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Lead Engineer - Payments

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1078403
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 1, 2019

Lead Engineer – Payment Systems

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

The Lead Engineer will report to the Sr. Manager - Payment Systems and will be part of the team that is responsible for application portfolio management and development that focuses on building and configuring software solutions for payment authorization, settlement systems, enterprise encryption services and JCPenney credit services. This entails: (1) solving complex business problems by strategizing, roadmap planning, selecting, architecting/designing, building and implementing technology. (2) portfolio management for entire business applications suite (3) actively managing the on-going health and supportability of the portfolio in alignment with IT Ops & Support, (4) partnering with other IT and business teams to deliver end to end technology solutions for JCPenney.

Critical Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive portfolio ownership by leading and development of application functionality that are aligned with business strategy and enterprise roadmaps. Gather, analyze, evaluate, and challenge information obtained from multiple sources. Requires strong cross-functional partnership due to tightly integrated systems.
  • Serve as the technology subject matter expert for business customer, IT, vendors, integration, and testing teams to ensure deliverables are technically sound and meet customers’ expectations. Work closely with project management, leadership, and partner teams to ensure quality of solutions.
  • Lead analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of technology solutions for medium to large size projects/programs through all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Mentor and train less experienced engineers across the enterprise and work with geographically diverse locations.

Critical Skills & Experiences:

  • 8+ years of experience working in Payment or POS solutions.
  • Understand payment echo systems including authorization, settlement, reconciliation, new account acquisition and credit service functions.
  • Understanding of retail merchant’s interactions with banking partners card processing.
  • Working knowledge of web based transaction processing for card not present environment.
  • SME Technical knowledge of NonStop, Mainframe, Cobal, C++, Java, Weblogic, Oracle dB, SQL on NonStop.
  • 5+ years of experience developing in Java technologies with equivalent experience in systems analysis, OO design, OO programming and debugging skills
  • 5+ years of Java Spring Framework development
  • 5+ years of J2EE and relational database experience (preferably Oracle)
  • 2+ years of NoSQL experience (preferably Cassandra)
  • 3+ years of ecommerce experience (preferably in retail)
  • 3+ years of cloud computing experience (preferably AWS)
  • Experience developing and using RESTful APIs (preferably micro services)
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux command line and shell scripting
  • Experience working in cross-functional Agile/Scrum teams
  • Knowledge of PCI compliance
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Lead Engineer - Payments
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1078403

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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