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The Gap Inc.

Software Architect, Retail

The Gap Inc. - San Francisco, CA

Software Architect, Retail','234847','!*!GapTech is the engine behind Gap Inc.’s mission to be the world’s favorite for American style. Our technologists are driving retail technology innovation, e-commerce for all Gap Inc.’s brands and delivering global, scalable, cloud-based solutions using best in class platforms. Reimagining retail has never been more fun! The Stores Architect will drive and own current and strategic architecture for Gap Inc. Stores Platform across all brands. The Stores Platform comprises of all applications and infrastructure used for supporting Point-of-Service (POS), Loyalty, Store Inventory, Workforce Management, Stores Portal and other back-of-house applications. The Stores Architect will drive discussions focused on building highly scalable, resilient, available, and secure applications that adapt to emerging standards and technologies. The Stores Architect will also assess current Stores application landscape in order to plan and execute a Cloud Migration strategy for these applications.Responsibilities: Create Stores Architecture roadmap and drive the journey to the cloudPartner with Stores DevOps and Support teams in the design of new applications and enhancements to existing applications; thus, ensuring that they align with Stores strategic architecturePartner with Store Engineering team to explore and implement next-generation infrastructure in Stores that is aligned with Stores strategic growthDocument architectural patterns, guidelines, blueprints, and internal processes of all strategic Stores applications using Application Architecture DocumentsExplore, prototype, and identify new tools and technologies for use within Stores Partner with Architecture Review Board in getting approvals for Application Architecture Documents, Tools and Technologies for use within StoresDesign, implement, and test Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity ArchitectureEnsure all Store Applications meet SLAs for quality attributes like scalability, availability, resilience, performance, monitoring, and securityTroubleshoot production issues and respond to after-hours escalationsPartner with Product Managers, DevOps, Stores Support, Store Engineering, and Cloud Platform teams to ensure alignment on Stores Strategic Architecture','!*!RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related focus7  years as Solution/Enterprise Architect in Retail Stores and/or eCommerceExceptional problem solving skills coupled with strong communication and presentation skills; ability to forge relationships and influence up and down the organizational levelsHands-on experience architecting and implementing large-scale, highly available, scalable, and secure applicationsChampion of architecture through the filter of application security best practices and use of firewalls, encryption, and incident responseDeep experience in Agile methodology; knowledgeable in the setup and use of CI/CD pipelinesExpertise in Java, Spring Framework, JavaScript programming, Tomcat, JBoss/WebSphere, Nginx, relational databases (MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB, HBase, Redis) databasesHands-on experience with a public cloud vendor (e.g. Azure / AWS / Salesforce)Strong knowledge of Store network architecture, load balancing, DNS, VPC/VNET, Linux, and virtualization technologies such as VMware and OpenStackDesired experiencesC , Swift, Ruby Pivotal Cloud FoundryOracle Retail Platform ','US-CA-SAN FRANCISCO','','Full-time','GapLabs','Technology/IT','Angeline Lo','','Software Architect, Retail']);


18 days

The Gap Inc.


Software Architect, Retail The Gap Inc. - San Francisco, CA, United States


Location: San Francisco, CA