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Software Engineer 2 - Front-End/UI

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086158
Corporate Positions
Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Oct 4, 2019

Software Engineer 2 - Front-End/UI

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

We are looking for an experienced Front End Software Engineer to join our team. In this role, your main responsibilities will include updating existing functaionality and building new features using agile best practices, leveraging various JavaScript Frameworks such as ReactJS, Redux, Node and npm to enhance the jcp.com user interface.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with web development and software design team for production, modification and maintainence of web applications
  • Develop and unit test software that meets business requirements and technical design
  • Work directly with other JCPenney IT associates as well as JCPenney business customers to communicate technical capabilities
  • Troubleshoot pre- and post-production implementations
  • Propose new ideas when there is strong business value and stay up to date on the latest technology trends and techniques

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Strong Javascript/ES6 expertise
  • Experience building high-performant, heavy-traffic sites using JS Frameworks (React, Angular, Ember, etc)
  • Ability to write clean, modular, reusable code (using design patterns) and experience with unit-test driven approach to development
  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors (SASS, LESS, PostCSS)
  • Knowledge of build tools (Webpack, Gulp, Grunt) and Continuous Deployment (Jenkins, Travis) is nice to have
  • Work experience in Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with Adaptive/Responsive Design Principles
  • Familiarity with Data Structures, Algorithms, and general Computer Science Fundamentals

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, or equivillant work experience
  • 5 years of experience with React and/or Angular JavaScript framework application development

What We Use:

  • ReactJS
  • Redux/Redux Saga
  • NodeJS/npm
  • Webpack
  • ES6/Babel
  • Chai/Mocha
  • RESTful API
  • AWS
  • PostCSS

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: Software Engineer 2 - Front-End/UI
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086158

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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