Macy's Software Engineer Reviews

Updated May 20, 2020

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Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette
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18 Ratings
  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Lorain, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing work culture and great benefits..

    Cons

    there are no cons here

    Macy's2020-01-01
  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Software Engineer in Alpharetta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, awesome team and challenging work

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of. Overall a great place.

    Macy's2020-05-20
  3. "good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Macy's full-time

    Pros

    good place to work. work life balance.

    Cons

    layoffs furloughs can be surprising

    Macy's2020-05-16
  4. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance and good office culture

    Cons

    Company is unstable as is most retail in US these days

    Macy's2020-05-11
  5. "Macy's Tech, a great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Johns Creek, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The People and the technology

    Cons

    Retail is changing and the future is unsure.

    Macy's2020-05-02
  6. "Technology division turned into contractor shop"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Lorain, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I wish the few remaining full-time employees good luck.

    Cons

    Macy's Tech has become a contractor shop; application knowledge is no longer important; CTO philosophy is anyone can do anything to the detriment of code quality and sustainability.

    Macy's2020-05-04
  7. "Good for new employees"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for learning software engineering skills

    Cons

    Office politics in every aspect

    Macy's2020-04-17
  8. "Good but not great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work-life balance and ability to impact the company/product.

    Cons

    Very disorganized management, which led to inefficiencies and low productivity at times.

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    Macy's2020-04-08
  9. "Good Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    WFH flexibility Flexibility in switching teams and roles People are good to work with

    Cons

    Coordination between teams and the processes are slow. The company expects you to be available and work anytime of the day.

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    Macy's2020-04-01
  10. "Last year saw a large culture shift"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Manager in Johns Creek, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Enjoy learning and growing on the job.

    Cons

    The collaborative family-like culture shifted to a largely off-shore model which displaced many and will continue to do so.

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    Macy's2020-04-02
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