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Lead Engineer - Pricing

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084741
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jan 28, 2020

Lead Engineer - Omni-Channel Pricing

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Lead Engineer will report to the Senior Manager of Omni-Channel Foundations - Pricing and will be part of the team that is responsible for the delivery and ownership of Pricing and Item Solutions. The Omni- Channel team supports the end-to-end Pricing and Item Management functions for Home Office, Stores and Online. This portfolio includes multiple COTS and SaaS integrated packages as well as internally-written applications.

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. Contribute technical expertise to Omni-channel Pricing and Item, offering skills in technical analysis, coding, design, and integration as needed to facilitate success across a variety of programs
  • Participates in helping leadership define the future vision, solution architecture, and roadmap of IT systems/platforms for their areas of responsibility by working across functional and technical disciplines.
  • Participates in all phases of the system/software development process or supports, maintains and deploys key technologies across domains and technology stacks in a focused and consistent approach for medium to large complexity efforts, including coordinate sourcing of new hardware/software with procurement, licensing & maintenance, budgeting and forecasting, portfolio metrics, change management, security & compliance and partnership with shared services to achieve the business objectives and goals.
  • Participates in the development of non-functional requirements and reviews architecture and design of new solutions.
  • Work with software vendors to maintain existing and implement new integrated COTS and SaaS products
  • Propose new ideas when there is strong business value and stay up to date on the latest technology trends and techniques.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 10+ years of professional experience. Strong preference for retail experience in the Merchandising, Pricing and Product Development domains. Knowledge of FlexPLM or other PLM software is a plus.
  • High level of competency in Oracle RMS and RPM is required.
  • Database Proficiency: SQL Server, Oracle, familiarity with writing and performance tuning SQL queries of medium to high complexity.
  • Languages: Experienced in OOP Concepts and Design Patterns (5+ years), Java, JavaScript, SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Experience with continuous software integration, test and deployment.
  • Team Oriented. Capable of working with a supporting a team of various players and roles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, able to present and hold meetings with key business partners, vendors, and technical leadership. Able to explain technical issues to the business or IT leadership in non-technical, understandable terms and provides technical leadership to less senior engineers.

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 - Pricing
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084741

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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