Ecommerce solution designer

  • EPAM
  • 's-Gravenhage
  • 40 uur per week
  • Onbekend
  • Onbekend - Onbekend
  • 23 oktober 2017


The Digital Center of Excellence is responsible for configuration, managing development, managing interfaces in and out of hybris and managing the regional template for hybris and any regional digital solutions. Also responsible for application change management and system governance. Key partners include the local (countryspecific) IT Demand teams for digital, and the CoE will serve as SPOC to the digital business for other IT teams – including, but not limited to other functional CoEs, SAP Basis team, Infrastructure team and IT Security team.

The ecommerce solution designer will deliver architecture support by means of design recommendations, hands-on Proof of Concept support, coordination in regard to the end-to-end technology landscape awareness. The architecture support is geared towards a remote development team that delivers regional digital business solutions based on our SAP Hybris web commerce solution. This work can be project-related or can be enhancements to existing applications.

As a solution designer you will translate requirements created by product owners into the architecture for that solution and describing it through design artifacts. Your development team then uses those artifacts to implement the solution. The solution designer drives the selection of the most appropriate technical design for the stated business requirements.

On top of the design aspects the ecommerce solution designer will also deliver handson support during P1 & P2 incidents in facilitating identification of an outage root cause and is expected to contribute to establishing a workaround in order to minimise the down-time impact.

This function is essential to support the evolution of our digital business in line with our IT strategy and to master the process and application knowledge internally.

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Education and training

• Master Degree in Information Technology sciences, or any other discipline of technical orientation

• Experience in development of digital business applications is required

• Proven education and/or experience in hybris platform will be considered a strong asset.

• Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) is a strong asset

• Retail experience is an asset

• A good working and hands-on knowledge of - Databases concepts

• Project development and delivery experience of a few good size projects


• Mandatory prior experience of 5-8 years in Java development

• Knowledge and experience of major ERP and CRM systems and how they are used in an eCommerce / omnichannel implementation (SAP Retail and Retalix suite a plus)

• Effective in delivering presentations and running meetings and/or workshops

• Previous customer facing experience, preferably working with business users

COMPETENCIES: Interpersonal and processing skills

• Experience working within a matrix-style structure with international teams

(European delivery experience preferable) on-shore and near-shore

• Provide hands-on, expert level technical assistance to developers

• Be stress-resistant, flexible, reliable and have a true hands-on mentality

• Strong oral and written communication

• Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

• Team player; involves others, shares knowledge and seeks opportunities for cross functional working and collaboration

• Creative: identifies solutions and selects the best combination of practices by taking an innovative approach to problem solving

• Builds trust with colleagues, clients & vendors

• Must be results oriented; demonstrates a “can-do” attitude – adaptability, flexibility and resourcefulness

• Goal oriented; sets high personal standards of performance, seeks out new challenges and initiates activities

• Adaptable to situations and different/multicultural environments

• Have experience in an Agile/Scrum environment

• Be passionate about ecommerce and digital channels

• Know your way around ecommerce platforms, front-end development, responsive and adaptive interfaces and mobile applications

• Refuse to let go until all your projects have been planned and organised to your satisfaction

• Be stress-resistant, flexible, reliable and have a true hands-on mentality

• Have the ability to communicate effective at all levels of the business

• Builds trust with colleagues, clients & vendors

• Team player; involves others, shares knowledge and seeks opportunities for cross functional working and collaboration

• Demonstrates flexibility; revises plans and decisions in the light of new information and changing circumstances

• Ability to work under pressure

• Eagerness to learn and enjoy challenges that stimulate your personal evolution

• The position could require traveling (mainly Greece) up to 10% depending on the nature and the duration of the assigned projects/work.

Technical knowledge and skills MANDATORY:

• Strong Java/JEE programming skills

• Excellent Object Oriented software design skills

• Strong knowledge of design patterns, strong technical design background to guide the optimal evolution of the digital standards

• Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis

• Spring Framework

• Web services (SOAP, REST)

• Test driven development (JUnit, Mockito)

• Good knowledge of peripheral tools (Ant, Maven, SVN, Git, JIRA, Confluence)

• Experience in troubleshooting of technical issues

• Agile development (Scrum)


• Experience in standard IT processes (change management, release management, incident management, project management)

• Experience in eCommerce platforms (SAP Hybris, Oracle ATG, IBM WebSphere Commerce etc.)

• Experience with front end technologies (DHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax)

• MVC Frameworks (SpringMVC, Struts, JSF)

• Working knowledge of Solr/Lucene

• Knowledge and experience in any standard digital area (SEO, SEA, searchandising, webanalytics, mobile…)

• Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Hudson)

• Android or iOS development experience

• Excellent command of Microsoft solutions (Office, Project, Visio)


• Excellent command of the English language both written & spoken

• Knowledge of Greek, French and/or Dutch and/or Romanian will be considered an asset