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Solution Architect - eCommerce - Outside IR35 - £600/day

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    Solution Architecture

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    Solution Architect

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    £600 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Xavier Labat

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Solution Architect - Retail/eCommerce - Contract - Outside IR35 - £600/day

(Solution Architect, Retail, eCommerce, Java, Microservices, Hybris, Node, Serverless, AWS, Multi-Channel)

The client is completing a programme to improve the customer experience across a range of digital channels and product categories. We are looking for a solution architect to work in the microservices and e-commerce areas and ideally we have experience of and be to work in and contribute to both, as well contributing to the wider community of special architects across the entire technology function.

Working for our Retail Client, the Services you will perform are...

  • The delivery of solution architecture and design to support the plans of the business to deliver a programme of multichannel business improvement
  • To contribute to the systems design of microservices using Spring Boot utilising Hashicorp Nomad, and NodeJS Serverless services running in AWS Lambda.
  • To work with the product owning and development teams to deliver change to the e-commerce platform (SAP/Hybris), associated website, and associated online customer facing systems
  • Identify new and evolving technologies, include them in the systems architecture where they can lead to commercial advantage and act as an evangelist for their take-up within IT developments.
  • Work with the Enterprise Architect and Head of Architecture to communicate the systems architecture plan and the benefits that it will provide to the business units.
  • Attend and present at appropriate review boards in order to ensure all Architects and stakeholders are aware of, and contribute to, the system architecture roadmap.
  • Input into the architecture design process, ensuring it is effective and efficient.
  • Define and maintain the artefacts, principles and practice documentation to support the architecture design process.
  • Engage with colleagues to engender behaviours to support the architecture roadmap.

Essential skills or experience you will have...

  • "A" Level or equivalent qualification (degree level preferred)
  • Experience of providing consultancy to the business, designing and monitoring complex architectures and delivering architectural solutions
  • Developed and coached teams through collaborative working
  • A developer focussed background, with the ability to get deep into technicalities to resolve complex issues
  • 5+ years experience in designing and building enterprise-grade services using microservices design patterns.
  • Experience of SAP Hybris or any similar e-commerce platform
  • Experience of implementing serverless and cloud-native technologies
  • Agile working and product focussed
  • Experience of delivering Service Oriented Architecture design and/or Microservices (preferred)
  • Experience of delivering Microservices solutions utilising Java, spring boot (preferred)
  • Experience of working within a multi-channel retail environment (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, influencing, and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong hands-on implementation skills
  • Self motivation
  • Can-do approach to problem solving

This role provides a unique opportunity to join a fantastic programme that will be both innovative and forward thinking, and drive technology change within the clients Architecture domain.

Client is hiring looking to hire ASAP, so please get in touch:

(Solution Architect, Retail, eCommerce, Java, Microservices, Hybris, Node, Serverless, AWS, Multi-Channel)

Solution Architect - Retail/eCommerce - Contract - Outside IR35 - £600/day