The Director of eCommerce Systems will contribute to the growth of our company through advancing several technology platforms including:eCommerce (Full Stack: Frontend to Backend)Native Mobile (iOS and Android)Omni-Channel Integration (Desktop, In-Store POS, Customer Service, Mobile Web, Retail ERP)Big Data/Business IntelligenceYou qualify for this opportunity if you:Are currently a Director or Senior Level Technical Architect that wants to stay technical but also wants to directly contribute to Business and Technical Solution StrategyWould like to have direct access to an invested leadership team that includes the Executive Vice-President of Direct to Consumer, Global Chief Information Officer, President of eCommerce, President of Outlets, Senior Vice-President of Retail Planning and Operations and Executive Vice-President of Wholesale InternetWould like to lead a team of talented software developers to deliver top notch and state of the art solutionsHave worked in a Retail environment and are interested in expanding solution delivery to include all of RetailHave a period of your career as a senior level developer, software engineer, programmer analyst, etc.Major Responsibilities and Competencies:Develop a high-level view of current and future state business and technology architecture for eCommerce Systems that is well-connected with business strategyProvide leadership in developing standards, architectural design patterns and best practices. Work with other team members to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of eCommerce system architectureDevelop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as eCommerce Systems, Cloud Computing, Networking, Systems Integration, Storage, Virtualization, End-User Computing, Backup and Recovery technologiesEvaluate new technologies and identify the benefit case for using new technologiesProvide leadership role by participating in Architecture Review conversations to help guide development of ecommerce systems solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture visionWork with other IT staff and review business requirements, solution alternatives, and designs and standards complianceTrain, guide and mentor other IT staff in adapting IT standards, best practices to provide superior quality solutions for business requirementsInfuse architectural concepts like reusability, standards based, configuration driven, scalable and manageable solutionsProvide support to other IT staff in high priority issue resolution.Participate in oversight of delivery of final solutions including coding, vendor engagement and performing code reviews of technical team members' contributionsResponsible for understanding and documentation of application functionality and detailed interfaces between systemsRequired:At least 10 years progressive IT experience with at least 5 of those years supporting large heterogeneous systems including eCommerce Systems and preferably integration with Retail Point of Sale and Omni-Channel SolutionsExperience working with products such as Platform such as ATG, Hybris, Demandware, Micros OCP or a custom eCommerce PlatformDemonstrated project management experience including a demonstrated ability to manage blended teams of consultants and internal resourcesProven ability to communicate complex technical and systems operational concepts to all levels of a business and IT organizationProven ability to integrate efforts across myriad units and functionsProven ability to attract high caliber people and ability to develop teams and talent with diverse capabilitiesProven ability to appraise the strengths and weaknesses of others and provides constructive feedback appropriatelyDemonstrated ability to:Partner with other IT and Business TeamsManage service delivery teamsDrive execution and successfully deliver projectsDeliver outstanding internal customer satisfactionSet long term priorities while achieving short term goalsSimultaneously attain continuous improvements in service delivery and cost effectivenessTechnical Skills and Aptitudes:Deep and wide familiarity with eCommerce Architecture, System Design and Development using Java Web "Stack "Java 7Web Application InfrastructureRelational Database Operations and DesignFront-end design and development in support of web and mobile interfacesHTML 4.x/5AJAXCSSjQueryBack-end web architecture and developmentFamiliarity with Design PatternsSource Control (git, subversion, mercurial, cvs, etc.)Understanding of hardware, system software, network configuration and designDeep familiarity with performance monitoring strategies and toolsUnderstanding of security best practices for full-stack, capacity and stress testing and monitoringFamiliarity with Search Engine Optimization and key technology vendors in the SEO arenaGeneral SkillsSoftware Development Best Practices and MethodologiesExperience with modern software development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, etc.Experience with object oriented analysis, design, and coding techniques to maximize reuse, quality, and productivityExperience Test Driven Design and other testing methodologiesComplete understanding of Java Development tools (Eclipse, Netbeans, IntelliJ IDEA) for database and code design, development, testing, control, release and change management, and collaboration in a team environmentFamiliarity and experience with related technologies, frameworks, etc.Content management systemsJava Opensource Applications and FrameworksFamiliarity with POS SystemsSupervisory ResponsibilitiesOver time, be able to manage up to 15 technical resourcesEducation, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations and/or Experience:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relatedeCommerce Systems leadership for 5 - 10 years
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