Manager, Software Engineering

Johns Creek - Georgia

Date Posted: Mar. 13, 2019

Requisition ID: MAC14154

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Job Overview:

 

At Macy’s, we’re moving fast—we’re at top speed to become America’s premiere retailer.  Macy’s Technology strives to set the pace by providing seamless and compelling shopping experiences for our Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s customers. Macy’s Technology is creating innovative technology solutions to support these experiences and define the future of retailing.

 

 The Manager, Software Engineering at Macy’s Technology reports to the Director, Supply Chain Engineering, and plays a key role in leading the software engineering technical direction and integration of enterprise solutions.  The Manager, Software Engineering will form effective partnerships across Macy’s Technology.

 

The Manager collaborates with various levels of stakeholders (Sr. Leadership, each department’s management, project teams, Infrastructure and Field Services leaders, and enterprise architects) on architecture, requirements, and implementation of application platform features; Possess a combination of systems and technology experience along with strong thought leadership skill to define platform release plans that deliver key enabling features in time to support major initiatives across the enterprise; Evangelize the use of platform features in business application development across East and West Coast departments; Build and lead high performing solution architecture and engineering teams to deliver and support platform features, frameworks, and automations that provide Omni channel applications and services speed and scale; Drive platform innovation in both technology and process; Inspires the teams to achieve outstanding results in a fast paced environment Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions:

 

Create platform feature roadmap and define monthly release plans.

Lead the implementation of application services, frameworks, automations, and infrastructure that the departments, teams and their projects depend upon.

Support department, teams and their projects on their onboarding into application and throughout their development life cycle.

Evolve platform maturity in automation, operations, stability, and support.

Communicate latest platform solutions to the enterprise through case studies, standards and best practice publications, presentations, newsletters, and town hall meetings.

Maintain awareness of industry trends and evaluate applicability of new software tools to platform development.

Consistently demonstrate regular, dependable attendance & punctuality. 


Decision Making:

Decides and prioritizes the deliverables of platform components, participates and recommends the technical direction of the platform, and influences how project teams in departments develop and support dependent applications. 

Make management decisions, as well as make recommendations for advancement and promotions.

 

Qualifications:


Education/Experience:

 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering and 8-10 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's Degree preferred.

Demonstrate strong organizational and leadership capabilities, and have solid track record of leading engineering team and delivering enterprise class products. Must also have broad and deep technical understanding of the technologies in this field.

Deep technical understanding of the technologies. The list of technology includes but not limited to: Java/J2EE, Tibco BW/BE/EMS, Active Spaces, Spark, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic Search, Kibana, Tomcat, JBoss, stream processing, RDBMS, NoSQL databases, In-memory databases, ODS, distributed processing.

Strong data management principles, around data architecture, modeling/design, data quality, security, data organization and operations.

Experience in processing large amounts of data in real-time at internet scale for operational and analytic purposes.

 

Communication Skills:

 

Have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information of the platform in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders. 

Must have excellent presentation skills to wide spectrum of audience types (Sr. Executives to Technical Architects and Developers). 

 

Mathematical Skills:

 

Strong technical aptitude, along with analytical skills. 

Advanced statistical knowledge, including experience with application of statistic to predictive analytics, probabilistic modeling, and unstructured text analysis.

 

Reasoning Ability:

 

Lead the development phase of projects, making work assignments and managing task completion. Select tools/methodologies for projects. 

Commit to deliverables for scope of work. 

Modify jobs and schedules for jobs as necessary. 

 

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:

 

Strong leadership profile and excellent prioritization and negotiation skills.

Capable of managing multiple streams of work in parallel with aggressive timelines.

 

Work Hours:

 

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


Company Profile:

 

Macy’s Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers.  With fiscal 2016 sales of $25.778 billion and approximately 140,000 employees, the company operates more than 700 department stores under the nameplates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and approximately 125 specialty stores that include Bloomingdale’s The Outlet, Bluemercury and Macy’s Backstage.  Macy’s, Inc. operates stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as macys.com, bloomingdales.com and bluemercury.com.  Bloomingdale’s stores in Dubai and Kuwait are operated by Al Tayer Group LLC under license agreements.  Macy’s, Inc. has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and New York, New York.


 

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.