Big Data – Software Engi...

J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc.

When it fits, you feel it. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, and we're dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style and value. Working at JCPenney gives you the opportunity to help create meaningful experiences for the millions who shop at our more than 1,000 stores and jcp.com. We believe in quality that can be felt, fabrics that your skin loves, colors that go with you, and sizes and prices that invite you to buy for the whole family. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization. Find your fit at JCPenney.

We are looking for a strong Sr Software Engineer to join our Digital Platform team working on jcp.com and omni-channel initiatives, with a focus on Big Data technology. Reporting directly to the Sr Manager of Engineering team, the Software Engineer works on challenging, mission-critical projects and will work in conjunction with other engineering and business teams to drive and develop cutting-edge technology solutions in an AGILE Environment.

Responsibilities Include:

• Devise scalable, maintainable and reliable services that process very large quantities of structured and unstructured data

• Expertise in data loading, data mining & analysis, developing and fine tuning algorithms based on data insights in Big Data Platform

• Key deliverables include processing, integrating, monitoring and alerting modules that fit into a unified and reliable Big Data infrastructure

• Architect, application design and software development to build various algorithms to drive customized customer experience and also build commerce and catalog platform in digital channels

• Performance engineering of data storage and retrieval of data from Big Data to drive digital customer experience

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

• Understanding of software engineering best practices, object oriented analysis & design, and design patterns & machine algorithms

• Expertise in building algorithms using NoSQL and Big data platform

• Expertise in data loading, data mining & analysis and building algorithms based on data insights in Big Data platforms.

• Expertise in Cassandra or Hadoop platform is critical. Hands on experience with data modeling, data loading, optimization, and warehousing techniques and technologies like IBM Netezza, Hive, Pig, NoSQL, MongoDB, Vertica, or Cassandrra

• Expertise in data loading, data mining & analysis and building algorithms based on data insights in Big Data platforms.

• Excellent ability to think in terms of how to “think” MapReduce, and write parallel algorithms using the MapReduce paradigm, and build applications that use chained MapReduce jobs.

• Expertise in Java and, Good understanding of the design of Hadoop and knowledge of bayesian statistic, K Mean Clustering, Neural Network

• Familiarity with the following Hadoop components: Hadoop Common, HDFS, HBase and YARN

• Ability to troubleshoot problems with MapReduce applications, diagnose performance bottlenecks in MapReduce

• Knowledge of in-memory high-speed cluster computing technologies such as Apache Spark or Storm

Our corporate office supports the JCPenney stores nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401 (k) Savings Plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, fitness center, and on-site childcare.

If you are interested in learning more about how you can be a Warrior of Fit, please contact James Jacques at 972-431-9872. For more opportunities to join our team please visit our Careers Page.

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