IT Developer - Online Technology
Home Depot - Austin, TX

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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.

On- site and local perks:
Choose from a variety of benefit plans designed to meet your individual and family needs.
Take part in company Success Sharing - an incentive program based on sales performance.
Receive "Homer Awards" that lead to cash incentives for consistently demonstrating behaviors that reflect The Home Depot's values.
Eat at our on-site cafeteria that offers a plethora of options or enjoy discounts at neighborhood restaurants.

The Developer has demonstrated a good working knowledge in at least one programming language. Has taken business requirements and turned these into detail technical design to be used as part of a system application for production. Has worked in both developing and maintaining applications for production environments. The Developer has a solid understanding and is effective in documenting requirements, in testing systems, and in working with the life cycle process. Has developed code or written programs from scratch to be used in a production environment. Work to become proficient in one or more programming language within assigned technical area by performing assigned tasks.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Take business requirements and develop the total technical design for assigned mid-sized projects and ensure proper usage as part of the design efforts in building a system to be put into production.
Follow the established processes, policies, standards and procedures to assure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies and standards.
Conduct appropriate test reviews on assigned projects as necessary. Present findings and offer solutions to management.

NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to Manager, Information Technology
No direct responsibility for supervising others.

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.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete 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 - 1

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 -
Knowledge of Object Oriented programming
Recent BA/BS or MS (or graduating in May/June 2012) in Computer Science or equiv majors are highly preferred
A prior internship is a big plus
Familiarity with web development (HTML, Javascript, AJAX) a plus
Familiarity with SQL and some database development a plus
Technical aptitude, including the ability to understand detailed technical information
Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to follow directions
Good organizational and problem solving abilities
Good verbal and written communications skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Ability to communicate issues and recommended solutions in a timely manner.
Solid experience in documenting requirements.

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