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Digital Applications Engineer (Web/Mobile) (Remote)

DATE:  Jun 12, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  133861
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus - East 5th
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

The Designer Brands IT Digital Team aims to be one of the most technology-forward, customer-centric engineering teams in the ecommerce industry. The IT Digital Team is growing, but we operate in small, cross-functional teams that have autonomy and ownership over their products and delivery. We’re hiring engineers based out of our Columbus, OH headquarters, but those that prefer to work remotely are welcome to join the team! All remote employees are required to be in the United States and are expected to be available during team core hours of 9am-4pm Eastern time.


Our tech stack includes:

  • Primarily Angular, with some Vue and React for web applications
  • Swift and Kotlin for native applications
  • Node.ts and Java for APIs and services
  • Azure DevOps for CI, deployments, and task management


Our team puts the customer first and builds our products to enable giving them the best experience in the industry. To support this, we’ve structured our delivery model around small, cross-functional teams that emphasize frequent delivery, fast iteration, and targeted experimentation produce the best results and value for our customers.


Reports To: Sr. Manager, Digital Application Development


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Digital Apps Engineers are expected to actively participate in the definition and planning of project deliverables and tasks. The tasks assigned to them may be ambiguously defined and sometimes impact other priorities and requirements of the same project.


Required Skills:

  • Familiar with version control and continuous integration tooling
  • Proficient with at least one major programming paradigm
  • Comfortable with REST APIs and integrating with them
  • Leverages code quality tools to enhance their workflows
  • Deep understanding of basic software engineering concepts



Getting Results

  • Completes large, but pre-planned, tasks with minimal oversight or assistance
  • Completes moderately sized ambiguous tasks with some oversight
  • Understands project milestones and iterative delivery
  • Estimates confidently and understands the process of planning work
  • Able to help facilitate team meetings and ceremonies as needed


Setting Goals

  • Sets challenging personal goals with confidence
  • Builds and communicates well-thought solutions
  • Documents solutions and decisions clearly
  • Uses good judgement on tasks and is mostly self-directed
  • Self-aware of tasks larger than their scope of expertise


Working with Others

  • Understands and incorporates feedback into their work
  • Regarded as knowledgeable in their area of expertise
  • Provides actionable feedback in code reviews
  • Participates in knowledge transfer among their peers
  • Actively contributes to planning and technical discussions




  • 2+ years professional experience in software development



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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