Job Details

Software Engineer II-2

Location:  New York, New York, United States
Job Opened:  August 5th, 2022
Job Number:  R-101768
Job Type:  Regular
Remote:  No

job description

Saks OFF 5TH is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, Saks OFF 5TH provides a compelling assortment of brands to fashion-seeking customers at the best prices. The company is reimagining traditional off-price with a digitally-native model focused on customer experience.

What This Position Is All About:

We are looking for a talented experienced backend Software Engineer to join our new supply chain engineering team. If you like to think strategically, make innovations as well as drive implementation, we would love to connect with you.

In being one of the first members of the team, you will have the opportunity to impact and influence the technical direction of the team by working with many different technologies, piloting technical solutions and delivering solutions and applications. The software that you develop will have fault detection and toleration as well as scaling on the cloud. You will work closely, hand in hand with product managers, machine learning scientists and Supply Chain operation teams, to constantly innovate and find new ways of building scalable distributed systems.

The ideal candidate will have an established background in developing scalable systems, a strong technical background, great communication skills, and motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

You Also Have:

  • 2+ years of professional work experience with Java or Python or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience, and experience building successful production software systems

  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Design Patterns, and Databases

  • Hands-on experience with design and development of highly scalable software services and systems

  • Experience with large-scale multi-tiered systems and service-oriented architecture

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar technical field or equivalent with 5+ years of industry experience

As, The Software Engineer II, you will:

  • Define, design, and deliver software applications

  • Develop, testing, and maintain production services within an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Collaborate with multiple business stakeholder, operation and design teams to coordinate, prioritize and deliver to an ambitious roadmap


  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements to the actual launch of the project

  • Ability to distill problem definitions, models, and constraints from informal business requirements, and to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives

  • Experienced in developing and deploying production services on top of Amazon Web Services

  • Practical experience with a range of ML technologies and open source ML framework

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years of industry experience

Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks

Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.

We believe that our differences not only make us stronger, but also guide our evolution and future growth. All associates are expected to create an inclusive environment free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying.Together, we celebrate, advocate for, and learn from our colleagues, customers and communities to create the best environment to shop and work for all.