Manager, Software Engineering - Bergdorf Goodman Online

Neiman Marcus
Houston, Texas, United States
18 Feb 2022
23 Jun 2022
About Bergdorf Goodman:

As the house of extraordinary taste for almost 120-years,

We are New York's original icon of style.

The legendary window on inventive inspiration,

Discerning since day one, we define the culture of fashion.

We are a community of "creative ingeniuses"

Cultivating experiences beyond the expected,

and nurturing ideas that inspire the joy of discovery.

We thrive on bringing exceptional creative talents together.

We are unabashedly luxury. And luxury is ours to define.

We are Bergdorf Goodman

The Opportunity:

Darcy Penick, President of Bergdorf Goodman and one of the first leaders in pure-play fashion e-commerce, has built a team of industry pioneers who are bringing their collective expertise and commitment to operational excellence to the world of Bergdorf Goodman. As the destination to discover best in class designers, emerging brands and exclusive products, Bergdorf Goodman provides customers with transformative experiences that embody the definition of modern luxury.

The Role:

This position is for a technology engineering manager position focused on designing, developing, deploying and maintaining Application and Infrastructure solutions that meet business requirements with scalability, reliability, performance and security. Solution categories include: On Premise, Cloud, and Mobile all requiring Software, Test, Performance and Infrastructure engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leads and coaches team to work effectively to deliver projects or services in a strong customer-service and team-oriented environment
  • Evaluates associate performance within the team, effectively manages right talent for projects, identifies resource gaps, addresses performance issues and hire top talent
  • Demonstrates and practices an understanding of talent management to build effective teams along with setting team strategy
  • Accountable for the portfolio, technology and project delivery and communication
  • Proactively provides updates to the leadership and visibility to issue with mitigation plans at the right time to address issue at hand
  • Develops roadmaps for their areas of responsibility incorporating both business and IT demand aligning with strategic work
  • Develops short and long term goals aligning with company and departments strategic direction
  • Builds open and collaborative relationships with clients, business partners and peers
  • Builds trust and ability to influence peers and others to drive results.
  • Manages project budget providing visibility to the leadership within the portfolio
  • Oversee and manage design, development, software testing, deployment, maintenance, and evolution activities ensuring quality delivery, responding to scope changes, and coding software enhancements
  • Provides technical direction and oversight for the team; Technically savvy of industry innovations and trends for their area of responsibility
  • Evaluates technologies and has a strong grasp of modern information technology systems and the technology in their area of responsibility

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent. Masters degree is preferred.
  • Overall 10 + years of experience with 6+ years delivering and operating large scale, highly available web/mobile applications including 1-3 years as Hands on Technical Lead. Prior experience in retail domain is a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience working with distributed teams.
  • Manage a team of software engineers, ensuring high quality of work coupled with high speed of delivery
  • M ust have hands-on experience of 5+ years in developing websites with some of the technologies like - Java, Spring boot, NodeJS with Javascript/Typescript, ReactJS and ElasticSearch. Experience developing apps with React Native, iOS, Android is a plus
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement, change and world class delivery.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Passionate about enabling next generation experiences.
  • Strong understanding and experience leading teams using Agile and Scrum principles.
  • Experience with automated testing, deployment pipelines and AWS cloud based services - both serverless and non serverless - api gateways, lambdas, dynamodb, Kinesis streams, Cognito etc

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