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Senior Engineer - Corporate Systems

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1090651
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 3, 2020

Senior Engineer - Corporate Systems

The Senior Engineer – Corporate Systems will report to Corporate Systems Leadership and will be part of the team that is responsible for Corporate and Merchandising Engineering. This entails: (1) Partnering with technical leads in strategizing, roadmap planning, selecting, architecting/designing, building and implementing technology solutions to solve complex business problems. (2) Actively managing the on-going health and supportability of the portfolio in alignment with IT Ops & Support, (3) Partnering with other IT and business teams to deliver end to end technology solutions for JCPenney. The team provides IT solutions to JCPenney Finance, Merchandising and HR systems area.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead, build and deliver projects with high impact and cross-portfolio scope, complexity and collaboration with cross-functional teams, both business and technology
  • Play a key role in defining the future Technology architecture and develop roadmaps of the HR and Finance Systems
  • Provide technical leadership and coaching to other engineers on the team
  • Act as expert and point of contact in business/technology/domain area
  • Partner and communicate cross-functionally across the enterprise
  • Interact with business teams to gather, interpret and understand their business needs and create design specifications
  • Capable to drive independently and recommend alternative solutions for critical issues that may arise in PeopleSoft and Oracle EBS System.
  • Work with testing partners and cross-functional teams across different geographies  
  • Partner with team to drive resolution and process improvements to further minimize impact to our production environment and support business partners. Document all key processes to further drive performance. 
  • Work closely with the business partners, and team to develop and deliver technical solutions adhering to business requirements.
  • Develops (design/code/configure) high quality software solutions.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 6 + years of hands on development experience in PeopleSoft 9.0 or higher 
  • Good Experience in Human Capital Management (HCM) module is a must. 
  • Experience with Peoplesoft Modules like Recruitment/Self Service/Manager Self Service
  • Experience with North American/Global Payroll is desirable 
  • Excellent skills in People Tools 8.x or above
  • Good knowledge and hands on experience in Application Engine / SQR / People Code
  • 3+ years of hands on development experience with Oracle eBS(AP, GL, FA, PM/OTL, AR, iProcurement, iExpense)
  • Excellent skills in writing complex SQL queries 
  • Knowledge in Unix Scripting language will be an added advantage. 
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies 
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Finely tuned analytic and creative skills for problem solving and suggesting alternatives 
  • Experience working in a global delivery model is a must 
  • Action oriented and have the ability to drive the activities independently 
  • Retail experience desirable but not required 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering.

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: Senior Engineer - Corporate Systems
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1090651

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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