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Android Engineer 1 - Digital Platform

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086159
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 15, 2019

Android Engineer 1 - Digital Platform

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

Are you passionate about mobile development and building industry leading mobile applications? Already launched your own Android 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 mobile applications using Android, which includes defining, designing, and deploying the app on Google Playstore. A key part of your responsibilities will include development as well as interfacing with the engineers on the Mobile team, as well as other parties like UX 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:

  • 3-4 years of experience in software programming
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in native Android development
  • Strong experience in JAVA/Kotlin
  • At least 1 published application in the Google Play 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
  • Stay up to date on Android releases, features and programming techniques
  • Good knowledge on data structures
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • 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
  • MVVM and knowledge of Android architecture components
  • Ability to develop APIs is a big plus

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: Android Engineer 1 - Digital Platform
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086159

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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