Solution Architect- Supply Chain Technology – 8281

Raeder Landree, Inc.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities: Technical Leadership Stays current on emerging technical trends, patterns, and solutions for domain. Acts as resident expert for how technology for merchandising and supply chain is changing and influences business and technical teams. Acts as the end-to-end technical architecture lead for initiatives to communicate design, context and considerations, including hands-on development of proof-of-concepts and reference architectures. Recommends, leads, and participates in solution architecture work for domains ensuring that the architecture strategy is consistent with long-term business objectives. Aligns solution to strategic technology platform, data, cloud and reference architecture patterns and capabilities Solution Leadership Produces and maintains technology solution views and roadmaps. Ensures these are accurate, pragmatic and actionable within product teams and to business leaders. Maintains a consistent solution architecture design. Maintains views into current state, risks and recommendations towards directional roadmaps. Drives execution for large business initiatives including documentation, roadmaps, communication and alignment of solutions architecture into business, product and technical plans. Mentoring Organizes discussions, planning and technical design for solution with engineering leadership. Helps assist and drive domain roadmap vision into actionable steps for engineering leaders. Mentors software engineers in solution architecture practices including implementing proof of concepts and reviewing technology solutions and code with teams Leads and organizes applications of technology patterns, approaches, practices and technical design maturity to a business solution. Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current, and upcoming vendor products and solutions. Solution Delivery Acts as lead for technical architecture for one or more business solutions that ensures critical thinking, security standards compliance, collaboration, alignment versus broader architecture decisions and input into domain roadmaps. Finds ways to embed processes, patterns, tooling and automation to improve architectural maturity. Updates and maintains technical domain leadership on reviews, risks and domain technical direction. Responsible for ensuring that architected solutions are implemented to standards. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other Engineering with additional job experience 7-10 years of experience as a technical architect for a major technology implementation on Azure Cloud services required. Merchandising and/or Supply Chain experience preferred. Retail experience a plus. Experience in leading complex, cross-functional problem-solving initiatives. Experience with refactoring monolithic applications to microservices in the context of Retail and Supply Chain is highly desired Outstanding knowledge on coding languages such as Java, Java Spring, C#, .NET Core, Python, and/or React/Angular. Core Experience designing technology solutions for retail, e-commerce, and supply-chain. Experience with Personalization, Content Management, and other Marketing technologies and solutions. Strong understanding of system deployment and development patterns for scale including blue/green, , CI/CD, and reliability engineering including disaster recovery and high availability design. Experience with a variety of software stacks/technologies including but not limited to Azure Cloud SAAS and PAAS offerings, Azure Cloud Data/Storage platforms, Cloud and IOT container architectures, Streaming and Queue technologies, Restful Microservice APIs. Experience with full stack development and SDLC in an agile development environment within a product model. Deep knowledge of security domain, standards and trends. Experience with working directly with Product Management and Business Leaders on capability sequencing, scoping, and dependency mapping. Experience delivery of Reference, Solution, Data and Infrastructure architecture including Reference Implementations Experience in leveraging Machine Learning / AI and NLP components in a solution.


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