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Macys Tech is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to ensure the applications are highly available, reliable, secure and scalable for Omni Channel Order Management and Supply Chain Platforms. We manage millions of orders per day from Macys. com, Bloomingdales. com, Mobile Apps, more than 500 stores, and Call Centers. Members of the team use cutting edge technologies and data techniques to discover solutions and build knowledge from the ground up, driving results that produce tangible impact and sustainable change.

We are looking for a Lead Engineer who has a passion to build new robust software, deploy in cloud and is responsible for providing solutions for wide array of problems in Supply Chain. The role involves building cutting edge solutions using modern technology and frameworks including all relevant components of the Google Cloud Platform. We are looking for someone who has a strong mindset of reliability engineering with a development background and experience transforming legacy applications & systems into next generation cloud native platforms on GCP or Azure. This person will work and collaborate closely with our software engineering, architecture and operations teams on cloud-based application observability and deployment as we begin our journey on building a cloud platform.

The Lead Software Engineer role in Macy s Technology is a hands-on leader in the design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. Translate business requirements into well-engineered, tested and deployed application systems that are used by the business and support these systems while in production. Interface with internal customers to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to meet business requirements and designs, develops, tests, installs, and deploys the required software applications. Develop solutions utilizing a variety of software technologies, including new code construction, modifications to existing modules, configuration and/or package implementation. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Architect and build scalable cloud infrastructure and processes along with foundational software components for applications in the supply chain portfolio.

Establish standards & best practices, design guidelines/principles and patterns and demonstrate a broad understanding of the applications and technical architectures.

Design and deliver developer enablement tools for applications as well as cloud platform and adjacent functions.

Work with teams to help with adoption of tools, technical strategies, architecture guidelines through efficient collaboration.

Remain abreast of industry trends, plan and lead practice/technology evaluations & POC.

Serve as a coach/mentor to less experienced developers.

Manage and delegate tasks as appropriate.

Bring innovative ideas to the table every day, in order to find better ways of accomplishing our customer objectives. Set clear, measurable quality goals for an organization in a data-driven way.

Communicate & share knowledge with the enterprise through case studies, standards and best practice publications, presentations, newsletters, and town hall meetings.

Consistently demonstrate regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering and 6+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

6+ years of solid hands-on development experience with Java, frameworks and related technologies.

3-5 years of hands-on experience with Web Services and Messaging Layer using SOAP, REST, JAXB, JMS.

Deep technical understanding of the technologies in the enterprise systems; includes (but not limited to) Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, EMS, Kafka, JBoss, SQL & no-SQL databases and datastores, Cloud/Micro services, Caching, Secure Development Lifecycle, Distributed Processing.

Experience in working on cloud technologies, preferably cloud native on Google Cloud Platform would be a plus.

In-depth knowledge of event-driven architecture (EDA) and service-oriented architecture (SOA)

Experience in CI/CD, DevOps process and tools and containerization

Demonstrate a broad understanding of the application flow and technical architectures

Experience with tools & technologies such as Prometheus, Grafana, StackDriver, Distributed tracing, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, NewRelic, PagerDuty, WireShark is a plus.

Communication Skills

Ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management and key business partners.

Enjoys working with collaboratively with a wide variety of teams within & outside domain.

Mathematical Skills

Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and analytical skills.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to perform solid analysis/troubleshooting to determine code and process inefficiencies.

Ability to consider options and make decisions to improve efficiencies.

Independently identifies, defines, and performs analysis to resolve code issues.

Physical Demands

This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking.

May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.

Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment.

May involve moving or lifting items under 10 pounds.

Other Skills

Highly motivated person with the ability to learn new technologies hands on an ongoing basis.

Enjoys learning new things with the ability to quickly adopt and apply.

Work Hours

Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.


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