Solution Architect (E-commerce)

Posted 25 August 2023
Salary 80000-90000
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSoftware Engineering
Contact NameBen Fox
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Solution Architect
Industry: E-commerce B2C Household Brand
Location: Remote 90% (Expected in London office once per fortnight)

As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for designing solution to help create a holistic consumer experience. You will be defining self-engineered solutions and using off-the-shelf and SaaS products for a household brand in the e-commerce space.

In your first few weeks in this Solutions Architect role, you can expect to:
- Design highly-scalable, reliable and secure solutions that meet business requirements and enable the business and product vision and roadmap
- Design solutions that enhance customer experience
- Work closely with development teams, product owners and other stakeholders to deliver quality change on time
- Work with off-the-shelf products, including SaaS products, such as a Content Management System and Payment Service Providers
- Define solutions within a distributed Cloud system landscape, with components such as Kubernetes and Microservices.

To apply for this Solutions Architect role, you will need a minimum of 2 years of experience in a Solutions Architect position. You will also require the following:

- Experience designing and implementing complex, large-scale systems, both with self-engineered and off-shelf or SaaS components
- An understanding of cloud-based technologies, microservices architecture, and DevOps practices
- Technology agnostic, able to work with a broad range of technologies to help recommend the best fit.
- Ideally come from an e-commerce or customer-centric industry
- Experience working with elements of architecture frameworks such as Open Agile Architecture is beneficial