Staff Software Engineer
Gap Inc.

San Francisco, California

Posted in Retail


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About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

At Gap Inc., we are using technology as a competitive advantage to become the world's #1 specialty apparel retailer. As part of GapTech, you will deliver globally scalable, cloud-based solutions, using agile software development, DevOps practices, and advanced technologies.

Our Tech and Digital team push boundaries and challenge the status quo. We are made up of thousands of people across the globe who try fast, learn fast, and think big for our customers, communities, and the planet. On our team, you will be part of the technology engine that is driving innovative retail, e-commerce, and global enterprise technology for Gap Inc. and our brands. Our engineers and developers work together to create a seamless omni-channel experience powered through cloud-based platforms, services architecture, and open-source technologies. We help the company grow - whether it's increasing our global footprint, operating a flawless holiday shopping season, or helping a customer get the product they need, when they need it. Our passion is what sets us apart - we're not just here to execute, but also learn and grow and innovate on what's next.

In this role, you will design highly scalable and high performing technology solutions in an Agile work environment and produce and deliver code and/or test cases using wide-ranging experience, professional concepts, company objectives and Agile practices. You will collaborate closely with key business support teams, product managers, architecture to assist in resolving complex critical cross-team and cross-domain production issues to help simplify and improve business processes through the latest in technology and automation. You are a technical expert and will lead through the requirements gathering, design, development, deployment, and support phases of a product. You will leverage your comprehensive knowledge of domain and core programming technologies or packages to mentor and advise team members.

This role is based out of the San Francisco office and requires you to be in the office on an occasional basis for critical in-person meetings and/or job duties that cannot be performed remotely. Pursuant to Gap Inc.'s policy, as of September 7, 2021, all employees who wish to enter Gap Inc.'s San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Albuquerque office buildings will need to be vaccinated, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability or for a sincerely held religious belief.

What You'll Do

  • Lead significant projects and define technical specifications and development requirements that result in high performing technology that are also domain specific.
  • Develop and enhance product and/or applications independently to solve complex business problems by keeping customer experience at the forefront.
  • Adopt and model a DevOps mindset by applying automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery in everything we do.
  • Foster innovation by applying best practices and learning from emerging technologies and through collaboration with cross functional stakeholders.
  • Communicate difficult concepts and lead teams through design and interpretation.
  • Mentor and subject matter expert in support of domain areas, leading assignments of diverse scope.
  • Balances project delivery objectives with organizational initiatives.

Who You Are

  • Software Development experience and knowledge of the Software Delivery Lifecycle, Security Compliance and Agile and SCRUM methodology, industry and competitor practices.
  • Open System development skills such as Java, JEE, JSP, Spring, Spring Boot, Rest Services, Spring JPA, REST, JSON, Junit, Spark, Hive, Thymeleaf, Javascript, reactjs, Apigee, HTML, CSS, Java Script, AJAX and XML are required.
  • Experience in Hadoop, HTML5, Bootstrap, Rules Engine Integrations, Docker, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Maven, SonarQube, GIT, Cosmos DB.
  • Experience in Real time streaming tools: Kafka, Rabbit MQ
  • Have good experience on Cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, PCF, OCI.
  • Experience in performance testing/tuning using tools JMeter, Gatling, Splunk or New Relic.
  • Experience in Jenkins Pipeline setup using Groovy and Gradle.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in business terms.
  • Knowledge of Retail(Supply Chain) industry is a plus.
  • Experience or training in the AGILE/Devops project management methodology is a plus
  • Expert at leading technical requirements and interpretation of business requirements.
  • Experience with leading significant projects and mentoring teams.
  • Experience with developing teams that are cross functional and include internal and external stakeholders

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).


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