Manager, Product Engineering, Omni Selling Platform

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
01 Jun 2022
09 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 Manager, Product Engineering, Omni Selling Platforms who will help us plan, design and execute omni channel commerce strategy to support customers as well as store associates across online and store experiences. Manages multiple complex work streams required to execute large scale initiatives and programs that deliver highly reliable systems on-schedule, on-budget, to the committed scope using agile development practices. Provides clear direction and leads team(s) in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices. Identifies opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ability to lead, develop software engineering teams to deliver high quality products within scope, on time and to budget Ability to drive strategy through influence with leadership qualities which engineers recognize and respect
  • Ability to innovate and lead explorations into new technologies and strategies
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment Be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects
  • Ability to develop community of practices to facilitate discussions with technical team on platform-wide considerations, driving improvement and efficiencies, and providing leadership
  • Ability to effectively coordinate software development resources in support of the overall Product roadmap
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with leadership and teams within technology, product management, business units, brands and across external alliance partners
  • Skilled ability to foster continuous improvement and innovation; ability to accept and lead change initiatives throughout the organization
  • Must be able to build POCs using nodeJS, ReactJS, AWS Serverless tech stack, Spring boot, Docker and other cloud native tools and frameworks.

Essential Abilities, Skills And Experience:
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent. Masters degree is preferred.
  • 8+ years' experience 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.
  • 2+ years of experience working with distributed teams.
  • 2+ years' experience working with Retail store clienteling applications in Agile blended teams with business operations, product management and should have User council participation experience.
  • Manage a team of software engineers, ensuring high quality of work coupled with high speed of delivery
  • Experience in rearchitecting legacy applications and systems to cloud using Cloud native architecture and technologies Deep knowledge of API (REST, GraphQL), API Management and building scalable and high performance Web APIs Extensive experience with at least 2+ years hands on experience with AWS or similar (Serverless technologies, AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis Streams, SNS, SQS, Cognito, AWS Cloud Formation, S3, VPC, etc.)
  • Must 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 (or Lucene search engine);
  • Experience developing apps with React Native, iOS, Android is a plus Knowledge building applications with 2+ years' experience in Rules engine-based development using tools like Drools, building highly scalable, distributed and fault tolerant applications
  • Strong understanding and experience of Cloud Native Architectures, IAAS, PAAS (e.g. ECS, EKS, CloudFoundry)
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL data stores, storage and distributed persistence technologies and work experience of 5+ years Create a culture of continuous improvement, change and world class delivery.
  • Strong communications 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 cloud based infrastructure.

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