Software Engineer Mobile Application Team
1-800 CONTACTS - Draper, UT

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Location:
Corporate Headquarters in Draper, UT

Company Summary:
1-800 CONTACTS is the largest ($600 million-plus) direct-Marketer of replacement contact lenses in the United States. Through its toll-free telephone number, 1 800 CONTACTS, and through its
multiple Internet addresses-which include 1800contacts.com, contacts.com and contactlenses.com-, the Company offers essentially all of the soft and hard contact lenses produced by major contact lens manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, CIBA Vision, Bausch & Lomb, Ocular Sciences and Cooper Vision. The Company stocks the largest inventory of contact lenses in the world (20 million) from which it can ship approximately 95% of its orders within one business day of receipt.

DUTIES

The Software Engineer is responsible for creating updating and maintaining the company's mobile
applications back end services.

Responsibilities include:
  • Participate in all aspects of software development including requirements analysis,
task estimation and sizing, technical investigation, software design and implementation, testing,
and deployment.
  • Work with other team members in a paired-programming environment to develop quality applications.
  • Mentor other Developers on the team.
  • Follow Agile / XP development methodology and ensure compliance within group.
  • Work cooperatively with other groups to implement business features.
  • Improving code performance.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and work effectively with other team members to identify and address problems.
  • Estimate and meet assigned development goals and target delivery dates.
  • Proactively engage with marketing and IT teams to ensure business goals are met.
  • May need to work occasional off hours/weekends to support 24x7 production systems.
QUALIFICATIONS

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree required (Computer Science degree or other engineering/scientific field preferred).
  • Must have experience with C/.NET development (2+ years' experience is preferred).
  • Experience in mobile apps interfacing with webservices is a plus
  • Experience with WCF and SQL is preferred.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies is preferred.
  • Must have understanding of object oriented design.
  • Must have analytical ability and be detail oriented.
  • Must have ability to quickly learn new skills and systems.
  • Must have high standard of customer service and quality.
  • Must have ability to work and communicate well with others in a collaborative technology team
environment.
  • Must be independently motivated, show an attention to detail, focus on task completion and
have a proactive outlook to anticipate and plan for future needs and possibilities.

Personal Qualities:
  • Has high standards of professionalism.
  • Enjoys working with others, and a team player.
  • Has a passion for the job and delivery of results.
  • Takes ownership and accountability.
  • Has a hunger to learn and progress.
  • Likes to have fun.
Benefits available:
  • Free yearly eye exam for employee & immediate family
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits available
  • Accrue 19 PTO days your 1st year!
  • Huge discounts on contact lenses and glasses for self, family and friends
  • 401K with company match
  • Qualify for up to $5K tuition reimbursement annually
  • Earn rewards for some technical certifications
  • Work with many of the newest technologies in a team environment (Android, iOS, .NET 4.0, etc).
  • Free on-site fitness center with access to personal certified trainers
  • On-site restaurant with highly discounted meals
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and supplemental Life available
  • Long Term Disability
  • Free 24 hour Nurse Line
  • Extensive Wellness program (company sponsored golf tournament, 5K & 10K runs, etc.)
  • Free soda, coffee, fruit, and bread all day every day!
  • Free breakfast every day!
  • Much, much more
Apply by emailing a resume to: recruiting1800contacts.com Please list the position title in the subject line and specify how you learned of the opportunity.

The Software Engineer is responsible for creating updating and maintaining the company's mobile
applications back end services.

Responsibilities include:
  • Participate in all aspects of software development including requirements analysis,
task estimation and sizing, technical investigation, software design and implementation, testing,
and deployment.
  • Work with other team members in a paired-programming environment to develop quality applications.
  • Mentor other Developers on the team.
  • Follow Agile / XP development methodology and ensure compliance within group.
  • Work cooperatively with other groups to implement business features.
  • Improving code performance.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and work effectively with other team members to identify and address problems.
  • Estimate and meet assigned development goals and target delivery dates.
  • Proactively engage with marketing and IT teams to ensure business goals are met.
  • May need to work occasional off hours/weekends to support 24x7 production systems.

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