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Principal Architect - Order Management & Fulfillment

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1089030
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Principal Architect - Order Management & Fulfillment

We are looking for a distinguished engineer to join our Digital Platform team working on jcp.com and omni-channel initiatives, with a focus on Order management and fulfilment technology. Reporting directly to Sr Director of Architecture, the Principal Architect will provide thought leadership to architecture, design and develop innovative technology solutions to help drive key business needs and initiatives in an AGILE Environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership in designing and developing a highly scalable, robust, maintainable and reliable Order management and fulfillment applications that process very large quantities of online and store orders
  • Interact directly with business users, product owners and business analysts from the Enterprise fulfillment and Stores operations team to understand the business needs and device a comprehensive solution by adopting innovative and industry-leading technology that performs, scales and is cost-effective
  • Work collaboratively with the architecture and engineering team, and provide coaching and guidance to the engineers and architects
  • Engage and partner with IT Shared Services teams as needed for successful project deliveries
  • Provide guiding principles, governance and guard rails in terms of architecture, design, implementation and performance engineering

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Strong understanding of software engineering best practices, object-oriented analysis & design, design patterns, enterprise integration patterns and some machine learning/artificial intelligence knowledge is a plus
  • 6-8 + years of experience in order management and strong understanding of omni-channel fulfilment domain knowledge
  • 6-8 + years of technical experience in IBM Sterling Commerce
  • Familiar with the on-premise and cloud offerings of IBM Sterling Commerce software solutions
  • Experience in SQL and relational database (preferable Oracle) experience
  • Strong foundation in Java or other programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Scala or C++
  • Thinks critically in problem solving
  • Able to communicate with business and think out-of-the-box in coming up with creative solution by adopting innovative technologies and recommending fast and nimble solutions
  • Experience mentoring within technical discipline

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, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 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 90,000 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: Principal Architect - Order Management & Fulfillment
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1089030

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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