Technical Architect-IBM WebSphere Commerce

CA-Markham ON
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2855
# of Openings
1
Category
Digital

Overview

Perficient

 

At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

 

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

 

About Commerce Consulting

http://www.perficient.com/commerce

 

Join Perficient’s eCommerce Business Unit and utilize leading-edge technology to configure, develop, deliver and support applications for our clients. We are leaders in delivering the Smarter Commerce solution and provide a complete product marketing-to-fulfillment solution that establishes a robust foundation with all the key features commonly required in complex, multi-store B2B and B2C eCommerce solutions. This integrated approach offers capabilities across the commerce life cycle.

 

Perficient has extensive experience implementing, managing and optimizing eCommerce solutions for world’s leading companies to regional retailers and manufacturers.Perficient has worked with companies of all sizes to improve their client's order management processes and support their eCommerce initiatives.

You will be part of our challenging projects to build and support technical solutions for their needs.  

 

 

 

 

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a IBM WCS Technical Architect in our Markham, ON, Canada office.

This opportunity is open to either a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Canadian resident.

 

This is a fulltime role and will require working onsite in the Toronto offices.

(Candidate's outside of the greater Toronto area should be open to travel up to -50% as needed.) 

Work will be conducted both remotely as well as at client locations.

*Perficient covers all travel related expenses including weekly flights, weekly hotels, meals, rental car, cell phone, etc.

 

Job Overview:

The Technical Architect provides technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions. As a Technology Architect, you will significantly contribute to identifying best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Provide technology architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
  • Work with application developers, users, operational leadership, and subject matter experts to understand current and future operational data analysis goals. Recommend modern technology stacks to meet those goals and help engineering teams migrate towards their use.
  • Collaborate with the customer's operations and technology leadership on the future analytic goals of the organization, and design a technical architecture to meet those goals. Participate in configuring the architecture, and advise engineering teams on its efficient use.
  • Lead a work stream or act as a team lead and manage non-complex components of the work plan/project.
  • Utilize analytical, process, and/or technical skills to meet project objectives and deliverables that are self-directed and within project scope.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of programming experience with Java/J2EE, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Ajax, XML, SQL, SOAP and REST based web services.
  • At least 5 years of experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks.
  • At least 5 years of experience with IBM Websphere Commerce, and completed at least 5 IBM Commerce projects end-to-end.
  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
  • Experience in complete project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proven track record of technical leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.
  • Skilled in building relationships with clients and in practice development activities.
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Must be open to travel.

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams.
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Significant experience with Struts and Spring application frameworks.
  • Strong database development with SQL, solid understanding of relational database technologies preferably with DB2, and data modeling.
  • Significant experience with application servers such as WebSphere, JBoss and Weblogic in relation to packaging and deploying Java applications.

  • Significant experience in development and deployment in a multi-tiered and multi-server application architecture.

  • Significant experience with development tools such as Eclipse.

  • Significant experience with source code version control systems such as CVS and Subversion

  • Significant experience with build and deployment using Apache Ant.

  • Significant experience with unit, system and integration testing.

  • Significant experience with both SDLC and Agile development methodologies.

  • Certifications in Java, IBM Commerce, WebSphere Application Server and DB2 .
  • Experience with authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

 

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