Architect, Ecommerce Technical - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Closing date
24 Oct 2023

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With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.


This position is responsible for designing Enterprise-wide solutions to include specific expertise in Digital, E-Commerce and Cloud solutions.

  • Accountable for leading, developing, and delivery of E-Commerce architecture for Chico's commerce function. This includes domain models, principles, current-state and target state architectures, and roadmaps.
  • Drives innovation in the E-Commerce domain (Cloud Adoption, Microservices, Omni-Channel initiatives, Personalization, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence).
  • Writes functional, technical and architecture specifications and diagrams for feature enhancements, integrations, and solutions.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability to back decisions with research and the "why," and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation.
  • Responsible for defining the incremental state architectures, design patterns, and implementing best practices for E-Commerce.
  • Partners with external vendor partners as needed to implement solutions.
  • Serves as the Digital E-Commerce expert and spearheads all facets of Chico's Digital Initiatives.
  • Partners and builds trusted relationships with key stakeholders, Digital Product Owners, Engineers to drive and manage the technology planning, solutioning and implementation for large, strategic, complex multi-system Commerce projects.
  • Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicatingexpectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered
  • 7+ years of overall experience with Digital ecosystem and E-Commerce domain (E-Commerce, PIM, Search, Order Management Systems, Loyalty, Digital Marketing)
  • 3+ years of experience as a Digital/eCommerce Architect (preferably in Retail domain)
  • Extensive experience in supporting large scale E-Commerce implementations
  • Experience with one or more public clouds GCP, Azure, AWS
  • Experience with modern microservices architecture using Service Mesh, API Gateways, Cloud Technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Proven track record in setting and defining architectural solutions and designs aligned with target architecture; GraphQL, RESTful API development, microservices development, solid understanding of design impacts to performance, security, resiliency, and maintainability.
  • Hands-on experience with front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, node.js, React/Angular, CDNs will be a big plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication ability
  • Passion for technology and expanding your skills

Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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