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Solutions Architect

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking for a Solutions Architect to join our team. The Solutions Architect will work with our project and support teams to provide our clients with high quality development services. They will work with the team on new Magento ecommerce projects, from initial business development and discovery phases through implementation and deployment of the completed project to ensure that both the process is followed and the solution that is delivered is consistent with development policies and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Create and design Magento based ecommerce websites while adhering to best practices

  • Diagnose and solve technical problems related to commerce implementation

  • Interact with clients to create end-to-end specifications for ecommerce solutions

  • Give direction to team on all designs and implementations

  • Define processes and standards for projects

  • Willing and readiness to code

Requirements

  • Experience with 5+ Magento implementations

  • Industry experience in ecommerce, both B2B and B2C

  • Excellent Knowledge in Enterprise Java, Design and Architecture patterns

  • Expert in Zend framework

  • Strong OOP (Object Oriented Programming) and RDBMS concepts

  • Expert in all Magento functional modules

  • Expert in Magento technical architecture concepts like multi-channel architecture, data modeling, Data Transfer and integration.

  • Expert in Magento Task management (time based/ Event based), internationalization/ localization/ personalization concepts.

  • A very good understanding on event-driven and SOA architectures and web services

  • Good knowledge in security and identity management

  • Expert in EIP (Enterprise Integration Patterns) and Enterprise Service Bus solutions

  • Rich Internet Application using AJAX/JQuery

  • A good knowledge in integration with Web content management systems

  • Expert in commerce concepts like supply chain, warehousing, logistics management, marketing, CRM

  • Experience in defining solutions in component based architectures and process/rule-driven solutions.

  • Defining UML for requirements definition and for systems design.

  • Incremental development/ refactoring approaches.

  • Excellent Code version control and conflict management capabilities with Git/ SVN

  • Excellent build/ release/ deployment (full stack build vs incremental) management capabilities

  • Great working knowledge in Jenkins, Maven, Ant like build & deployment (continuous integration) tools

  • Expert in Tomcat, Spring TC, and JBoss architecture and configuration management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Team player

  • Desire to do learn and adopt new technologies.

  • Familiar with SEO/ SEM best practices

Solutions Strategist Manager

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is seeking a Solutions Strategist Manager to join our organization in New York, New Jersey or Los Angeles. The Solutions Strategist Manager oversees a functional team of Solutions Strategists and reports to the Director of Solutions Strategy. As a Solutions Strategist Manager you are both a leader and an expert in your field. You are a high achiever and have a proven track record for successful project delivery through partnering with business and technology stakeholders to establish and meet the shared vision and goals, driving best practices, and finding innovative and creative solutions to the most complex problems. As a manager, you will challenge and develop your team to have the skills and subject matter expertise that every Solutions Strategist needs to maintain Corra’s reputation for high quality and excellence.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, motivate and develop a fast-paced and distributed functional team, serving a large and disparate client base.

  • Maintain and cultivate Corra’s Core Values, culture, and reputation for high quality and excellence within your team.

  • Accountable for hitting key performance metrics for your team, such as Billable and Utilization targets.

  • Train and onboard new hires on your team, and support the Director of Solutions Strategy with recruiting and hiring.

  • Provide project and client oversight, and review deliverables that your team is responsible for producing, such as Functional Specification Documents, User Stories, Use Cases, and Pre-sales Project Scope Worksheets.

  • Maintain department WIKI Knowledge Base, and find ways ways to continually optimize and innovate our processes and documentation templates.

  • Stay up-to-date with the offerings of Corra’s technology Partners and other popular third party extensions and solutions in the industry.

  • Drive best practices and promote knowledge sharing and close collaboration within the department.

  • Contribute to cross departmental and corporate initiatives, in collaboration with the Director of Solutions Strategy.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience managing a multi-person team of Solutions Strategists, Business Analysts or related title.

  • Minimum 5-7 years experience as an IT Solutions Strategist, Business Analyst or related title, with at least 2-3 years as Senior or Lead working on Enterprise-level projects.

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in an ecommerce agency or client-facing setting and working with a cross-functional team.

  • Minimum 1-2 years hands-on experience with an ecommerce platform, preferably Magento Enterprise, SAP Hybris, or Shopify Plus.

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, Technology, or a related field.

  • Working knowledge of general principles of open source software, SQL databases, HTML and CSS, and common web technologies integral to building seamless multichannel experiences.

  • Experience with complex system integrations that are crucial to ecommerce success, such as ERP, OMS, payment services, WMS or fulfillment, CMS, CRM and more.

  • Experience working in pre-sales to respond to Requests for Proposal (RFP) or drafting Project Scope documentation.

  • Well-versed in Waterfall, Scrum and Agile methodologies, and able to suggest the approach that best fits project needs.

  • Experience using JIRA, Mavenlink or other project management tools is preferred.

  • Experience as a Product Owner is a plus.

  • Some travel is required for meetings with team members and clients.

Personal Attributes

  • Outstanding communication skills ​—​ written, verbal and listening. You should be comfortable in facilitating difficult discussions, communicating insights, giving specific feedback to your direct reports, and presenting to internal and client stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at once, most of the time with competing priorities, and ensure delivery is complete and on time.

  • Know when it is appropriate to delegate and elevate work.

  • Creative problem solver with ability to adapt and make decisions quickly in a fast-paced
    environment.

  • Remain positive and confident in the face of a challenge.

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, and ability to quickly switch tasks.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and process-oriented.

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand new technologies and concepts.

  • Honest and dependable, with strong and quick follow through.

Project/Program Manager

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking for a Project/Program Manager who has 3+ years of ecommerce Project Management experience. This role is responsible for leading and managing a cross-functional and cross-geographies team that designs, develops and implements ecommerce websites. The Project Manager will also be playing the Program Manager role leading a cross-functional team on the execution of our managed services offerings such as maintenance activities (post-launch support), roadmap planning & execution (enhancements & other ongoing initiatives), optimization & creative services. The Project/Program Manager is the hub for all internal stakeholders and client’s stakeholders tying ecommerce project implementations and our ongoing management services into the PMO portfolio to manage the successful delivery of all of our service offerings.

 

In addition to the traditional project management skills, this position requires technical depth, deep understanding of ecommerce, software engineering and partnership skills. The Project/Program Manager directs and coordinates project/account activities to ensure that projects stay on time, on budget, and at the high standards of quality for which Corra is known. The Project/Program Manager is a self-starter and team player that possess the ability to exert influence to eliminate roadblocks and drive to issue resolutions.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple ecommerce development and other technical projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Own the process, adhere to Corra’s PMO methodologies, and be knowledgeable on the effective process steps needed to execute a project successfully and deliver business value early

  • Actively direct and manage the project life cycle from project kickoff through development, testing, and launch

  • Manage, report on, and forecast project budgets and managed services engagement budgets, advising internal and external leadership on cost/benefit analyses

  • Make resource allocation decisions to meet our clients’ needs, our teams’ billable utilization targets, and department managers’ resource allocation goals

  • Conduct periodic project reviews with key client leadership teams to provide progress updates and plan to key milestones, manage key decisions, and mitigate risks

  • Foster and develop strong relationships between the members of your team to efficiently and effectively deliver deliverables

  • Conduct project retrospectives and provide recommendations in order to improve processes

  • In addition to all of the above, as a Program Manager leading the execution of our ongoing managed service contracts you will be responsible for the following:

  • Understanding the short term and long term goals of your client(s) and drive the team towards the execution of those goals:

  • Driving the day-to-day activities as well as having a bird’s eye view of the account

  • Planning digital roadmaps, working closely with Corra’s and your clients’ key stakeholders

  • Participating in agile ceremonies to oversee the implementation of enhancements

  • Leading executive-level planning meetings, including discovery and roadmap planning sessions, CapEx planning, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • 3+ years of project/program management experience managing software and website development projects is required

  • 3+ years of digital retail experience preferred

  • Experience with design, implementation and customization of ecommerce retail systems is required

  • Certified PMP and/or CSM preferred

  • Demonstrate experience communicating with development teams using web technologies

  • Experience in Agile software development

  • Strong leadership, communication, and team building skills

  • Strong command of the software development life cycle (SDLC), online collaboration tools, mainstream project management software, budget management, schedule management, change management process

  • MS Office Suite proficiency required

  • Must be able to quickly learn, understand and apply new technologies

  • Organized, detail-oriented

  • Experience managing resource allocation

  • Strong proficiency in Risk and Change Management

Talent Acquisition Specialist (Technical)

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is seeking a highly motivated Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our organization in our NYC or Montclair, NJ office.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years technical recruiting experience and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. As a Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will partner with the recruitment team on the recruitment strategy for Corra as well as provide full life-cycle recruitment globally for all our offices. The primary responsibilities of this role is proactive sourcing, screening, interviewing, and identifying the ideal candidate for a position within our organization. You will partner with our hiring managers in order to understand their particular organizational hiring needs, drive the recruiting pipeline and provide transparent and consistent updates on recruiting progress.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for full life-cycle technical recruiting; source, recruit, review resumes, qualify/interview candidates, recommend initial first round of interviews, and ensure a world-class candidate experience while managing the source-to-offer strategy for each candidate

  • Partner with hiring managers across all departments to determine hiring needs based on business/project projections and budget analysis. Understands key position requirements (i.e. experience, technical knowledge/skill set, technical competencies, etc.) Ensures hiring managers are in compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations

  • Maintain a talent pipeline of qualified candidates by proactively using creative sourcing strategies, both internally & externally, to identify and attract competitive candidates.  This can be done via LinkedIn, college & external job boards, community network events, referrals, internal employees, online resources, etc.

  • Manage internal interviewing process including screening candidates (by phone and in person), administer appropriate assessments, coordination of interview with hiring manager & key players, following up with candidates and hiring managers to ensure updated information on the interview process status, review interviewers' recommendations and participate in selection/decision-making (hiring) discussions, perform reference checks

  • Develop and maintain an excellent relationship with hiring managers and candidates to ensure achievement of staffing goals

  • Establishing yourself as trusted partner and point of contact on talent acquisition related matters for the organization

  • Communicate important employment information to candidates during interview process (i.e. benefits, culture, compensation, company policies, etc.)

  • Seek out memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to your role and the industry

  • Support HR team with the on boarding and new hire set up, HR file management and support with HR tasks as required

  • Develop content for job postings

  • Establish and manage recruiting events from open house to networking events to promote career opportunities at Corra

  • Assist with HR onboarding and training for new hires, as well as ad hoc HR tasks

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1-3 years in full life cycle technical recruiting experience required

  • Experience recruiting for a fast paced and high growth technology company in a competitive market is a required

  • Proven sourcing skills

  • Must possess a passion for recruiting with a deep desire to learn

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment

  • Polished and professional presentation and communication style; capable of communicating complex content in a succinct manner in-person, over the phone, and through written correspondence

  • Ability to eloquently and passionately pitch Corra to potential candidates

  • Must be results-oriented; customer-service focused and possess strong organizational skills

  • Experienced in building networks to find qualified competitive candidates

  • Demonstrated experience in change management, establishing trust and credibility, working independently, interviewing and negotiating skills

  • Proven success working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

  • Demonstrated success making hiring for a diverse range of roles, both technical and non-technical

  • Superior negotiating and closing skills

  • Must possess HR competencies including Initiative, organizational skills, time management and decision making

Production Systems Engineer

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking for a Production Systems Engineer who will work with our clients and ensure they receive “superhero white-glove” treatment as they troubleshoot and resolve any and all technical issues. In this role, you will act as a consultant to the client in various ways to achieve the highest functionality of their websites through your technical acumen and strong communication to both business and technical stakeholders alike. As a Production Systems Engineer, you must be able to thrive in an Agile environment. You will also work cross functionally with other teams at Corra to troubleshoot issues and identify sales opportunities. You should have at least 3 years experience in the ecommerce industry, strong technical skills, and a demonstrated flair for customer service. As a Production Systems Engineer, you will sit closest to the “beating heart” of our clients, namely, their ability to generate revenue. Your responsibility will be to lead your client and team to that next level!

Responsibilities

  • Provide primary troubleshooting and hands on fixes for your clients critical support issues during US business hours

  • Act as ScrumMaster for all Agile ceremonies

  • Work with Product Owner and Tech Lead on architecture and design for new features

  • Consult with clients about technical solutions to common and recurring problems

  • Ensure that SLAs are met

  • Coordinate all support related efforts across a distributed team

  • Ensure security best practices are followed

  • Delegate and dispatch lower critical support issues to proper teams

  • Coordinate efforts with third parties

  • Collaborate with Account Management team to identify new sales opportunities

  • Provide reporting on key KPIs to clients and management

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in PHP, HTML/CSS and/or JavaScript/Jquery

  • 2+ years Linux server administration

  • 2+ MySQL experience

  • 3+ years of ecommerce experience

  • Magento Experience a big plus (Certification preferred)

  • 1+ years experience in Agile as a ScrumMaster (with Scrum Alliance certification preferred)

  • Strong understanding of SEO concepts

  • Experience with Analytics, Personalization and A/B Testing

  • Some sales experience is preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Outstanding communications skills, both oral and written—no exceptions

  • Experience with design, implementation and customization of ecommerce retail systems is preferred

  • Strong command of: the software development life cycle (SDLC), online collaboration tools, mainstream project management software, budget management; schedule management for multi-person, cross functional teams; containing scope creep; change management/change order process

  • MS Office Suite proficiency required

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

  • Must be able to quickly learn, understand and apply new technologies

  • Organized, detail-oriented

Senior Director of Marketing

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is currently hiring a Senior Director of Marketing. This role will be responsible for providing an overall strategic vision and business plan for the Marketing Department to help drive qualified leads to our sales team via multiple online and offline channels. This “think outside the box”  individual will be involved in every step of the marketing process from brainstorming campaign ideas and managing the creative design process, to product introductions, reaching influencers, creating high quality content, setting up and managing multiple campaigns and events. We are looking for someone to take on the responsibilities of managing overall marketing KPI’s along with a team, budget, and technology management in the face of the challenges that come with marketing multiple products to customers across the globe. This position will report to the CCO and will be accountable for the success of the Marketing Department.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a team of 7 people (4 direct reports)

  • Own Corra’s marketing and go-to-market strategy

  • Deeply understand the industry, Corra and Corra competitors to form an opinion on how best to represent Corra in the marketplace

  • Own Corra’s brand position and branding assets – work with creative and communications to ensure branding is consistent and well executed

  • Partner with stakeholders within the business to ensure Corra’s services and products are well represented within the marketing strategy

  • Manage an overall marketing calendar and campaign program across events, digital, demand generation and communications

  • Manage marketing team in agile manner leveraging Asana as an organization tool for the team

  • Partner with key industry partners to bring to life joint campaigns, programs and events

  • Drive leads to business development, ultimately holding a pipeline target to support sales

  • Own Corra.com and all digital touch points of our brand

  • Manage a multi-million-dollar budget across all marketing activities

  • Maintain a relationship with finance to fund events and programs

  • Support reviewing and selecting key vendors for marketing support

  • Be marketing’s leader within our organization and as represented externally

  • Represent marketing’s programs to senior leadership and show ROI of campaigns and investments

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years B2B marketing experience within the digital space

  • Experience leading a cross-functional marketing team

  • Experience managing a budget and partnering with finance

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a strong go-to-market strategy and create an overall marketing program that drives revenue with a proven ROI

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

  • Experience managing the digital presence of a B2B brand and a digital advertising strategy – website management, SEO/SEM, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.

  • Previous experience working with the SalesForce Suite of marketing products – SalesForce, Pardot, Data.com, Engage, etc.

  • Ideally, previous experience working with the Asana team management tool and ability to run a team in an agile manner

  • Looking for someone who “gets it” on branding – ensures our branding is beautiful, clean, and has an understated elegance across all materials

Director of Program Management

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking for a Director of Program Management to pioneer a new discipline within Corra: delivering multi-pronged, multi-year, multi-service programs to our large portfolio of clients. The Program Management function will join traditional project management and resource management as an essential part of Corra’s Project Management Office (PMO). This is a new leadership position reporting to the Vice President of Delivery.

 

The Program Management department will deliver and execute medium to large-scale yearly engagements comprising multiple services such as technical support, ongoing system enhancements, follow-on phases of implementation work, digital marketing, and other consulting services such as SEO and conversion rate optimization. Delivering such complex programs will require managing the activities of large cross-functional teams across multiple geographies. The Director of Program Management will be responsible for defining performance KPIs for the department, and developing a team of high performers through training and mentoring.

 

The successful candidate will have 5+ years’ of Project Management or Program Management experience in a digital agency, systems integrator, or software development setting with a minimum of three years in a leadership position. They must be truly entrepreneurial and able to define, embed, and grow a new function within an established organization. They will have proven experience driving the implementation of best practices and processes for complex technology projects, with a particular emphasis on ecommerce. They must be proficient in using Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.

Responsibilities

  • Define and implement best practices and new processes using Agile methodologies that support the delivery of comprehensive programs drawing on multiple disciplines across different geographies

  • Develop the tools and artifacts necessary to manage and report on program status, progress, and KPIs

  • Partner closely with Project Management to ensure consistency in shared methodologies

  • Partner with Account Management and Strategy departments to develop strategic ecommerce roadmaps for clients

  • Conduct periodic account reviews with key client stakeholders, sponsors and leaders to assess progress, confirm important milestones, manage key decisions and mitigate risks

  • Ensure that overall account status is being tracked and communicated in a concise, consistent and effective manner

  • Work closely with Resource Management to forecast and allocate Corra staff efficiently so as to maintain utilization and other KPIs

  • Manage department including resource allocation, staffing decisions, and professional development

  • Report and communicate account progress to Corra’s leadership team by developing and maintaining a weekly scorecard of KPIs that includes overall account status, financial burn, roadmap progress, etc.

  • Partner with the Account Management team to resolve client issues

  • Identify client issues that require executive escalation, and generate clear support material to help drive decisions about issue resolution

  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships with client stakeholders vital both to the success of the project and future work

  • Work with Corra Account Managers to identify new business opportunities

  • Establish training/onboarding processes for new hires

  • Continuously train and mentor direct reports to ensure that they are following delivery methodology, processes, systems usage, and are meeting or exceeding performance standards

  • Promote a culture of collaboration and teamwork across organizational boundaries

  • Support the overall growth and retention of our client portfolio

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related course of study

  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) and proven experience executing agile software development methodologies; other Agile training and certifications such as Certified Product Owner are a plus

  • At least 5+ years’ experience in program management or project management or similar in an agency, systems integrator, or software development setting is required; ecommerce agency experience is a plus.

  • At least 3+ years of experience in a leadership position in a fast-paced technology industry

  • A background of success in a highly technical environment is a must, along with a proven ability to quickly learn, master, and apply new technologies

  • Proven experience in mentoring and developing staff leading to higher levels of performance and career development and growth

  • Proven experience overseeing the day-to-day activities of staff in a complex, fast-changing environment

  • Experience with the preparation and delivery of presentations to executives, both internally and to clients

  • Fluent English and excellent written and verbal communications skills are required, no exceptions

  • Advanced abilities with standard office software applications (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing, presentation) is required

  • Advanced skills with project management software is required

  • Experience working with international cross-functional teams is highly desirable

  • Be supremely organized, detail-oriented, and a true self-starter

Chief Technology Officer

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses. Reflecting our business success, our Technology organization has evolved from a small, single-office operation, to a truly global, “always on” business that delivers increasingly complex projects to technical clients using sophisticated tools and methodologies. As a result, Corra is seeking a proven CTO (Chief Technology Officer) to lead the next stage of growth and development of our Technology organization. This is a new, executive-level role at Corra reporting to the COO.

 

As CTO, you will build on Corra’s already renowned commitment to quality by managing a large and rapidly growing, best-in-class, scalable, global technology organization that is constantly innovating and improving itself. In particular, you will assume full accountability for the quality of Corra’s ultimate deliverable: the development, and ongoing support and maintenance of high performing enterprise applications for some of the world’s leading brands, coded to exacting best practices and technical standards.

 

In this role, you will define and evangelize Corra’s Technology strategy including investment timing and levels. Amongst other responsibilities, you will establish the organizational structure that will allow Corra to double the number of technical staff over the course of the next two years while simultaneously upgrading all aspects of our development methodologies to incorporate ever-changing industry best practices. In keeping with the projected growth, the CTO will determine where Corra locates technical talent globally including the possibility of establishing new development centers. The CTO will also develop, manage and mentor a team of senior, highly experienced managers representing all technology disciplines located both onshore and offshore, consisting of Engineering, QA, DevOps, Technical Support, and Business Analysis.  This position will be accountable for all P&L and utilization rates across all of Technology, to support Corra’s financial and operating goals. This role will actively collaborate with Corra’s other Delivery departments to develop, deploy, and support digital commerce systems in both Implementation and Managed Services settings. In addition to the operating responsibilities, the CTO will also work closely with Sales and Client Services to support ongoing business development efforts, and be the face of Corra Technology to employees, prospects, clients, and investors.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build a highly scalable, follow-the-sun Technology organization that will allow Corra to double its business over the next two years while continuously improving its delivery quality and capabilities

  • Create a comprehensive business plan and roadmap for the Technology organization with realistic targets for significant growth and velocity in both the short, mid, and long term, and keep Corra’s senior management briefed on progress, expectations, and requirements for success including necessary investment

  • Championing and successfully rolling out Agile development methodologies across time zones and geographies and at all levels within the organization

  • Establish a unified, “one-firm” culture and mentality across locations and departments

  • Implement, manage and continuously update processes and policies to maintain or exceed industry standards for cybersecurity, and compliance with all relevant security standards such as PCI and GDPR for both client systems and internal systems (including meeting and maintaining PCI-DSS certification)

  • Establish new development centers as necessary to support both growth and business objectives such as EBIDTA targets. Optimize any new development centers (or growth in existing centers) by considering talent pools, time zones and geographies, client preferences and locations, language, and culture

  • Actively collaborate with Corra’s other Delivery departments including Project Management, Program Management, UX/CX, Design, and Strategy to deliver true end-to-end services across the entire digital commerce project life cycle in both Implementation and Managed Services settings

  • Function as the senior technical escalation point, both internally and externally, when project difficulties arise, and partner with Account Management and Project Management to effectively defuse client frustrations

  • Put KPIs and processes in place to train and develop technical staff, and evaluate their work both qualitatively and quantitatively at both an individual and collective level

  • Develop processes for teams to efficiently gather, estimate, and scope client technical requirements during pre-sales, onsite, discovery, build, and maintenance phases of work

  • Establish technical gates and approval processes related to system performance and launch readiness

  • Function as Corra’s “eyes and ears” for new technology and social trends and incorporate them in a timely manner into Corra’s delivery model by maintaining an “incubation mentality” for innovation alongside a focus on delivery rigor

  • Ensure that all departments within Corra are (and remain) fully educated and enabled on Corra’s Technology strategy and best practices, and how they differentiate the firm from our competition

  • Help Sales and Client Services originate, qualify, and close opportunities for Corra with both net new and existing clients including helping with deal strategy, RFPs, and estimation in both written and verbal settings at multiple organizational levels up to the C-suite

  • “Owning the room” and dazzling prospects, clients, and partners to secure both Corra’s reputation as a leader in the digital commerce space and new business

  • Distill and curate technical case studies for use in pitches

  • Partner with HR to develop training and internship programs to identify and develop technical talent

  • Work closely with Corra’s Strategic Alliances team to identify 3rd-Party technology providers with whom Corra should partner

  • Partner with Corra’s Digital Transformation team in devising and delivering additional services that help make Corra an indispensable partner to our clients

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other closely related technical field. An advanced degree in a technical field is a plus

  • Five plus years’ operating experience at a notable systems integrator, digital agency, or software vendor (ISV) in the ecommerce space (no exceptions), as the head of a large (150 person or more) globally distributed Technology team comprising all technical disciplines including Engineering, QA, DevOps, Technical Support, and Business Analysis

  • Proven ability to grow a distributed development team from relatively small to relatively large from scratch (e.g., from 50 engineers to 250 engineers) over a relatively short span of time (e.g., two to four years years). Multiple successful examples are a plus

  • Demonstrated success implementing, enforcing, and measuring enterprise-level software development best practices such as proper branch management and protocols, Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CICD), Cloud Computing and Hosting, SaaS, PaaS, Automated and Manual QA, Dockerization, and DevOps with a proven track record of continuous improvement in such areas

  • Experience managing large offshore teams including teams in India. Experience with teams in Europe and/or South America is a plus

  • Deep hands-on experience with at least one enterprise-level object-oriented programming language (e.g., Java, C++, PHP) and associated IDEs and development environments, along with strong familiarity with front-end languages such as JavaScript, and CSS

  • In depth experience with—and practical understanding of—at least one major “stack” of related web technologies such as Java plus Spring plus Hibernate plus LAMP. System Administration (Sys Admin) and/or Database Administration (DBA) experience is a plus

  • Proven experience with—and practical understanding of—other major web technologies (both established and emerging standards) such as JSON, SOAP and REST, Node.js, AngularJS, etc.

  • Highly conversant with web application development concepts and design patterns such as MVC and Flux, with multiple examples of successful development and deployment of conforming applications

  • Demonstrated drive, curiosity, and aptitude to identify and master emerging technologies likely to become industry standards such as Progressive Web Apps (PWA), along with the business acumen to decide when and how to invest in organizational mastery of those technologies

  • Deep familiarity with the unique and rapidly evolving requirements of mobile computing. Experience developing native apps for the major mobile platforms and form-factors is a plus

  • Fluency in multiple SDLC methodologies including Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, and hybrid approaches

  • Experience developing and integrating applications and platforms (both front-end and backend) to support highly complex multichannel commerce projects comprising both digital and physical retail systems such as ecommerce, order management, ERP/PLM, POS, buy-anywhere-return-anywhere, reverse logistics, empowered associates, and mobile commerce

  • Familiarity with fundamental digital commerce disciplines and methodologies such as SEO/Search, Analytics, UX, A/B Testing, Digital Marketing, and Social Media

  • Experience managing the P&L for a complex and rapidly growing business

  • Meaningful expertise with a variety of digital technology platforms such as Hybris, Magento, ATG, Omniture, Adobe Target, Monetate, Google Analytics, Sitecore, etc.

  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills. Experience with all aspects of Jira is a must. Experience in a Product development setting is also a plus

  • Deep experience with ecommerce systems and deployments for consumer-facing, B2C brands and retailers is a significant plus. Domain expertise in fashion, beauty, and/or lifestyle verticals is an additional plus

  • Full fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communications skills tested in high profile client settings is required, no exceptions.

Senior Magento Developer

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking for a Senior Magento Developer to join our team. The Senior Magento Developer will work with our project and support teams to provide our clients with high quality development services. They will work with the team on new ecommerce projects, from initial business development and discovery phases through implementation and deployment of the projects. In addition, they will maintain and enhance existing ecommerce websites while adhering to best practices. Preferably an experienced ecommerce professional, the Senior Magento Developer will have a passion for researching and learning the latest digital technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Corra team on new ecommerce projects, from initial business development and discovery phases through implementation and deployment of the completed project

  • Maintain and enhance existing ecommerce websites while adhering to best practices

Requirements

  • Magento experience required

  • Significant PHP experience, including experience building object-oriented websites in PHP

  • Familiarity with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern, and previous experience developing web applications using this pattern or on existing MVC frameworks

  • Solid experience interacting with MySQL database systems through abstraction layer (in addition to the ability to write raw SQL queries)

  • Experience using PHP to create and consume web services (SOAP, XML-RPC) and/or other experience implementing data integrations within the Magento platform

  • Front-end development experience with strong Javascript skills (including frameworks/libraries such as jQuery) as well as familiarity with accepted CSS and HTML design standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Magento development best practices, including extending existing functionality, creating custom modules, and working with its API

  • Working experience with the ecommerce development process, and the ability to create solutions for common questions/concerns on this type of platform

  • Experience with Zend Framework

  • Understanding of common web analytics suites (Google Analytics, Omniture) and experience implementing these systems

  • Comfortable researching and adopting new web technologies.

  • Familiar with SEO / SEM best practices

SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Architect

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking to hire a “Rockstar” SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Architect. This candidate should be a self-starter entrepreneur who has proven talent and eagerness to help support the ongoing growth and development of our SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris)  practice. In addition, the ideal candidate will provide technical leadership to SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris)  implementations and support new business efforts. The role collaborates with development teams and client stakeholders for the design, development, and deployment of SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris)  solutions / integration, in an effort to exceed the needs of our customers.

 

The ideal candidate must have high-level responsibility for understanding, planning, and leading the delivery of technology solutions for customers. This individual should assume the role of the clients trusted advisor on technology-related topics including technology strategy. For both clients and project teams, we expect the SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris)  Architect to frame the business value from technology initiatives and articulate this value to meet the client’s business goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Center of Excellence and Practice Competencies

  • Provide architectural oversight for new implementation projects and support client’s digital transformation program

  • Ensure adoption of best-in-class practices and standards for development, support, quality control and documentation

  • Grow and manage large group of SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) developers

  • Create re-usable repositories and frameworks to accelerate delivery

  • Manage alliance with SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) product vendors

  • Create training programs at various levels in the practice.

Required Skills:

  • SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Certification is required

  • Strong experience of building enterprise applications and 6+ years implementing SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) applications for B2B and B2C clients

  • Experience in architecting full-lifecycle implementations of at least 4 projects using SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) and JEE.

  • Experience implementing all modules of ecommerce (product information, content management, order management, pricing and promotions in both B2B, B2B, B2B2C environments).

  • Experienced in architecting JEE based applications using Spring/OSGi, Hibernate, JMS, REST, SOA, ESB and SSO technologies.

  • Extensive implementation knowledge of Software Design Patterns & multi-threaded Asynchronous Programming Models

  • Experience with complete application development life-cycle including requirements gathering, analysis and design, development, integration, testing, deployment, maintenance and support.

  • Experience in driving development using Agile/Scrum processes

  • Ability to drive complex estimates that take one or more projects into account and to effectively communicate risks and dependencies to client.

  • Manage multiple tasks and projects in a very dynamic environment

  • Possess good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) foundational concepts, data modelling with SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) and integrations.

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) WCMS, Cockpits, Cron jobs, internationalization, personalization, security concepts and REST. Should have experience in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Accelerator.

  • Should be strong in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Core modules, ImpEX, FlexibleSearch

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) workflow and task management.

  • Expert in catalogue, order management, promotions

Solutions Strategist

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is seeking a highly motivated Solutions Strategist to join our organization in New York, New Jersey or Los Angeles. As a Solutions Strategist, you will be a key member of the Delivery team and report to the Director of Solutions Strategy and Vice President of Delivery. You will play a critical role on the Delivery team by driving best practices and finding innovative and creative solutions that are crucial to ecommerce success.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the subject-matter expert (SME) for the functional capabilities and underlying technical aspects of the ecommerce platforms that Corra specializes in — Magento Commerce, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus.

  • Help clients design, implement, integrate, and optimize solutions that are crucial to ecommerce success and are proven to increase revenue and produce ROI. The solutions typically built across the ecommerce platform are: ERP, OMS, inventory management, payment services, WMS, fulfillment, CMS, CRM, customer experience solutions, analytics & tracking tools, optimization & personalization tools, and more.

  • Stay up-to-date with the capabilities of Corra’s technology Partners and other innovative third party extensions and solutions in the marketplace.

  • Collaborate with the business to establish the shared vision and goals for the work product (i.e., what the project will create, for whom, and why), and ensure that it is communicated and understood by the team.

  • Create and manage a list of required features — the Product Backlog in JIRA — and ensure they are prioritized based on value, size, risk, and other relevant considerations. Progressively decompose and refine the Product Backlog from Sprint to Sprint in response to insights about opportunities, constraints, and risks. Identify candidate stories for future sprints.

  • Work with engineering team and QA to ensure delivery of a work product that meets the requirements and acceptance criteria through ongoing collaboration, leading requirements definition, analysis, documentation, testing the features produced to confirm that they meet the acceptance criteria, drafting release notes, leading required training for the client team, and facilitating user acceptance testing (UAT).

  • Create and manage supporting documentation deliverables — User Stories, Functional Specifications Document (FSD), Use Cases, Data Mapping, Workflow Diagrams and more.

  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects, with varying degrees of complexity and business priority, for a single client and across a portfolio of clients.

  • Roadmap Execution — Collaborate with the Corra Client Services team to engage and lead discussions with client stakeholders for long term planning, visioning and road mapping with a focus on increasing revenue and optimizing ROI.

  • Collaborate with the Sales team to respond to Request for Proposal (RFP) and create the Project Scope Worksheet (PSW) during the sales cycle, by leading requirements gathering meetings with client stakeholders to identify project requirements.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as an IT Solutions Strategist / Business Analyst / Product Manager or related title, preferably in an agency or client-facing setting and working with a cross-functional team.

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Technology, or a related field.

  • Minimum 1-2 years hands-on experience with ecommerce, preferably with an ecommerce platform. We specialize in Magento Commerce, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus.

  • Must have outstanding communication skills — written, verbal and listening — and be comfortable in facilitating discussions, communicating insights and presenting to internal and client stakeholders.

  • Experience with system integrations that are crucial to ecommerce success, such as ERP, OMS, payment services, WMS or fulfillment, CMS, CRM and more.

  • Working knowledge of general principles of open source software, SQL databases, HTML and CSS, and common web technologies integral to building seamless multi-channel experiences.

  • Creative problem solver with ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment and remain positive in the face of a challenge.

  • Experience as a Product Owner using Agile and Scrum methodology for software development is preferred.

  • Experience using JIRA, Mavenlink or other Issue and Project Tracking software is preferred.

  • Some travel is required for onsite visits with clients.

Account Manager

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is seeking a highly-motivated Account Manager with experience in the ecommerce technology space. The purpose of this role is to establish and maintain relationships with clients and to help them achieve business success.

Responsibilities:

  • Build strong client relationships at the executive level – partnering and advocating for them internally. Build relationship to the degree of a trusted advisor with client

  • Manage client escalations and conflict resolution

  • Maintain a detailed pipeline and forecast for each client

  • Assist with roadmap planning, financial tracking, executive reviews and internal planning

  • Consistently meet and exceed quarterly and annual sales quotas

  • Discover, cultivate and close new business opportunities within existing accounts

  • Consult clients on ecommerce trends and emerging technologies to drive forward success for their online business

  • Act as a strategic advisor to your customers to ensure they remain successful and realize the full value of their investment with Corra

Requirements:

  • 3+ plus years of experience in an Account Management related role selling consulting services.

  • Must have a strong business acumen and an understanding of the ecommerce market to be able to consult clients on business level

  • Experience with the current ecommerce landscape, technologies and trends.

  • Excellent at relationship building and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and all levels of management (internally and externally).

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to changes.

  • Must have outstanding communication skills — written, verbal and listening — and be comfortable in facilitating discussions, communicating insights and presenting to internal and client stakeholders.

  • Some travel is required for onsite visits with clients

SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Developer

Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.

 

With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento, SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris), and Shopify Plus platforms, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.

 

Winner of multiple Crain’s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.

 

Corra is looking to hire a “Rockstar” SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Developer who possesses expert level experience with SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) & Java on ecommerce solutions. This candidate should be a self-starter entrepreneur who has proven talent and eagerness to help support the ongoing growth and development of our SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) practice. The ideal candidate is expected to have hands on development experience and must be able to work independently so that over time they master their knowledge with the SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) platform. In addition, this candidate must have a passion for technology and a flexible, creative approach to problem solving, along with the ability to take technical ownership with respect to development changes.

Responsibilities:

  • Addressing the technical needs and requirements of business.

  • Delivering to the strategy of the ecommerce business; including the planning, implementation and management of the business from launch through to the successful delivery of services.

  • Ensures software developed is held to company quality standards through code and design reviews.

  • Good understanding of the ecommerce solutions as well as web design.

  • Advanced Java knowledge – large scale Java application design.

  • Ability to produce quality code in a timely manner.

  • Deliver software and implementing packages.

  • Participates in the software design, software development, and package implementation using the platform SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris).

  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.

  • Ability to comprehend – big picture- when presented with abstract requirements.

Required Skills:

  • SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Certification is required

  • Possess good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) foundational concepts, data modelling with SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) and integrations.

  • Excellent knowledge in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) core concepts and commerce concepts, development of extensions and add-ons.

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) WCMS, Cockpits, Cron jobs, internationalization, personalization, security concepts and REST. Should have experience in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Accelerator.

  • Should be strong in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) Core modules, ImpEX, FlexibleSearch

  • Expert in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) workflow and task management.

  • Expert in catalogue, order management, promotions

  • 3+ years of experience in SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris) ecommerce platform

  • Experience in working with JSPs, Java scripts, JQuery.

  • Exposure on the continuous integration build tools and code quality tools