Solution Architect - Retail/e-Commerce domain

Spiderfocus Solutions
  • Ahmedabad, Pune
  • Confidential
  • 12-15 years
  • 01 Sep 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description


- Partner with our customers to devise strategic solutions. You will act as the key technologist responsible for understanding the high level business requirements and translating them into a flexible and scalable high level solution

- Collaborate on and have significant influence into the strategic vision for our client's technology platform of the future - in areas spanning online, stores, SOA and API enablement, mobile, merchandising and foundational IT capabilities within retail

- Set direction for technical architecture, implementation models and approaches for delivering client projects

- Get hands on with new technology to evaluate, experiment with and ultimately recommend emerging technologies that deliver business benefits

- Implement proofs of concept, facilitate vendor integrations, lead package implementations and help the team overcome difficult technical problems

- Provide support for and help measure and govern software projects from a technical / product quality standpoint

- Collaborate with internal groups within Wipro and customer groups to achieve results

Desired Skills and Experience:

Qualifications and Experience:

- BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or related field)

- Playing the role of a software architect on large projects in the last three years and ability to lead strategic engagements

- Have a strong aptitude for using models to describe information systems and experience in implementing business strategy with technology

- Assess multiple solutions for a business opportunity and recommend an optimal solution that is relevant and applicable for enabling the business to meet its strategic objectives.

- Work with key members of the management team to define and drive technical strategy and architectural direction for business solutions

- Develop the business case, including Total Cost of Ownership, for recommended solutions.

- Must have a desire to learn, grow and contribute with a focus on leveraging the collective skills of Wipro.

- Ability to tailor communications effectively at different levels and different groups is required.

- Cross-geography & cross-cultural teams: Working experience is a must

- Exceptional communication and inter-personal skills combined with presentation skills is a must

Technical Skills (Required & Optional)

- Working experience on one of the Online eCommerce platforms (Oracle ATG, IBM WebSphere Commerce, SAP Hybris, OpenSource Packages or Custom Java) is a must

- Knowledge of JEE and experience on one of the Java Application Servers (JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic, OC4J, etc) is a must

- Knowledge of Java Spring framework is a must

- SOA based architecture and design using WebServices in SOAP/HTTP, REST is a must

- Knowledge of any one of the messaging middleware platforms (MQ, ActiveMQ) and Web Services is a must

- Knowledge of any one of the ESBs (Mule, WS02) is a must

- Knowledge of data modelling and design (Oracle experience preferred) is a must. NoSQL knowledge is a plus.

- Test driven development and unit test automation using JUnit, Selenium etc is a must

- Working knowledge of standard development (CI) tools such as Maven, Jenkins/Hudson, Jira, Cruise Control, Wikis, SVN/Git, etc is a must

- Knowledge of Continuous deployment or DevOps tool such as Chef, Puppet etc * One or more projects on Agile based software engineering is a must

- Working with cloud platform providers such as AWS, Rackspace etc is a plus

- Understanding of Mobile App development models and architecture is a must

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