Senior Software Engineer, Java - Digital Commerce And Transactions

Ubicación: United States of America

Estado/Provincia/Ciudad: Washington

Ciudad: Seattle

Sectores Empresarial: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about this team

lululemon Engineering is dedicated to building secure, reliable, and performant products for our guests and partners. We embrace the philosophies of Agile, DevOps, and SRE to accelerate our development process and provide the most enjoyable, inclusive, and supportive work environment possible. We believe our journey is more fun when it is collaborative, as we focus on the future instead of the past. As an Engineer, you will work as part of a global team supported by our business and architecture partners to help us collaboratively develop and deliver industry leading technology solutions that drive lululemon’s business goals. This role specifically is in the Portfolio, Applications, Commerce and Transactions team which supports lululemon’s Digital Commerce & Omni-channel fulfillment experience across geographies with varying technologies. This team is also in the process of transforming a traditional monolith architecture to a cloud native service architecture.

a day in the life

As a Senior Software Engineer focusing on microservices development, you will bring a high level of technical knowledge as well as strong mentoring abilities. You will implement microservices with test automation using BDD to ensure the product quality of a highly scalable cloud native solution. You will be counted on as a leader in your technology space, as you contribute to all areas of development and operations (pre-production to production). Senior Engineers take production readiness and performance personally and help drive continuous improvement. You will be part of a day-to-day production release team and may perform on-call support functions as needed. You will be considered a primary caretaker of the production system(s) you work on and focus on how your product(s) are delivered and how to optimize them for efficiency, security, resiliency, and reliability.

  • Design, develop, maintain, and test microservices with a focus on BDD, contract testing and unit testing.
  • Act as a main contributor in Agile ceremonies
  • Provide mentorship to other engineers
  • Conduct research to aid in product troubleshooting and optimization efforts
  • Conduct research to guide product development and tools selection
  • Provide an escalation point and participate in on-call support rotations
  • Actively monitor key metrics, reports on trends, and make improvement recommendations
  • Participate in our Engineering Community of Practice
  • Contribute to project engineering design and standards verification
  • Perform reliability monitoring and support as needed to ensure products meet guest expectations


  • Completed Bachelor’s degree or diploma (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Software Architecture preferred; candidates with substantial and relevant industry experience are also eligible
  • 5+ years of engineering experience 
  • 3+ years of working experience with Java Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Spring Data framework developing microservices for a cloud-native solution
  • Experience with BDD testing of microservices using Cucumber, as well as using mocking HTTP API simulators such as Wire Mock a plus.
  • Experience with contract testing using tools like Pact is considered a plus
  • Working knowledge of pub/sub systems such as Kafka, SQS, and Webhooks
  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud technologies such as EKS, S3, DynamoDB, SNS, CloudWatch etc.
  • Working knowledge of reactive programming
  • Experience with containerization, Docker, Kubernetes etc. are a plus
  • Experience with NoSQL DBs such as Dynamo DB and MongoDB is a plus
  • Advanced understanding of web technologies (HTTP, SSL, Headers, Cookies, TCP, Caching)
  • Knowledge of CI/CD principles and best practices.
  • Experience developing solutions for retail or eCommerce businesses and other relevant domains such as manufacturing & logistics, supply chain, or corporate shared services is nice to have
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data using software analytics services such as New Relic to monitor services and diagnose problems

compensation and benefits package 
lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $136,200 - $178,700 annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program and equity offerings, subject to program eligibility requirements.   

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

workplace arrangement
This role is classified as Hybrid under our SSC Workplace Policy: Hybrid
In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.