Senior Ecommerce Developer, API Management (macys.com)

San Francisco - California

Date Posted: May. 25, 2017

Requisition ID: MAC07363

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Job Overview:
 
The API Team under Platform and Architecture domain is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of Services (API) for developers contributing to the eCommerce sites for both Macys and Bloomingdales brands. In addition, this team is developing the platform components for next gen form factor API’s to expand and improve the store shopping experience with mobile technologies and applications designed to captivate and engage our customers. We are looking for an energetic and passionate individual to serve Development needs. As a member of the API Management team at Macys.com, the engineer will help to create technology solutions to meet clients’ business needs and will be responsible for working with internal and external partners to create and enforce macys.com API standards. The primary area of focus will be blend of support and development, which includes the design, coding and testing of medium to large application components. The candidate will closely work with Technical Leads, Architects, other Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
 
Essential Functions:
 
• Design, implement, and unit test J2EE/Java Web application code
• Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including iterative development, estimations and design sessions
• Deliver project assignments with high degree of precision, quality and well within the timelines
• Collaborate with Architects and other Software Engineering resources in designing and implementing integrated, enterprise solutions
• Perform software (and occasionally hardware) root cause analysis
• Provide expertise in the development and calibration of software
• Work with distributed teams across various time zones
• Work with other senior engineers, software architects and quality assurance engineers to resolve development roadblocks
• Work with the Technical Lead to create and own system design documentation following standard templates; take initiatives to periodically review and recommend improvements to the templates as needs arise and to keep all documentation up-to-date
• Act as subject matter expert (SME) in assigned business and technical domains with an excellent understanding of business and system processes, inter relationship/dependencies/interactions among system components and how things work end to end. Act as the “go-to” person on integration related questions
• Consistently demonstrates regular, dependable attendance & punctuality
 
Qualifications:
 
Education/Experience:
 
• Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years experience in Client Dev/Support or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science with 3+ years experience
• 6+ years total experience as an engineer in a web environment doing development with Java/JEE
• 5+ years Java 5 or later knowledge
• 3+ years Spring Dependency Injection and other core Spring features including Hibernate and ORM functionality including Web Services and REST core/client
• Clear understanding of multi-tier Web application architecture
• Understanding of relational database concepts, dimensional database concepts and database architecture and worked knowledge on one of them (Oracle, Db2, MySQL, MSSQL)
• Sound understanding on performance testing, tuning and analysis experience, in the web development industry ideally in the retail space
• Conversant in common Internet technologies and protocols (HTTP, SSL, OAuth, REST, JSON, XML, etc.), understanding the pros and cons of each
• Experience with UML modeling and effective communication for design reviews
• JBoss or Tomcat experience preferred
• Experience with highly scalable, high performance, 100% stable Java web applications
• Agile experienced
• Web experience in Retail or other high volume customer facing web applications a strong plus
• Passionate advocate of TDD practices a strong plus
• Experience working with any API Management tool would be plus
• Retail, Mobile, Mashery, Apigee experience and analytics knowledge is a plus
  
Communication Skills:
 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 
Mathematical Skills:
 
• Strong estimating and planning skills
• Ability to clearly write technical specifications
 
Reasoning Ability:
 
• An Object Oriented philosopher with experience understanding and applying OO design pattern
• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision      
 
Other Skills:
 
• Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, fast paced, environment
• Successful history of web projects delivered
 
Work Hours:
 
• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs 
 
Company Profile:
 
As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, macys.com is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. With offices in New York and San Francisco, macys.com 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 macys.com have long term opportunities and are encouraged to utilize their Supervisors and Human Resources for cross-functional movement to further their careers. At macys.com 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, macys.com is reaching new heights.
 
 
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. 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 histories in a manner consistent with SF PC Art. 49 and LA MC ch. XVIII Art. 9.