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Technical Architect

Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1087913
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Mar 24, 2020

General Description

Technical Architect – Stores team 

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. 

When it fits, you feel it.JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, and we're dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style and value. Working at JCPenney gives you the opportunity to help create meaningful experiences for the millions who shop at our more than 1,000 stores andjcp.com. We believe in quality that can be felt, fabrics that your skin loves, colors that go with you, and sizes and prices that invite you to buy for the whole family. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization. Find your fit at JCPenney. 

Technical Architect will report to Sr. Manager – Stores Systems and will be part of the team that is responsible for Application portfolio management and development that focuses on building and configuring software solutions leveraging Android, Java .Net and Cisco IVR skillset. 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 licenses associated with the portfolio, (5) partnering with other IT and business teams to deliver end to end technology solutions for JCPenney.  

Critical Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in all phases of the software development lifecycle to build technical solutions for medium to large complexity efforts, including coordinate sourcing of new hardware/software with procurement, licensing & maintenance, portfolio metrics, change management, security & compliance and partnership with shared services to achieve the business objectives and goals.  

  • Develops detailed specifications that meet requirements. Leads team to drive resolution and process improvements to further minimize impact to our production environment and support business partners. Documents all key processes to further drive performance.  

  • Owns and maintains relationship with business partners, vendors and technical groups to provide support and escalations for the technical incidents. Work with geographically diverse locations. 

  • Participates in the development of non-functional requirements and reviews architecture and design of new solutions. Develops (design/code) high quality software solutions. 

  • Able to explain technical issues to the business or IT leadership in non-technical, understandable terms and provides technical leadership to junior engineers. 

Critical Skills & Experiences: 

  • A minimum of 10+ years of related experience preferably from a retail background. 

  • Strong technical background in Android, Java (J2SE, J2EE, JSP, JDBC), Kotlin and C# .Net technology development  

  • Should have strong knowledge on Webservices (Rest and SOAP), API’s, MVC, XML, JSON 

  • Exposure to CISCO IVR call flow technology or Jtime/Workbrain will be a value add 

  • Lead the full lifecycle of a project including, Architecture, Business Analysis, Functional Specification, System Configuration, Design, Testing. 

  • Should have experience of working with Cross-functional teams across Global countries 

  • Experience leading requirements gathering workshops or facilitating meetings. 

  • Provide guidance for business decisions from a technical perspective on issues such as performance, scalability, reliability, and security. 

  • Should have strong communication skills and ability to Influence stakeholders 

Job Title: Technical Architect
Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1087913

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
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