Retail Architect Job Description

Retail Architect Job Description

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Retail architect provides required functional, business and technical support to our customers during D365 F&O implementations working with D365 CE Architects on hybrid projects.

Retail Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist in creating a strategic advantage by understanding Direct-to-Consumer business strategies, objectives and processes and connect these to sources of technology innovation
Provide technical leadership in the evaluation, conceptualization, design, and development of major new capabilities
Never to have a dull day, while working here
Endless possibilities to create and think outside of the box
Good salary + benefits and fast career progression
One of the most Diverse & international working environments across Europe at the adidas group HQ in the Nuremberg Metropolitan region
Huge discounts in all kind of adidas goodies
Reallocation package
End to end accountability for creating and maintaining technical solutions for DtC mobile applications in order to increase sales and efficiency
The Solution Architect is responsible for analyzing demands on the backlog and leading the development teams as they realise the solutions

Retail Architect Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Retail Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TOGAF, AWS, SAP, ITIL, ITIL3, LEED, ITIL4

Education for Retail Architect

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Employers hiring for the retail architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Business, Architecture, Education, Management, Communication, Leadership, Design

Skills for Retail Architect

Desired skills for retail architect include:

Business domain during problem definition
Implementation and user adoption phases of projects and can communicate this to client
Retail Business Processes
SAP Offerings and Technology
Solution architecture and design
AX2012 to D365 FO
CAR
Core Retail functionalities and proven expertise of multiple sub-modules
D365 SCM / Retail module
Data management

Desired experience for retail architect includes:

Excellent multi-tasking and strong communication skills
Experience shaping both functional and non-functional requirements
Demonstrable experience of working within a Retail environment
Experience of working with software platforms that support Buyers and Merchandisers
Awareness of different integration/message exchange patterns
Appreciation of a variety of architectural styles such as Service Oriented Architectures, Event Driven Architectures, Client-Server Architectures, REST

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Retail Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a retail architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for retail architect
  • Support the stabilization and sustainable handover of projects to the respective support teams
  • Work with Product Owner and Project teams to create proper documentation, training, controls and metrics
  • Technical Owner of the global ‘Endless Aisle’ solution and other Retail / DtC mobile apps
  • Solution Owner role in projects
  • Analyse functional change requests and find best technical solutions
  • Shadowing development and testing, providing technical leadership and contributing to solving problem
  • End to end technical documentation of solution
  • Drive the deployment of retail solutions into Azure and increase their consumption of the platform by providing deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers’ cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers for customers
  • Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants
  • Strong integration experience with POS (Point of Sale) and e-Commerce applications(OR integration with other similar Enterprise level applications)
Qualifications for retail architect
  • Considers the impact of design decisions on a variety of quality attributes, functional requirements, to ensure that non-functional requirements such as scalability, performance and resilience are met
  • Experience and understanding of variety of delivery practices
  • Established areas of interest that you keep up to date on in the industry, continuously improve on
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and facilitation skills (small and
  • Groups), especially when interacting with different levels of business
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive work experience in mobile app development
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Retail Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a retail architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for retail architect
  • Experience with other related systems like POS, Billing, Care, etc
  • Exposure to other systems in the ERP, SCM, CRM, space
  • The Senior Manager will provide subject matter expertise to identify and recommend workable solutions to clients
  • Provide leadership and mentorship across all technical aspects of design
  • Responsible for the quality assurance of multiple project teams
  • Provide studio leadership for specifications, codes, technical methods and implementation
  • Partner with Technical Directors in the office and region to develop and implement initiatives
  • Contribute with other technical leaders across the firm to ensure firm's technical standards are being applied
  • Communicating solution choices and rationales to key stakeholders inside the IS department, the business and partners
  • Assist in the creation of designs and standards relevant to Architects area of expertise and advise on best practice
Qualifications for retail architect
  • Strong skills in tools supporting agile projects like Jira and Confluence
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends, within the Retail industry
  • 5+ years of experience implementing and deploying complex, business critical industry solutions such as real time offers, personalized services and demand forecasting
  • Proven track record of highly seasoned, senior level resource who has led multiple innovation projects and delivered business benefits
  • Experience in working with and implementation of packaged applications for retail such as order management, merchandising operations, planning, forecasting, PIM, Analytics
  • In-depth retail business experience, specifically in the fashion industry, as a consultant working on SAP planning, design and implementation projects must have worked with the business and not only IT
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Retail Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of retail architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for retail architect
  • Manage Industry demonstration environments
  • Assist sales teams delivering Ignites and Enterprise Architecture process called Illuminate
  • Mentor and establish relations across technical and architecture teams
  • Accountable for the end-to-end solutions delivered by the programme and product teams initiated within your allocated change programs
  • Define and maintain the architectural roadmap for the Continental Europe Portfolio, ensuring continued scalability, global reuse and alignment to evolving enterprise standards, setting out key targets and delivery elements as necessary
  • Working in an agile delivery environment, define the principles, overall design and solution roadmap in conjunction with the Technology Programme Director, Business Leads and Product owners
  • Explore and evaluate new technologies, market solutions and industry standards, as necessary to support our ambition to create a best in class service for our clients
  • Work closely with the product delivery teams to define the overall solution, ensure alignment across the Retail and Distribution portfolio and provide senior advice and guidance on approach and direction
  • Define and agree non-functional requirements ensuring quality from outset and solution suitability
  • Work closely with the product & feature delivery teams to ensure that the agreed solutions are delivered, meeting both functional and non-functional requirements
Qualifications for retail architect
  • Understand of Oracle ATG commerce and session management is preferred
  • Experience using and developing Spring framework, Spring Boot applications
  • Understanding of network communications, including TCP/IP, HTTP, and RPC protocols Familiarity with security principles using SSL protocols and data encryption specific to micro service architecture implementation
  • Experience with technologies used for service registry like Etcd / Consul / Zookeeper / Curator / Eureka and software routing etc preferred
  • Strong understanding of content management and A/B testing implementation in micro service are preferred
  • Experience in working with Docker container / Kubernetes preferred
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Retail Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of retail architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for retail architect
  • Incorporates and socializes agile delivery model for mobile app development
  • Monitors multiple projects
  • Work with Sales Representatives in a pre-sales support role to meet with customers, determine their requirements, and provide solution expertise
  • Provide solution functionality and capability reports to the Sales Directors and solutions teams
  • Define target accounts and work with sales team to market the product or line of business within those accounts by communicating technical information to customers and pre-sales teams
  • Perform solutions demonstrations/presentations at customer and trade show venues
  • Coach and mentor architects and the delivery team to deliver solutions on time and to budget, that meet the desired business outcomes
  • Position will report directly to General Manager of one of the xPGs
  • Flawless execution of these platform programs will pave the way for corporate growth by establishing a clear enduser value proposition, setting architectural and industry direction, and building healthy ecosystems
  • Manages strong internal and external networks, comfortably influences at the MCM level, is an exquisite communicator, and delivers consistently exceptional results
Qualifications for retail architect
  • Experience with POS software solution development
  • Experience with PCI/PADSS and other relevant governance and compliance standards
  • Advanced and highly specialized knowledge of Credit Card and Retail Lending applications, modern programming languages, industry best practices, business / organization, retail banking standards, infrastructure and architectural design / solutions and may fulfill an IT governance role
  • Understanding of SQL, Object Oriented Programming
  • Working Understanding of Vendor Integration with Large Scale Platforms
  • Working Proficiencies with AGILE and Water Fall (SDLC) project methodologies
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Retail Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a retail architect. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for retail architect
  • Work with internal IP Owners develop new solutions and accelerators
  • Advocate and user of Agile and collaborative working practices with expert knowledge of related tools and techniques
  • Enjoy working in a transparent environment where employees are encouraged to be genuine, express themselves and have the confidence to present information and support their facts and opinions
  • Expected to have deep industry knowledge and interact with key customers through strategic meetings, advisory board sponsorship, the hosting of targeted webinars, and the participation and sponsorship of key industry events
  • Shapes the clients’ vision and strategy, and develops highly advanced/leading edge technology solutions and concepts that solve problems specific to their industry
  • Provide thought-leadership and architectural guidance/reviews on strategic Dynamics 365 implementations
  • Assist the core Dynamics 365 R&D team to develop the right scenarios and features to address Enterprise needs
  • Build POCs and solutions
  • Works closely with business, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis, design and configuration of quality technical solutions in an agile environment
  • Serve as IT System Matter Expert (SME) for the Oracle retail RPAS Systems
Qualifications for retail architect
  • SAP Planning and Merchandising for Retail
  • SAP Assortment/Space Planning, Forecasting & Replenishment
  • 15 + years of experience in a commercial design firm
  • Deep knowledge on how to interpret retail business requirements and their use in developing appropriate application landscapes and SOA architectures
  • Deep knowledge of high-performance web or enterprise applications, globalisation, service orientation and cloud computing
  • Possess a wide range of technical knowledge with demonstrated experience and competence with carrier and private data & voice networks, LAN/WAN network design and mobile applications

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