DFS Group

Mobile Solution Architect

DFS Group
Full Time
Tsim Sha Tsui
Senior (6-10 years)

Job Description

Mobile Solution Architect

Location: PRC - Hong Kong-Hong Kong-Corporate Office (Chinachem)-77 Mody Road, 7/F Chinachem Golden Plaza, Tsimshatsui East, Hong Kong

Purpose & Objective
DFS strategy implies a strong increase of developments and systems integration in a scale that is new to DFS organization. New growth drivers are envisioned through breakthrough services that DFS is bringing to its market, and those are highly supported by web and mobile applications build on top of an ESB and Legacy Systems moving towards SAP solutions.
The Mobile Solution Architect will be the technical leader of our development for digital initiatives including mobile apps (smartphone, tablets, kiosks…) completed with an experience on e-commerce platform.
He/she will establish guidelines and guarantee the relevance and continuity of the technical architecture in accordance with his/her peers. In that goal, he/she will make sure DFS outsourced teams and partners respect DFS guidelines, based on the state of the art of software architecture and coding.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Ensure consistency of digital and e-commerce applications and development
- Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain mobile (and web) based applications
- Understand and challenge solution and quotation proposed by vendors and partners
- Define framework, portfolio of SDKs and methodologies; drive their implementation and evolution
- Define architecture principles and make sure they are applied and adopted across all developments
- Provide technical leadership and support to teammates through coaching and mentorship
- Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
- Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
- Participate in Unit testing cycles (with development resources) and Quality reviews
- Promote high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget
- Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
- Adapt methodology to the variety of projects : Agile, waterfall, innovation, in-house or outsourced
- Support and oversee technical deployment of releases

Educational Requirements & Work Experience
- MS in Computer Science or equivalent
- 6 years of experience

Critical Knowledge & Skills
- Fluency in English
- Web and mobile architecture (e.g Xamarin, Kony, Appcelerator…)
- Java EE (1.8.x), iOS SDK 9.X or above, Android SDK
- Framework for Front End development (AngularJS, NodeJS)
- Analytics solution (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)
- Preprocessing tools (LESS, SASS)
- Mobile Payment and Fraud solution
- Code quality and analysis tools (SonarQube, PMD, FindBugs...)
- Release and deployment tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Octopus…)

Core Competencies
-Minimum 3 years of experience as a Technical Architect or technical team leader in multiple areas of Digital (m-commerce, e-commerce)
-Minimum 3 years of experience working on m-commerce / e-commerce projects in the Digital space (e-commerce, clienteling apps, engagement apps, B2E apps)
- Minimum 2 years of experience working with SAP Hybris (Oracle ATG or Magento if longer experience)

Other Qualifications
- Minimum 3 years of estimating experience for mobile application and software project
- Minimum 3 years of software construction (ideally knowledge in Software design patterns
- Minimum 2 year Agile delivery experience
- Knowledge on the Retail Industry or travel retail industry
- Knowledge on Software and technology rollout plan
- Good understanding of Backend solutions (Price and promotion engine, Order Fulfilment, Stock management…) 
- Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
- Good communication (written and oral)
- Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
- Appetence for new solutions and technology / technological watch

Working Conditions & Environment

- Able to work with business partners from different time zone
- Able to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore offices 

Technical Skills

  • Agile
  • e-commerce
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • SAP