IT Architect Order Management System

ULTA BEAUTY, INC.
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Posted 15 hours ago
Full time

Company presentation

Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof – All Things Beauty, All in One Place™. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

Job description

OVERVIEW

Live theexperience. From professional empowerment to continual learning opportunities. From ongoing investment in new and emerging technologies to a career of self-determination. At Ulta Beauty, our tech team is critical to our scalability-and is recognized that way. We've been defined as a "mature start-up." A place where interdepartmental exposure, open doors, and genuine collaboration is ubiquitous. Where challenges come fast and furious, requiring agility, mental dexterity, and creativity. Whereour passion for better solutionsdrives us and is core to who we are.

We're engineering for the future of retail, and it's no-holds-barred. But for those motivated by continual change and ambiguity, by superior leadership, by whip smart colleagues who will press you daily for your very best, you'll find that virtually nothing's impossible at Ulta Beauty.

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:

The Architect is a highly skilled technical resource who is an innovative thinker and is able to envision how technology can be leveraged to solve complex business problems. They are responsible for architecting, designing and implementing scalable and best in class Omni Solutions in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment. The Solution Architect will have the responsibility to provide technical oversight of the design of systems in a functional area (ECOMM, Omni Channel, supply chain, etc.) and work with other Solution Architects outside of his/her scope to ensure that our IT ecosystem is connected in the optimal way. This individual will work closely with cross functional business and IT teams in a highly collaborative environment to architect well-designed solutions that lower business and IT risk, increase reuse and lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH ALL THIS BY:

  • System Software: Evaluate new system software, review system software updates, plan the installation and testing of new versions of system software, troubleshoot software problems and advise on the correct and effective use of system software.
  • Systems Design: Support the system design within the functional area and on programs/projects and ensure adherence to relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices (including security).
  • Solution Architecture: Contribute to the development of architectures for complex systems, ensuring consistency with specified requirements agreed with both external and internal customers while balancing between functional, service quality and systems management needs. Ensure that appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international) are adhered to.
  • Information Management: Develop and maintain the organization's strategy for managing information, ensuring that uniformly recognized and accepted data definitions are developed and applied throughout the organization. Ensure that the business processes and information required to support the organization are defined and devise appropriate standards, processes and data architectures. Evaluate the impact of any relevant statutory, internal or external regulations on the organization's use of information and develop strategies for compliance.
  • Innovation/Research: Monitor and seek opportunities, new methods, trends, capabilities and products to the advancement of the organization.
  • IT Governance: Support the work of the governing authority/board, lead the review of management processes (and decisions) for compliance with the organization's strategy for corporate governance of information and develop architecture policies and standards.
  • IT Strategy & Planning: Contribute to the policies, standards and guidelines for how the organization conducts IT strategy development and planning, and lead the creation or review of an IT strategy which meets the requirements of the business.
  • Relationship Management: Develop long-term, strategic relationships with senior stakeholders, maintain a strong understanding of industry and business and act as a subject matter expert on technology.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining and evolving the OMS roadmap by incorporating the Ulta business and IT priorities.
  • Evaluate the new features in the product and ensure the fitment of the feature within Ulta.
  • Serve as IT System Matter Expert (SME) providing technical and best practice guidance to team in Enterprise Systems space.
  • Understand the enterprise initiatives, to transform the information to prepare solution road maps, product strategy and, architectural blueprints that outlines solutions to achieve complex business objectives.
  • Research and evaluate technologies and commercial solutions to determine solution design options, trade-offs, and application/vendor selection (RFP)
  • Mentor functional and technical teams around solution architecture and design principles
  • Explore and recommend solutions and work-around options for production issues in timely manner.
  • Ensure that the applications in the area follow the enterprise roadmap, best practice mandates, and compliance requirements.

  • Prepare Solution Architecture documents for upcoming projects

  • Continuous improvement of processes and design
  • Lead and participate in yearly Annual Business Prioritization process.
ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or applicable work experience.
  • 10+ years of overall experience in information technology including architecture, design and development.
  • 3+ years demonstrated leadership experience working as an Architect in Order management and Omni channel area.
  • Good Understanding of modern architecture, infrastructure design, web platforms, cloud architecture, integration tools, security design, databases, and emerging technology in Omni Channel space.
  • Strong retail knowledge in the areas of Omni channel order fulfillment/ Inventory Management/Reverse logistics/Logistics Execution/Omni channel operations.
  • Experience in working with Commence on cloud platform and Inventory visibility modules.
  • Good understanding of Store engagement, Call center and settlement modules.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
  • Possess a strong work ethic; takes pride in producing a quality product.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent decision making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence the organization to "get things done".
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Minimal travel required (training/conferences).

ABOUT

AtUlta Beauty(NASDAQ: ULTA),the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring-hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.

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ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or applicable work experience.
  • 10+ years of overall experience in information technology including architecture, design and development.
  • 3+ years demonstrated leadership experience working as an Architect in Order management and Omni channel area.
  • Good Understanding of modern architecture, infrastructure design, web platforms, cloud architecture, integration tools, security design, databases, and emerging technology in Omni Channel space.
  • Strong retail knowledge in the areas of Omni channel order fulfillment/ Inventory Management/Reverse logistics/Logistics Execution/Omni channel operations.
  • Experience in working with Commence on cloud platform and Inventory visibility modules.
  • Good understanding of Store engagement, Call center and settlement modules.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
  • Possess a strong work ethic; takes pride in producing a quality product.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent decision making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence the organization to "get things done".
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Minimal travel required (training/conferences).

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