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Technical Architect - eCommerce

Technical Architect - eCommerce

Job ID 
2015-18295
Job Locations 
US-IL-Chicago

More information about this job:

The Work We Do

 

Razorfish Commerce is a full service eBusiness consulting firm, that excels in driving engaging commerce, content, customer experience, and managed services solutions for market leaders across a myriad of B2C and B2B industries.

 

We have experienced strategic rapid expansion since 2001. We owe our continued growth and success to a mix of the right people, the right methodology, and the right knowledge and experience.

 

Why Razorfish Commerce?

 

We’re not here to punch the clock – no 9-5’ers needed!  We’re here to build something great; something that matters, and makes a difference in our clients’ business; something that changes our clients’ trajectory; and something that makes a difference in the world. 

 

Our colleagues tell us they joined Razorfish Commerce for a variety of reasons. Here are some of them:

  • Experience Driven Commerce focus – it’s not just one of many things we do, it‘s our core competency.
  • Global clients – here’s your chance to travel the world! Want to go to Ft. Wayne, IN, Burlington, VT, or maybe Switzerland, Germany, or Australia – all equally exciting right?
  • Complex and challenging work – end-to-end implementations that change our clients’ trajectory.
  • Commerce Training  (hybris and Adobe AEM)
    • hybris Bootcamp
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Guided hybris trails
    • Clients for Life program
    • Aggressive growth – 90% YOY 2013 and 2014
    • Remote work opportunities – spend the day in your PJ’s if you want!
    • Dedicated off-shore resources in China and India
    • Thought leaders in our space – our partners come to us for input
    • Crazy smart colleagues - mentorship from rock stars in the field
    • Multiple hybris and Adobe Go Lives
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and small company feel – we cultivate a culture where everyone has a voice, and chance to impact the future direction of the company.
    • Proven delivery methodology 

Set your own destiny with Razorfish Commerce. We provide the right project experience and professional development opportunities to fast-track your career.

Job Description:

The Technical Architect is responsible for understanding our customer’s business strategy and defining the systems and architecture of key components to support the overall strategy.  The role will work closely with client teams and internal colleagues across functional roles to understand requirements and make project decisions in line with those requirements.  The Technical Architect will delegate tasks and provide leadership and guidance to the joint development teams.  

Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical discovery sessions with the client to develop a comprehensive understanding of the technical requirements and integrations interfaces for new commerce solutions.
  • Develop and document technical solution designs and specifications that satisfy the functional and technical requirements for commerce implementation projects.
  • Assess technical options for each solution component and integrations in a commerce implementation project; evaluate possible technologies and packages; make and defend technology and package recommendations.
  • Decompose technical solution specifications into work packages; document pre-requisites and dependencies for the work packages; and estimate the level of effort and resource level/skill necessary to implement each work package.
  • Lead data modeling activities necessary for commerce solutions including products, catalogs, storefronts, customers, orders and more.
  • Develop technical proofs of concept, as necessary, to validate proposed solutions designs, reduce technical risk and minimize level of effort uncertainty.
  • Establish coding and unit test standards, source control repository, build management system and release startegy for the technical delivery team on commerce implementation projects.
  • Provide expertise on the functional and technical use of hybris, it's various administrative cockpits and the B2B and B2C accelerators.
  • Accountable for the suitability of the delivered technical solution architecture to address client functional and technical requirements. Champions accountability by example.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience in architecting and implementing successful eCommerce projects
  • 6+ years of relevant IT or industry experience in customer facing roles preferably in the eBusiness space
  • 4+ years experience with Java, J2EE and Spring
  • 4+ years experience with Java-based enterprise-strength eCommerce platforms (hybris, Oracle ATG, IBM WebSphere, Elastic Path, etc.). hybris is preferred.

Brand Overview:

Razorfish was born digital — it’s in our DNA. Today, we use that lifeblood to transform business at the convergence of creativity, technology, and media. We build brand experiences that engage consumers wherever/whenever/however they live in the digital world. We’re at the top of our game. Last year, we were included on Advertising Age’s A-List for the second year in a row — a first for any digital agency. Forrester listed us as a “Business Transformer” in their Agency Report, and as a leader in their Mobile Wave. Gartner also named us a leader in their Agency Report. At our core are brilliant people, including the 2,500 Fish in our offices in Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. If you’re interested in a career with us, consider this: LinkedIn ranked Razorfish the 15th most in-demand employer in the U.S. and the 31st worldwide. Speaking of rankings, we scored a perfect 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Now we want to hear from you.