22 days old

Principal Architect, eComm Platforms

Hoboken, NJ 07030
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    $140,000 To $170,000

Our client is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products, Hoboken, NJ, that touch the lives of people where they live, work and play. We are committed to building consumer and commercial Brands That Matter TM while leveraging the benefits of being one company: shared expertise, operating efficiencies, and a culture of innovation.

This is a job summary which includes essential job duties of the position. More specific information regarding duties may be provided upon request for particular locations and facilities.

The Digital Technology Team is responsible for the development and support of Newell Brands branded and E-Commerce websites globally, such as GracoBaby.com, Sharpie.com, Dymo.com, Rubbermaid.com, and many other. In addition, the team is also responsible for relevant Enterprise Web Application Development and Enterprise Systems Integration projects.

This role will be responsible for working across multiple teams of application developers as a principal architectural contributor responsible for solution architecture, road mapping and patterns across eCommerce platforms. This role will work as the principal technical implementation stakeholder for current and future eCommerce platforms and will collaborate with integration/data architects, product managers, application developers and managers to ensure technical vision is appropriately outlined, documented, socialized, mapped and implemented.

Essential Duties:

  • Uses their creativity and knowledge to define and mature architectural roadmaps and implementations for eCommerce platforms such as SalesForce Commerce Cloud [formerly DemandWare]/SFCC/DW, WebSphere Commerce/WCS, ATG
  • Responsible for balancing and solving product design, development and data needs.
  • Provides decisive and effective technical leadership across teams of seasoned developers and architects.
  • Ability to work within a geographically distributed team comprised of a combination of employees and contractors with both an onshore and offshore component
  • Experience with estimation best practices and software development lifecycle management
  • Role will often be involved at certain phases of the project lifecycle from intake to delivery and will be considered one of the team members that has key input into a solution that is well-architected, operable, maintainable, and delivered on schedule
  • Demonstrate technical leadership abilities to our brands with the deployment of software upgrades, enhancements and fixes that are coordinated based on release schedules
  • Helps coordinate release and sprint planning with developers and other stakeholders
  • Prior experience as an individual developer where the focus was on designing and building advanced software solutions that scale across hundreds of servers and meet aggressive fault tolerance standards
  • Ability to work with other Information Technology teams to implement system improvements and standardization .
  • Responsible for keeping pace with new releases for purchased applications including patch releases.
  • Ability to set, measure, maintain/improve and enforce standards
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices



Bachelor's degree in relevant fields (Computer Science, Engineering)

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in various application development / architecture roles
  • Experience working using Agile methodology and in fast paced environment
  • At least 8 years' experience developing/architecting solutions on large eCommerce platforms such as: WebSphere Commerce, Demandware, ATG, Hybris or similar in both B2C and B2B
  • Strong knowledge of web application development using enterprise grade technologies and frameworks.
  • Strong familiarity with emerging presentation layer frameworks and patterns such ReactJS
  • Strong familiarity with emerging cloud and web technologies
  • Strong familiarity using GIT for source code management is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of profiling techniques, memory management and performance tuning utilized to result in elegant and fast-loading web experiences.
  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment, and manage workload prioritization to deliver high quality work products on time with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills with the ability to handle conflict and to work with a distributed team.
  • Ability to create business requirements documentation as needed
  • Ability to convert business requirements into detailed system design and technical specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of self-motivation and initiative, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and quickly acquire proficiency with new skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively. This position requires courteous and professional communication with customers, co-workers, and management, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proven ability to establish effective, professional working relationships with co-workers.
  • Commitment to quality and operational excellence.
  • Strong attention to detail.


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