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Senior Node.js / Angular Software Engineer

Home Depot


Location:
Austin, TX
Date:
05/24/2017
Job Code:
105846
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SR SOFTWARE ENGINEER - Austin TX 78721 Skip Navigation
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Senior Node.js / Angular Software Engineer (105846)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, software development, and overall product lifecycle for a product that our users love. The engineering process is highly collaborative. Sr. Software Engineers are expected to pair on a daily basis as they work through user stories and support products as they evolve. In addition, Sr. Software Engineers may be involved in product configuration, performance tuning and testing as well as production monitoring. 

As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be able to operate independently, though typically will work as part of a team with varying skillsets to create, support, and deploy production applications.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

70% - Delivery & Execution: 
Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions 
Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable 
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases 
Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production 
Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs 
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively 

20% - Support & Enablement: 

Fields questions from other product teams or support teams 
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams 
Provides application support for software running in production 
Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for products 
Proactively reviews the Performance and Capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing 

10% - Learning: 

Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice) 
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations


NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment: 

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: 

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:




ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States 
Experience in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java)

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.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years

Physical 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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years of relevant work experience 
Experience in a modern scripting language (preferably Python) 
Experience in a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js 
Experience in a front-end technology and framework such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and JQuery 
Experience in writing SQL queries against a relational database 
Experience in a version control system (preferably Git) 
Experience in a Linux or Unix based environment 
Exposure to a CI/CD toolchain 
Exposure to destructive testing methodologies and tools 
Exposure to a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide 
Exposure to production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security 
Exposure to defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability 
Exposure to a NoSQL database 
Exposure to query optimization and troubleshooting 
Exposure to effective data modeling within both SQL and NoSQL databases 
Understanding of modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies 
Exposure to 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members 
Exposure to REST and effective web service design


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm 

Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences 
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful 
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances 
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens 
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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