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Parker Hannifin Corporation WCS Solutions Architect in Cleveland, Ohio

WCS Solutions Architect

OH-Cleveland, United States

Group: Corporate Group North America

Job Family: Information Technology

Job ID: 4539-1A

Posted: 2016-09-20

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Position Summary: The WCS Solutions Architect partners with the technical teams (in-house / outsourced) in building next-generation e-commerce experiences with a focus on application performance and user experience. Architects and develops integrations with other internal and external partners that support e-commerce functions for the organization.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction: _ Has Direct Reports __X Does Not Have Direct Reports

Works with Division staff and other Corporate IT staff under the direction and guidance of Enterprise management. Provides expert direction to project leaders and technical analysts. Maintains operational relationships with vendors and Parker locations.

Responsibilities: • Serve as a technical advisor and problem solver to assist e-commerce team in optimizing their use of the Commerce product suite to successfully define, build and deploy online commerce applications • Architect and design of scalable and highly available WebSphere Commerce solutions via optimal and lean approach, suited for the current context. • Understand and interpret requirements, create a useful model, validate, refine, and expand the model, manage the architecture. • Analyze the fitment of the WebSphere Commerce for the business problem, identify gaps and suggest solution around WCS with minimum customization. • Develop the architecture artifacts and documentation to support business capabilities and high-level design. May include modeling, building block design, applications design, systems integration, etc. • Design and present design options/considerations. Involve in proof of concept, modeling, and planning. • Establish best practices around architecture, design and development. Establish guidelines for best architecture practice. Ensuring the completeness (fitness-for-purpose) of the architecture. • Any ad hoc activities related to the WCS e-commerce projects and not limited to the above activities

Requirements: 10+ years in software development and design of Java/J2EE Applications, including high volume / transactional enterprise systems. 7+ years of experience in system design and architecture. 5+ years of experience managing enterprise IBM WebSphere e-commerce platforms with significant traffic / transaction volumes and load. 3+ years domain experience in B2B and B2C Model. (WCS) WebSphere Commerce Ecosystems Expert understanding of design patterns and object-oriented technologies. Design and development experience in Enterprise level Java/J2EE application environments (JSP, JDBC, JMS and more. JBOSS-specific experience a plus) Understanding of UI technologies such as CSS, HTML5, JavaScript and common scripting packages such as jQuery. Experience in developing and designing applications and web services in a Service Oriented Architecture, including the use of RESTful services and API gateways. Experience in web application security practices and techniques and experience in remediation of potential application security threats. Experience with Lucidworks/Solr or other search engine/guided navigation technologies. Experience with SVN and build tools (Quickbuild, TFS); Project and code management in Jira. Additional Requirements: Solid business acumen and deep understanding of business processes in a B2B and B2C environment Strong communication skills, including executive presentation and conflict management Experience mentoring and reviewing the work of other technical leads. Ability to work in a matrix team environment with both internal and 3rd party development teams (onshore / offshore). Experience working in a variety of development methodologies including Agile / SCRUM or other Iterative methodologies

Additional Comments: The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

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