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Lead Engineer - Point of Sale

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104334
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 24, 2021

Lead Engineer - Point of Sale

The Lead Engineer will report to the Sr. Manager - Stores POS Delivery and will be part of the team that is responsible for application portfolio management and development that focuses on building and configuring software solutions for Point Of Sale, Mobile Point Of Sale platforms and Other Applications operating within the store environment. This entails: (1) solving complex business problems by strategizing, roadmap planning, selecting, architecting/designing, building and implementing technology. (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) partnering with other IT and business teams to deliver end to end technology solutions for JCPenney.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive portfolio ownership by leading and development of application functionality that are aligned with business strategy and enterprise roadmaps. Gather, analyze, evaluate, and challenge information obtained from multiple sources. Requires strong cross-functional partnership due to tightly integrated systems.
  • Serve as the technology subject matter expert for business customer, IT, vendors, integration, and testing teams to ensure deliverables are technically sound and meet customers’ expectations. Work closely with project management, leadership, and partner teams to ensure quality of solutions.
  • Lead analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of technology solutions for medium to large size projects/programs through all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Mentor and train less experienced engineers across the enterprise and work with geographically diverse locations.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 8+ years of experience working in POS Platforms including mobile POS with Payment Integration in the areas of EMV & P2PE.
  • 8+ years of experience developing in .Net/.Net Core technologies with equivalent experience in systems analysis, design, programming and debugging skills.
  • 5+ years of service-oriented/APIs environment using a variety of methods but not limited to micro services (WCF/SOAP/REST/XML).
  • 5+ years of SQL Server include schema design, stored procedures, and ad-hoc queries. Experience with large volumes of data preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of testing frameworks such as XUnit or NUnit, simulator and mocking frameworks.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming methodologies / enterprise application design patterns
  • Proficiency in integrating with modern source control frameworks (Git preferred)
  • 3+ years of retail experience (Aptos preferred)
  • 2+ years of DevOps & CI/CD best practices (Jenkins preferred)
  • Experience with Windows command line and shell scripting
  • Highly motivated, with a desire to learn new technologies and architectures
  • Experience working in cross-functional Agile/Scrum teams
  • Experience in leading/coaching cross functional global teams
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of PCI compliance

What you get:

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.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 

Job Title: Lead Engineer - Point of Sale
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1104334

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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