Senior Architect I, IBM Sterling Commerce - Digital Transaction



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023
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
As Architect in OMS & Order Services team, you will interface with key stakeholders and apply your technical proficiency across different stages of the Project Life Cycle including Requirements Elicitation, Application Architecture definition, Design and Development. You will ensure that the OMS & Order Services platform is well designed using best practices to meet the scalability and reliability for growing global eCommerce. With all exciting work, you will also enjoy top notch benefits with great product discounts.
A day in the life
In this role you will collaborate with Product Management, Lead Architects and Lead Engineer to bring projects from concept to implementation. Your solutions will be aligned with Digital Architecture strategy and consider business needs, timeline, and quality. You’ll also share exciting new technologies with the team, and partner with engineering leadership on technical roadmaps.
  • Serves as primary technical solution design architect for one or more teams and their systems and integrations
  • Serves as primary decision escalation resource for addressing architecture and integration issues affecting their team
  • Continuously drive improvements in areas like performance, security, automation, quality, monitoring, and reliability of platforms
  • Develops and maintains current and future-state architecture models and ensures all documentation is kept up to date
  • Keeps up with industry best practices, technologies, architectures, trends, emerging technologies and develop proof of concept projects to validate new ideas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field with equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in in developing / implementing / customizing IBM Sterling Commerce Distributed Order Management and Inventory Visibility
  • At least 4+ year experience as Technical Lead
  • Has understanding of modern engineering practices including microservices and headless architecture
  • Microservice architecture & knowledge of challenges related to building cloud-native apps;
  • Design and development of Spring, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud applications
  • Design and development of RESTful APIs using JAX-RS and JSON;
  • Experience on Cloud service like AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Support troubleshooting through solid analytical reasoning
  • Experience in Agile methodology
  • Experience working with high transaction systems
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 $117,600 - $154,400 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:  


In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.