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Lead Engineer - Omni Channel Pricing

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084741
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jul 30, 2019

Lead Engineer - Omni-Channel Pricing

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Lead Engineer will report to Sr. Manager – Omni Channel Pricing 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 OmniChannel Pricing systems. This entails: (1) strategizing, roadmap planning, selecting, architecting/designing, building and implementing technology solutions to solve complex business problems.(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) managing the cost, contracts, and licensing associated with the portfolio, (5) partnering with other IT and business teams to deliver end to end technology solutions for JCPenney. The team provides IT solutions to JCP Pricing, eCommerce and Merchandising business clients.

Critical Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plays a key role in defining the future IT architecture and develops roadmaps of the systems, platforms and/or processes for the company across disciplines. Expert and point-of-contact in core business capabilities, processes, and applications for the Item portfolio.
  • Drives large and complex solutions, including coordinate sourcing of new hardware/software with procurement, licensing & maintenance strategy, budgeting and forecasting, portfolio metrics, change management, security & compliance and partnership with shared services to achieve the business objectives and goals.
  • Provides highest level of expertise for the development and/or specification and/or implementation of technical solutions
  • Provides mentorship and coaching to junior staff. Be able to break down complex technical explanations into understandable terms to stakeholders
  • Work with geographically diverse locations
  • Key leader in the development of non-functional requirements and a creator and/or approver of new architectures and designs. Build tasks: Continually reviews specifications for execution and suggests further improvements through automation, use of technology and best practice implementation

Critical Skills & Experiences:

  • 10+ years of professional experience. Strong preference for retail experience in the Merchandising, Pricing and Product Development domains.
  • Experience in working on SQL and NoSQL databases, knowledge of NET/Java based applications
  • Database Proficiency: SQL Server, Oracle, familiarity with writing and performance tuning SQL queries of medium to high/very high complexity
  • Experience with continuous software integration, test and deployment.
  • Team Oriented. Capable of working with a supporting a team of various players and roles.
  • Multi-Tasking. Able to work on several project items concurrently and absorb multiple business focus areas at startup.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, able to present and hold meetings with key business partners, senior executives vendors, and enterprise architects.
  • Languages: Experienced in OOP Concepts and Design Patterns (5+ years), Java, .Net, JavaScript, SQL and PL/SQL.

What you get:

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.

About JCPenney:

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.

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

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Job Title: Lead Engineer - Omni Channel Pricing
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084741

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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