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Architecture Lead - Digital & Customer

Chalhoub Group Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 07 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Architectural Vision: Define software architecture for projects, strategically selecting technologies, frameworks, and patterns for robust, scalable systems that align with business goals.
  • Cross-functional Leadership: Collaborate with stakeholders (project managers, business analysts, developers) to ensure architectural alignment and address needs.
  • Technology Evaluation: Select third-party tools, libraries, and platforms, considering cost, performance, compatibility, and long-term suitability.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactively identify potential technical challenges, assess architecture, and devise strategies to ensure system health.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive architectural documentation (design decisions, patterns, standards) to guide development.

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive Experience: A minimum of 5+ years in a senior-level architect role or demonstrable equivalent experience designing complex software systems.
  • E-commerce Architecture Expertise: Proven expertise in architecting and leading the development of large-scale e-commerce solutions, with a strong understanding of industry-leading platforms (SFCC, Shopify, Commercetools, Open Source).
  • Customer & Marketing Technology: Deep understanding of customer data platforms (CDPs), marketing automation platforms, analytics tools, with a focus on optimizing their integration within e-commerce systems for enhanced customer experience and marketing outcomes.
  • Specific Technology Expertise: Extensive hands-on experience with:
    • Cloud: AWS, GCP, Azure
    • Integrations: Mulesoft
    • ERP: Oracle, SAP
    • OMS: Fluent
    • CRM: Salesforce
  • Industry Certifications: Relevant Cloud certifications strongly preferred.

What We Can Offer You

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day. We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

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About Chalhoub Group

Chalhoub Group, with over six decades of experience, is the trusted partner and curator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. We are dedicated to bringing dreams to life through our operations in the luxury, fashion, and beauty sectors, with over 750 stores and partnerships with renowned brands.

Benefits at Chalhoub Group

    • Great Place to Work Certified in 7 countries.
    • Opportunities for continuous learning and career development.
    • Culture that promotes innovation and collaboration.