Newell Brands Principal Architect in Hoboken, New Jersey


Principal Architect, Ecommerce Platforms

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The Digital Technology Team is responsible for the development and support of Newell Brands branded and E-Commerce websites globally, such as,,,, and many other. In addition, the team is also responsible for relevant Enterprise Web Application Development and Enterprise Systems Integration projects.

This role will be responsible for working across multiple teams of application developers as a principal architectural contributor responsible for solution architecture, road mapping and patterns across eCommerce platforms. This role will be required to drive technology change when appropriate. This role will work as the principal technical implementation stakeholder for current and future eCommerce platforms and will collaborate with integration/data architects, product managers, application developers and managers to ensure technical vision is appropriately outlined, documented, socialized, mapped and implemented



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields (Computer Science, Engineering

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 10 years of experience in various application development / architecture roles

  • Experience working using Agile methodology and in fast paced environment

  • At least 8 years’ experience developing/architecting solutions on large eCommerce platforms such as: WebSphere Commerce, Demandware, ATG, Hybris or similar in both B2C and B2B Experience designing and implementing headless commerce utilizing RESTful APIs

  • Strong knowledge of web application development using enterprise grade technologies and frameworks.

  • Strong familiarity with emerging presentation layer frameworks and patterns such ReactJS

  • Strong familiarity with emerging cloud and web technologies

  • Strong familiarity using GIT for source code management is preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of profiling techniques, memory management and performance tuning utilized to result in elegant and fast-loading web experiences.

  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment, and manage workload prioritization to deliver high quality work products on time with minimal direction.

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills with the ability to handle conflict and to work with a distributed team.

  • Ability to create business requirements documentation as needed

  • Ability to convert business requirements into detailed system design and technical specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • High level of self-motivation and initiative, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and quickly acquire proficiency with new skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Organization: Newell Brands - Ecommerce

Title: Principal Architect

Location: United States-New Jersey-Hoboken

Requisition ID: 335293