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Lead Engineer - iOS ? Digital Platform

Location: Dallas, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1079305
Corporate Positions
Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 14, 2019

Lead Engineer - iOS – Digital Platform

JCPenney, one of the nation’s largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of nearly 870 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcp.com, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will 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. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization.

Are you passionate about mobile development and building industry leading mobile applications? Already launched your own iOS app? Do you love coding? If you do, then read on because your next career move might be sooner than you think! We are looking for more amazing mobile engineers to expand our team in Dallas. 

Your main responsibilities will include developing native mobile applications including defining, designing, and implementing on iOS.  A key part of your responsibilities will include communicating with engineers on the Mobile team, as well as other parties like UI designers and product managers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build new and innovative product features and apps
  • Build prototypes
  • Maintain high level performance quality
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems, mentor junior developers
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers alike
  • Write clean, stable, unit-tested code and accompanying documentation where needed

Candidates must:

  • Have passion to design, build and polish great, simple, fun mobile applications
  • Be driven to succeed & be self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision or hand-holding
  • Be comfortable working independently and owning multiple product features from start to finish

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 10+ years of experience in software programming
  • 5+ years of iOS mobile application development
  • 2+ year of development experience with Swift
  • At least 2 published applications in the iTunes Store available for immediate download and review by our team
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Passionate about solving customer problems with innovative mobile solutions
  • Strong knowledge of iOS SDK framework
  • Strong knowledge of Swift, API integrations, and security
  • Experience with Core Services, Media and Cocoa Touch frameworks, developer tools (Xcode), and workflows (both manual memory management and ARC, debugging, profiling, unit testing, continuous integration, provisioning, distributing and submission to the App Store)
  • Working familiarity with iOS design patterns and coding conventions as well as Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines and App Store Review Guidelines
  • Expert understanding of networking, local data caching and multitasking on iOS
  • Experience working in a team development environment
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with task planning and estimating effort
  • Appreciate great design and thrive in a creative environment
  • Experience detecting and correcting memory usage issues as well as optimizing code for application performance
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and high reliability

Bonus points:

  • Retail ecommerce experience
  • Development experience with other mobile platforms (e.g. Android)
  • Experience with BLE and Arduino
  • Experience with game development
  • Agency experience
  • Ability to develop APIs is a big plus

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 - iOS ? Digital Platform
Location: Dallas, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1079305

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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