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Solutions Architect – Customer Platforms

Seattle, WA · Retail
Our client - named as one of the “Top 100 Places to Work” for 23 years in a row by Fortune Magazine – is looking for a Solutions Architect to design the technical solutions for next-generation features and functionality of our internal tool, services, and overall architecture. You will get to work on a variety of projects with varying levels of complexity in support of PIM, ontology, navigation, search, new technologies and architecture optimization.  

As a member of the Digital Business Foundations portfolio, you will focus on product data, tools and services, and findability ecosystems. You will have the opportunity to collaborate in a dynamic environment with business analysts, product owners and stakeholders, other architects, and various software engineers to guide the creation of these features and functionality that deliver exceptional customer experiences. You will work with the Enterprise/Domain Architects to develop the technology “roadmap” for the assigned business areas and to plan the transition from the current architectural framework to the target architecture of the future.

As a Solutions Architect, you will collaborate in a dynamic environment with company business analysts, product owners and stakeholders, other architects, and various software engineers to guide the creation of these features and functionality that deliver exceptional customer experiences. You will work with the Enterprise/Domain Architects to develop the technology “roadmap” for the assigned business areas and to plan the transition from the current architectural framework to the target architecture of the future.
You will have the flexibility to grow your skills and explore new technical challenges on the journey towards making the company's digital experience world class. 

In this role, you:
  • For divisional area of responsibility, are responsible for project-level solutions, ensuring the design optimally satisfies needs and expectations for all project stakeholders
  •  Lead, design, and document the solution architecture required to support project deliverables
  • Advocate and champion Enterprise Architecture and Domain Architecture concerns to the project team
  • Will be responsible for overall solution quality; security, performance, flexibility, availability, etc.
  • Actively participate in all stages of project and roadmap development: business case development, planning, schedule development, estimation, tool selection, testing, etc.
  • Act as a liaison between the business and developers
  • Are responsible for deciding technologies to use in the solution not already defined by the Domain Architecture and Enterprise Architecture teams
  • Will create architecture deliverables such as: non-functional requirements, system diagrams, data models, and traceability matrix to track and monitor the solution from requirements to design to implementation to test cases.
  • Responsible for defining the technical roadmap for assigned systems
  • Assist in building Proofs of Concept for new technologies or code designs


Bring your passion & expertise:
  • iServer, Visio or another similar architecture repository platform (Draw.io, Balsamiq etc.)
  • Experience working with product data and information management systems and platforms, along with how they integrate with other systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in software architecture design, development, implementation, and delivery of applications in all phases of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience of implementing large scale applications using service-oriented, micro service, and/or API based architectures at an enterprise scale
  • Experience implementing and integrating commercial solutions
  • Knowledge and experience in adopting design patterns in software solutions
  • Experience in digital Retail and eCommerce systems and tools (Product Information Management, Navigation, Search, Ontology or related areas) strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise with both business and systems processes and an ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and a business perspective
  • Understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies.
  • Understanding of SOA, object-oriented analysis, and design, and/or client/server systems
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

About Tamazari
Tamazari is a boutique technology and recruitment consultancy made up of wildly talented and passionate professionals supporting some of the Pacific Northwest’s premier organization’s most impactful business initiatives. 
 


 

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