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Senior Engineer II - Automation Platform

Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

  • Provide strong leadership and oversight over the design and development of web applications globally.

  • Apply a user-centered approach and is passionate about building better digital experiences for real people.

  • Leverage and integrate code into CI/CD pipeline to enable orchestration of builds, testing and deployments

  • Be a change agent and willing to challenge status quo while helping to drive the necessary changes.

  • Provide technology leadership; inspire your team and proactively bring new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to the table.

  • Coach and mentor the professional and technical development of your team members, maximizing team productivity  by understanding your team’s skill levels, working styles, motivations.

  • Collaborate with business and technology leaders, stakeholders, developers, designers and product owners to understand and develop technical solutions that deliver strong business outcomes.

  • Implement solutions leveraging modern architecture patterns; micro services, message bus queues/topics, graceful degradation and recovery 


  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline

  • Implement application logging, application performance monitoring, metrics, tracing and operational telemetry to enable run-time visibility

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience building and shipping well-loved large scale web products.

  • Apply DevOps support concepts and practices with a focus on stability, performance, reliability, availability, etc..

  • Combines deep technical expertise, a continuous improvement and automation mindset, and systematic and rational root cause analysis to find opportunities to make things faster and better

  • Collaborate with the delivery teams to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation.

  • Strong Experience in UI Frameworks such as NodeJS, AngularJS and React

  • Strong understanding of SOA, Restful, Event Driven, and Microservices technologies for large scale environments.

  • Deep understanding of quality standards and best practices, TDD/BDD concepts, and automation best practices.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be comfortable delivering presentations to small and large groups.

  • Ability to drive innovation in practical, actionable way

ReqID: 19014029
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Aug 6, 2019, 10:51:01 AM
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