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Lead Software Engineer - Front End Developer

Home Depot
Austin, TX
  • Job Code
    132180
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Lead Software Engineer - Front End Developer (132180)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Staff Software Engineer contributes to the design, development, and overall lifecycle of software our users can enjoy. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will serve as a core player on the product team who builds and refines the skill-sets of the more junior Engineers. You will also expand your own skillset, regularly collaborating with our UX, engineering and product teams to help build the most engaging user interfaces in retail.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES


70% - Delivery & Execution:
Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases
Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, or engineering empowerment
Identifies product enhancements (client-facing or technical) to create a better experience for the end users
Identifies unsecured code areas and implements fixes as they are discovered with or without tooling
Contributes to foundational code elements that can be reused many times by a product
Contributes to meaningful architecture diagrams and other documentation needed for security reviews or other interested parties
Defines Service Level Objectives for product(s) to constantly measure their reliability in production and help prioritize backlog work

20% - Support & Enablement:
Fields questions from other product teams or support teams
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams
Provides application support for software running in production
Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for product(s)
Proactively reviews the performance and capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing
Triages high priority issues and outages as they arise

10% - Learning:
Participates in and leads learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Attends conferences and learns how to apply new technologies where appropriate

NATURE AND SCOPE


Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS


Environment:


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:


Proficient in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java)
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

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.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Physical Requirements:


Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of hands-on development experience
  • Proficiency in open source development languages and frameworks, e.g., JavaScript, Node JS, Mustache JS, ReactJS, HTML, CSS, Angular, SASS etc.; any full stack experience is added advantage.
  • Experience in a modern scripting language 
  • Experience with ReactJS testing frameworks
  • Experience in a version control system (preferably Git) 
  • Experience in a Linux or Unix based environment 
  • Exposure to a CI/CD toolchain and build tools like webpack and require
  • Exposure to a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide
  • Exposure to production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security
  • Exposure to defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability 
    Understanding of modern microservice-based architectures or component driven architecture and methodologies 
  • Exposure to 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members
  • Exposure to REST, effective web service design, and strong client side performance knowledge.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations


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.

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Posted: 2019-10-17 Expires: 2019-11-16

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