Solution Architect (m/f/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · London / Berlin / Munich / Amsterdam

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced eCommerce Solution Architect to join our awesome team, who could join us in one of our offices in Europe. This person will be responsible for designing future-oriented and innovative eCommerce projects and solutions for our clients. We are looking for someone who really understands our technology and the technical processes and is able to communicate them in a simple and effective way. If you are a great communicator and are able to understand how to combine the know-how in software development with the requirements of our customers, we are looking forward to receiving your application!

About your new role
  • First point of contact for our customers towards all IT architecture-related questions
  • Consulting and supporting of our customers and partners in defining technical requirements and comparing their business requirements with the technical possibilities of our platform
  • Traveling to meet our global clients on-site
  • Being in charge of architecture design:  from solution finding to the final implementation of e-commerce projects (i.e. deriving functional requirements from our customers' business requirements)
  • Conception and implementation of specialist workshops
  • Continuous coordination with all relevant stakeholders (customers, partners, developers and service providers)
  • Technical validation and project consulting
  • Support our sales team in preparing quotations when needed
Skills & Requirements
  • Successfully completed IT degree or university degree, e.g. in Computer Science
  • 3 years of professional experience as a Solution Architect, Solution Engineer or in a similar role
  • Very high tech affinity with applied programming experience (Java, NodeJS, .NET for instance), the ability to create basic technical concepts, architectural charts, interface descriptions, and product data models
  • Willingness to travel around the world (approx. 50%)
  • A high degree of customer orientation
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Structured and effective working style, both independently and in a team
This is how we work
  • Mindset. Modern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate in a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family-friendly environment, bright and well accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.
commercetools is living a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If your job profile aligns with our technical requirements, business needs, and company culture, we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, learning ability, and passion and not your age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.
Contact information
Do you have any questions regarding the role, our company, culture, or work environment? Feel free to contact our Talent Acquisition Manager Janosch Fingerhut (+49172 2631438)!
About us
By giving our customers and partners the most flexible commerce platform, which is based on a Microservices, API-first, true Cloud and Headless architecture (we call it the MACH architecture*), we are not only helping them maintain their competitive advantage but we are also changing the e-commerce platform market. Today, Fortune Global 500 companies across industries rely on commercetools and the commercetools platform.  

Founded in Germany in 2006, our international expansion has reached Europe (Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Switzerland), the US (Durham, NC), and Asia Pacific (Singapore, Australia). In October 2019, with a $145M investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partner, commercetools is in full gear going forward. 


We are firm believers in our core values: Purpose, Trust, and Lifelong Learning. More than ever we need passionate talents who believe in these values and in a better future of e-commerce. Awaiting you is an employer that cares and an accomplished international team full of like-minded and friendly individuals operating from across the globe.
Thank you for your application and your interest in commercetools. We are excited to get to know you!
Thank you for considering a career at commerctools GmbH. Please take a few minutes to fill out the following form. Please make sure that you fill all required fields. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, please email your documents to jobs@commercetools.de.

Please upload your up-to-date CV. In addition to this you can add copies of any certificates, references etc. For Engineering positions please include a link to your public profile (Github, Stackoverflow, etc.) with some code samples, for Design positions we would love to take a look into your portfolio!

Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop
Uploading document. Please wait.