Director - Architecture and Software Delivery

Gap   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Apparel & Footwear


11 - 15 years

Posted 384 days ago

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GapTechnology is the engine behind Gap Inc.’s mission to be the world’s favorite for American style. Our technologists are driving retailtechnology innovation, e-commerce for all Gap Inc.’s brands and delivering global, scalable, cloud-based solutions using best in class platforms. Reimagining retail has never been more fun.

The Director of Software Delivery and Architecture will lead our software architects that specifically design solutions supporting logistics and supply chain strategy. Ideal candidate has experience with a complex material handling environment and heterogeneous systems at varying levels of maturity and stability.


  • Lead a team of software architects that are delivering critical components of our logistics and supply chain strategy
  • Facilitate technical decision making amongst internal groups, including material handling engineering, software delivery and architecture
  • Work to integrate a variety of software solutions and platforms.  Some have been custom built and others are provided by vendors
  • Provide oversight, leadership and visibility to all platform stakeholders
  • Drive consistency, reliability and observability in distributed, heterogeneous platform
  • Improve solution quality and long-term cost of ownership 


  • MS or above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • 10+ experience in a technical leadership position
  • Familiarity with two or more of: Java, C++, C#, Python
  • Exposure to material handling equipment (MHE) is a plus
  • Demonstrated skills in complex systemengineering
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams, facilitate good decision making and effectively communicate nuances of technical concerns
  • Experience with Oracle, MongoDB and SQL Server
  • Experience with cloud computing technologies, including PaaS, IaaS and Azure
  • Awareness of WAN and wireless networking technologies, including common failure modes
  • Experience with monitoring technologies, including New Relic, Nagios and PagerDuty

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