Lead Software Architect


Updated on 5/10/2024

84.51 Degrees

84.51 Degrees

1,001-5,000 employees

Retail data science for personalized shopper experiences

Data & Analytics
Consumer Goods


Chicago, IL, USA + 4 more

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher and relevant certifications in technology and/or project management.
  • 7+ years of experience working in engineering organizations.
  • 4+ years of experience in tech consulting, retail, or related professional services.
  • Strong business sense and ability to translate business problems into data-driven solutions.
  • Strong knowledge and skills in cloud technologies and trends.
  • Hands-on experience in delivery and support of software in the Cloud (Preferrable: Azure).
  • Experience with any of the following programming languages: JavaScript (Angular), Java (Spring Boot), or Python (FastAPI) is a plus.
  • Experience with modern software development concepts such as CI/CD, service-oriented architecture, infrastructure as code, and/or containerization.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High level of independence; ability to make time-sensitive decisions rapidly and solve urgent problems.
  • Lead technology teams, analyzing trade-offs and making decisions on a path forward.
  • Design and review cloud native architectures that are understandable but both technical and non-technical teams.
  • Partner with Data Scientists, Engineers, Experience Design, and Product talent to ensure our platform strategy delivers against requirements, scope, and on time.
  • Assessment of current state and planning for a future state that aligns with 84.51˚ objectives.
  • Work with the security team on ensuring the solutions your team propose adhere to the recommended best practices.
  • Perform research on technology solutions that will enable 84.51˚ to accelerate the delivery of solutions.
  • Participate and collaborate on the overall 84.51˚ technology direction as a stakeholder for Media.
  • Identify opportunities and formulate a view on 84.51˚ Media’s long-term technology strategy.
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical and presenting strategic visions to leadership team.

84.51° stands out as an excellent workplace due to its focus on leveraging advanced science and first-party retail data to deliver personalized shopper experiences. This retail data science company is deeply embedded in understanding consumer behavior, which puts it at the forefront of the industry in terms of both knowledge and technology. Such a dynamic and technically sophisticated environment provides a stimulating workplace for professionals looking to advance in data science and retail marketing.

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Cincinnati, Ohio



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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