Solutions Architect

Overview

Hybrid
$140,000 - $160,000
Full Time
No Travel Required

Skills

retail
Java
ReactJS
cloud architecture
JavaScript
collaboration
Excellent communication
middleware
solution architect
solutions architect
technical architecture
architecture

Job Details

Our client is an enterprise retail organization that is committed to innovation and excellence. They are in a phase of rapid growth, aiming to integrate and modernize their technology systems to provide seamless and efficient solutions to their customers.They re in search of a highly skilled and experienced Solutions Architect to join their team.
 
This role involves end-to-end responsibility for designing the technical roadmap and ensuring the delivery of comprehensive solutions that meet business needs. The ideal candidate will come from a development background, with expertise in both front-end and back-end systems, including middleware, cloud solutions, and possess skills in Java and JavaScript latest technology stacks.Join them in a journey to redefine industry standards and make a significant impact in the technology landscape!
 
This position is a direct-hire role requiring two days of on-site work per week in Elmhurst, IL. Currently, our client is not offering relocation assistance.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Develop a detailed technical roadmap and architecture for integrating and modernizing their existing systems, including eCommerce, store systems, inventory management, and integration with insurance companies.
  • Write outlines and skeleton code to guide the development team in implementing technical solutions.
  • Develop APIs to facilitate robust and efficient client-server communication.
  • Leverage cloud technologies to build and deploy applications in a secure, scalable environment.
  • Employ scripting and automation tasks, enhancing the development lifecycle.
  • Integrate IOT enabled solutions and introduce AI/Machine learning into the environment.
  • Utilize NodeJS for server-side logic, creating high-performance applications.
  • Implement testing strategies using tools like Cucumber to ensure application reliability and performance.
  • Lead the design and implementation of pilot programs, such as improving their order system through the integration and modernization of standalone and legacy systems.
  • Ensure solutions are scalable, sustainable, and aligned with their strategic goal to become a one-stop shop for their customers, with a multitude of applications that seamlessly interact.
  • Stay abreast of technology trends and best practices to drive innovation within the company.
  • Work in a dynamic, product-specific corporate environment, contributing significantly to technology-driven projects with a substantial budget.
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as a Solutions Architect or in a similar role, with a strong development background.
  • Thorough understanding of front-end, back-end, and middleware technologies.
  • Previously development experience within Java, JavaScript frameworks (ReactJS, Vue JS), CSS frameworks, and NodeJS.
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and understanding of cloud architecture best practices.
  • Proficiency in developing and integrating APIs
  • Familiarity with IOT and Machine Learning is a plus
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable code and to outline technical solutions for development teams.
  • Experience with system integration and modernization projects, particularly in retail or similar environments.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to design step-by-step technical solutions for complex challenges.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working closely with both technical teams and business stakeholders.
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred.