Solutions Architect

Vaughan, ON

It starts with the planet and the people that tend and raise the food we eat. It ends on your table, delicious, healthy, cost-effective, and high quality. Our client, a food-tech company, founded on a mission to nourish people at a lower cost, a better value, and a greater selection, has a vision to bring the best to your kitchens. As they scale, they are looking for new team members who share their passion for food and quality.

The opportunity

Our client is looking for a Solutions Architect to play a critical role bringing expertise to take on the challenges of strategically planning and implementing eCommerce infrastructure and application solutions. You will be a crucial player, leader, and agent of change as you architect and guide the build and support of a Azure Cloud based global eCommerce platform.

If you want to see your ideas come together in a responsive, fast-paced environment, join us.

What’s in it for you

Influence and impact. This is an opportunity for someone with the innovative and strategic vision combined with the broad technical skills and eCommerce insights to come in and make their mark. Your work will ensure the successful setup and integration of platforms and systems that will enable all departments and business units to excel in their roles. Ultimately, the ideas you introduce, the conversations you have, and the plans you implement will allow our client to succeed and grow. 

Stability and autonomy. You are looking for an opportunity to bring your insights and lessons learned to accelerate your career and broaden your impact at a well-established, financially sound company launching in Canada. And, you would love to do it leading a nimble team that genuinely enjoys working together. In addition, you will be mentored and supported by your Director, given the autonomy to make decisions and the chance to take ownership of solving complex challenges. 

Culinary training - and tasting. This is a company founded on a passion for quality and food. As someone who shares that interest, you will have the chance to participate in two weeks of food-focused training with the corporate head chef. With regular new products created in the test kitchen, there is always something to taste and try out.

What you will do

  • Be a technical leader. You will design solution architectures that effectively address both functional and non-functional requirements, clearly articulating complex technical solutions to key business stakeholders. You will foster relationships across teams and become a trusted advisor. You will support the technical aspects of project delivery, including planning, estimating, quality, change and risk management, adapting to internal changes in requirements and external changes in the technology landscape.
  • Guide decisions. You will contribute to the technical solutions roadmap, driving the selection of services, technologies, development of standards and reference architectures, ensuring solutions are integrated, secure, resilient and adhere to stated architectural and design principles and standards. You will provide technical design and leadership, including documenting and diagramming solution architectures. 
  • Drive continuous improvement. You will investigate issues thoroughly and create practical solutions. You will identify ways to improve processes and efficiency, establishing and driving best practices and procedures in architecture.

What you bring:

  • Experience. You have a proven track record of successfully delivering complex omnichannel commerce solutions, focused predominantly on SAP Cloud Commerce. You can strategically anticipate business needs, drawing on past experiences to plan responsive solution architecture requirements. You can estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives. You have technical expertise with CI/CD automation, Azure native tools, Google eCommerce platform. SAP s/4 Hana, and Confluence or a similar tool for artifacts visualization, workflows, and documentation. 
  • Determination. You are a natural leader with strong business acumen, and have an exceptional ability to bring together people and teams, influencing without authority to complete deliverables. You hold yourself to high standards of accountability, common sense, and ownership while thriving in an ambiguous environment.
  • Growth mindset. You are open to new ideas and processes and motivated to take on challenges. You have a genuine interest in introducing tools and technology. You can research and apply best practices and implement repeatable processes, drawing on past insights and sharing knowledge with your team.
  • A collaborative approach. You have an easy-going personality and a passion for delicious food. You have professional communication skills and the confidence to present to C-suite executives. You take a consultative approach to gaining the trust of team members and growing into a respected subject matter expert.. You respect the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of others.  

Why join

This is a company that respects and cares for their people, the plates in front of customers, and the planet. With strong values prioritizing quality above others, they are transforming the grocery experience. 

If you share a commitment to better food at better prices and want to be part of building a brand and success in Canada, let us know. And, while we can’t promise everyone an interview, if you feel you have 70% of the qualifications and 100% of the passion, express your interest. 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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