Solution Architect – vidaXL – Venlo

  • Venlo


Solution Architect

As our Solution Architect

You are a technical visionary responsible for translating business objectives into conceptual and practical solutions that will be the foundation for our future product roadmap. You are an expert within the e-commerce ecosystem with a profound knowledges of technology developments, the solution vendors and e-commerce business objectives in general

What you will be doing

  • Design the Solution architecture for the foreseeable future (2 to 4 years) which fits vidaXL as organization and its strategic goals. Define strategical choice between buying and own build, and make tradeoffs between requirement, quality, stability, and implementation cost & speed.
  • “Own” the complete e-commerce landscape (Pricing & BI, product content, channel integration, webshops (running on Salesforce CC) and customer service.
  • Lead the design and development of the e-commerce platform, ensuring that it is scalable, secure, and performant.
  • Work closely with the development teams to ensure that the various platforms within the domain are being built using best practices and adhere to (enterprise) architectural principles. Collaborate with Lead Product Owner and other stakeholders to understand their needs and translate them into technical requirements
  • Drive technical, architectural, and functional discussions, challenging and guiding both business and developers to build solutions that fir our needs and achieve our long terms business objective
  • Define system integration architectures and work with partner system integrators and design patterns, approaches, and guidelines, adhering to compliance standards

We offer:

  • The chance to grow in a fast-growing company;
  • Travel allowance of 0,21 cents per km;
  • Non-contributory pension;
  • 25 vacation days (on a full-time basis) with the possibility to buy 10 more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • 20% discount on all vidaXL products.

Must haves:

  • 5 + years of experience as a Solution Architect. 8+ years of experience in developing e-commerce solutions and applications and 5+ years of experience in any commercial e-commerce tool like SFCC, Magento, Shopify, BigCommerce, etc.
  • Proven hands-on implementation experience in large, complex, multi-domain, and multisite e-commerce projects.
  • Experience with the Salesforce commerce cloud, Salesforce Service cloud, Salesforce Marketing cloud, Mulesoft, Zendesk, Winshutte CMS, RabitMQ ESB
  • Strong communication skills and a high sense of ownership.
  • Sound knowledge of cloud infrastructure in a popular platform, like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Architect certification in any e-commerce tool is desirable. Start-up company experience is a plus
  • Willingess to travel

Why vidaXL

vidaXL is growing faster than the speed of light in the field of e-commerce. We’ve been doubling our figures every year since our foundation in 2013. All of this in our own bold and down-to-earth way. With 31 webshops, 6 international offices, and 120 million unique visitors a year that pretty much feels like the right way. To keep up with our own success we take on challenges, take chances and try new things every day. We don’t see road bumps as obstacles but as an opportunity to enjoy the sweet, sweet smell of victory. We owe our great success to our great people. That’s why we love to invest in personal growth. By offering the freedom to seize all opportunities you see.

So you can thrive big time and grow XL!


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