Principal Engineer, Omni Channel Experience

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
10 Mar 2022
08 Sep 2022

For over a century, Neiman Marcus Group has served the unique needs of our discerning customers by staying true to the principles of our founders: to be the premier omni-channel retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise dedicated to providing superior service and a distinctive shopping experience in our stores and on our websites. Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail Stores division, which includes Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, and our international brand, Our portfolio of brands offers the finest luxury and fashion apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and home d├ęcor. The Company operates more than 40 Neiman Marcus full-line stores in the most affluent markets across the United States, including U.S. gateway cities that draw an international clientele. In addition, we operate 2 Bergdorf Goodman stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City. We also operate more than 40 Last Call by Neiman Marcus off-price stores that cater to a value oriented, yet fashion minded customer. Our upscale eCommerce and direct-to-consumer division includes Ne,,, and Every day each of our 15,000 NMG associates works towards the goal of enabling our customer to shop any of our brands "anytime, anywhere, and on any device." Whether the merchandise we sell, the customer service we offer, or our investments in technology, everything we do is to enhance the customer experience across all channels and brands.

Job Summary:

This position is for a Principal Engineer, Omni Channel Experience who will be a technology leader and help us architect, design, develop and execute on omni channel digital solutions to support customers as well as store associates across online and store experiences. We are building a globally deployed digital platform for our customers and store associates using some best-in-class, frameworks, platforms / technologies such as AWS, Serverless computing, NodeJs, ReactJs, Javascript, Typescript, Spring Boot and leverage several cloud native services and solutions. This position includes being responsible for architecture in key domain areas, ensuring engineering/operational excellence across teams as well as being a subject matter expert in the domain verticals.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understands technologies with high proficiency in the areas of UI, Cloud based and Cloud native technologies, PaaS, SaaS, Packaged software, integration in to enterprise systems.
  • Ability to architect across complex landscape which are progressive, risk averse and demonstrates recommended solutions for the given set of use cases.
  • Experience in event driven, micro-service based architecture along with leveraging Cloud native technologies where applicable with focus on solving business problems.
  • Ability to socialize and influence team members, peer associates, leadership across the organization on architecture and solution designs.
  • Champion Software development best practices within and across teams.
  • Ability to recognize performance and optimization opportunities in existing system landscape.
  • Ability to innovate and lead explorations into new technologies and strategies Ability to articulate solutions clearly to both tech and non tech audience.
  • Must be able to research, build POCs using across Web, Mobile technologies that support both Digital and Store systems.

Essential Abilities, Skills And Experience
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent. Masters degree is preferred.
  • 11+ years' experience developing/architecting highly available web/mobile applications including 5+ years as Hands on Technical Lead. Prior experience in retail domain is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience working with distributed teams and mentoring engineers with technical guidance, code reviews etc. Deep working knowledge of UI Libraries / Frameworks in the React ecosystem or similar(Flutter etc), API (REST, GraphQL), API Management and building scalable and high performance Web APIs
  • Must have hands-on experience in developing websites with some of the technologies like - Java, Spring boot, NodeJS with Javascript /Typescript, ReactJS and ElasticSearch (or SOLR, Lucene search engine);
  • Experience developing apps with React Native, Flutter, iOS, Android is a plus
  • 3+ years experience and expertise on AWS and AWS Serverless Cloud native services with Lambda functions, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, Kinesis Streams, API Gateway etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Caching frameworks, data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals.
  • Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL data stores, storage and distributed persistence technologies Strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Passionate about enabling next generation experiences.
  • Experience with automated testing, deployment pipelines and cloud based infrastructure

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