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Posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:36 AM

Requisition Number: SS:8747
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Our Company
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. 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. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt 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, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
The Williams:Sonoma eCommerce Engineering organization is seeking an energetic and talented Principal Software Engineer to help deliver high value, high quality features to our industry leading eCommerce sites. At Williams:Sonoma we build 6 of the retail industries leading websites :: Williams:Sonoma, west elm, Mark and Graham and the Pottery Barn family. Engineers working at WSI get to work across the entire functional domain. The full:stack engineer will work to extend our beautiful front:end user experience all the way through to enterprise services that support personalization, order management and other server side features.
As a Software Engineer in the eCommerce organization youll join a Scrum team building features and automated tests of those features. Youll work closely with other engineers and Product Managers to understand user stories and develop the features.
Key job functions:
* Work with Architecture to craft technical designs and drive the evolution of our site architecture
* Work in tandem with multiple groups to strategize and prioritize next generation product initiatives, develop processes and solutions, and drive projects to completion
* Develop strong working relationships across levels and functions
* Facilitate problem diagnosis and resolution in relevant areas
* Drive change, including programs that improve developer productivity and reduce time to market
* Assist Product Managers in designing and defining new features
* Write code that is of high quality and consistent with our coding standards
* Write automated tests of new features to ensure they are of very high quality
* Review the work of other engineers in a collegial fashion to ensure the work product is of high quality and consistent with our standards
* Participate in, and potentially lead, Communities:of:Practice in those technologies in which you have an interest
* Participate in continuous education programs to grow your skills both technically and in the Williams:Sonoma business domain
* Serve as a member of a Scrum team and participate in all planning, stand:up and retrospective meetings
* 8+ years of experience as a professional software engineer
* 4:6 years experience Java and web technologies
* An understanding of software development best practices
* Enthusiasm for constant improvement as a Software Engineer
* Ability to review and critique proposed designs and offer thoughtful feedback in a collegial fashion
* Skilled in writing and presenting :: able to craft needed messages so they are clearly expressed and easily understood
* Ability to work independently on complex problems of diverse complexity and scope


• Location: San Francisco

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