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commercetools Architect

72% Flex
Full Remote
Expert & Leadership (>10 years)
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McFadyen Digital SME
201 - 500 Employees
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Company Description

McFadyen Digital is the leading advisor and implementer of ecommerce marketplace solutions. During 15 years of implementing marketplaces, we’ve built dozens of platforms that cumulatively generate billions of dollars of GMV. We’re honored to have served 10% of the Fortune 500. Over 250 global brands like ABB, AB InBev, ACCO, Albertsons, American Red Cross, American Eagle Outfitters, US Army, US Agriculture Dept, (and many more letters in the alphabet) have entrusted their digital transformations to McFadyen. We operate global offices across the US, Brazil, and India. McFadyen Digital has been a trusted employer for 34 years and believe that people are the most important part of our company. We’re proud of our Great Place to Work certification.

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Job Description

The Opportunity

Can you master and implement MACH (Microservices, API First, Cloud Native & Headless Architecture) solutions around digital commerce & marketplaces? Can you design scalable eCommerce/ marketplace solutions using commercetools? Could you discuss enterprise transformation with Fortune 500 clients while still getting hands-on in code reviews with our developers? Do you have the proper mindset to mentor team members on MACH technologies and architect scalable solutions? Can you collaborate with our delivery managers on the technical aspects of major implementations at clients across the globe? Are you intrigued by eCommerce, Marketplaces, Martech, and MACH technologies? Do you want to help form and execute the strategy of a dynamic mid-size business?

Position Summary

The commercetools Architect will work hand in hand with the rest of the technical team and deliver robust and scalable eCommerce/ Marketplace solutions. You will be customer focused and should develop a strong understanding of the client needs from a technical perspective. You will ensure technical success of all commercetools projects through the definition of quality standards and best practices. You will mentor/groom the next level techies on commercetools and associated (MACH) technologies. You will also support creation of proposals, solutions architecture, effort estimates, working closely with global leaders.


Top Responsibilities:

Hands on Experience in commercetools

  1. Work with our clients to define solution architecture for large scale enterprise e-commerce/ Marketplace solutions using commercetools and other MACH technologies
  2. Support, educate, and architect composable best-of-breed solution for McFadyen customers
  3. Team-player with great knowledge and understanding of the key platform players in the space of composable best-of-breed technology like commercetools
  4. Articulate the solutions and quantify cost and timeline estimates, in collaboration with other McFadyen team members.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the commercetools solutions McFadyen delivers are properly architected, developed, tested and delivered.
  • Integrate commercetools with other systems and third party tools and services”.
  • Challenge a diverse group of energetic team members to get the best out of them.
  • Drive and/or support business development including sales calls, preparing technical responses with estimated project scope, costs, duration and resource requirements in written proposals.
  • Ensure client satisfaction. Loss of any client due to our performance or client dissatisfaction will be regarded as a major failure.
  • Ensure all deliverables are produced with the proposed scope, timeline, budget.
  • Collaborate with our project managers in activities such as estimation, planning, reporting, scope control, change management, and risk identification.
  • Actively search for opportunities to expand our business within existing accounts.
  • Participate in interviewing technical staff.
  • Responsible for some staff performance reviews.
  • Stay on top of technology trends and developments (out of self-driven passion).
  • Drive diversification of our team’s skills across different MACH technologies, platforms, and business models.
  • Recommend best practices based on past experience, research, frameworks, design patterns, and visionary thinking.
  • Support the Delivery managers and Project Managers in forecasting staff, budget and other resource needs on projects
  • Liaise with our global team via regular videoconferences and occasional early morning or late evening calls.
  • Be responsible for driving team certifications, specializations and maintaining software partner status
  • Occasionally travel to client/prospect/partner sites and related conferences.
  • Travel across the McFadyen offices in India and be a mentor to the technical team.

  • Experience in architecting, implementing, leading, and delivering enterprise-scale projects/programs following the principles behind MACH (Microservices based, API-first, Cloud-native SaaS and Headless).
  • The ideal candidate should have solid experience implementing MACH solutions with at least one project experience implementing Comercetools.
  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on enterprise development experience
  • Experience integrating Commercetools with other 3rd party systems
  • Strong understanding of Commercetools architecture, Design and Configurations
  • Requires agile or related project execution experience. commercetools knowledge is a must and the candidate must be hands-on.
  • Experience in architecting/building headless solutions.
  • Familiarity with building responsive websites that work on mobile and desktops.
  • Should be ready to travel onsite and the candidate should have excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent technical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to assess project risks, particularly around resourcing and implementation process
  • Experience in creating modules (payment, shipping, etc.)
  • Experience setting up a practice will be a big plus
  • Experience creating collaterals that would help the sales team sell solutions better
  • Experience in architecting/building cloud based solutions.
  • Experience with cloud platforms like GCP, Azure, AWS is a plus.

What we can offer you:

  • A focus on career development and ongoing certifications
  • Work with cutting-edge platforms and technologies
  • Benefit from our flat management structure without a rigid hierarchy – great ideas can come from anywhere.
  • A community of passionate technical and strategic professionals you will both learn from and teach
  • Remote Work

Additional Information

Our Core Values: Client Focus, Owning the Outcome, Adaptability, and Collaboration.

Keywords:commercetools, Marketplace, ecommerce, e-commerce, architecture, architect, leadership, MACH, Marketplacer.

McFadyen Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable.

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Level of experience: Expert & Leadership (>10 years)
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Soft Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Mentoring

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