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Platform Architect - eCommerce - Contract

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    IT Architecture & Strategy

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  • Job functions:

    Architect, Technical Architect, Solution Architect

  • Salary:

    £700 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Xavier Labat

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Platform Architect - eCommerce - Contract - Inside IR35

(Platform Architect, Technical Architect, Magento, Salesforce, eCommerce, B2B, integration)

As a Platform Architect for Business-to-Business (B2B) eCommerce you will work with global, multi-functional, teams to support the on-going strategic development of the clients core multi-region eCommerce platform and other eCommerce channels supporting ~$40M of annual revenue from across the world. Your key focus will be providing architectural guidance and solution design / implementation oversight as they continue the evolution from heterogeneous estate towards a more consolidated, standard platform and introduce modern self-service purchasing for their B2B customers.

Your key accountability and responsibility

  • Accountable for ensuring our platform architecture is aligned to the clients long-term eCommerce strategy.

  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of appropriate documentation to clearly define both as-is and target platform architectures along with incremental interim stages to bridge the two.

  • Responsible for ensuring short and mid-term eCommerce solution design aligns towards the strategic architecture and adheres to Elsevier standards and design best practice.

  • Responsible for providing advice and guidance on eCommerce implementation standards and best practice and accountable for validating that guidance is followed.

Recommended experience

  • Expert knowledge of Magento 2 with demonstrable experience in designing and delivering enterprise scale eCommerce capability.

  • Direct experience (5+ years) as a Platform Architect (or equivalent) looking after a shared eCommerce platform and working with multiple business stakeholder and other technology consumers.

  • Related development experience within a complex heterogenous eCommerce environment.

  • Deep understanding of Magento's capabilities (inc. multiple sites/stores/views, cross-selling capability, currency and tax, subscription-based and digital products, promotions/trials/bundles, etc.).

  • Experience of Magento B2B functionality (an application to both B2C and B2B selling models).

  • Robust knowledge of Magento Plugins and their effective selection from the Marketplace and/or custom design and implementation.

  • Extensive experience in the effective integration of Magento with other up/down-stream business systems (inc. Salesforce CRM or similar, inventory/product feeds, payment gateways, fulfilment chains, etc.).

Client is looking to move quickly, and this can easily turn into a multi-year contract so please get in touch if you think you have the right experience:

(Platform Architect, Technical Architect, Magento, Salesforce, eCommerce, B2B, integration)

Platform Architect - eCommerce - Contract - Inside IR35