JD of Solution Architect

POSITION:    Solution Architect

LOCATION:    Shanghai, China

JOB TYPE:     Software R&D/Solution Architect

COMPANY:     The industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions.


We’re seeking a Solution Architect to support the full implementation life-cycle, from scoping to deployment in an evolving ecosystem consisting of clients and solution partners. The right individual will represent COMPANY as a Subject Matter Expert externally and as a client advocate internally.


  • Provide architectural and big-picture oversight for development of client implementations on the COMPANY platform
    • Provide analysis and recommendations on the design of ecommerce systems, while integrating components built by developers and ensuring architectural integrity of the system
    • Implement & deploy prototypes and mission critical modules (software development experience required)
    • Responsible for coordinating the delivery of professional services to clients
    • Responsibilities include the overall planning, organizing, architecting, integrating, and delivery of all services prioritized in alignment with the client’s expectations and business needs
    • Lead a team of solution partner and/or client developers and specialists to meet specific client requirements; responsible for ensuring an optimal system architecture to facilitate the successful completion of implementations
    • Provide technical guidance, mentorship, and coaching to solution partners and client developers regarding the implementation and maintenance of ecommerce solutions based on COMPANY best practices.
  • This role will report into the local Director of Client Services and will be located in our Shanghai corporate office.


  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant architecture experience, preferably in enterprise-level or SaaS environment
  • Ecommerce / digital commerce knowledge, exposure, or experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong developer background; practical experience implementing web technologies both on the client-side and server-side, experience using  HTML, CSS and JavaScript on the front end and at least one language such as Java or C#, on the back end is key, the affinity to remain connected to the code is required
  • Clear ability to drive projects to successful, on-time completion and influence stakeholders and team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively synthesize business requirements into technical outcomes for varied audiences
  • Experience in dynamic situations and able to shift gears comfortably and effectively
  • Capable problem-solver that uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Global thinker that can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field is required, Computer Science or Engineering is preferred
  • Travel requirement per year: 30 to 50% within the assigned region
  • Ability to communicate in both Mandarin and English
  |  8 years working experience in HR service industry, including more than 6 years headhunting experience focus on IT industry, especially application software, e-commerce and web-game industry, accumulate solid technical and management positions recruitment experience.  |  more
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