SAP Hybris Architect - Permanent

Cognizant Technology Solutions due to increased demand and growth of their SAP Hybris practice are currently looking to expand their global SAP Hybris capability.

Passionate about working with strategic tier 1 client’s collaboratively to deliver global and innovative expertise and differentiated service offerings Cognizant are one of the fastest growing Global Systems Integrators and SAP Partners.

With a balanced portfolio of SAP Hybris Implementation Projects, Programmes and Application Management Services and through the acquisition of new brands and expansion of existing accounts Cognizant have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced SAP Hybris Architect.

Job Summary:

Hybris Solution Architect to join an expanding team. Responsible for the overall solution design and solution implementation of Hybris solutions for our customers. A customer facing role, where designs and decisions will be based on sound technical knowledge and commercial reasoning. Technical expertise in Hybris, predominantly commerce solutions and with solid ecommerce experience. Provides Technical expertise and guidance to development teams around Solution Architecture design and implementation, ensuring standards are consistently upheld and quality practices are embedded early within delivery teams Management and delivery of the onsite SAP Hybris solutions as per the client contract agreed by Cognizant. Must be able to travel, primary travel locations being within the Europe and some possible global travel. Fluency in English is a must with additional languages highly advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the end to end solution architecture of Hybris implementations
Ensure that client technical design requirements are appropriately documented, and prioritised in conjunction with the business.
Conduct discovery workshops with client and explore their technical landscape. Create interface designs and high level solution designs based on the outcomes of discovery workshops.
Publish and maintain a technical Roadmap for the platform, defining how constituent technologies, frameworks and hosted environment are kept up to date to ensure maximum productivity and cost effectiveness.
Participate in Agile sprints and help developers understand the solution and provide technical help if needed.
Support the clients in developing their strategic roadmap to identify opportunities for improved business performance and to extract maximum value from investments.
Set and govern non-functional requirements for systems ensuring that all delivery teams meet set standards around performance, security, code maintainability and supportability.
Working with other Solution Architects to ensure that application design principles are adhered to in the creation of any new systems / platforms
Stay up to date with emerging technology trends within the SAP Hybris estate and seek to innovate and champion new technologies/frameworks/tools where appropriate.

Requirements of the Role:

Significant commercial Solution Architecture experience, ideally working on high volume scalable ecommerce solutions associated to the technical domain.
Demonstrable experience of delivering high quality technical solutions in line with business needs and timescales.
Understanding of software best practices, design principles & patterns
Ability to explain complex technical information in business terms
Good understanding of coding best practices for security and performance
Deep, up to date knowledge of hybris technologies including hybris accelerators and demonstrable experience as a Solution Architect in a number of Hybris implementations
Experience with Spring, Hibernate and other Java / J2EE technologies and modern web application design frameworks
Working knowledge of service oriented architectures & technologies such as apache camel / cxf, active mq, jboss fuse
Experience working within continuous delivery methods and devops
Strong working experience with Agile methods (scrum, XP, kanban)
Demonstrable performance analysis and tuning skills
Knowledge to Linux, tomcat, apache technologies
Knowledge of deployment frameworks and the use of containers e.g. docker
Good experience of cloud architecture; public, private, hybrid
At least 2-3 end to end implementations of Hybris commerce projects as Lead or Architect
Experience of conducting discovery phases and client workshops to explore technical and solution requirements
The right candidate will demonstrate deep working knowledge of Hybris platform with focus on Hybris Commerce and Accelerators (B2B and B2C)
Knowledge of Hybris Order Management and Hybris Data Hub is desired but not essential.
X/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML and SQL
Experience with Oracle or MySQL or MS SQL Server
Retail domain experience is an added advantage.

Desirable Soft Skills:

Is an innovative and positive team player with an ability to work cross functionally to meet local and corporate goals
Is a business focused IT professional
Operates with high Integrity – can and does deliver what they say they will
Is confident in presenting technical architecture and strategy to both and IT and business audience.
Is creative yet practical and pragmatic when problem solving, and is able to work in a low cost operating environment.
Great interpersonal and communication skills

About Cognizant:

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centres worldwide and approximately 255,800 employees as of September 30, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.
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