Vice President, Enterprise Architecture

Dollar Shave Club - Marina del Rey, CA (30+ days ago)3.9


ABOUT DSC:
We’re on a mission to build a better bathroom. We started with razors way back in 2011, and now millions and millions of Members later, we’ve expanded into shave products, skin care, hair styling, with more to come. We’re always growing and reinventing, and we rely on killer talent to help us achieve our goal of owning the bathroom. If you’re a team-playing innovator, you’ll fit right in. A sense of humor helps, too.

ABOUT TECHNOLOGY AT DSC
Behind DSC’s strong consumer-facing brand and digital products is a lean and mean team of technologist who architect, design, build and operate our high-volume Global Website, award-winning Native Mobile Apps, RESTful-ish API driven e-commerce platform, expansive Creative Content & MarTech platforms, customer-centric Member engagement tools, Data Science & Machine Learning Lab and the cloud-native Infrastructure that hosts all the magic. Our team also prides itself in delivering best in class technical capabilities across our manufacturing, fulfillment, accounting, marketing, people, legal and business intelligence functions around the world.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
We are looking for an experienced thought leader with ninja software design, application development and solution architecture skills to report directly to our CTO. As Vice President, Enterprise Architecture you’ll influence all aspects of digital innovation and technical strategy for our global business. If you are eager to explore, create and disrupt an industry this could be your next gig. You’ll often wear multiple hats and get a holistic, multi-faceted career-building experience working with top talent. Come join us.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Architecture / Strategy

Collaborates with the CTO, members of the Technology Leadership team, Principal Engineers and Business Stakeholders to develop an Enterprise Architecture Vision & Strategy aligned with DSC’s company objectives.
Works with vendors, partners, subsidiaries and parent company on the successful strategy, planning and implementation of technical capabilities and platforms.
Aligns closely with our Digital Product and Engineering teams to ideate, scope, plan, estimate, coordinate, derisk roadmaps for our consumer facing experiences and tools.
Drives thought leadership within the organization with presentations and architectural models models that show how the current and future technology needs of the organization align to our company mission and the growth of our business.
Engage and develop relationships with leaders across the global organization to understand functional business needs and identify opportunities to introduce new technical solutions.
Delivery and Execution

Define, maintain and evangelize the company’s current and target platform strategy with reference architectures, business-system capability map, solution integration requirements and deployment guidelines.
Drives adoption of new technology across the organization by delivering Proof of Concepts with supporting design diagrams, technical documentation, business impact analysis and ROI.
Identifying process bottlenecks and opportunities for continuous improvement in the design, development, configuration, testing, deployment, monitoring and operation of our cloud platforms.
Create technical requirements and global architecture to govern the security, scalability, sustainability, cost and overall quality of our infrastructure, systems, content and data.
While this position is not expected to be an individual contributor on our production systems on a consistent basis, a person filling this role is expected to be hands-on enough to be able to jump in and help our teams with technical issues or handle production spelunking as needed.
Team Building and Management

Attract, hire & retain highly skilled architects.
Assessing skills & building career development plans for direct reports.
Performance management through alignment/setting of objectives/deadlines for direct reports and cross-functional teams.
Acts as an expert advisor, coach and mentor across the technology organization on latest architecture principles and practices.
Acts as a point of escalation for teams facing complex technical challenges

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

10+ years of experience in application development, software & solution architecture with increasing responsibilities, with at least 5 of those managing teams of 5+ architects or engineers.
Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field.
Prior experience in the E-Commerce & Digital Marketing Domains.
A passion for mentoring and building strong technical leaders.
Demonstrated ability to transform teams and technology in a rapidly growing environment.
Experience leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects using Agile development practices.
Experience with Continuous Delivery tools and DevOps practices.
Experience with Data Technologies: Spark, Redshift, AWS EMR, S3 and other AWS Data Tech.
Experience with Python, Scala, Java, SQL, Ruby.
Experience with streaming technologies: Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming.
Experience with Serverless & microservices architecture.
Strong API design and implementation skills.
Strong presentation skills and written & spoken communication skills.
Abreast of the latest and greatest technology advancements in web and native mobile platforms.
Understanding of Big Data architectures, data science / Machine Learning platforms and Business Intelligence Visualization tools.
Experience with the implementation and integration of business systems across the Accounting, Supply Chain and Manufacturing domains is a plus.
Experience with physical retail technology solutions is a plus.

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Dollar Shave Club is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodation: Dollar Shave Club provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accommodations@dollarshaveclub.com

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Dollar Shave Club will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Dollar Shave Club will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.

Thank you for considering a career with Dollar Shave Club

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