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Demandware Architect

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We are looking for a high energy “techy” who will help lead the development efforts around our e-commerce systems. As an e-commerce expert, the Digital Software Architect will work with other developers to help define solutions and architecture, assist the team with problems and technical roadblocks and help guide the execution. The Digital Software Architect is also expected to provide mentorship to other development team members.


More than just great engineers, we want to hire great people. We are going to be spending a LOT of time together, so we want you to know our expectations up front:


  • Smart, quick learner – we have lots of code
  • Gets things done – efficient and organized
  • We’re a team – so everybody does the dishes, no lone rangers here
  • Excited to work on projects with lots of unknowns and designing elegant and maintainable systems
  • Enjoy the occasional night out, office banter, and cornucopia of food trucks



The Digital Software Architect is responsible for the following:

  • Architect and design leading ecommerce solutions that support industry leading best practices in technology, features, performance and scalability 
  • Provide technical problem resolution to complex issues
  • Keep the team in good spirits; you must be able to understand how to work with people productively while still ensuring everyone has a good time
  • Develop design patterns and apply the requirements to map data to platform objects
  • Understand the architecture criteria necessary for multiple sites and develop a best practices localization plan
  • Review best practices for custom object creation
  • Speak up; tell us what you see that needs to be changed
  • Be patient; Rome wasn’t built in a day and we won’t be able to change everything you find tomorrow
  • Identify optimization points that focus on client side, server side and integration layer performance
  • 6+ years of experience
  • 3-5 years experience designing and developing eCommerce solutions (ATG, Demandware, Magento, Hybris, MarketLive )
  • Demonstrated Architect experience with eCommerce platforms
  • Experience with complex web technologies
  • Humor
  • Must be process oriented - SLDC and Agile
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of:  

    • HTML/CSS
    • J2EE architecture
    • OO design patterns
    • Web application servers
    • Relational databases
    • Super Plus for Demandware!


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or Related field
  • MA/MS in Computer Science or related field