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Sr. PHP Developer

Macy's • Johns Creek, GA

Posted 16 days ago

Job Snapshot

Information Technology

Job Description

At Macy's, we're moving fastwe're at top speed to become America's premiere omnichannel retailer. Macy's technology hub, Macy's Systems and Technology (MST) strives to set the pace by providing seamless and compelling shopping experiences for our Macy's and Bloomingdale's customers. MST is creating innovative technology solutions to support these experiences and define the future of retailing.


Macy's Systems & Technology is seeking a Sr. PHP Developer. The Seasoned professional responsible for the development and support of applications for a specific area, leveraging expertise and knowledge of multiple systems/customer areas. This job function is responsible for translating business requirements into well-engineered, tested and deployed application systems that are used by the business as well as supporting these systems while in production. Positions in this function interface with internal customers to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to meet their business requirements and are responsible for designing, developing, testing, installing, and deploying the required software applications. Solutions utilize a variety of software technologies and may include new code construction, modifications to existing modules, configuration and/or package implementation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Participates in the feasibility analysis for new systems/applications.

  • Leads or plays a leadership role in the technical design of new systems/applications for work type 1 and smaller type 2 projects, working from functional specifications. Directs junior staff in the coding and/or configuration and testing needed to meet documented needs.

  • Performs coding and/or configuration to meet documented needs, utilizing standard procedures and techniques.

  • Monitors the operating efficiency of existing application systems and provides (or arranges for) proactive maintenance. Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems, including coding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system. Maintains records to document program development and revisions.

  • Provides technical support and leads the effective problem resolution for customer inquiries and to resolve production issues.

  • Serves as a coach and mentor to more junior developers. Delegates tasks as appropriate.

  • Leads the development phase of work type 1 and small work type 2 projects, making work assignments and holding staff accountable.

  • Selects tools and methodologies for projects.

  • Commits to deliverables for scope of work with customers and/or management.

  • Makes modifications to jobs and schedules for jobs in production.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Summary

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a PHP developer

  • Proficiency in OOP with a good understanding of MVC practices

  • An in depth knowledge of the LAMP stack

  • Be an expert in the administration and optimization of web systems

  • A deep knowledge & passion for Linux

  • A passion for automation

  • At least 3 years of experience with Linux or Unix systems including monitoring and tuning of web based apps.

  • Demonstrable understanding of DevOps and Continuous Delivery

  • Quick learner, open to on and off site training

  • Must be motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to thrive in a team environment and willing to continuously improve.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with other server side languages: i.e. Node.js, Ruby, R

  • Knowledge of Hadoop and Cassandra administration

  • Knowledge of configuration management and Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, Chef

  • Demonstrates expert understanding of all application development processes including MST's software development methodology, serving as a resource to others.

  • Seen as an expert in the existing applications supporting the business area. Serves as a key resource to ensure the system is performing up to requirements.

  • Possesses understanding of multiple systems/customer areas, gained through previous experience in different areas of Macy's or MST, and leverages that knowledge to support current customer(s).

  • Works independently and provides guidance within technical area, applying in-depth knowledge of multiple technologies, as appropriate.

  • Understands architectural issues, and factors them into decisions and recommendations.

  • Provides technical leadership in their area of specialization.

  • Understands changing business needs for the area(s) supported and the subsequent impact on applications.

  • Understands key business drivers, business metrics, etc. for the area(s) supported and applies that insight to deliver systems that add value to the business.

  • Possesses a broad understanding of key business issues, metrics, and drivers for success gained through exposure to multiple systems and/or customer areas of Macy's.

  • Advises customers / business analysts on discrete technology-related business problems, formulates options including assessing their relative merits and risks, and works with customers / business analysts to determine the best solution.

  • Provides input into project estimates.

  • Designs projects with broad implications, requiring systems integration of one or more technical platforms. Develops plans that anticipate and proactively address roadblocks and obstacles.

  • Conducts complete diagnosis of most business problems, factoring in a strong understanding of the technical architecture.

  • Facilitates design sessions by presenting logical statements of business problems and designs, and offering and incorporating ideas.

  • May manage the development phase of work type 1 and small work type 2 projects, or plays a key role on a larger project team.

  • With minimal support, this position would analyze vendor proposals, evaluate build versus buy, and formulate significant components of a project plan.

  • Conducts and provides work estimates.

  • Manages any vendors necessary to complete the project.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred and 8-10 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Macy's Systems & Technology (MST) is the information technology division of Macy's Inc. Macy's Inc. is the nation's largest operator of department stores with over 800 department store locations in 46 states. In addition, we operate major catalog and internet operations for Bloomingdale's and Macy's. Macy's Systems & Technology is headquartered in Johns Creek, a suburban setting northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, employee fitness center and a merchandise discount.

Macy's is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Job ID: SYS03122
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