Java Software Developer - Back-end in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    923432BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 923432BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Sears ecommerce order management team is seeking an experienced Back-end Developer with a strong engineering background, experience and passion for managing Java/J2EE applications and MySQL databases at large scale. If you're a highly skilled, experienced software engineer and obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performance global teams through rigorous goal-setting, disciplined attention to performance and continuous process improvement, then we want you to come join us.
  • You will be a key engineer creating solutions for a premier platform that will be used by millions of customers.
  • You will develop, architect and support back-end services that integrate with many different systems calling these services from within and outside of our immediate ecosystem including 3rd party vendors as well as other systems within Sears.
  • You have a breadth of knowledge and experience in developing and supporting back-end services with a strong focus on Agile delivery, test driven development, continuous integration and performance / load test output and analysis and remediation.
  • You develop with focus of support in mind with logging and graphing of service and server performance as part of delivery of code.
  • You should have a deep technical understanding of back-end service technologies, tools and architectures and know how to troubleshoot functional, technical, performance and architecture issues with a passion for results.
  • You should have the willingness to learn new technologies on the go.
  • You will be working in a highly collaborative environment that values speed and quality, with a strong desire to drive change as we continue on our Agile transformational journey.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Designing and developing highly scalable and highly available enterprise solutions
  • Working effectively with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts) and collaborating with global development teams
  • Integrating with and managing APIs exposing microservices (REST, SOAP)
  • Developing in a strong test driven development approach
  • Reviews and influences overall architecture design and tools
  • Strong contributor to the output of a small technical team
  • Leads code reviews to ensure functional performance specifications are met and engineering standards are followed
  • Creates self-documenting designs and/or clearly communicates intent via comments in code, on specifications, in as-built documentation and during code reviews
Job Requirements/Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related technical or scientific field, or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • Proficiency with full stack development in Java
  • Proficiency using Java frameworks, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL
  • Familiarity with JBoss and/or Tomcat technologies
  • Familiarity with messaging systems such as Apache Kafka or IBM MQ is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of OO design including extensive utilization of design patterns
  • Hands-on, professional experience with consuming and building RESTful web-services
  • Experience with git, continuous integration, and deployments using Jenkins
  • A knack for writing, clean, readable, maintainable code (with Tests!)
  • Experience in working in an agile development environment
  • Like learning new technology, patterns, methodologies, domains of knowledge
  • Have the ability to solve problems, put the customer first, work independently with limited oversight and communicate clearly
  • Participation through completion of multiple releases of a complex software project
  • Analysis, design, coding and implementation of large-scale applications
  • Solid knowledge of algorithms, data structures and complexity theory


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