Newgistics Inc.

  • Director of Engineering / Technical Solutions Architect

    Location US-NY-New York City | US-CA-San Francisco
    # Positions
    Digital Services
  • Overview

    Tacit Knowledge is a team of software developers, analysts and project managers who build websites and mobile apps for the brands and services you use everyday. We pull off these minor feats of engineering wizardry by assembling a team of brilliant yet humble software professionals. We are looking for a Technical Solutions Architect to consult with and lead the development of client solutions. This position reports directly to the Regional Director of North America.

    Our business is technical consulting in the digital commerce field. This means building award winning commerce site and experiences on top of standard enterprise platforms such as SAP- hybris and Adobe Experience Manager. We also develop custom software solutions for high- profile clients. This role requires exceptional attention to software project delivery detail, and obsessive automation. We are based out of San Francisco, New York, London, Mexico and Moldova.


    • Serve as technical lead/architect on eCommerce development projects for our clients.

    • Become a trusted advisor to our clients, acting as their go-to resource for technical and

      strategic advice.

    • Assist our pre-sales team in winning new clients, and responding to RFPs and RFIs.

    • Lead/run technical workshops

    • In general, become a key contributor to the business and technical success of the firm.

    • Comfortable with a travel expectation of approximately 50%.


    • Has been a technical lead or architect on multiple enterprise grade software delivery projects, with a strong preference for experience in the eCommerce domain.

    • Has had multiple direct reports before, and dealt with the administrative and emotional demands of managing a small team of skilled software professionals.

    •  Expertise and development experience with SAP Hybris.
    • 100% dedication to client success and satisfaction.

    • At home with Agile delivery methodology.

    • 10+ years of general Java development experience, with exposure to both Spring and

      OSGI frameworks.

    • 8+ years of web development experience, including JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

    • 8+ years of experience with SQL and a variety of major database vendors and solutions, including ORM solutions like Hibernate.

    • 5+ years of SOAP/XML/JSON and other common data exchange formats.

    • 5+ years of Web Service consumption and development experience.

    • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)

      principles and tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity and Bamboo

    • Ability to communicate effectively across a range of industries with diverse technologies

      Nice to Have Skills

    • Has read ‘Peopleware' and 'The Phoenix Project', and knows who Gerald Weinberg is.

    • Is a veteran in the field of eCommerce and Web Content Management systems


    • Extra bonus points for hybris and/or AEM development experience. Official certification a

      very healthy plus.

    • Has developed configuration-as-code solutions suing tools such as Chef and Vagrant.

    • Has served on the site support team for a Production site.

    • Can explain the difference between Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment,

      and other SDLC strategies.

    • An established industry thought-leader who regularly attends and presents at industry

      conferences and meet-ups.

    • Contribution to Open Source initiatives and projects.

    • Have some native Mobile development experience in iOS/Android.

    • Experience with designing for and developing against No-SQL databases and storage


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience; We won’t hold a

      Masters or a PhD against you.


    • What we offer:
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage and other benefits

    • Commuter benefits

    • Company sponsored events and community service outings

    • Nice offices in New York near Grand Central or San Francisco near Union Square..


    • An engineering team focused on “software as craft”

    • Work that is solid and progressive but not faddish with a deep respect for offering value

      to clients but not at the expense of our people

    • Worldwide locations with extensive inter-office cooperative teams

    • A group that takes as much pleasure in developing our people as we do in developing

      great, high-quality client solutions; this is a culture that recognizes and rewards thought- leadership


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