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Solutions Architect

Milwaukee, WI

Department: Delivery

Job Brief

Swarming Technology is a skilled team of e-commerce development specialists dedicated to providing high-quality solutions to a diverse group of clients. Swarming has become a trusted name in the online retail community for producing thoughtful and high-quality results within the e-commerce space.

We are looking for a full-time, experienced E-Commerce Solutions Architect to help us create high-quality technical solutions for our growing e-commerce clientele.


  • Leads the technical project architecture and design initiatives
  • Works with sales team to convert leads into prospects/clients
  • Plans technical, solutions taking into consideration project requirements and provides estimates
  • Provides technical leadership to the larger development team
  • Participates in project discoveries, leading technical discussions and recommendations
  • Provides code reviews and technical oversight, manages project tasks, tracks schedules and timelines
  • Communicates via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff as well as clients
  • Defines, creates, and executes project tasks using the Jira project planning software
  • Leads/Participates in both client and internal status meetings and standups for new and existing projects
  • Provides recommendations on buy vs. build customizations
  • Participates in QA test planning to verify code changes work according to specification
  • Develops code base using a Git Repository
  • Participates in production support troubleshooting and defines new client feature enhancements (to existing codebase) by identifying root cause issues and isolating program bugs
  • Acts as a mentor and coach to team members

Required Skill Sets

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Has led and participated in the development of 5-10 e-commerce site implementations and ERP integrations using Magento Community and/or Enterprise edition software
  • Experience with developing extensions and themes for the Magento platform
  • Outstanding communicator who can explain and present concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, including high level decision makers and clients
  • Experience in advising and leading client discovery sessions
  • Expert with cross-platform development and techniques using Apache, MySQL, PHP, HTML5, NGINX, JavaScript, CSS, Ajax, jQuery, Bootstrap, APIs, GIT, Angular.js, and other JS frameworks
  • Ability to multi-task and work or consult on numerous client projects throughout the day
  • Experience with website performance and search engine optimization
  • Expert problem solver with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions

Preferred Skill Sets

  • Client facing or agency experience highly preferred
  • Solid foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Certified Magento Solutions Specialist and Developer Plus certifications
  • Expert in Magento 1 platform and has experience in Magento 2 development and deployment
  • Agile workflow experience (Scrum and Kanban)
  • Management experience

At Swarming, our team adheres to the following core values as the foundation of our business practice:

  • We Deliver
  • We Do the Right Thing
  • We Over-Communicate
  • We Educate Ourselves and Others
  • We Bring a Positive Attitude

If you love solving problems, collaborating with a diverse group of talented people, and are interested in the fast-growing world of e-commerce, submit your resume today! Here are a few perks that make working here notoriously fulfilling:

  • Competitive salary with potential for annual bonuses
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and 401K match
  • Flexible work hours, paid vacation, and potential to work remote

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to

Perks & More

If you love solving problems, collaborating with a diverse group of talented people, and beer on Fridays, you might just want to take a closer look at Swarming. Here are few perks that make working here notoriously fulfilling:

  • Challenge

    Create opportunity for personal growth. The challenge is yours - how far will you grow?

  • Benefits

    We offer a comprehensive benefits plan which includes health, dental, vision and life insurance along with a matching 401K program.

  • Balance

    Flexible working hours and paid vacation are all part of the ways we maintain balance between work and life.

  • Fun

    Besides free coffee, we have team building outings, fantasy football leagues, a festively fun holiday party along with celebratory activities.

  • Rewards

    We believe hard work should be rewarded. We offer a competitive salary with the potential for annual bonuses.

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