Lead Developer

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
New York, New York, USA
Posted
14 Nov 2020
Closes
20 Feb 2021
Ref
78389
Function
Ecommerce
Level
Manager
Primary Purpose:This Site Optimization team is responsible for the implementation, strategy, and best practice application of A/B testing, data governance, site optimization, and optimization tool management. The team enables product, IT, brand marketing, and ecommerce teams by creating and facilitating strategic tests and optimization, following a highly focused roadmap and schedule.

The team works closely with Product, Digital IT, DataLabs and Brand Merchandising, Ecommerce, and Marketing teams to synthesize customer data, advanced data science, merchandising strategies, and marketing execution and develop/manage a testing and optimization roadmap.

The Lead Developer will be responsible for the delivery of front-end code for Tapestry's A/B testing, site optimization, and data analytics implementation. They will be responsible for creating code for on-site experiments and data analytics custom buildout. They will be responsible for adhering to the testing and site optimization roadmap and calendar while balancing a variety of technical stakeholder requirements.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...
- Adhere closely to the testing and site optimization roadmap while meeting deadlines and project timelines
- Develop, test, and assist with QA of front end code within a variety of platforms and environments
- Coordinate with a project manager to assure all site optimization tickets are completed per stakeholder requirements
- Refine processes to efficiently facilitate testing and optimization efforts at scale
- Create and implement process for adherence to high quality code and bug-free releases
- Understand and prioritize tickets within project management tools to assign appropriate level tasks to all team members
- Lead a growing team of developers; encouraging and fostering professional growth of the team

The accomplished individual will possess...
- Bachelor's Degree required
- 4+ years of front end development experience
- Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized
- Agility moving between hands on programming work and team development
- Experience with project management tools such as JIRA, Asana, Confluence, or similar
- Experience with coding languages and markup structures including: JavaScript, Jquery, CSS, HTML, Apex
- Experience with testing platforms and tools including: Optimizely, Adobe Target, VWO, Monetate, etc.
- Familiarity and previous work with eCommerce-driven business and websites
- Familiarity with Agile project management
- Must be highly collaborative and the ability to work as part of a team
- Strong communication skills

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-KS1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

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