Oracle Solution Architect SaaS eCommerce in Sweden
Solution Architect SaaS eCommerce
Commerce and Oracle Commerce Cloud enables selling experiences that drive
clicks and conversions for the world’s biggest and best brands. The solution
enables businesses selling online to deliver a consistent, relevant, and
personalized cross-channel buying experience for buyers.
The Oracle Commerce Cloud Solution includes the Oracle Commerce Cloud
Administration Interface, the Oracle Commerce Cloud REST API’s Suite (Admin,
Agent and Store) and the Oracle Commerce Cloud Service Agent Console capabilities for creating and defining the
sites and content that drives customer experiences, as well as for handling the
requests from the customers (pre and post sales). These capabilities include
creating and managing multi-site and multichannel infrastructures, management
of the product catalog, web content creation through the design and
implementation of front-end widgets, reporting, pricing and promotions, search configuration
and tuning, processing of transactions, management of customer profiles and
segments, and the creation of personalization strategies.
Role Description andPurpose
Solution Architect’s primary purpose is to create an overall solution design
and direct the technical designs of Oracle Commerce Cloud applications. Through relationship building, and demonstrated
enterprise solution expertise, this person will become the customer’s trusted business
and technical advisor. The Solution
Architect typically works as part of a larger consulting team or as an
individual technical consultant on for-fee product implementation, enhancement,
integration, or audit projects. Design
complexity may range from fairly straight forward to moderately complex, with
single or multiple products, and involving multiple technical environments.
Expertise and work
efforts focus on the analysis of the customer’s business requirements and
technology objectives. The Solution
Architect creates the solution’s “blueprint” and ensures that this vision is
achieved through guidance to the technical team, review of technical
specifications, and review of code. The
Solution Architect is also responsible for defining all points of integration
between Oracle Commerce Cloud applications and 3 rd party systems. Solution Architects are expected to stay
abreast of trends and new technologies that could impact Oracle Commerce Cloud
solutions. The Solution Architect
achieves results through exceptional subject matter expertise, technology
leadership, collaboration, and teamwork.
To perform at this level, deep technology and enterprise architecture
skills must be combined with the ability to provide strategic guidance, handle
complex customer situations, and communicate effectively with all levels of the
customer organization, including up to the senior manager and director level.
Essential Duties andResponsibilities
Assist in responding to RFI’s / RFP’s
Completion of requirements and technical gapanalysis.
To work with Service sales on the Orderingdocument, work plan and deliverables.
Lead assessment of business and technologyrequirements in order to create solution architecture
Lead technical designs by working closely withTech Lead and consulting engineers
Act as trusted advisor to customer and partnerson all matters of architecture, technology, and software development projects
Contribute to thegrowth of Oracle Commerce Cloud Consulting (OC3) business and improvement of OC3service delivery through the creation and sharing of knowledge on projectexperiences
Collaborate with Project Manager and Tech Leadto create the project plan
Provide technical leadership to developersthroughout entire project life cycle; review technical design documents andconduct code reviews, conduct technologyworkshops with customers, when appropriate
Coach and mentorothers in customization, the software development life cycle, and other coretechnical skills and knowledge
Submit status updates on all project activitiesto the Project Manager
Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science or related subject or equivalent experience intechnology-related field
Typically8 - 12 years of relevant technical experience.
Provenexperience in a customer facing role
Experiencein Senior Engineering, technical leadership role, providing mentoring toothers
Experienceof leading software development teams is desired
ProjectManagement experience is desired but not essential
Experienceof interfacing to other systems desirable
Minimum of 5 years’ experience of an eCommercesolution..
Provenexperience of architecture design and delivery of internet scale WebCommerce implementations e.g. Oracle Commerce, Oracle Commerce Cloud, Sap(Hybris), IBM WebSphere Commerce, Salesforce Commerce (Demandware),Digital River, Magento Commerce, Netsuite, Elastic Path etc.,
Proven experience with Cloud (SAAS) concepts,architecture and delivery model.
Experienceworking with AJAX, HTML, CSS, Less and related technologies.
Experienceworking with WebHooks.
Experienceworking with Freemarker templating technology.
Systemintegration experience (particularly with ERP, inventory, paymentgateways, product rating and recommendations, invoicing, etc.)
Experienceworking with Cloud Integrations, point-to-point and through Middlewarelayers like Oracle Integration Cloud (ICS).
Experiencewith the following Application Servers, JBOSS, WebLogic
Experiencewith WebServers (Apache); modproxy, modssl, mod_jk is a plus
Experiencedeveloping on multiple OSes (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Databaseexperience, Oracle MSSQL, MySQL.Experience as a DBA is a plus
Serverside development (Java/J2SE) is a must
Experiencedesigning and developing Web services (REST) / API’s
Familiaritywith integration technologies XML, Web services etc
Experiencewith build processes and tools (Ant, Maven, etc.)
Familiaritywith source control processes & tools (CVS, Git, Subversion, codebranching)
Experiencewith code Refactoring and Profiling
Knowledge of Scripting Languages beneficial
Understandingand experience in system architecture design (hardware, OS networking)beneficial
Experiencein sizing systems
Experiencewith IDE’s (particularly Eclipse)
Goodcoding practices (Javadoc, unit testing)
Experiencewith load and performance testing & tools desirable
Strong leadership skills with the abilityto work as part of a project team.
Familiarityof project delivery methodologies (other than SDLC) is essential
ExperienceWorking in various SDLC methodologies (waterfall, Agile, OUM, Scrum, etc)is desirable
Experienceof working with System Integrators (SI’s), professional servicesorganisation is desirable
Businesscase creation (NPV, ROI) is desirable
Familiaritywith business processes, organizational assessment, etc. (supportingnon-SDLC projects) is desirable
Abilityto write and deliver technical documents to internal and external clients
Excellentwritten and spoken communication skills
Excellentinterpersonal skills, including customer-facing skills at all levels of acustomer organization
Solidpresentation skills, great at developing rapport with customers andpartners
Abilityto participate in Sales-pursuit meetings and provide technical commentary
Abilityto Recognize new business opportunities in already existing account baseis desirable
Experiencepresenting to/facilitating meetings and group discussions
Understandingof eCommerce eco-system, verticals and online business principles isdesirable
Musthave the ability to develop excellent rapport with upper level management
Ability to work with Offshore andgeographically distributed teams
Proficiency withproject-based tools such as Word, Excel, Project, as well as others (e.g.,wikis, bug tracking, source control, etc.).
Solidanalytical and design skills
Willingnessto work away from home Mon-Fri.
Requirementto travel up to 100% subject to project needs. More typically 50-80%
Self-starter,with the ability to work independently and without the need for individualtask-management and supervision.
Abilityto organise personal work time around client availability, travelrequirements and other constraints in order to meet the assigneddeliverables within agreed time/cost constraints and client expectations
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
As a recognized authority and leading contributor within their practice, this senior-level consulting position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership to a project team. Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.
Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices, product knowledge, and business acumen. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to deliver functional and technical solutions on non-routine and very complex aspects of applications and technology installations. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams, and effectively influences customer leadership on key decisions. Supports the business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain expertise. Resolves complex customer issues by recommending and implementing solutions. Demonstrates expertise in multiple business processes across two or more product families or ability to architect and design technology solutions encompassing multiple products and make decisions based on impact across the stack.
8-10 years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting experience. Prior team leadership or management experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Strong influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to travel as needed.
Location: GB-United Kingdom
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Job Type: Regular Employee Hire