Solution Architect

  • Framingham, MA, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

Checkpoint Systems, a division of CCL Industries, is a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for B2B and B2C retailers, encompassing loss prevention, merchandise visibility and IoT product ecosystems that work in concert to drive profitability and enhance the customer experience. Checkpoint Systems provides end-to-end solutions enabling retailers to achieve accurate real-time inventory, accelerate the replenishment cycle, prevent out-of-stocks and reduce theft, thus improving merchandise availability and the shopper’s experience. Our intelligent retail solutions are built upon 50 years of radio frequency technology expertise, innovative high-theft and loss-prevention solutions, market-leading RFID hardware, software, cloud-based SaaS, and customizable labeling and EAS antennas capabilities, to brand, secure and track merchandise from source to shelf.  Our customers include many of today’s top brick and click retailers, offering an array of customizable solutions for Drug, Supermarket, Apparel, Electronics, General Merchandise and Big Box stores.  Global headquarters is located in Thorofare, NJ, and features a state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center, showcasing Intelligent Retail Store solutions.

Checkpoint Systems operates in every major geographic market and employs over 4,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package that includes life, health, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending accounts and tuition reimbursement. We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We also provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people with opportunities to collaborate with global teams, launch innovative products, and grow professionally with a dynamic organization.  

EEO AAP Employer/Vet/Disabled 
Drug Free Workplace

Job Description

The Solution Architect will work as part of Checkpoint Systems RFID Solutions team to architect, design, develop, customize and implement our Halo software for our end customers. 

  • Interact with customers to understand business requirements and scope, Customer expectations regarding the solution, identify stakeholders and communicate the vision for the solution to them.
  • Model solution in business terms (current/future data and process flows, business requirements, critical success factors, etc.)
  • Create and document architecture for the solution and technical design based on Checkpoint Halo Platform and Solutions. Identify gaps in the product and how to address them. Identify integration points with customer software and integration details if necessary. Identify UI requirements.
  • Develop the project functional and technical specifications based on the customer requirements workshop
  • Estimate, plan and oversee the solution development and deployment.
  • Lead the development and internal testing effort, working with a combination of US, European and India resources. Provide technical and architectural leadership for a team of engineers.
  • Train and mentor team members.
  • Contribute to and follow solutions development processes. Do hands on software development using JAVA/J2EE and Mobile (Swift/Objective-C, Android) technologies
  • Respond to and resolve urgent customer issues.
  • Work with Client Services, Pre-sales and Engineering teams in different geographical locations (US, Europe, India) on solution requirements, product functionality and gaps.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in Java Technologies. Experience in Android and/or iOS Development. Technical management in product companies is preferable.
  • Core Technical Skills:-
    • Software Architecture
      • Design Skills with 5 Years hands on experience in designing software products
        • Develop the overall technical design for secure enterprise and RFID (radio frequency identification) systems and applications 
        • Expertise in technologies such as Core Java, J2EE, Webservices, JMS, ORM, etc
        • Proficient in Mobile Application Development (iOS or Android)
        • Hands on experience in integration /data exchange between different tools and applications 
        • Ability to write complex queries in Databases (Document DBs (e.g. Mongo DB), RDBMS (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Abilities
      • Hands-on experience in coding and debugging

      • Individual Contributor 

      • Should have been responsible for Technical delivery and solution architecture delivery for projects.

      • Experience in deployment and supporting solutions for customers

    • Knowledge
      • Domain experience in Retail industries is desired

      • Hands on experience on Android development is desirable

      • Domain experience in Retail industries is desired

      • Experience with RFID Solutions is strongly desired

    • Behavioral Skills
      • Good communication skills

      • Quick learner

      • Strong problem solving skills

      • Coaching and mentoring skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.