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Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solution Architects are responsible for working with clients, Business Development, Delivery and Services teams to construct the overall design of Oracle Retail Stores solutions (including any legacy applications) that will provide the client with maximized business value and lower TCO. The Solution Architect will also ensure quality assurance to confirm the implementation adheres to the solution design.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Participate in the pre-sales process including presenting the software, discussing functionality, and delivery options with the client, assisting with cost estimates based on requirements
· Assisting with the initial solution design and implementation strategy
· Explain Oracle Retail functionality to clients regarding business processes and technical characteristics
· Work with the Project Manager to create the project plan and resourcing needs
· Know, understand and drive delivery of solution architecture based on the client’s business process requirements
· Ensure the client’s architectural vision is accomplished via the technical specifications and code design
· Lead complex discussions, evaluate options and advice regarding a final determination
· Assist with the technical design, specifications, code development, QA, system testing, and user acceptance testing
· Perform solution architecture audits to ensure the project plans is progressing as planned
· Provide “better practice” business insight to clients throughout the client engagement (from presales through go live)
Essential skills
· In-depth understanding of applications and the underlying architecture of Oracle Retail software (Xstore / ORPOS / RetailJ, ORCE, OROB, OROMS, EFTLink, SIM)
· Demonstrated retail business process knowledge
· End-to-end Oracle Retail Stores implementation experience
· Ability to lead a presentation and discuss highly complex business processes with an understanding of the underlying technical architecture
· Able to assess challenges, determine solutions and advise approach
· Ability to recommend effective and efficient solutions
· High degree of initiative, accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail
· Maintain confidentiality when dealing with proprietary and personal information
· Proactively identify and resolve issues
· Independently manage workload and complete multiple tasks concurrently
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and delegate task accordingly
Education/Experience:
· Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science or related field, or 8+ years of relevant experience
· 5+ years of Oracle Retail related experience required industry
· 5+ years development and/or systems integration experience preferred
· Oracle Retail implementation experience, ideally for multiple implementations; previous consulting experience preferred
· Demonstrated experience overseeing and advocating quality management systems, methodologies and collateral preferred
Additional Information
· Travel 50%-80%

Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solutions Architect

Xstore Solution Architects are responsible for working with clients, Business Development, Delivery and Services teams to construct the overall design of Oracle Retail Stores solutions (including any legacy applications) that will provide the client with maximized business value and lower TCO. The Solution Architect will also ensure quality assurance to confirm the implementation adheres to the solution design.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Participate in the pre-sales process including presenting the software, discussing functionality, and delivery options with the client, assisting with cost estimates based on requirements
· Assisting with the initial solution design and implementation strategy
· Explain Oracle Retail functionality to clients regarding business processes and technical characteristics
· Work with the Project Manager to create the project plan and resourcing needs
· Know, understand and drive delivery of solution architecture based on the client’s business process requirements
· Ensure the client’s architectural vision is accomplished via the technical specifications and code design
· Lead complex discussions, evaluate options and advice regarding a final determination
· Assist with the technical design, specifications, code development, QA, system testing, and user acceptance testing
· Perform solution architecture audits to ensure the project plans is progressing as planned
· Provide “better practice” business insight to clients throughout the client engagement (from presales through go live)
Essential skills
· In-depth understanding of applications and the underlying architecture of Oracle Retail software (Xstore / ORPOS / RetailJ, ORCE, OROB, OROMS, EFTLink, SIM)
· Demonstrated retail business process knowledge
· End-to-end Oracle Retail Stores implementation experience
· Ability to lead a presentation and discuss highly complex business processes with an understanding of the underlying technical architecture
· Able to assess challenges, determine solutions and advise approach
· Ability to recommend effective and efficient solutions
· High degree of initiative, accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail
· Maintain confidentiality when dealing with proprietary and personal information
· Proactively identify and resolve issues
· Independently manage workload and complete multiple tasks concurrently
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and delegate task accordingly
Education/Experience:
· Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science or related field, or 8+ years of relevant experience
· 5+ years of Oracle Retail related experience required industry
· 5+ years development and/or systems integration experience preferred
· Oracle Retail implementation experience, ideally for multiple implementations; previous consulting experience preferred
· Demonstrated experience overseeing and advocating quality management systems, methodologies and collateral preferred
Additional Information
· Travel 50%-80%