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Sr. Developer (Specialty)
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 19, 2022
Job Id #52768 Posted December 15, 2021

Job Description: 
  • Client eCommerce department consists of several teams supporting various customer experience aspects (e.g. browse, search, cart, checkout).  
  • This specific role will be part of the Contextual Commerce team. 
Project Description:
  • In this role, you will be part of a high-performance engineering team and will be partnering with various other teams’ product, UX, and business stakeholders at Client, to deliver innovative solutions that will help deliver great customer experiences at scale.
  • You will also partner with Commerce Platform BSAs, Product Managers and Engineers to design new functionality and to validate the system against the requirements. 
  • You will be expected to maintain the thoroughness needed to be able to rapidly deliver functionality with a dev-ops/operational slant
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • In this role, you will be part of a high-performance engineering team that partners with various domain teams and data science technology team at Client to deliver innovative solutions that improve customer experience in a meaningful way.  
  • You will partner with BSAs, Product Managers and Engineers to validate the system against the requirements.  
  • You will be expected to maintain the thoroughness needed to be able to rapidly deliver functionality with a dev-ops slant.
How much time will the resource spend pair programming? 
  • 30-40%
You may be the ideal candidate for our team if:
  • You enjoy pair programming in a TDD and Agile environment with senior level engineers. 
  • You are enthusiastic and excited about technology.
  • You enjoy brainstorming design ideas and understand you may not have the only or best solution.
  • You strive for the ideal with a strong pragmatic leaning.
  • You are open and honest and willing to share and accept feedback and ideas.
  • You are positive and optimistic. Setbacks and constraints motivate you to work harder. 
  • You are willing to part of the on-call support rotation.
Skills Overview:
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
  • At least 8 years of experience for all the following
  • Experience building highly scalable and performing web applications (candidate understands considerations for state, session management, caching, consistency, concurrency, threading, and inter-system dependencies)
  • Highly proficient in industry current software development techniques (patterns, principles, and processes)
  • Advanced expertise in developing REST web services using Groovy, Java, Jersey, and Spring.
  • Candidate must be prepared to pair program in a TDD and Agile environment with senior level engineers.
  • BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or equivalent professional experience)
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) products like Data Flow, CloudSQL, BigQuery, AI Platform, etc.
  • Experience with Machine Learning libraries
  • Proficient in Mac OS and/or IntelliJ for development
  • Any level of experience with NoSQL data stores (Riak, Cassandra, etc.) and/or Splunk is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and working experience with open source software (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, etc.).
  • Experience performance testing and subsequent tuning of web services including caches, web servers and data stores.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Hadoop, etc.)
  • DevOps infrastructure experience (chef, puppet, open stack)

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