Domain Architect - International Retail Engineering

国・地域: Canada

都道府県/州・省: British Columbia

市区町村: Vancouver

ビジネスユニット: Store Support Centre (SSC)

時間タイプ: Full-time


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 role

We are looking for a bright, experience, and energetic leader in architecture who is passionate about solving complex challenges in collaboration with cross-functional leaders. As the Domain Architect for Retail Engineering, this role will drive the futuristic architecture and innovative design of our retail 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 region 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 systems

·         Maintain expert-level knowledge of business objectives, initiatives, and roadmap


·         Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

·         7+ years architecting / designing / implementing large-scale enterprise systems

·         6+ years of experience in retail industry or other consumer-facing industry

·         Deep experience with cloud, mobile, modern web technologies, and integration patterns

·         Expertise in core retail technology (POS, mPOS, RFID, etc.) with broad knowledge on key market players, and technology trends

·         Adaptable communication skills and demonstrated experience interacting with all levels of an organization across verbal, prose and visual engagement

·         Exceptional customer centric mindset with strong critical thinking skills

·         Demonstrated ability to translate conceptual and strategic thinking into practical solutions

·         Familiarity with popular architecture frameworks (i.e., TOGAF) and software architecture design patterns

·         Understanding of modern API and near-real-time messaging systems such as MuleSoft and Kafka

·         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

·         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.