Dir, Social & Mobile Eng in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 922194BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Web Development
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Dir, Social & Mobile Eng manages and delivers strategic applications and features on ShopYourWay.com and the SYW mobile applications for iOS/Android/mWeb. This includes responsibility of program management, engineering and operational support. This position works on a daily basis with teams in multiple locations including Israel.

The Dir, Social & Mobile Eng defines, develops and owns the execution of engineering solutions for strategic initiatives including Member Assist, Trendsreader & Make.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Leads R&D activities on the ShopYourWay application platform and SYW Mobile applications to drive engagement on SYW digital assets and benefits for SYW members.
• Manages daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly and annual engagement KPI's for strategic applications and drives the delivery of the right experiences.
• Works in partnership with the SYW Marketing team, Sears/Kmart retail services teams and SYW Partners team to build experiences and business models that drive value to the SYW Rewards on shopyourway.com and SYW Mobile.
• Partners with senior leadership in the company to define and drive the application strategy for the SYW application platform and Sears Holdings Company.
• Leads several small, high pace and agile rapid development teams of 5-10 people.
• Performs supervisory functions, including but not limited to, making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting, demoting and terminating, conducting performance appraisals and coaching and developing associates.

Job Requirements:
• 9+ years experience in software development.
• 5+ years experience with managing a software development team.
• This position requires broad systems development and management experience
• Extensive experience in leading the development of multi-tiered web applications on open source platforms utilizing Java/J2EE, XML, SQL, AJAX, REST, ESB, SOA, JavaScript, HTML and other related technologies and concepts
• Extensive experience in the design & development of eCommerce solutions using Java, REST, AJAX, Spring, Struts, Hibernate and other web technologies.

Preferred Skills:
• Experience with iOS and/or Android is a strong plus.