Senior Software Engineer, UI

San Francisco - California

Date Posted: Jan. 14, 2019

Requisition ID: MAC13481


Job Overview: Website Application Development develops the highly scalable and light weight web applications that create a rich and responsive customer experience for and on desktop, tablets and mobile devices.

 We are seeking a senior developer who has a successful history of analysis, design and implementation in a business-critical environment. The primary area of focus will be the development of web presentation layer using some of the latest technologies for design, coding and testing of medium to large application components. Senior eCommerce 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 Website Application Development team at Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions:


Design, implement, and unit test both UI & server-side J2EE/Java web application code.

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.

A customer-centric mentality/passion for building products with great UX ·

An engineering mindset and strong consideration of the tradeoffs present in every decision

Strong, supported, opinions about the right ways to do things that you aren’t afraid to defend

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.

Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.






Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering and 7 yrs. experience or 

Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering and 5 yrs. experience.

6+ yrs. experience with JavaScript (ES5 & ES6) / Semantic HTML / CSS. 

6 + yrs. experience with jQuery and jQuery UI, Ajax.

3+ yrs. experience with Front End Frameworks.

Solid understanding of Accessibility concerns and SEO fundamentals.

Experience with modern browser technologies and cross platform challenges.

2+ yrs. experience with versioning tool like Git, build tools like NPM, grunt.

 Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins.

Solid knowledge of JavaScript Unit Testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine.

3+ yrs. experience with templating paradigms such as Mustache, Handlebars.

Experience with CSS preprocessing frameworks such as SASS/SCSS or LESS.

Strong understanding of design patterns: Object-oriented development, client-side MVC.

Familiarity with Foundation CSS, Node.js and Express.js.

Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment.

Strong UI, design focused and able to define UI road map.

Backbone or Vue experience preferred.

Experience working on highly performant UX and mobile enabled web is desirable.

Web experience in Retail or other high-volume customer facing web applications a strong plus.


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.