Digital Architect - KOHLER Digital Ventures
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

Posted in Retail

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Digital Architect - KOHLER Digital Ventures

Work Mode: Remote


The role of the Digital Architect - KOHLER Digital Ventures position will have overall responsibility for front-end and back-end strategy and development of best-in-class digital products/platforms for an important, new digital business initiative for KOHLER, a highly respected kitchen and bath manufacturer.

Working with the KOHLER Digital Ventures Product team and 3rd Party technology partners, you will manage the build of DTC platform and the back-office engine to support fulfillment, with an emphasis on scalability, automation, and security. While your role will be focused on managing the engineering roadmap and outsourced team, you will also be required, at times, to support hands-on for updates, hot fixes, troubleshooting and monitoring of current deployments. This position will play an instrumental role in helping develop and scale a new and exciting business offering, nationally.


  1. Oversee new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements
  2. Lead new projects, from conceptualization/strategy to deployment
  3. Ensure agency delivers maintains high standards for application performance, uptime, and scale
  4. Contribute to a future-ready, high quality, and performance code base
  5. Share your technical knowledge and foster new product ideas with the team
  6. Translate product requirements and design wireframes into lightweight, agile products
  7. Champion good agile practices that provide a foundation for iterative product development
  8. Maintain the optimal IT stack to support the customer journey and back-end operations, including Azure, CosmosDB, Contentful, GitHub, Webflow and Salesforce 
  9. Technical hands-on ability for updates, fixes, check the build, hot fixes, troubleshooting
  10. Can scope out time and resource requirements


  • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growth
  • Manage REST based web services and APIs for integration and consumption by mobile and web platforms
  • Coordinate functional resources, including third parties, to achieve milestones
  • Accountable for ensuring each milestone is achieved within each phase and the project is delivered within an agreed-upon timeline.
  • Develop engineering road map and strategize with Product & Customer Journey Lead and Head of Product to ideate and engineer next generation digital capabilities
  • Ability to define and build prototypes, MVPs, and product iterations
  • Familiarity with enterprise-based Salesforce integrations and configuration
  • Manage 3rd party Salesforce partner and implementation team including feature planning, prioritization and milestones




  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years software engineering experience with expertise in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • 2+ years with ReactJS
  • Experience with performance optimization techniques
  • Working knowledge configuring Salesforce
  • Experience in configuring and working in modern headless CMS, like Contentful, Prismic, Dato, etc
  • Experience with object-oriented design and building backend applications with REST API services using Node.js, Typescript, or C#.
  • Experience designing and developing service-based architectures and/or micro services
  • Experience designing data persistence and caching concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (e.g., MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc.)
  • Enough DevOps experience to setup, configure and maintain your own dev/build environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, etc.)
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies (e.g., Docker, Vagrant, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial / startup experience


  •      UX / UI design experience preferred


  • None

To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment beginning January 1, 2022. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community.  Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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