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Looking for Sr. Software Engineer, Omnichannel Catalog

Location: San Francisco, CA 

Job Overview

A Senior Software Engineer loves coding. Beyond technical capabilities we are also looking for a person who can take diverse and changing requirements and turn them into actionable plans. The ideal candidate will have had experience in the high paced energy of startups as well as experience in the structured world of larger companies. Additional responsibilities include mentoring the team, Agile story delivery, and escalating issues as needed. A senior engineer needs to have strong SOA, design patterns, Java micro-services, REST, cloud, and event driven techniques software engineering experience and be hands-on as needed as well as have Big Data and NoSQL development experience. The successful applicant will work closely with Product Managers, Engineers, and Architects in a highly collaborative environment to provide quality software and enterprise solutions while providing the necessary leadership to deliver releases on time and on budget

Essential Functions

  • Contribute to and lead design and deployment planning for enterprise applications, systems interfaces, high volume performance, and scalability with project and offshore teams.
  • Work in a lean Agile collaborative environment – including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions.
  • Collaborate with Dev, Product and Project management to estimate and plan work.
  • Work with engineers, architects and quality engineers to resolve development roadblocks.
  • Work with distributed enterprise teams across various time zones.
  • Report critical issues to leads and managers effectively, timely, and with clarity.
  • Hands-on system design and development as needed.
  • Mentoring more junior team members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  •  5+ years full life cycle development Java and web development experience.
  • 4+ years experience with SOA, Java micro-services, Cassandra, big data, data structure/algorithms, performance tuning, multithreading, Spring, CI/CD, and Kafka/Messaging.
  •  2+ years experience of implementing NoSQL technologies.
  • Experience or passion for high performance, scalable engineering and big data.
  •  Experience with TDD practices.
  •   Experience with Object Oriented Design patterns.
  • Experience with tuning high volume web applications a strong plus.
  • Strong estimating and planning skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.
  • Ability to deliver full life cycle engagements.
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client-services, environment.
  • Up to 5% travel – Campuses, Conferences – up to 4x a yr.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to clearly write technical specifications.
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client-services, environment.

Other Skills

  • Strong estimating and planning skills.

Work Hours

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.
  • Up to 5% travel – Offices Onshore, Conferences – up to 4x a yr.

Company Profile

As the fastest growing part of Macy’s Inc. business, is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. With offices in New York and San Francisco, is the best of all worlds. The entrepreneurial thinking of a Web business complements the stability and support of a national brand. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for continued growth. Employees at have long term opportunities and are encouraged to utilize their Supervisors and Human Resources for cross-functional movement to further their careers. At we are committed to giving back to the community by partnering with local charitable organizations. By skillfully combining the power of the Internet with the best in retailing, is reaching new heights.

This job overview is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy’s, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job overview at any time. Macy’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Macy’s, Inc. – including Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal convictions in a manner consistent with SFPC Art. 49and LA MC ch.XVIII Art. 9.

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Retail
  • Computer Software

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  • Engineering

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