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Engineer 2

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085288
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Oct 22, 2019

Engineer 2 - Search Engineering

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

We are looking for a Search Engineer who will be a key member in the core search platform team. You will be a part of a nimble and a high functioning team that is focused on building and scaling the next generation search platform and services to power the search, discovery and recommendation needs for JCP.com. You’ll have the opportunity to design, develop and support innovative solutions across a variety of applications, platforms and environments focused on Search Relevancy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement a world-class search platform using Apache Solr.
  • Implement code in java using Spring framework that is robust, efficient and maintainable
  • Continually challenge what exists in the current platform and change to build a scalable Search platform.
  • Join our motivated engineering team and work with them to solve interesting and useful problems in a collaborative manner

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • 4+ year’s software development experience in Java, advanced java (servlet, jsp).
  • 2+ Experience in development of web-application/REST using Spring MVC/SpringBoot framework.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Apache Solr or Elasticsearch
  • Understands the basic of TfIDF algorithm.
  • Experience writing unit tests with Junit.
  • Adept at the usage of Maven, GIT.
  • Understanding of QA methodologies, CI/CD processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ experience with public cloud infrastructure preferably using Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, etc.)
  • Experience in the usage of Netflix OSS components.
  • Knowledgeable on Docker/Containerization.
  • Basic Knowledge of Javascript and CSS to debug issues on the front-end.

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: Engineer 2
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085288

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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