Software Engineer

San Francisco - California

Date Posted: Nov. 20, 2018

Requisition ID: MAC12992


Job Overview:


Data as a Service (DaaS) team at Macy’s organizes and governs Macy’s data and makes it seamlessly and securely available for business growth. Creates single view of truth of core data domains to support operational and analytical uses. Makes data a sustainable and differentiated business currency in achieving the North Star strategy. Developers are expected to work closely with Technical Leads, Architects, other Software Engineers, and Quality Engineers in a highly collaborative environment. If you want to be challenged in a fast, agile environment with other A-Players, then come and consider the DaaS team at Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions:


Design, implement, and test server-side code for data applications

Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including iterative development, estimations and design sessions

Deliver project assignments on time and with high quality

Collaborate with Architects and other Software Engineering resources in designing and implementing integrated, enterprise solutions

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

Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality






Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering and 3 yrs. experience

2+ years of hands on experience working with Java or Python or Scala

2+ years of experience working with databases or no-sql data stores

1+ years of web services experience

1+ years of experience building data integration applications

Experience with Machine Learning is a plus

Experience with Elastic Search is a plus

Experience with GCP is a plus

Experience in Retail or other high-volume data applications a plus

Agile experienced


Communication Skills:


Strong written and verbal communication Skills


Mathematical Skills:


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


Reasoning Ability:


Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.


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:


Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, customer focused environment.

Passionate advocate of TDD practices a strong plus.


Work Hours:


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


Company Profile:


As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. offers the entrepreneurial culture of a web business with the stability and support of the best brand in retailing. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for substantial growth. If you're interested in being a part of that growth and want to know what it's really like to work at, get an inside look at


Our employees 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 digital technology and omnichannel integration 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. 49 and LA MC ch.XVIII Art. 9.