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Full-stack Software Engineer

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-14702
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: San Francisco, CA

About the Team:

The Williams-Sonoma Data Engineering organization is seeking an energetic and talented software engineer (full stack, front-end, or back-end) to help deliver high value, high-quality features to our Data Platform. Engineers working at WSI get to work full-stack, extending our front-end user experience all the way through to enterprise services and data platform that supports personalization, machine learning, and other analytic functions.

About the Role:

As a Software Engineer in the Data Platform organization, you'll join a Scrum team building features and automated tests of those features. You'll work closely with senior engineers and Product Managers to understand user stories and assist in programming the features. Through programming and code reviews you'll be able to expand your skills and grow as an engineer.

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

* Assist senior engineers and product managers in designing new features
* Write code in pursuit of those features that are of high quality and consistent with our coding standards
* Write automated tests of new features to ensure they are of very high quality
* Participate in Communities-of-Practice in those technologies in which you have an interest
* Participate in continuing education programs to grow your skills both technically and in the Williams-Sonoma business domain
* Serve as a member of a Scrum team and participate in all planning, stand-up and retrospective meetings

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 the initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Competencies required:

* A sound foundation of Algorithms and Data Structures
* 2 - 4 years of professional experience in some of the following technologies: Java, Elasticsearch, NoSQL databases, Caching, API frameworks, Graph Databases, and data-driven visualization (such as D3.js)
* Working knowledge of build systems such as Maven, SBT, and Gradle.
* Working experience with big data systems such as Spark, Scala, and Kafka are a big plus!
* An understanding of source code management and other core programming practices
* Enthusiasm for constant improvement as a Software Engineer
* Ability to review and understand proposed designs and offer thoughtful feedback in a collegial fashion
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

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.

Benefits & Perks:

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
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

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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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