Posted on: September 21, 2022 | Job#: R62483

Sr Staff, Software Engineer

Full time
4440 Rosewood Drive, Bldg 4, Pleasanton, CA, US 94588


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About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.     

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

The Data and Insights organization at the Gap is transforming how data is available and used for advanced analytics, insights and decisioning across our portfolio of brands. A key enabler to this is the adoption and evangelization of cutting-edge designs, technology and process – spanning data platforms and cloud infrastructure, data engineering, governance and compliance, reporting and dashboards, and MLOps.

We are looking for an energetic and passionate Sr. Staff Software Engineer to help execute this transformation. This role will help design, develop and support high quality near real time data pipelines tools/libraries and data products/tables.

What You'll Do

  • Mentor junior engineers - help understand the tech stack and rationale, development processes, designs and big picture. Guide execution and help unblock as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with technical team members to develop, deploy and operate derived data products/tables. 
  • Design, develop and/or enhance common frameworks for data engineering acceleration, data quality checks, scheduled and ad-hoc data sharing, remediation runbooks, effective DataOps.
  • Understand and evangelize security, governance and compliance standards. Build technical and process frameworks for enablement and enforcement. 
  • Evangelize and enforce common development and code quality frameworks and practices such as style guides, code coverage, continuous integration, peer reviews and pair programming.
  • Work with product managers, architects, TPMs to break down ambiguity in requirements and designs, propose/prototype solutions and technologies, own/provide feedback on technical designs/data models, curate technical backlogs for technical debt management and continuous improvement, size and estimate, prioritize and execute.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders. Keep leadership apprised of progress, issues and concerns.

Who You Are

  • 8 or more years of active data engineering / warehouse experience – designing, developing, deploying and supporting data pipelines and data products/tables at scale and in production.
  • 5 or more years of software development experience - Writing advanced SQL queries and query optimization, Automation using Linux shell & Python scripting, code organization / craftsmanship & agile practices.
  • 4 or more years of proven experience leveraging Azure cloud data and analytics services (ADLS, ADF, Azure SQLDB/Synapse, AAS, Power BI).
  • 3 or more years of experience developing and deploying data processing/quality frameworks at scale and in production. 
  • Design, develop & performance tune Analytics/ OLAP Cube (Azure Analysis Services - preferred, Microsoft SSAS, DAX - Tabular Model, MDX Multi-Dimensional Model).
  • Strong experience in triaging production issues, identifying the root cause and fixing code/history restatement.
  • Perform on-call support.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience.
  • Self-starter, able to work with moderate supervision. Proven experience working in and/or leading innovation programs and/or ambiguous requirements.
  • Experience working in Retail sector with e-commerce / logistics data is preferred.
  • Data processing experience using pySpark and Spark‐ SQL at scale is a plus.

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet 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.

US Candidates – Non NYC
Please note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc’s quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.’s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

US Candidates – NYC
Beginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).


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