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Solution Architect (m/f)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Amsterdam

About us
We offer the next generation eCommerce platform - API and cloud based, highly scalable and on every channel. We put outstanding tech knowledge and enthusiasm in a modern, friendly and family oriented environment.

commercetools was founded in 2006 and we have offices in Germany (Munich, Berlin and Jena), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), the US (Durham, North Carolina) and from 2019 also in UK (London) and the APAC region (Singapore). We are one of the world's leading providers of cloud-based eCommerce technology.  Our highly available, omnichannel platform enables implementation of complex retail models across all sales channels. The extensive API connects existing processes and technologies flexibly. We offer sustainable solutions for both B2C and B2B retailers. Since 2014 commercetools is a subsidiary of REWE Group. Some of our customers are Carhartt, Merkur, REWE and Medimax.

Join our vision in becoming the number one eCommerce company!
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced eCommerce Solution Architect to join our awesome team in Amsterdam. This person will be responsible for designing future-oriented and innovative e-commerce 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, have an entrepreneurial mindset and you are able to understand how to combine the know-how 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 support of our customers and partners in defining technical requirements and comparing their business requirements with the technical possibilities of our platform
  • Design of architectures 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 and training sessions with partners and customers
  • Continuous coordination with all relevant stakeholders (customers, partners, developers and service providers)Technical validation, project consulting and project planning (time, resources, tasks)
  • Support our sales team in preparing quotations when needed
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 good 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.

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 (also at a Partner agency)
  • Very high tech affinity with real world 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 (approx. 40%)
  • A confident and convincing appearance with a high degree of customer orientation
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Structured and effective working style both independently and in a team

Thank you for your application.

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