Solution Architect

Toronto, ON
Technology
Full-time
The act of hiring is not simply to up the headcount or to fill a seat quickly. When we hire at Bounteous, it’s to add to our interpersonal dynamics and choose the right person to impact, collaborate, commit, inspire, and grow alongside our tenured teams. 

Bounteous boasts a long-standing track record of ideating, innovating, and implementing award-winning solutions and driving best-in-class results. Our success starts with hiring the right people, in the right roles, at the right time to strategize, analyze, design, engineer, and market for some of the world’s biggest brands.

Currently, the Technology team is looking for an eCommerce Solution Architect. Whether it is designing a simple eCommerce solution for a small business to architecting a complex solution connecting multiple systems like ERPs, OMS, WMS on emerging industries in the eCommerce space, the Solutions Architect will work closely with Business Analysis, Frontend Development, Backend Development, Data Solutions, Project Management and ancillary teams to gather requirements and direct the activities of the rest of the implementation team. 

Role and Responsibilities

    • Interface directly with clients and actively participate in client meetings, professionally and expertly 
    • Gather functional requirements
    • Work closely with the marketing team to understand client expectations and limitations
    • Examine existing systems and programs to identify areas for improvement and integration as part of this process
    • Develop specifications by collaborating with the different practices on a project to develop schedules and test plans, preparing and assembling documents presenting project guidelines and milestones to team members
    • Identify potential issues between systems and client specifications and propose new solutions to work around these limitations
    • Determine project scope and conduct extra research on a client’s existing systems and configurations to determine whether added time and work is necessary to align the project with enterprise-level systems
    • Manage external vendors to develop and implement specific aspects of the connectivity solution, considering costs and timelines to ensure that vendors meet deadlines for deliverables and project elements

Preferred Qualifications

    • The ideal candidate will have a 2- or 4-year degree in CS/Engineering, be a bootcamp grad, or be self-taught with practical experience
    • 8+ years of experience in a variety of disciplines related to the Software Development and eCommerce
    • Experience leading a team of individual contributors, direct management experience in areas leading and mentoring a technical team.
    • Interface directly with various levels of management
    • Experience in delivering customer presentations and prepare customer-facing material such as RFP responses, proposals and network/system designs
    • Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design
    • Previous project management experience is advantageous
    • Sound knowledge of various operating systems and databases.
    • Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design
    • Efficient communication skills
    • Strong organizational and leadership skills
    • Previous experience working within the eCommerce space or with any of the following commerce platforms: Magento, Workarea, Shopify, BigCommerce, ElasticPath, DigitalRiver is a plus
    • The willingness to periodically travel to client locations
Bounteous is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Bounteous. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. 

**Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.