Architect, Lucene/Elasticsearch - Catalog Platform

Khu vực địa lý: Canada

Bang/Tỉnh/Thành phố: British Columbia

Thành phố: Vancouver

Đơn vị kinh doanh: 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.

about this team

The Architect role is in the Catalog Platform Engineering (Search, Browse Experience and Catalog Engineering) Organization. We are a fast-growing team with the vision to enhance lululemon product to ensure we are placing it at the right place, right time at right location. We have both front-end and back-end services natively deployed on the cloud (AWS) and our backend api’s support Search, Category and PDP pages in our upper funnel.

a day in the life
The Architect develops detailed solution roadmaps for a specific system, project, or application. You will partner closely with engineers and project management to ensure that implementation meets design expectations and adheres to enterprise architecture standards.

  • Produce and present solution options to project leadership with clear definitions of the benefits and tradeoffs of each proposal.
  • Participate and present at architecture design reviews and lead the governance activities for a given solution.
  • Act as subject matter expert within your specific product/platform while also demonstrating knowledge beyond a singular service to encompass multiple interdependent services both on premise and within SaaS or cloud infrastructure and effectively design interactions in a highly matrixed environment. 
  • Design and develop detailed architecture design artifacts (including, but not limited to logical, conceptual and integration diagrams) for assigned teams and projects.
  • Directs solutions to functional and technical problems. 
  • Works collaboratively with product management teams to plan sprints, high level design, Coding/Configuration, QA strategy and required production reliability support. 
  • Uses tools for DevOps, Terraform, Jenkins, Splunk, APM tools and Git to improve and speed up delivery of products and services. 
  • Maintains, extends and builds automated Continuous Improvement (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines. 
  • Provides a senior escalation point for complex issues. 
  • Ensures timely recovery from outages, performs root cause analysis and implements preventative measures. 
  • Automate, document, share, educate, and improve processes. 
  • Develops and manages service development and support procedures, tools, and documentation. This includes scope documents, managing source code, and developing technical support standards and procedures. 
  • Support highly available services powering digital touchpoints which operate 24*7. 
  • Assists with plans, procedures, and activities to support business recovery when problems occur. This task includes such things as backup and restoration procedures, vendor agreements, data retention and restoration planning. 

  • 8 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in Information Technology.
  • Experience with Lucene (any implementation) or Elasticsearch.
  • Web development, relational/NoSQL database management (Dynamo, Elastic Search), design for high availability and CI/CD tools.
  • Hands-on knowledge of various backend development languages like Java, Go and Python.

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.

compensation and benefits package 
lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $103,500 - $113,900 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 and equity offerings, 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.

workplace arrangement
This role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy: Hybrid
In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.