Sr Manager, Digital Solution Architect

Shanghai, China
25 Nov 2022
06 Jan 2023
The Sr Manager, Digital Solution Architectwill design and deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and/or improve efficiency in line with business strategy. The individual will maintain an in-depth view of the organization's technologies and architectures. This role will be accountable for an aspirational roadmap for the Digital Stack with a focus on industry specific trends and emerging technologies, strategic differentiators, and total cost of ownership. The individual will present and socialize the current and future state to various digital stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:
  • Define the future state technology strategy for key business capabilities, align with key business and technology stake holders and establish vision and platform roadmap
  • Evaluate, design, scope, and document integration effort for new products, processes, technologies, and solutions
  • Conduct evaluation of 3rd party solutions relative to business requirements and processes and guide formulation of solution recommendations
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and trends and build a path for adoption into the current technology stack
  • Proactively identify systems / tools that needs a technology refresh and create the future state point of view
  • Create and maintain key architecture artifacts - current state, transition state and future state of the overall digital ecosystem and establish point of views
  • Establish non-functional requirements across platforms and ensure the overall architecture is scalable, performs well and supportable

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience working on Digital platforms at least in two of the domains below:
    •, mini program, market places (Tmall,, etc.), Product Information Management (PIM), Content Management Systems (CMS), Digital Asset Management (DAM) and A/B Testing Solutions
    • Omni channel, Order management system
    • Customer Engagement/customer Data Platform (CDP), Clientelling
    • Retail applications (POS, Store Inventory Management)
  • Deep understanding of Content Delivery Networks, Network traffic routing and Service Workers
  • Strong understanding of Micro services, APIs
  • Knowledge of IT security and regulatory compliance (PCI, PII, etc.) is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability architecting multi-tenant systems and platforms with a focus on building reference application, across a variety of platforms
  • Deep understanding of integration concepts - REST, SOAP, Batch, SFTP, API Gateways
  • Prior development experience in Javascript - node.js, React, Angular.js along with, PHP, Java, SQL
  • Experience working in a fashion / multi-brand environment.

  • Minimum 5 years of Digital solution architecture experience in Retail or Consumer web environment on a cloud based architecture
  • Should have strong communication, leadership and negotiation skills to work closely with business and other cross-functional teams in matrix organization.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills and ability to influence, direct and challenge teams in process, methods and approach.
  • Strong understanding of Digital ecosystems and processes that include end-to-end data flows and processing from order management, fulfilment, payments, customer service and other back-end systems
  • In-depth knowledge of various client side and server side technologies
  • Ability to multi task and successfully function in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related field

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