Sterling OMS Architect

Ashley Furniture Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 months ago

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Sterling OMS Architect

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Description and Requirements

Help us help our customers realize their dreams of a beautiful home!

Join The #1 Furniture Company-Join The #1 Furniture Brand

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.

Design, Build, Deliver:

Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we can maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.

Sterling OMS Architect

Who's looking for you

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the world's largest furniture manufacturer, and the Analytics team gets to work on projects in a variety of areas- from manufacturing and supply chain to retail and ecommerce, plus everything in between.

Ashley is a privately held company, which enables us to make decisions quickly. Ashley is leading the charge to disrupt itself and the furniture industry from the inside, and the Analytics team is the tip of the spear in that charge.

Why should you join us

Got what it takes? You can directly impact the business and the furniture industry as a whole. We have opportunities to work on a variety of fascinating projects across all business verticals. We prioritize our work based on value and likelihood to implement- meaning you'll actually get to see your work in action!

Come join a world-class team that grows smarter and stronger every day. Our team captures scaled returns to learning by constantly teaching and reinforcing each other, and we welcome new minds to expand our knowledge and skill network.

Positions location open to Charlotte, NC/Advance, NC/Arcadia, WI.

The Order Management Architect is responsible for the overall solution identification and architectural design for order management projects and initiatives, ensuring that each project delivered meets customer requirements and adheres to IT principles and standards as well as being in alignment with the IBM best practices and technology roadmap. Responsibilities includes overseeing the development and maintenance of a complete set of architectural artifacts that accurately reflect the systems, all interactions and data flows, and the underlying infrastructure, as well as the business capabilities and user roles, supported or impacted by the solution and its implementation. Additional responsibilities include overseeing maintenance of the ecosystem information on all applications within the assigned business area(s), including current components and interfaces and roadmaps for future enhancements or other changes.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Serving as IBM Sterling OMS subject matter expert working with business partners to architect the 'best-fit' customer use cases across multiple enterprise systems.

  • In the implementation phase, serving as a key member of the solution delivery team, facilitating requirements/design phase by collaborating with system integrator and technical experts to develop solution and functional design documents to enable the development of final solutions.

  • Identifying areas where new business processes can be implemented using native configuration in lieu of customizations to base Sterling OMS product functionality.

  • Collaborating with other IT architects and business analysts to implement and extend the capabilities of the Sterling OMS platform.

  • Partnering with other technical teams (middleware, database, infrastructure, etc.) to create interface documents and mappings to ensure that OMS is built in a service-oriented architecture manner.

  • Developing and maintaining product plans and roadmaps.

  • Ensuring design decisions support the long-term health of the IT ecosystem enterprise wide and do not lead to a short-term or isolated solution, including Code Reviews when appropriate.

  • Ensuring the technical integrity, consistency and adherence to architectural standards and principles of the overall solution, including maintaining alignment with the IBM technical roadmap.

  • Overseeing the development of a complete set of architectural artifacts describing and depicting the solution with all its components and interactions.

  • Documenting technical information for the system and ensuring that any new systems or system changes are updated in the appropriate ecosystem repositories.

  • Serve as the technical contact and liaison between the Strategic Architecture team, the OMS product team, and the associated business area(s).

  • Managing timelines, milestones, and internal details to ensure timely provision of all deliverables

Job Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar technical discipline; advanced degree a plus.


  • Minimum of four (4) years' current experience with IBM Sterling OMS in a solution architect, design lead, or functional consultant role.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years' experience in technical design/architecture.


  • IBM Sterling OMS desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Technical:

  • Configuration/administrator level knowledge using IBM Sterling Order Management components, API's, related interfaces, and configuration.

  • Experience in Java/EE and specifically in developing Java-based extensions and interfaces to ensure proper functionality and integration with other systems.

  • Experience implementing integration solutions with MuleSoft Anypoint platform a plus.

  • Ability to create and maintain architectural artifacts, including detailed architectural diagrams; knowledge of Archimate, UML, or similar modeling a plus.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Working knowledge of project management, agile methodology, and continuous improvement.

  • Keen interest in following emerging technologies and ability to determine and articulate how they could or should be applied along with assessment of business value.

  • Strong skills in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all audiences of all levels, spanning from technical peers to executive management

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Effective time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to self-start and work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraint.

  • Ability to pivot easily when directions and priorities change on short notice

  • Ability to perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment

  • Fortitude to respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries

  • High degree of personal integrity which translates to honesty and the ability to be trusted to adhere to stellar ethics in all situations

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity unless an agreement is in place. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ashley Furniture via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ashley Furniture. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ashley Furniture as a result of the referral or through other means.

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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Sterling OMS Architect

Ashley Furniture