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Senior Software Engineer - Catalog & Browse

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1092442
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 8, 2020

Senior Software Engineer - Catalog & Browse

Be a part of the Digital Platform team responsible for the jcp.com website specifically supporting the top of funnel activities to include the Catalog & Browse functionalities. You will be involved in the application changes and enhancements covering the entire software development lifecycle from define to build to test. If you are self-motivated and up for the challenge to meet business needs in a fast paced, agile and nimble environment, check out this opportunity with us! 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with business analysts to estimate and design effective, scalable and maintainable solutions that meet business initiatives and objectives
  • 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:

  • 5+ years of experience developing in Java technologies with equivalent experience in systems analysis, OO design, OO programming and debugging skills
  • 2+ years of Java Spring Framework development
  • 2+ years of J2EE and relational database experience (preferably Postgres)
  • 2+ years of NoSQL experience (preferably Cassandra)
  • 3+ years of ecommerce experience (preferably in retail)
  • 1+ years of cloud computing experience (preferably AWS)
  • Experience developing and using RESTful APIs (preferably micro services)
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux command line and shell scripting
  • Experience working in cross-functional Agile/Scrum teams
  • Experience working directly with business stakeholders
  • Experience with Java application profiling and profiling tools
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Drive performance to accomplish team goals in a fast paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or the above equivalent skills and years of experience


  • Experience with Big Data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)
  • Extensive knowledge of open source Java frameworks (e.g. Spring Boot, Spring Cloud)
  • Leveraging Netflix for more than just watching Black Mirror (e.g. OSS: Hystrix / Zuul / Eureka)

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 Software Engineer - Catalog & Browse
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1092442

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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