Sr Software Developer JAVA


This is a unique and exciting time to join Express. Since launching our EXPRESSway Forward strategy in 2020, we have been steadily advancing a transformation from being known as a store in the mall to a brand with a purpose, powered by a styling community. We believe that clothes can serve a higher purpose to make people look the way they want to look and feel the way they want to feel, and our Express brand purpose - We Create Confidence & Inspire Self-Expression - speaks to the role our brand can play in their lives. In 2021, we introduced our innovative Community Commerce program, inviting brand fans and style enthusiasts to take their passion for fashion to the next level by working with us.

Today, we are building, activating and amplifying the Express styling community, and we invite you to join us. Our culture is defined by three values - Express Yourself, Express Together, Express Success - and every associate at every level in every department is an important part of our transformation and our future.

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As a valued member of the Product Applications Team (PAT), the Sr. Software Developer (Java) will be responsible for formulating and defining system scope and objectives. Responsibilities include design, development, testing, support and documentation. The candidate will need to be responsible for delivery of all phases of medium to high complexity projects. The successful candidate must have the desire and ability to learn and work with multiple programming languages and frameworks across a wide variety of applications

% of Time Spent

Essential Tasks


Participates in technical architecture design meetings and write high quality, test-driven code ; determine feasibility of requests; identify best approach to provide technology solutions to meet business needs; Analyze current systems to maintain integrity and improve archite cture.


Completes full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from design, flowcharting, development, testing and implementation. This includes strong integration with other systems and system admin activities.


Design highly scalable software solutions to improve functionality and system longevity. Production Operations and support - 24x7 on-call support as part of a team rotation. Requires strong problem solving and communication skills to interpret issues and provide resolution. Plan and execute all deployment of system features and monitor for successful integration, maintaining the system throughout its lifecycle

Other essential tasks may occur as directed by your manager

Essential Requirements:

• Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent qualification
• Years of Experience: 8+ years of experience in Design, Development and support
• Experience in Core Java, Java Beans, JSP, Servlets, EJB, Hibernate, JMS, JDBC, XML, Design Patterns, JavaScript and Web Services in the enterprise development process
• Extensive experience with JavaScript, AngularJS, JQuery, HTML, CSS, JSON, XSLT, DHTML.
• Knowledge and experience in SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle 12c, MS SQL Server databases
• Sound knowledge of various Application servers - J Boss, Tomcat and Web Sphere Application Server, Web Logic Application Server, Apache Tomcat and JBoss.
• Working experience with ETL methodologies and tools like ODI (Oracle Data Integrator) and reporting software like Oracle BIP (Business intelligence Publisher) is essential.
• Working knowledge with building and integrating API and RESTful interfaces.
• Experienced in agile, waterfall and scrum development cycles.
• Demonstrate strong problem solving and communication skills
• Must be able to coordinate with vendor for escalation of support related issues.
• Ability and willingness to learn new technologies

Preferred Requirements:
• Experience in Retail PLM Projects or Applications
• Bamboo Rose application knowledge
• Experience in Oracle Database MAA (Maximum Availability Architecture)
• Identifies and reacts to problems related to the support of Linux environment


As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

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