Architect - Operational Delivery + Programs

Region: Canada

State: Remote

City: Remote

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements


Who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team

The Architect, Operational Delivery + Programs will provide technical leadership to ensure hardware at lululemon is delivered following industry standards for lifecycle, support and consistency globally. They will work closely with Business Partners, other Architects, Engineers, Support teams and cross functional teams to implement a modern scalable hardware footprint with a focus on end user experience, reliability, supportability, security and performance.

A day in the life:

  • Leads the business/functional architecture and strategy for solutions in a manner consistent with lululemon Technology's enterprise architecture, applying common frameworks and re-usable components
  • Helps ensure the operational hardware platforms and associated interfacing systems have been properly architected from an end-to-end perspective to meet the functional and non-functional needs of the business
  • Brings conceptual design down to a level of detail that can be physically implemented
  • Supports in the implementation (development and configuration) of the technology
  • Supports in the delivery of reporting capabilities to successfully measure Operational Delivery outcomes
  • Mentors and guides other technical and program resources on the team
  • Develops and maintains current and future-state architecture models and ensures all documentation is kept up to date
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices, technologies, architectures, trends, emerging technologies and develop Proof-Of-Concept projects to validate same
  • Drives common vision, practices and capabilities across teams while aligning solutions to long term company goals

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of basic programming concepts and data structure 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Willingness to learn new technologies 
  • Analytical and logical thinker 
  •  Passion for quality and relentless improvement
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  •   Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life
  •   Proven work ethic with utmost integrity
  •   Desire to excel and succeed
  •   Actively live and breathe the lululemon culture and lifestyle
  •   Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal –oriented)
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results
  • Self-motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same
  •   Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure
  •  Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships
  • Outgoing, energetic, upbeat and fun!

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.