Domain Architect, Retail Engineering

国・地域: United States of America

都道府県/州・省: Washington

市区町村: Seattle

ビジネスユニット: Store Support Centre (SSC)

時間タイプ: Full-time


Who we are

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

About this role

As the Domain Architect for Retail Engineering, you will drive the architecture and design of our systems supporting a seamless omni retail experience for our guests in EMEA and APAC. This includes transactional experiences, fulfillment experiences, guest engagement experiences, and empowering our educators with digital tools and data. The portfolio includes our global point-of-services system (XStore), enterprise inventory service, RFID, payments, in-store mobile applications, and other technologies supporting educator and guest experiences that are localized for each region/country in EMEA and APAC.

You will demonstrate technical depth, thought leadership, authentic interpersonal skills and passion to elevate the retail engineering domain to a new level. You will help define the strategy and target state for lululemon’s retail systems to support the organization’s rapid growth and international expansion. You drive innovation through “possibility" thinking and pragmatic practices. You will partner with delivery leaders to apply our architecture principles and promote design patterns and practices of highly scalable and available services and applications.


  • Establish and lead technology strategy, roadmap, and architecture for retail engineering in support of EMEA and APAC business goals
  • Work in creating Global future state architecture based on localized needs for EMEA & APAC regions
  • Work with enterprise architecture function to contribute to and apply the vision for future state architecture including cloud, micro services, and integration patterns
  • Create and manage current/target state, architecture decisions, common framework, and components
  • Identify areas of strategic technical debt, perform cost/benefit analysis for resolving this debt and integrate into roadmap
  • Track and apply innovative and existing technologies, anchoring them in the business model to assess their potential, and use rapid prototyping approaches to evolve innovations
  • Build trusted advisor relationships with business stakeholders and technology delivery for the successful adoption and deployment of corporate systems
  • Maintain expert-level knowledge of business objectives, initiatives, and roadmap


  • 7+ years architecting / designing / implementing large-scale enterprise systems
  • Deep experience with cloud, mobile, modern web technologies, and integration patterns
  • Expertise in retail with broad knowledge on key market players, and technology trends
  • Exceptional customer centric mindset with strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to translate technical concepts as appropriate for the audience
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Prior experience in the retail industry
  • Prior experience operating in a global business in multiple markets an asset

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


NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. lululemon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that lululemon equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.