Retail Solution Architect

Location Dubai
Discipline: Oracle Retail, Retail & E-commerce, Omnichannel, Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Contract
Job ref: 32254
Published: 4 days ago

Location: Dubai (client site)

Start: ASAP

Duration: 1 year rolling contract

Job Overview

As a Solution Architect specializing in the Retail Domain, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing robust, scalable, and integrated solutions that address the complex needs of our client's retail business. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including business stakeholders, development teams, and external vendors, to drive the successful integration of multiple applications within our client's ecosystem. Your expertise in supply chain applications, such as e-commerce (eComm), order management systems (OMS), and warehouse management systems (WMS), will be essential in delivering streamlined and efficient retail processes.

Responsibilities

  • Develop end-to-end solution architectures for retail applications, including eComm, OMS, WMS, Retail and Finance ERP ensuring integration and interoperability between various systems.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient solution designs.

  • Lead the evaluation and selection of appropriate technology platforms and frameworks to support the retail ecosystem's integration needs.

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to development teams, ensuring adherence to best practices and architectural standards.

  • Collaborate with external vendors and partners to ensure seamless integration of third-party systems into the overall solution.

  • Identify and mitigate architectural risks and bottlenecks by conducting thorough analysis and proposing innovative solutions.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in the retail technology landscape, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Work experience up to 10 years in IT industry, Retail industry experience is a must.

  • Proven experience as a Solution Architect, preferably within the retail domain, with a strong focus on integrating multiple applications. Minimum 3 years of experience as Solution Architect.

  • Well versed with Solution/Enterprise Architecture concepts, must have created Architecture artefacts like High Level Design, Application and Integration Architectures.

  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with supply chain applications, including e-commerce (eComm), order management systems (OMS), and warehouse management systems (WMS).

  • Solid understanding of retail business processes, including inventory management, order fulfillment and logistics.

  • Experience with retail ERP systems; Oracle Retail knowledge will be a significant advantage.

  • Strong proficiency in designing and implementing scalable and high-performance solutions using modern architectural patterns and technologies.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex integration challenges.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders, both technical and non-technical.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor development teams, providing technical guidance and ensuring architectural consistency.