Founder Katrina Lake created Stitch Fix to blend the human element of personal styling with high-quality clothing and proprietary algorithms. She shipped the first Stitch Fix order out of her Cambridge apartment in 2011 while attending Harvard, and today the company has brought the exclusive shopping experience to millions of men and women nationwide. In 2016, we launched men’s, and extended our women’s offerings to include plus sizes in 2017.
L.L.Bean is currently searching for a Sr. Java Developer to join the Information Systems department. This important role will be a part of the team that supports the front end systems and portfolio used for customer ordering in our call center/direct channel, supporting omni channel efforts. This Senior role will be responsible for maintaining the legacy front end system, with the goal being to prepare for a modernization project migrating to Cloud technology eventually. This role can be based remotely or near our headquarters in Freeport, Maine.
Position Purpose: Implements moderate to complex computer application solutions to meet business problems within industry standard business process and best. Designs, develops, configures, tests, debugs and documents applications based on technical configurations and specifications. Supports and troubleshoots existing applications. Evaluates and analyzes business requirements for new applications and application changes.
Emphasis on design. Higher-level analytical skills in taking business requirements and creating solutions.
Works independently and collaboratively with team; provides regular updates to leader.
Prepares high level designs
Prepares detailed specifications from which software packages are configured, integrations are made and/or programs are written.
Implements technical solutions by either configuring software packages or code development.
Designs and creates solutions taking performance into consideration.
Responsible for partnering with vendors on the development, configuration and integration of Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software packages and custom code.
Participates in the selection, implementation, configuration and integration of Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software packages.
Work with business area customers and vendors to identify business requirements, test strategies, and test execution.
Develops integration requirements and partners with the integration developer to implement.
Responsible for the development and execution of testing and implementation plans. Can perform unit, system, integration and user acceptance testing. Document results.
Applies formal methodologies when designing and developing / configuring solutions.
Participates in project planning and development or assumes responsibility for a project of limited scope including guidance of others.
Provides options for and estimates of possible solutions.
May be responsible for the completion of a phase of a project or small projects depending on complexity.
Estimates and tracks time required to complete work, for project budgeting and financial tracking.
Stays current on Industry trends and Software roadmaps.
Regularly provides guidance and training to less experienced team members.
Conducts and participates in reviews of solution designs, configurations and code.
Partners with technical and business team members to maintain system documentation, knowledge base and frequently asked questions.
May act as primary liaison to software vendors for managing vendor problem tickets.
Partners with the business on effective end user adoption and use of system / function.
May review training strategy, materials and Standard Operating Procedures.
Partners with technical partners to ensure Service Levels are met.
Responsible for 24×7 research and resolution of production system problems.
Provides technical expertise for project and baseline support teams
On call – provides day time and after hours on call support.
Adheres to security standards in support of PCI compliance.
Adheres to development standards and provides development standards recommendations.
Health and Safety Requirement:
Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures, reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership, and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors, evaluate risk, and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels.
3+ years of software development experience
BS/BA degree preferred but not required
Skills and Qualifications:
Leadership and Communication
Develops respect and credibility within their team, IS and the business
Can Influence at multiple levels within LL Bean and with vendors.
Can effectively communicate with all levels of the business and IT from end-users and developers to managers.
Highly collaborative. Effectively works with business and IS staff in the adoption, utilization and support of software.
Excellent English language skills and comprehension
Strategic: Sees the big picture, and how this role impacts the broader IS department and business. Understands the Company’s and Business Unit’s goals and objectives.
Innovation: Continually looks within and beyond their job, anticipating business needs and opportunities.
Flexibility: Works within tight technical and business constraints.
Required skills include:
SQL – comfortable writing SQL Queries and designing relational data models
Version Control – Ideally Git
Object Oriented Design
In addition to Java, J2EE experience
Experience monitoring and supporting 24/7 applications
Effective communication skills with technical and non-technical people
Continuous Integration – Ideally Jenkins