Retail Applications Architect (Java OR .Net)

L brands   •  

Columbus, OH

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


Not Specified years

Posted 246 days ago

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Position Description:

This position acts as Lead Solution Architect and works hand in hand with Solution Architect(s)/Technical lead in the Retail applications space of Stores and Direct and/or Logistics and Distribution/Supply Chain (LD/SC) and/or Order Management and/or Merchandise Planning and Allocation (MP&A) and/or Real Estate related implementation project(s) that uses packaged application(s) as well as custom applications as core.




  • §  Understanding custom/packaged solution architecture and design


  • §  Understanding technical/service level/functional requirements and use cases/user stories


  • §  Understanding interfaces requirements/integration stories, and integration patterns/solutions


  • §  Collaborates with technical lead and contributes in user story realization, design sessions and solution architecture development and recommendations


  • §  Expertise in business architecture, collaboration with user community in capturing functional capabilities and generation of capability  maps between business and applications/infrastructure components


  • §  Creating Solution Architecture Blueprint document and keeping it up to date


  • §  Depicting and documenting logical, physical, infrastructure solution architecture diagrams and providing improvements towards lower Total Cost of Ownership


  • §  Lead Architecture and Design reviews and provide recommendations of designs for both functional and non-functional (security, performance, scalability, maintainability etc.) stories.


  • §  Addressing service level requirements including but not limited to security, performance, scalability, high availability


  • §  Works with other stake holders such as application development team, infrastructure team and network team to help address architectural and design related challenges.



Skill Level


  • §  Application architecture and design of custom and packaged solutions using leading edge technologies (Java, JEE, C#, .NET, REST/SOAP web services, Micro Services, APIs, UML, SOA, ECM, API management, web/mobile platforms, frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, Hazlecast, DevOps, RDBMS, NoSQL databases, Big Data etc.).


  • §  Various architectural and design patterns associated with packaged/ custom/ web/ mobile/ standalone/ Micro services/Cloud applications.


  • §  Reusable and sharable common architectural and design patterns & components for consumption across the enterprise.



  • §  Enterprise Application Integration Architecture patterns and mechanisms for custom, packaged, on-Prem(SaaS) and Cloud applications such as Messaging, API Gateway, API Management, Service bus, Orchestration, Synchronous/Asynchronous/batch, MQ (Kafka/Active MQ/Rabbit MQ etc.), platforms (ex: Mule Soft)


  • §  Solution Architecture diagrams (logical, physical, infrastructure topology etc.)


  • §  Bimodal SDLC (Agile/Scrum and Waterfall)


  • §  Application Architecture, design and implementation of one or more Retail package/cloud/custom applications related to Stores/Direct and/or Warehouse Management and/or Transportation Planning & Execution and/or Enterprise Order Management and/or Enterprise Assortment planning are preferred.


  • §  High Performance and scalability(elastic/linear) architecture


  • §  Security architecture and principles (Authentication, Authorization, Proxy, Single sign on, encryption etc.)


  • §  Lead the technical teams and build consensus and team work


  • §  High availability and disaster recovery solution architecture


§  Presentation skills (oral and writing) and cost benefit analysis and recommendations

Job ID:IT 0018K