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J.Crew eCommerce Tech Lead - J.Crew and J.Crew Factory in New York, New York

Company: JCrew


New York, NY, US, 10281

Date: Mar 10, 2023

eCommerce Tech Lead - J.Crew and J.Crew Factory

min: $140,000 - max: $158,000

Our Story

We make modern classics with character. We believe in true timelessness, the integrity of well-made clothes, and since our inception, great quality at a great price. That’s in our DNA.

But, we know it’s not only about the clothes—it’s about the feeling it gives the people who wear them, whether they’re confidently giving a presentation in a well-tailored suit; basking in long salty beach days in vibrant, colorful sun-soaked swimsuits, or joyfully re-discovering their favorite Rollneck sweater in their closet again and again, season after season.

And ultimately, it’s about helping our customers be the best, most authentic versions of themselves.

And that’s what we’re after, to inspire people’s lives and style.

Role + Purpose

J.Crew Group is looking for a dynamic Tech Lead who brings passion, experience and creativity to estimate, design and deliver digital features for our high-traffic eCommerce sites for the J.Crew and J.Crew Factory brands. This role will specialize in transactional and account-related features (cart, checkout, customer account).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate among a cross-functional team comprised of Product Owner, Project Manager, Quality Engineers, DevOps Engineers and eCommerce Engineers

  • Write high quality code to deliver application features within deadlines

  • Review code written by teammates

  • Provide accurate level-of-effort estimates given business requirements

  • Monitor performance of existing features using logs and Application Performance Monitoring tools to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Triage application bugs (debug and delegate to appropriate engineers)

  • Understand and help facilitate our weekly application release process

  • Document features for business clients and technical colleagues

  • Encourage and inspire a culture of continuous improvement, creativity, collaboration and technical excellence

    Technical Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as application developer

  • 7 plus years of experience in software development, execution and maintenance; eCommerce experience preferred

  • Strong web technology experience; understanding of HTTP, experience consuming APIs (RESTful and graphql), understanding of CDN caching, expertise with front-end technologies HTML, CSS, JS, JSON

  • React/Redux/Next.js experience (3-5 years)

  • Salesforce Commerce Cloud experience (big plus)

  • eCommerce technology experience especially checkout and payment processing

  • Familiarity with Agile delivery (Scrum)

  • Team/project leadership experience

  • Experience with cloud services (AWS preferred)

  • Good understanding of software design and programming principles

  • BS/BA in computer science or relevant field or equivalent experience in technology-related field

    Personal Qualifications:

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability

  • Positive attitude, desire to collaborate and raise the level of the entire team

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Motivated, creative and passionate about building with quality

  • Ability to recognize and prioritize issues, taking proactive action to resolve or escalate with appropriate urgency



We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.