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Manager Technology Software Engineering, Supply Chain

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15953
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

The Williams-Sonoma Supply Chain Engineering organization is seeking an energetic and talented Manager Technology Software Engineering to deliver high value, high-quality business capabilities to our Supply Chain technology platform. At Williams-Sonoma, we are implementing a range of best of breed technology in our supply chain in support of our 6 amazing brands -- Williams-Sonoma, West Elm, Mark and Graham and the Pottery Barn family.

If you are looking for the role where you can make a big difference in a company, then come join Williams-Sonoma Supply Chain Engineering!

About the Role

In the role of Manager Technology Software Engineering in the Order Management team, you'll lead scrum teams working to deliver business capabilities from inventory promise, customer care/order management to fulfillment processing and invoice. You will be able to apply your strong technical skills to find innovative solutions to problems, thinking outside the box with strong engineering principles in mind. You'll work closely with engineers and Product Managers to craft user stories, design and develop product features.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Assist in designing and defining new features
* Be hands-on
* Work with Architecture to craft technical designs and drive the evolution of our system architecture to be more extensible, fault tolerant and scalable.
* Be responsible for the quality of code developed by the team. Perform code reviews and recommends corrections as necessary. Coach team members in coding and development skills.Develop a deep understanding of key systems and processes.
* Perform a key role in the delivery transformation to an Agile / Scrum methodology
* Participate as a member of the engineering leadership in setting and executing strategy for the team
* Estimate development effort, perform resource allocation and plan implementations and system rollouts
* Assist in constantly improving the Engineering organization and making it a great place to work
* Guide and counsel on Williams-Sonoma Inc. policies and procedures related to software development and delivery

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


We're excited about you because...

* You have a Bachelors degree -- or foreign equivalent -- in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or 8 years of progressively responsible experience in software development
* You have a minimum 4 years of application development experience with backend systems like Order Management applications to include, configuration, custom extensions, and user exits.
* You have been practicing Java programming professionally for at least 8 years
* You bring 1-3 years of experience managing a team of 5+ people
* You hit the ground running on day 1 and take the ownership of your work and can work independently.
* You have the ability to express thoughts and ideas in a clear, succinct way -- both oral and written

Technical Competencies Required:

* You've developed various high traffic backend services for eCommerce and Retail web applications.
* You know inside out of fundamentals of Java, specifically JDK8+, JUnit, Maven/Gradle, Jenkins & SonarQube.
* You've built scalable web applications and services using open-source Java Frameworks: Spring MVC/Web Flux and Spring Boot.
* You've designed web applications and clearly understand concepts like Web Services, SOA, REST APIs.
* You love Git and are at home with Merge/Rebase concepts.
* You're comfortable using App Servers like Tomcat and JBOSS.
* You've thoroughly used SQL & NoSQL solutions like Oracle, Cassandra & Redis and understand pros and cons of relational and free form databases.
* You believe in Agile development and are comfortable with SCRUM process.
* You have experience in refactoring existing codebase and in understanding existing implementations to decide to refactor or rewrite.
* You know how to identify Performance bottlenecks at storage level (databases) and services (code). You use and evangelize good coding patterns to avoid them in the first place.
* You're a strong advocate of good coding standards and preach code-coverage tools like SonarQube.
* You've been managing 5-7 person team for the past 2 years.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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