Digital Architect

Region: China

State: Shanghai

City: Shanghai

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)


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 team

The technology team is responsible for delivering the digitalization service, engineering services and operation service. As the architect you will work with some of the most interesting projects, use cutting edge methodologies, and be a part of a growing team.

A day in the life:

You will be viewed as a strong technical leader with architecture and engineering skills. Your background will include a proven track record of develop digital solutions & their architecture, contribute technical experitise knowledge and insights to project teams, collaborate with engineers to support digital projects as well as POCs, strong communication and collaborative skills.

·       Work with business stakeholders to develop project digital solutions & design architecture based on business requirements.

·       Working with cross-group technical experts, define and promote each project’s solution architecture to be high available, secure and scalable.

·       Strictly follow Lululemon architecture guidelines, development tools chain and implementation methodologies in projects, and work with vendor architect to consolidate the design of architecture.

·       Ensure the correct solution architecture design and governance are delivered by the development teams throughout the project execution.

·       Help troubleshoot and resolve production issues and lead root cause analysis session related to the eco-system platforms.

·       Provide strong technical leadership and mentor engineers.

·       Keep good relationship with vendors, leverage their capability to maximize the quality of our architecture.


·       7+ years working experience in software development or digital realm.

·       2+ years of experience of architecting major digital systems.

·       Understand retail business, worked for retail major digital projects for the past 2 years. And being the major architect of the projects.

·       Experience in having successfully designed and launched systems in major E-commerce solutions, CRM solutions, BI solutions.

·       Experience in system integration, especially with enterprise core legacy systems.

·       Demonstrated expertise with message brokers such as Kafka and API tooling such as API gateway.

·       Experience with Ali Cloud ecosystem products, Micro-service architectures, DevOps process and tool chain.

·       Experience with container technology experience, used docker/k8s for real projects.

·       Drawing & describing architecture diagram of one of the systems which candidate worked on is a must.


·       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.