Requisition Number: SS-8254
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time
Since 1956, we've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.
Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces.
Senior technical role in development and support of large, complex system applications, or of several small applications. Requires minimum direction. Builds and manages internal and external relationships to gain buy-in and maximize results. Demonstrates strong technical leadership and ability to mentor others. Coordinates work with other technical team members. Demonstrates an understanding of key business drivers and ensures technical solutions deliver business value in line with the company objectives. Able to lead a team for technical projects or project lead components of a larger project. Provides leadership and guidance throughout WSI to leverage technology industry best practices.
Identifies develops and documents solution designs based on business requirements
Analyzes, designs, configures, codes, tests, debugs and installs large and complex system applications, in accordance with WSI methodologies, technical standards, time and budget estimates
Guides, assists or mentors other team members in the analysis, design, configuration, coding, testing, etc
Presents solution alternatives to WSI business partners to support business processes and objectives
Ensures good relationships with multiple WSI business partners, vendors, and other IT groups for successful implementation and support of project and production efforts
Plans estimates and prioritizes work assignments for self and other team members at each stage of a project
Tracks progress, identifies potential barriers to meeting commitments and intervenes as needed to eliminate barriers and ensure delivery
Anticipates potential problems and exercises initiative to plan and manage prevention
Resolves or escalates problems inside or outside of own area
Manages risk for both development and production support
Communicates to management on status, problems, issues, and underlying process changes as they occur throughout WSI
Reviews technical work of other team members, ensuring adherence to IT standards
Manages vendors and contractors for specific projects or systems
Manages technical projects or components of a larger project
Participates in coaching and employee skills assessment and development
Serves on cross-departmental task forces
Participates in establishing IT standards and processes
Participates in the evaluation of new software and hardware
Participates in recruiting employees and contractors
Provides training, guidance, assistance, and knowledge transfer among team members
Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Requirements / Qualifications
BA/BS Degree in related field or equivalent experience
10 or more years' experience in analyzing, designing, coding, testing, installing and maintaining complex applications
6+ years' experience with SQL Server database code development, queries, and stored procedures
5+ years' experience with frameworks, primarily.NET, Asp.Net, ASP.Net, MVC, Asp.Net Core, Web API 2, Angular 2, Entity Framework
4 or more years' experience with project management, quality management, development methodologies, patterns, continuous integration and SDLC
2+ years' experience providing technical leadership
Experience with Bootstrap Platforms & NoSQL is a plus
Demonstrated interpersonal skills
Practical experience to train others in decision making, risk assessment, job knowledge, analysis, and project management
Experience with interviewing, skills development, and directing others
Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
Considerable business knowledge, preferably in the retail industry
Technical expertise in data analysis, data design, system design, enterprise application integration, software testing, testing automation, documentation
Reports to: Development Manager or Director
Supervises: Project team members, as required
Employment/promotion to this role will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.
Visa Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
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