Company DescriptionThis position will be responsible for providing architecture, technical direction, team alignment and development, operations and support of the core commerce platform as well as microservices that enable seamless and relevant digital commerce experiences across all customer touchpoints (web, mobile, iOS and Android). In this role, you will work closely with business and technology stakeholders, internal technology teams and external technology partners that support the ecommerce platform, itтАЩs development and operations. Additional responsibilities include technical leadership, mentoring other team members, and leading projects. What will you be doing?Responsible for providing technical leadership, direction, and implementation of technical projects that affect all Abercrombie & Fitch consumer digital experiencesBuild and maintain features within A&F’s WebSphere/HCL Commerce Suite environmentInvest in continual improvements to tooling or technical debt and ensure that the system evolves to meet changing needs and environmentChampion technical and process transformation including adoption of DevOps, CI/CD and testing automation practicesImplement rapid changes to meet changing business and marketing requirements Ensure that implementations meet required scalability and reliability standards for A&F digital operationsAnalyze and diagnose any issues which may impact performance or availability in the eCommerce environmentDevelop functional and technical documentation on assigned projectsWork in a team environment, supporting the team goals and improving engineering practicesWork closely with organizational stakeholders, technology partners and other members of the Digital Product Engineering team to ensure timely completion of deliverablesDrive execution of multiple business plans and projectsMeasure, review & improve application & individual microservices Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to meet performance, scalability & security goalsTroubleshoot issues with business partners and support teamsFollow agile-scrum software development methodology by participating in the daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming and sprint retrospective meetingsContinuously improve IT platforms based on retail technology trends to support business strategiesWhat will you need to bring?BachelorтАЩs degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field12+ years of experience in a related field with at least 8 years of ecommerce experienceExperience in technically leading eCommerce implementation on the WebSphere Commerce Suite is a plusExperience with web architecture and IT security best practices (SOX, PCI)Experience in design and development of microservices in a container environment.Experience in modern server side technologies like REST, JPA, Kafka, Swagger, Graphql etc.Experience in API orchestration using GraphQLHands on experience in test automation, developer owned quality praticesExperience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment and production support. Critical thinker with the ability to develop completely new problem-solving approaches and formulate innovative solutionsProven interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbalExcellent technical, analytical, and customer service skillsAbility to think and react in a high-energy, fact paced environmentAbility to rapidly learn new software and maintain competency with technologiesAbility to work flexible hoursOur Company Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., weтАЩre here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are тАУ and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas. Our Values We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of FortuneтАЩs Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. WeтАЩre proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, [including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off], as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.What You’ll GetAs an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, youтАЩll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our CompanyтАЩs culture and values, but most importantly тАУ with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward: Incentive Bonus Program Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community Merchandise Discount Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available Life and Disability Insurance Associate Assistance Program Paid Parental and Adoption Leave Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within A Global Team of People Who’ll Celebrate you for Being YOU Additional InformationABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERNotice (California, Colorado, New York and Washington): The recruiting pay range for this position is $131,000 -$165,000. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands. The range may be modified in the future.
Full-timeFunction: General Business