Home Depot Senior Online Software Engineer - Cloud / Cassandra (102840) in Austin, Texas
Senior Online Software Engineer - Cloud / Cassandra (102840)
TX - Austin
Date Posted:Oct 12, 2016
Company:The Home Depot
Functional Area:Information Technology
The Home Depot is the leading retailer in home improvement across all channels - stores, online, and mobile. Online technology is a strategic investment area for the company and the driving force behind our interconnected retail strategy. We are looking for highly qualified technical leaders and innovators to help grow one of the largest, fastest-growing ecommerce web sites in the world. Home Depot's Supply Chain portfolio is complex and huge. As you can imagine demand for efficient and cost effective solutions is ever growing, i.e., deliver the right merchandise at right time with the least cost at the right store.
We are at the early stages of developing a new cloud based ecommerce platform using Cassandra and Java based Rest services to better serve our customers with innovative ways to shop with first of its kind capabilities. If you are an experienced software developer who is passionate about driving overall architecture, writing code and loves to build distributed and highly transactional, scalable, high throughput, fault tolerant and always available system…then lets talk!
Successful candidates are passionate about understanding and translating current and future business needs and goals to software platforms that enable multiple businesses. They are also comfortable taking initiative and working alongside top-notch software developers.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Participate in the full development life cycle
Own the delivery and post-delivery of a selected applications, and contribute as required on midsize to large, complex projects
Create detail technical designs and specifications
Be hands on software engineer and part of the team to deliver software to production and own the go live and post go live activities
Enforce coding standards through formal reviews
Ensure web operations and non-functional system requirements are met prior to production deployment
Participate in developing the best technical design and approach for new products or technologies.
Design and implement integrations with other Home Depot Systems and components
Be highly innovative, flexible and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment.
5+ years of software development experience
Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or related
Solid design and coding skills in Java and Spring framework
Experience building high-performance, highly-available and scalable systems
Experience with web services (e.g., RESTful, SOAP)
Strongly prefer experience with NoSQL databases, such as Cassandra
Strongly prefer experience with cloud technologies (Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, etc.)
Experience with high transaction volume ecommerce or related applications
Experience with version control systems, such as Git
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate working well in a team and mentor more junior developers
Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed
Experience with the full development life cycle from inception to production
Sense of ownership for the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, serving as a technical lead on midsize to large, complex projects
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 5 NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to IT Manager
No direct reports
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication
Strong decision-making, problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and testing skills
Exceptional analytical aptitude and attention to detail
Ability to self-manage assigned tasks and projects
Ability to work independently with minimal direction
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.