Engineer, Search Platform (Remote)

  • Full-time

Company Description

This Engineer works on a team alongside the Solutions Architect for development, operations, and support of the Search platform on our global ecommerce websites. In this role, you will work closely with the Technical Architects, Internal technology teams and external technology partners to support the Search Platform built on Elastic Search Engine, its development, and operations. 


What Will You Be Doing? 

  • Responsible for building and maintaining features within A&F's Enterprise Search platform
  • Support technical direction in a squad; create/review technical designs for all projects and initiatives in the area
  • Work closely with senior engineers and application architect/s to ensure solutions meet high-level architecture, scalability, security & compliance requirements
  • Implementing rapid changes to meet changing business and marketing requirements
  • Analyzing and diagnose any issues which may impact performance or availability in the eCommerce environment.
  • Developing functional and technical documentation on assigned projects
  • Working in a team environment in supporting the team goals and improving web development engineering practices
  • Work closely with organizational stakeholders, technology partners and other members of the eCommerce team to ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Measure, review & fine tune the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the software application to meet the performance, scalability & security goals.
  • Troubleshoot issues with business partners and support teams
  • Follow Agile-Scrum software development methodology by participating in the daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming and sprint retrospective meetings.
  • Continuously improve IT platforms based on retail technology trends to support business strategies

What Do You Need To Bring? 

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or combined education/experience
  • Experience with Elastic Search and Enterprise Search platforms 
  • 2+ years of experience in a related field (eCommerce experience preferred)
  • Hands on development experience in Java, Spring Boot and related opensource frameworks
  • Hands on development experience with SQL, Stored Procedures, Views, Triggers on any RDBMS platform
  • Hands on development experience creating API specifications and Spec based API development
  • Experience with Apache Solr customization
  • Hands on experience with docker/containerization and familiarity with Kubernetes
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Azure platform
  • Knowledge with web architecture and IT security best practices (SOX, PCI)
  • Knowledge with Unit, Automation testing, Gitlab – CI/CD processes
  • Proven interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and customer service skills
  • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast paced environment
  • Ability to rapidly learn new software and maintain competency with technologies
  • Ability to work flexible hours

Our Company 

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.  

Our Values 

We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off, as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.

What You'll Get

As an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) associate, you’ll be eligible to participate in a variety of benefit programs designed to fit you and your lifestyle. A&F is committed to providing simple, competitive, and comprehensive benefits that align with our Company’s culture and values, but most importantly – with you! We also provide competitive incentives to reward the commitment our associates have for moving our global business forward:  

  • Incentive Bonus Program  
  • Paid Time Off and Work From Anywhere Flexibility    
  • Paid Volunteer Day per Year, allowing you to give back to your community 
  • Merchandise Discount 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Available 
  • Life and Disability Insurance 
  • Associate Assistance Program 
  • Paid Parental and Adoption Leave 
  • Access to Carrot to support your unique parenthood journey 
  • Access to Headspace dedicated to creating healthier, happier lives from the inside out 
  • 401(K) Savings Plan with Company Match 
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement, we believe in promoting from within 
  • A Global Team of People Who'll Celebrate you for Being YOU 

Additional Information


Notice (For California, Colorado, Hawaii, New York, Washington, and Washington D.C.):  The recruiting pay range for this position is $93,000 - $115,000. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your years of experience, your work location, comparison to other employees in similar or related roles, or market demands. The range may be modified in the future.

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