POSITION PURPOSE -
Do you want to be part of a thrilling revolution influenced by technology? The Home Depot is a $70 billion business-focused environment where you can contribute in a variety of functional areas covering all aspects of the consumer value chain. We are currently managing leading software packages and technology platforms to deliver creative results to our business partners and customers. We need people who understand how best to apply technologies to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. If you are looking for an opportunity to see instant, progressive, and substantial business benefits from your technology talents and experience, it's the perfect time to join The Home Depot.
As an IT professional you have expert knowledge in one or more programming languages or databases. Because of your excellent understanding of the entire project life cycle, you have the ability to direct project teams in the gathering, design, and development of complex applications/programs. You get to work closely with and learn from the brightest minds to ensure proper system design. Your role ensures highest quality implementations from design through quality insurance to production. You anticipate hardware and software design needs to take pre-emptive action. Our IT professionals support multiple team members and other project leads in day-to-day activities related to project work.
This position will design and code Big Data solutions for applications. The candidate will be expected to work with multiple application teams spanning different IT portfolios at THD. They will be asked to understand the technical design of solution and develop the code to support that design. They will need to fully understand the capabilities and limitations of the big data ecosystem at THD to provide the optimal solution. They may also be repsonsible for prototyping or developing proofs of concepts for these solutions. This postion is a coding developer position.
The Sr. Developer has proficient knowledge of multiple programming languages, with particular emphasis on Java based website development, along with the ability to take business requirements and develop the technical design for an application. The Sr. Developer has the ability to lay out technical requirements for the project team. Ability to guide and direct work on multiple projects, ensure proper design and support of pre and post production implementation. The Sr. Developer is able to support the SDLC through production implementation. The Sr. Developer has the ability to present the design at the various technical review boards. Also understand and support the strategic view of applications and how they fit into the overall retail space. The Sr. Developer should be able to co-ordinate a team for developers through the technical design, coding and testing processes.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Define, plan and implement solutions on assigned moderately complex projects.
Take business requirements and develop the total technical design on moderately complex projects and ensure proper usage as part of the design efforts in building a system to be put into production.
Conduct appropriate test reviews for assigned projects and present to architecture review boards as necessary.
Promote and follow the established processes, policies, standards and procedures to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies and standards.
Provide technical direction to associate developers, developers and contractors.
NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to Manager, Information Technology
Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
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 completed any required training or orientation courses
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 5
PHYSICAL JOB 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 -
Advanced Java development; Java web services, Shell scripting, Linux
Experience in "Big Data" -- Hadoop, Hive, Cassandra, Solr, MapReduce, R, Sqoop, etc. Agile project development
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Ability to communicate issues and recommend solutions in a timely manner to Management.
Strong decision making abilities.
Experience developing new application systems for production.
Home Depot - 18 months ago
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