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Software Engineer (Outward, Inc.)

Date: Mar 19, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15095
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: San Jose, CA

(Multiple Positions Available)

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (www.outwardinc.com)

At Outward Inc. our vision is to 'lower the friction' with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Summary

We are looking for a Software Engineer to help us maintain and improve our internal applications. As we continue to grow our business we also need to develop and tune our applications to work at larger scales.

Responsibilities will include

* Work within a small team maintaining and improving applications for internal use, and developing new features to improve overall stability and usability and support our production team
* Assist in software requirements analysis, design, development and testing of software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products
* Apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
* Participate in the investigation and resolution of problems
* Support installation and operation of internal applications
* Participate in internal review of software components and systems

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills

* 2-4 years of professional programming experience
* Strong skills with a proficiency in Java and Python
* Strong analysis, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
* Experience with Git version control system
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Desired Skills (nice-to-have)

* Experience with plugin development for Jira ticketing application
* Experience with SQL databases
* Experience with internal customer support including gathering and understanding requirements and translating these into actionable technical specifications

Outward's Perks

* Medical, Dental, Vision
* 401K
* Paid time off
* Company-sponsored team events such as regular staff parties
* Fantastic new headquarters
* Fully stocked kitchens with catered lunches twice a week
* On-site gym & game room
* Office dogs! Bring your furry pal with you to work
* Flexible working hours
* Friendly, caring co-workers and management

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

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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.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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