Ascena Retail Group Etna , OH 43018
Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a ATG Sr Solution Architect to join our team located at our Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062.
Sr ATG Architect
Expert in design and implementation of Omni-channel Commerce platforms, Enterprise Integration solutions, CMS applications, Analytics platforms and development of B2C using Oracle ATG, Interwoven and multiple other Open source technology platforms.
Led and delivered multiple mid to large scale transformational initiatives
Experience in building Omnichannel journey using modern architecture principles of Headless frontend, Microservices, Cloud native design, DevOps and Machine Learning techniques to build globally scalable Commerce platform
Experience in leading organizations to transform their IT/Business Organizations to compete in fast paced disruption happening on Mobile, Social and Conversational Commerce (ChatBot / AI) space leveraging modern application architecture.
Experience in leading overall ecommerce solution architecture with large scale vendor integrations, solution delivery and change management by facilitating the adoption of the new platform and processes across the organization.
Experience in ecommerce REST API architecture based on Microservice, Cloud deployment, Containers, Container Management, Responsive UI
Extensive experience in all phases of Software Engineering including Solution Architecture, Requirements Analysis, Technical design, Hands on development, Production Deployment, Performance Tuning, Team mentoring and Technical Leadership
Demonstrate leadership role in ensuring that new and existing systems are aligned to microservices based architecture driven by Domain Driven techniques & cloud native design patterns.
Expertise in conceiving technical solutions, product/vendor evaluation, introduction of new products to address business problems, Build vs. Buy analysis, leading the software engineering and technology operations teams in delivering technology and functional capabilities for online platforms.
Expert in Performance optimization initiatives, monitoring initiatives, holiday preparedness, Site reliability Engineering practices.
Specialized domain experience of Retail
MUST have : Oracle ATG Commerce experience
Primary Job Responsibilities
Serve as the Leader of Solution Architecture providing ATG & Microservices architecture, design and integration expertise for the ecommerce solution
Work with key members of the management team to define and drive technical strategy and architectural direction across the ecommerce and Omni channel Customer facing technology initiatives
Assist in hiring, building and growing a high performance ecommerce application development team
Assess, and recommend, best-of-breed, off-the-shelf commercial and open-source software components
Design architecturally sound solutions and/or recommend alternative approaches to meet business requirements
Ensure the technical quality of project deliverables.
Oversee the architecture and design of new features and functionalities within the eCommerce portfolio
Oversee the designs and the execution of load and performance testing of the ATG infrastructure
Lead new initiatives involving Chatbots, AI, ML and Microservices
Works under limited direction of management
Experience and Qualifications
10-15 years of total IT experience with 3+ years of leadership experience focus on architecture, design, and development of Multi-channel eCommerce and J2EE applications
5+ years of hands-on experience with various ATG modules such as Commerce, BCC, CSC, CA, and Search
2+ years of experience with Micro services architectures
2+ years of experience with one or more of the following: ReactJs/AngularJS, ApiGee/Loopback/Swagger, Spring Boot, Cassandra/MongoDB, Redis, Nginx
Experience with containerization (e.g., Docker) and Container Management software (Kubernetes)
Expert in setting up continuous Integration / continuous delivery using Hybrid architecture of ATG and Cloud ( Devops / Cloudops )
Integration Knowledge of ATG platform with various services
Tax integrations (Vertex, Sabirx, etc.)
Recommendations integrations (ATG Recommendations, Rich Relevance, etc.)
Payment integration (PayPal, BML, Cybersource etc.)
Exposure to A/B multi-variant testing tools (SiteSpect, Optimost, and/or Adobe/Omniture)
Strong Java/J2EE development experience with hands on ATG and Endeca experience
Experience developing Endeca driven functionality for large consumer facing websites
Knowledge of system architecture, system sizing and/or J2EE components tuning
Knowledge of Java thread and memory dumps
Knowledge of XML/XSL/XSD
Knowledge of Page Builder Extensions
ATG integration with a CMS
ATG - ENDECA BCC experience is strongly preferred
Understanding of continuous integration concepts, build processes and tools (ANT, Maven, automated builds, automated unit tests and continuous builds)
Solid understanding of source code control processes, code branching / merging strategies & source code control tools (Subversion, Perforce, etc.)
Experience leading an agile development team in a mixed methodology environment
Excellent business knowledge and interpersonal skills with In-depth knowledge of information systems concepts
Excellent verbal, written communication and vendor management skills
Strong analytical thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving skills within complex enterprise systems
Consideration will be given to candidates with retail ecommerce industry experience
Experience working in a shared services environment is a plus
Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering or related discipline is required, and an advanced degree is a plus.
Location:Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062Position Type:Regular/Full time
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.