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Senior Software Engineer / Architect

This position performs programming, integration and maintenance services in support of Serena & Lily’s e-commerce and technical activities. The position also participates in technical and architectural-solution design and decision-making and recommends technical solutions for business problems or opportunities. Finally, the position includes responsibility for the developing, testing and quality assurance of web solutions and the alignment of the solutions with industry standard best practices. The Senior Software Engineer / Architect reports to our Head of Technology and is based in Sausalito, CA.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists users, customers and business partners to maximize the benefit from use of e-commerce technology and functionality.
  • Understands and enhances the role of the web in Serena & Lily’s business success, championing ideas and capabilities regarding its evolution.
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains:
    • E-commerce, web, networking and open source applications. These technologies include Java, XML, SQL, Linux, PostgreSQL
    • User interfaces using technologies such as AJAX,HTML, CSS and Javascript.
    • Third party software applications from Demandware, NetSuite and Mulesoft.
  • Provides off-hour, on-call support as needed according to schedule.
  • Effectively interacts and efficiently manages third party vendor technical personnel.


  • Experience with web design and development using Web 2.0 concepts (e.g. Google, face book), technologies, techniques and standards across varying platforms and browsers.
  • Prior Experience with Demandware, NetSuite and Mule.
  • Experience with technical documentation including ability to communicate repeatable processes for building, archiving, installing, configuring, and custom third party software applications.
  • College or technical degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • Must work well under pressure.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Experience with offshore development.
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Must be a creative champion for adoption and implementation of new web technologies and capabilities.
    • Must have self-starting personality, unafraid to display initiative and innovation on the job
    • Must possess strong communication skills including listening abilities.
    • Must be a team player willing to share ideas with the ability to contribute to discussions passionately but objectively, while seeking and respecting differing opinions from others.
    • Must have the ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities and business partner expectations.
    • Previous experience with a Retail E-commerce environment.
    • Must be detail oriented.


If you are passionate about this opportunity, please email Please include your resume along with a cover letter telling us why you are the one for this role.