POSITION PURPOSE -
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.
The Homedepot.com Search platform team is looking for really strong software engineers to find innovative ways to optimize search results across all our channels through the use of data mining, customer behavior analysis and other machine learning techniques
As The Senior Online Software Engineer for Search you will be responsible for designing, implementing and supporting web applications to support the dynamic growth of Home Depot ecommerce across various channels (web, mobile, tablet). This role requires deep technical knowledge, strategic planning and hands-on execution towards delivering high quality ecommerce applications.
In this role
You excel at designing and developing web applications that are highly scalable and robust.
You thrive in a dynamic, constantly evolving environment which focuses extensively on delivering high quality applications at a rapid pace.
You will be a team player who helps solve the most challenging ecommerce problems at very large scale.
You will serve as subject matter expert and be a key contributor to our rapidly growing ecommerce application portfolio.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY -
Partner with Product Management and User Experience stakeholders to clarify requirements and use cases for medium-complexity system enhancements.
Work with lead engineers and peers across the enterprise to drive out system design for medium-complexity integrations.
Lead a small team of engineers to:
Enhance and support a metrics-driven approach to continuously improve code quality
- Detail technical designs and specifications
- Enforce coding standards through formal reviews
- Develop, compile, debug and unit test builds for delivery to QA
- Ensure web operations and non-functional system requirements are met prior to production deployment
Mentor entry-level engineers on proper coding practices
Assist triage and resolution for complex production issues as they arise
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
4+ years of software development experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
3+ years' experience with Java, Tomcat, WebSphere
2+ years' experience with Web Services, JSON, XML, REST Technologies
2+ years' experience with eCommerce platforms such as ATG Commerce, Websphere Commerce
2+ years of experience working on large-scale eCommerce initiatives
3+ years' experience with Search Engine platforms such as Endeca, SOLR, FAST
Proficient in fundamentals of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
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).
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