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Principal Cloud Developer, Digital Commerce (Open to Remote)

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CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  107208
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus - East 5th
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

The Principal Cloud Developer, Digital Commerce will be constantly presented with new challenges of sizable scope and variety. A technologist with strong bias to action, excellent analytical skills, and talent for good engineering. The position requires a mix of hands-on technical development work, conceptual design, and leadership through influence. Based on a cloud-first approach, the role is responsible for strategic technology enablement, designing and supporting right-time solutions in collaboration with various technology teams. Working with other engineers, architects, and business analysts throughout the systems development life cycle, the Principal Cloud Solutions Engineer will drive a team tasked to be agents of change. Our corporate offices are based out of Columbus, OH, however we are open to remote based candidates for this opportunity.

 

Reports To:  Director, Digital eCommerce Application Development

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal and external technical partners through the completion of and contribution to application designs to ensure alignment with DSW’s architecture vision and strategies.
  • Research and develop designs to help meet our technology goals.
  • Build, scale, and maintain Cloud Solutions internally while supporting other IT solution centers as needed.
  • Design robust data engineering practices for managing on-premise and cloud-based data assets.
  • Use various development languages to develop tools, scripts, and frameworks that drive efficiency in automation, monitoring, and management of our environments.
  • Build, enhance, and maintain development, management and monitoring systems.
  • Lead product releases from conception to implementation.
  • Coordinate development efforts with internal and external partners.

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

Required Skills

  • Ability to develop scripts and tools, excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and a strong commitment to delivering quality solutions.
  • Previous experience developing, implementing, and operating highly available environments through a public cloud provider, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure services and technologies preferred.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with SDLC and DevOps processes.
  • Proficiency in various development languages and frameworks such as JavaScript (Typescript), Java, and other back-end languages.
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies and Architecture, Cloud Orchestration/Automation Tools and virtualization/container technologies.
  • Understanding of source code control systems.
  • Experience with relational and non-relational database technologies.
  • Good troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to collaborate across teams and skill levels.
  • Experience developing, tracking and leveraging performance metrics for continual improvement.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent documentation skills.

 

Competencies

Setting Goals – Creates and follow effective plans. Anticipates risks, creates contingency plans. Aligns plans with goals. Allocates adequate resources. Accepts and supports change. Willing to take risks and suggests new ideas, approaches. Takes initiative. Seeks out learning activities.

 

Working with Others – Clearly articulates own, other’s goals. Promotes a team atmosphere by demonstrating humility and respect. Builds effective relationships, relates well to others. Delivers and responds to feedback in a constructive manner. Considers multiple perspectives. Handles conflict, pressure, uncertainty and adapts independently. Meets commitments. Dedicated to working with business partners on their expectations.

 

Getting Results – Personally accountable for work performance targets and achieving results. Prioritizes well. Anticipates and handles obstacles effectively. Makes good, timely decisions. Can simply and process complex problems. Understands underlying issues and addresses root causes. Meets deadlines, works until finished.

 

Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in information technology, 2 years of practical experience with cloud systems and services.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Retail preferred.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent 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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