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Madewell Enterprise Architect

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Company: J.Crew Group, Inc.

Madewell is seeking an Enterprise Architect to join our dynamic IT organization.



  • Develops technology architecture, governance and standards across functions – at intersection of disrupting data and technology to drive business results
  • Defines a practical, implementable and actionable architectural vision and framework, tailored to business partner requirements
  • Ensures that non-functional requirements have been included and are implemented as part of solution architecture
  • Provides ongoing guidance and governance throughout the implementation and ongoing operation of the platform the architecture is supporting
  • Defines and develops further the architectural standards (at abstract enterprise level) and SLAs
  • Creates conceptual architecture documentation based on company’s digital strategy
  • Act as an advisor and champion for the IT architecture and operations strategy across the organization
  • Create and chair the Architecture Review Board to review, assess and provide guidance to applications and architecture presented from other business / technology areas
  • Define and implement key strategic technology platforms and solutions for the future growth and success of the business
  • Create and evolve technology radar with goal of tracking emerging technology trends and evangelizing potential areas to infuse into our continuous innovation pipeline



  • Self-motivated forward thinker who is able to envision and consider the future state while still balancing the practicalities of the immediate constraints
  • Ability to solve complex problems in complex and loosely defined contexts, through raw analytical power and previous experience
  • Ability to collect, interpret and cluster relevant information from business partners and third parties in order to create and orchestrate relevant and innovative architectures
  • Clearly demonstrates leadership in tackling multiple, complex issues to create effective and long-lasting solutions, guiding and advising the customer
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation and presentations reflecting tangible architectures and related topics
  • Excellent communications skills and customer influencing and relationship skills at all levels of the organization
  • Skills in directing federated teams
  • Experience architecting and / or migrating enterprise applications to any of the major public cloud providers
  • Experience architecting highly-scalable, elastic architectures for high-volume transactional customer-facing application
  • Experience defining functional and non-functional application requirements
  • Knowledge of architecting micro-services applications. Experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of server-less architecture and developing applications in this fashion. Experience preferred.
  • Hands-experience with AWS is a big plus
  • Experience working with online commerce and omni-channel retail business practices
  • Experience working with an Agile DEVOPS development methodology using continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes


Preferred technology experience: 

  • API Development and micros-services architectures and solutions
  • DevOps processes and tools including continuous integration and deployment
  • Event driven integration and solutions
  • Cloud solution engineering. AWS strongly preferred
  • Cloud migration of on-premises infrastructure
  • Operation architecture development including monitoring and support processes for hybrid datacenters
  • Integration / API Architecture: JSON, REST, SOAP, XML, AWS Lambda, AWS API Manager, Open API specification



  • Bachelor’s degree with IT focused specialization.
  • 10+ years working experience in hands-on technology delivery roles
  • 3+ in senior solution architect or cloud architecture role
  • 5+ years engineering experience developing and operating software solutions at scale, enterprise retail environment preferred


Typical output:

  • Architecture artefacts at conceptual, enterprise-level
  • Architecture documentation at business and IT level
  • Architecture assessments and benchmarks
  • Future state architecture visions and definitions
  • Architecture and Technology standards
  • Prototypes and Proof of Concepts
  • Design option analysis and recommendations
  • Daily participation in functional team design reviews and scrums
  • Architecture Review Board reviews and assessments
  • Business Cases
  • Cloud solutions for functional use cases
  • Tactical and strategic Cloud solutions

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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