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Technical Architect - Digital Commerce (Remote)

Austin, Texas, USA

We are seeking a Technical Principal with experience in the retail/e-commerce space to directly guide the technical strategy for some of our biggest retail clients. This person will lead/guide a team of technologists to build custom, best-in-class, solutions, explore ways to improve business relevance for customers and help us influence and shape our client portfolio. 

There's no typical day or engagement for our Principal Consultants. You might spend a few weeks with a new client or be full-time on a delivery project for 12 months. It's varied and you thrive on these different challenges. Our teams work on a huge variety of projects; you could be helping a retail giant rethink their technology strategy one day and working on an app for a new type of payment. We often work alongside our customers, providing a mix of delivery and consulting services. 

Job responsibilities

  • 15+ years of technical experience and a thorough understanding of different architectures, tools & languages such as Java, C#, Ruby, Swift, Python, Scala or Clojure
  • 10+years eCommerce domain experience, either in building custom solutions or integrating with headless or COTS solutions like Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, or SAP.
  • You are a practitioner of Domain driven design 
  • Can guide consulting clients through today's significant technical challenges
  • You have the credibility and gravitas to operate to work closely with our demand team on pre-sales
  • Be a trusted advisor to C-level executives to define and deliver the technical strategy
  • You love coding. Even if your recent roles have taken you away from being as hands-on as you might like, you've no doubt found other ways to keep your coding skills from getting too rusty and we expect that you'll have had exposure to recent technologies
  • You have a rich breadth of experience and are equally comfortable talking financial projections or business process modeling as you are about advocating for TDD

Job qualifications

  • You really understand the business context of the challenges that organizations face and distinguish yourself in the way you articulate this with clients to create and deliver robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries
  • Leadership is not something you do from far away, you get the importance of taking people with you along the journey and are able to influence and coach those around you to orchestrate team success

Other things to know

While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.

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Job Details

Country: USA
City: Austin, Texas
Date Posted: 05-20-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.


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