Posted on: July 22, 2020 | Job#: 329259

Tech Lead - Payments

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

As a part of our technology organization, you will have the opportunity to build next-generation solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our family of iconic brands. Our team employs a DevOps model, allowing our product teams to have full ownership of design, build and operate with immense scale. From distributed computing, to artificial intelligence, mobile, big data, and cloud computing, you will have the opportunity to build a career that allows you to make an impact, all while learning new technical and leadership skills. We are inspired by new challenges and push ourselves to create what's next in this dynamic industry. Come join this diverse team and grow with us.
This role requires wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts paired with company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. They lead and collaborate across product teams for planning and decision making. They balance delivery objectives with organizational initiatives. They network with key contacts outside their own area of expertise and have cross-team and cross-domain influence to deliver a quality product.

What you'll do

  • Provides leadership and guidance to Software Engineers, leading analysis and reviews of technical specification for completeness based on interpretation of functional requirements
  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of the business process and implications underlying critical applications and systems
  • Partners in key & complex interactions with BSAs, Product Managers, Solution Architects, and Business Customers. Define, analyze, and estimate level of effort to deliver robust technical solutions to customer requirements
  • Works with team leadership to escalate productivity bottlenecks and recommend solutions to address them
  • Reviews technical input to Statement of Work for External Service Providers. Ability to develop prototypes for medium to large-sized initiatives. Reviews and approves External Service Providers prototypes that demonstrate technical alternatives
  • Responsibility for a medium to large sized functional area, or a significant component of a functional area
  • Conducts development & design reviews and identifies opportunities for improvement. Provides mentorship and leadership guidance to other software engineers.

Who you are

  • 8 - 10 years of software development experience preferably in the Payments domain
  • Proficient and hands-on experience with Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring IP Integration, Messaging – Kafka /MQ/RabbitMQ, Microservices and security tools like Apigee, PingFederate, OAuth and OIDC
  • Experience with CI/CD and DevOps methodology as well as tools like Splunk, Service Now, New Relic, and Pager Duty. Experience supporting critical Production applications and triaging issues in a timely fashion
  • Experience with Public Cloud – Azure, AWS, GCP or Oracle Cloud - and familiarity with leveraging PaaS services and architecture is a major plus
  • Experience working with Architects and Product Management to design, develop scalable solutions, and work through cross-product dependencies. Ability to work with cross-functional teams to drive solution delivery
  • Proficient with system and technical design principles, and performant coding practices to develop code for low latency and high volume. Understanding of security best-practices is a must.

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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