assist in estimating the size and scope of projects on the eCommerce roadmap
  • Identifies technical risks upfront and bring it to the attention of the leadership team

Required Skills

  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a software developer, including 5+ years' experience working as an Architect or Lead Developer building application architectures for the cloud (Azure preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with internal team members as well as business stakeholders
  • Experience designing applications and solutions for resilience and recoverability
  • Experience mentoring/coaching Java development teams on standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Experience defining and building Services using Java
  • Experience working in an API first development process
  • Experience designing development CI/CD automation using DevOps tools such as Jenkins or Azure DevOps
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects leveraging Agile methodologies
  • Strong problem-solving characteristics with the ability to think out of the box
  • Must be able to work with others in a collaborative fashion
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with developing eCommerce applications for healthcare
  • Experience building application architectures for the Azure cloud platform
  • Experience with modern UI technologies such as AngularJS
  • Exposure to the ATG or Magento eCommerce platforms
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related

Contact:  Deborah Laster | two one four six one six five seven seven one | deborahl at staffingtechnologies dot com


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