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System Architect - Digital Site Development

Direct Hire

Redtech is helping our client with a Direct Hire search for a Systems Architect - Digital Site Development.

Systems Architect - Digital Site Development.

Location: Issaquah (Seattle), WA or Plano, TX or Chicago, IL Selected candidate must live within 50 miles of their selected work location and can not rotate between locations. (Relocation assistance available for eligible new hires located over 50 miles from the Hub location of hire and they move to within 50 miles of the hub location)

Schedule - Hybrid – Currently 25% onsite, but we have heard that CLIENT will be moving to a 3 day/week onsite hybrid schedule in the not too distant future.


Background check & Drug Test - requires successful completion.

US Citizen or Green card holder required - no 3rd party candidates.

Anticipated starting salary range is $140-185K Base with RSU/Stock: DOE

Pay Ranges:

Level 3 - $135,000 - $175,000

Level 4 - $160,000 - $205,000, Bonus and Restricted Stock Unit (RSU) eligible

Benefits offering – based on eligibility:

CLEINT offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, health benefits — medical/dental/vision/hearing aid/pharmacy/behavioral health/employee assistance, health care reimbursement account, dependent care assistance plan, commuter benefits, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, AD&D insurance, life insurance, 401(k), stock purchase plan, financial wellness program, to eligible employees.

The Digital team is a dynamic, fast-paced environment, working through exciting transformation efforts. We are building the next generation digital retail environment where you will be surrounded by dedicated and highly professional employees. We are embarking on a large digital transformation and need team members like you to help us grow to the next level. Our Digital team is transforming how we deliver solutions and interact with our members across our Mobile, Commerce and Order Management platforms. We have a culture of improvement & learning with a start up mentality and a customer centric approach for our members and our employees. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team and pursue bold ideas and explore growth opportunities.

The eCommerce Website Development Systems Architect is responsible for the overall design of a product and the definition of the technical blueprints/designs to fulfill specific requirements. They provide technical expertise to Product Managers and the Development Pods as they reconcile the users' needs and requirements with what the engineers have determined to be doable within the given (engineering) constraints. They work closely with Solution Architects, Product Managers, POD teams and Product Owners to support the implementation and delivery of new and/or enhanced capabilities. Lastly, they are responsible for defining non-functional requirements (e.g., performance, resilience, etc.) to ensure the scalability and reliability of a given product within a complex ecosystem.

The Systems Architect should be a passionate, driven, self-starting problem-solver who is comfortable with change and excels in a fast-paced environment. They will have deep knowledge and experience working with eCommerce technologies and Cloud Microservices development - bonus for REACT technologies. They will have practical experience in a broad range of skills from database architecture and management to security, performance analysis, continuous integration and deployment, and support of large distributed system operations. This individual will be a proven mentor who is able to work effectively cross-functionally with technical and non-technical teams, and will quickly develop an advanced understanding of business requirements and how technology fits those needs.


? Develops the conceptual systems architecture design and the supporting technologies needed to enable new and/or enhanced functionality within a given product/application.

? Collaborates with Environment Analysts to define and refine the environment strategy needed to support day-to-day development activities.

? Defines product/application specific coding standards and patterns to guide the implementation of new features and capabilities.

? Collaborates with Systems Analysts to decompose solution blueprints and designs into detailed technical requirements.

? Supports the planning and execution of functional and non-functional (e.g., performance, fail-over, etc.) testing activities.

? Provides technical expertise in establishing specific coding standards, patterns, and procedures.

? Supports release planning activities in conjunction with Product Owners and teams.

? Identifies high level requirements to support the definition and refinement of a robust testing strategy.

? Supports the Product Owner with the identification and definition of enablers/work items to support the architectural runway of a given product/application.

? Defines the non-functional requirements (e.g., performance, security, resiliency, etc.) which support the development of epics and user stories aligned to a value stream.

? Identifies technical dependencies across several product/application teams to support the implementation of new or enhanced functionality.

? Supervises systems and data analysis performed by Full Stack Engineers on products/applications to understand functional design requirements.

? Defines remediation tactics for large and complex defects impacting several features and/or capabilities within a given product/application.

? Collaborates with Product Managers and Product Owners to decompose solution blueprints and designs into detailed technical requirements.

? Collaborates with Solution Architects, Product management, and delivery teams to reconcile user needs and requirements within given engineering constraints.

? Supervises the development and preparation of technical documentation (e.g., runbooks, etc.).

? Identifies high-level requirements to support the definition and refinement of a robust testing strategy, and supports the planning and execution of functional and non-functional testing activities (performance, fail-over, etc.).

? Drives operational efficiency and technical growth by mentoring PODs through documentation, workshops and other methods in the areas of software applications design, development, automation, CI/CD pipeline, and architecture.

? Provides active support for business-critical outage situations.


? 10+ years’ functional design and technical design experience with large-scale applications, specifically large enterprise level B2C and B2B ECommerce applications.

? Mastery of scaling applications from threading implementations to infrastructure scaling and topology planning.

? Experience with developing and running applications in a public cloud environment (Azure preferred).

? Experience working with a major relational database (DB2, SQL Server etc.) and/or NoSql.

? Experience designing, building and delivering Java and .NET solutions using DevOps and Continuous delivery principles.

? Experience in Java EE and specifically in developing Java based APIs. Spring Framework experience.

? Experience in .NET and specifically in developing C# based APIs. GraphQL and Entity Framework experience.

? Hands on Experience leveraging asynchronous communication patterns for developing distributed applications. Experience with IBM MQ, Biztalk, Azure Eventhub and Kafka are desirable.

? Strong familiarity with API gateway management (Apigee, APIM and DataPower).

? Data modeling experience.

? Understanding of integration patterns, concepts and best practices.

? Familiarity with EDI solutions for batch and realtime transformations of data.

? Familiarity with data integration systems (Broker, B2Bi, PI/PO, etc.).

? Proven ability to work effectively and produce consistent results with minimal supervision.

? Proven ability to effectively mentor junior team members on design, data mapping, programming and testing techniques.

? Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving, decision making, troubleshooting and resolution skills.

? Strong written and verbal communication skills.

? Demonstrates a positive attitude, is self-motivated, responsible, conscientious, and detail oriented.

? Understanding of corporate IT policies, procedures and standards.


? Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

? Proven experience delivering Azure cloud technology solutions.

? Ability to lead and mentor devops teams.