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Date: Nov 16, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-10607
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are 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. 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.

Senior role in development and support of large, complex applications or multiple system applications. Independent, requiring little or no direction. Demonstrates a strong understanding of key business drivers and ensures technical solutions deliver business value in line with company objectives. Strong technical expertise. Provides scoping, estimates, plans, designs, development, and support services to projects.

Essential Functions:

* Analyzes, designs, configures, codes, tests, debugs and installs large and complex system applications, in accordance with WSI methodologies, technical standards, time and budget estimates.
* Assists or mentors other team members in analysis, design, configuration, coding, testing, etc.
* Creates and maintains system documentation and program specifications.
* Identifies, develops and documents component/module level solution designs based on business requirements.
* Presents solution alternatives to WSI business partners to support business processes and objectives.
* Maintains good relationships with WSI business partners, vendors, and other IT groups to meet expected customer service levels.
* Plans, estimates and prioritizes work assignments for self and other team members at each stage of a project.
* Tracks progress and proactively identifies barriers to meeting delivery commitments.
* Independently recognizes problems inside or outside of own area. Resolves and/or escalates problems as appropriate.
* Assists users in analyzing problems with objective of preventing recurrences and introducing process improvements.
* Communicates to management on status, problems, issues, and underlying process changes as they occur inside own area.
* Participates in technical reviews of other team members work.

Secondary Functions:

* Participates in establishing IT standards and processes.
* Participates in evaluation of new software and hardware.
* Maintains knowledge and awareness of technical/industry best practices and trends.
* Participates in recruiting employees and contractors.
* Provides training, assistance, and knowledge transfer among team members.
* Performs other duties as assigned.



* Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
* 5 years of experience in job offered or a related computer programming, software engineering or production support occupation
* 4 years experience with Dot Net 2.0 through 4.5, primarily ASP.NET and windows console applications
* 3 years experience with T-SQL, SQL Server
* 2 years experience with Java, Spring, Apache Tomcat and J2EE development
* 2 years of experience in the development and delivery of custom Dynamics CRM solutions
* 2 years of experience programming custom .Net workflows and plugins utilizing Dynamics CRM SDK and Web Services

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.

Employment/promotion to this role will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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