Technology Director

Ubicación: United States of America

Estado/Provincia/Ciudad: Washington

Ciudad: Seattle

Sectores Empresarial: Store Support Centre (SSC)

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.

a day in the life: what you’ll do

Oversee and contribute to the successful design, development, and implementation of technology to run global commerce and transaction capabilities across Retail and B2B channels as well as cross channel enterprise services of Inventory and Payments. This scope includes Point-of-Sale and related services, B2B/strategic sales technology, Asset Protection Technology, and Next Gen Commerce for Stores and GEC. Responsible for cross-channel enterprise services: Enterprise Inventory Service, Payments (including fraud detection). Develop workforce plan and operating model including FTEs (in North America and India), contingent workers, and vendors. Direct strategy and roadmaps for the department in support of business capabilities. Influence across peers, senior technology leaders, and business leaders in support of achieving overall company goals. Accountable for department-level opex and capex budgets exceeding $25M. Accountable for successful delivery of project and programs through multiple technology teams and in alignment with business stakeholders.

Up to 10% domestic and international travel required.

Telecommuting permitted up to 25%.

40 hrs./week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field, and 8 years of experience (of which 5 years must be progressive post-baccalaureate experience).

Must have 5 years of experience leading complex, global technology initiatives.

Must have 5 years of people management experience including leading technology delivery through others.

Must have 5 years of experience with Retail commerce technology.

Must have 5 years of experience working with and leading initiatives in the following areas:

     Point-of-Sale platforms and connected services.

     Payments technology including retail payment hardware, gateways, processors, and integrations.

     Cloud ecosystems.

     Enterprise services supporting an omni-channel retail business, particularly in the areas of payments and inventory.

     CI/CD tools and practices, such as Jenkins and GIT and other open-source platforms.

     Microservices, DevOps tools, and Java frameworks.

     Development of cloud-based solutions with continuous deployment, agile methodology, and automated testing.

Must have 2 years of experience working with AWS, Kafka, and Kubernetes.

Must have 2 years of experience leading cloud cost management initiatives.

Must have 2 years of experience managing department-level budgets.

must haves

·       Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.

·       Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 

·       Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 

·       Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 

·       Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 

·       Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously. 

Workplace Arrangement

This role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy:

In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 4 days per week.

Additional Notes
Authorisation to work in USA is required for this role. 

Compensation and Benefits Package 

lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and teamperformance. Thetypical hiring range for this position is from$243,595 to $263,595 annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice. #DNI #LI-DNI