Manager, Micro-Services Engineering

Ascena Retail Group Etna , OH 43018

Posted 2 months ago

Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Manager, Micro-services Engineering to join our team located at our Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062.

Position Overview:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Manager will lead a team of Microservices Architects and engineers/Analysts/Sr Developers for the delivery of new Microservices platform for all ascena brands and channels. This person will ensure teams meet all timelines for delivery. Key responsibilities include assigning, directing, and coordinating the work of the IT and Brands ecommerce staff to ensure high quality development and performance is delivered in the new Microservices based Digital Platform organization.

Serve as a core member of Microservices engineering team that designs and develops REST Microservices and other software applications.

This position will be expected to improve team agility through coaching and implementing best practices for development, automated testing, automated deployment, etc. An attitude that embraces Agile practices and automation is compulsory. The candidate will work together with the onshore teams and other cross functional teams to plan and execute projects, ensure that teams have appropriate requirements, direction, and resources to deliver effectively. Provide guidance & coaching to motivate, and lead team members (direct reports) to their optimum performance levels and career development.

Manages highly complex projects of a large complex global Ecommerce program in an Agile environment. Ensures innovation, POC, Deliveries are on time, within budget, and meet expectations. Understands the domain, knows the experts, asks the right questions to prioritize and perform necessary follow-up to resolve issues. Fosters and maintains Ascena Retail Agile practices

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
50%

Lead team in implementation and administration of ecommerce (Microservices) application. Direct and prioritize work of eCommerce (e.g. ATG, etc..) Leads and developers. Analyze and report on performance of team and managements systems. Co-Ordinate discussions with Cross functional teams (DevOps, QA, Infrastructure, Security, Enterprise Architecture, Brands) and create Tactical plan using the inputs of Architects and Engineers
20%

Plan and manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost and quality. Validate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and project costs.
20%

  • Ensure proper Technical designs are created

  • Ensure teams provide Testing support

  • Ensure team is adhering to published release calendars

  • Be part of Production support activities and ensure root cause analysis is completed

  • Ensure team follows established guidelines for problem resolution & deployment playbooks

  • Liaison between ATG and Microservices Delivery teams
    5%

Identifying and prioritizing opportunities for IT to achieve the strategic goals of the enterprise
5%

Administration duties as required. Performing the necessary administration tasks of performance reviews, human resource and training fulfillments

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.

  • Typically has 9 to 12 years of IT and business work experience including 3 to 5 years in managing eCommerce team(s) in systems analysis and/or programming functions.

  • 2+ years hands on Agile experience

  • Coordinate globally dispersed Microservices development, QA, deployment and reuse.

  • Demonstrated successful mastery of major components of product lifecycle management within the context of major systems implementations.

  • Utilize deep understanding of Microservices solutions to make appropriate decisions.

  • Experience developing and implementing automation and DevOps solutions.

  • Manage solution integration with external partners like google, Oracle, Rackspace and other vendors.

  • Establish high, mid and micro level plans, and estimates for project teams.

  • Experience in leading teams working on implementing Integration technologies and architectures (for e.g., Service Orchestration, Service Choreography, Event Driven Architecture, Messaging middleware, etc.)

  • Prior success leading the development of ecommerce solutions.

  • Outstanding communications skills; able to articulate complex technical topics for non-technical audiences.

  • Working experience with AGILE methodology and the deliverables associated with each phase.

  • Proven knowledge of application development lifecycle and project management discipline.

  • Experience in estimating resources and developing delivery plans.

  • Depth of knowledge in ecommerce systems and the related eco-system.

  • Exceptional technical and non-technical presentation and communication skills.

  • Proven ability to lead a team of highly technical software engineering staff (in Agile methodology) and earn trust of team members and stakeholders.

  • Technical experience as software development manager, or related role is a plus.

  • Strong communication skills and able to successfully articulate technology concepts to both business and technology audience

  • Experience in the leading teams designing cloud native applications

  • Proficient in the Agile SDLC development

  • Experience with managing teams working on Service Virtualization, Functional and Performance Tests is a big plus

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Expected to work on production support based on the role and program assigned.

  • Expected to work as on-call support outside planned business and shift hours.

Location:Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062Position Type:Regular/Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Transportation And Communication Manager

Ascena Retail Group

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-13T00:00 Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Transportation and Communication Manager to join our team located at our Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062. Position Overview: We are a family of brands that respects and serves women and girls. ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA) is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn and Catherines brands, and for tween girls under the Justice brand. ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and over 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. For more information about ascena retail group, inc. visit: ascenaretail.com, AnnTaylor.com, LOFT.com, louandgrey.com, lanebryant.com, cacique.com, maurices.com, dressbarn.com, catherines.com, and shopjustice.com. ascena retail group, inc. is currently recruiting for a Logistics Manager who will be responsible for supporting internal customers and cross-functional partners through communication and reporting. Ensures the timely and effective execution of operating procedures specific to the functional area of transportation. Heavy emphasis will be placed on continuous improvement and delivering service excellence to our brands. Keys to success will be managing service providers, process improvement, healthy brand relationships, and effective project management. Duties: * Work with Director, Speed Sourcing and with Speed liaisons at each brand to determine how brands can each be best supported with visibility reporting, etc. * Proactively communicate market conditions, risks, and reporting to Brands, Operations partners, and ascena Global Sourcing partners * Develop and manage standard supplier performance metrics and ongoing evaluation process utilizing a standard scorecard, quarterly business reviews, etc. * Manage a variety of service provider relationships that include services from all general modes of Transportation, analyze trends, perform root cause analysis, and perform process improvement * Work cross-functionally to develop and execute project plans supporting the logistics needs of brand initiatives such as sell-channel changes, new product lines, charity efforts, and new brands * Establish process ownership, develop and maintain SLA's and SOP's across internal depts. and the businesses to meet organizational expectations. * Coach and develop staff members and plan for succession without business interruption * Develop communication cadence to Management on industry conditions with a focus on potential threats and impacts to transportation services. * Proactive communication with Sr. Management at brands around market events, risks, performance, and process improvement. * Communication end to end partnering with Operations cross functional partners * Provide customer with options (including costs, transits, and timeframes for decision-making) to recover service, execute * Understand Transportation visibility tools such as Air Booking Tool, Ocean freight booking tool, domestic TMS visibility system, WM, PLMs Requirements: * Bachelor's degree required and appropriate business experience. * A minimum of 5 years in Supply Chain focused on Transportation and Global Logistics. * Ability to engage the organization cross functionally and at multiple levels to achieve goals * Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with both strategic and tactical responsibility. * Strong written/verbal communications and presentation skills * Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with systems and technology that supports logistics and distribution functions such as WM's, TMS', visibility tools, and data warehouses * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of best operational practices; transportation management, and accounting principles. * Travel expectations: Domestic and International as needed #LI-LP1 Location:Ascena Corp ETNA-ascena-Pataskala, OH 43062Position Type:Regular/Full time Equal Employment Opportunity The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business. Ascena Retail Group Etna OH

Manager, Micro-Services Engineering

Ascena Retail Group