Senior IT Software Engineer ( Kafka )

Lowe’s   •  

Mooresville, NC

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 153 days ago

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Job Summary:

The Sr. Software Engineer is primarily responsible for translating business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions. The Sr. Software Engineer is also responsible for developing, configuring, or modifying complex integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments. This individual facilitates the implementation and maintenance of complex business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications.
The Sr. Software Engineer supports systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) and participates and coaches others in all software development lifecycle phases.


Essential Responsibilities:

Translates business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions with guidance from senior colleagues as appropriate by partnering with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications; recommending technical solutions that meet design and functional needs; collaborating with architects and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs; writing, reviewing, and/or validating clear technical specifications and documentation; identifying specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions to support technical solutions while incorporating architectural designs

Develops, configures, or modifies complex integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using various programming languages; applying various software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall); building partnerships with IT teams and vendors to ensure written code adheres to company architectural standards, design patterns, and technical specifications; producing and validating design artifacts (e.g., object models, sequence diagrams) to help others understand and adhere to company coding standards; leading, mentoring, and training large teams of technical resources to develop complex software applications; developing, validating, and executing component integration test (CIT) scenarios to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications; working with IT teams to revise applications based on test results as appropriate

Facilitates the implementation and maintenance of complex business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications by packaging solutions for deployment; collaborating with IT teams (e.g., Operations, Infrastructure, Architecture, Quality Assurance, Business Analysts) and key business partners to troubleshoot applications; providing post-implementation programming and/or configuration support for enhancements to new or packaged-based systems and applications; providing systems incident support as needed; ensuring new or updated portfolio artifacts are incorporated into designated repositories


Core Responsibilities:

Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by organizing resources and information; openly sharing information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; providing occasional mentoring to team members; seeking performance feedback; adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
This position is responsible for advanced knowledge of integration products and methodologies that connect two different systems together with the goal of providing and supporting integration middleware solutions which involve large scale inter-disciplinary objectives with distributed systems that are embedded in networks at multiple levels.

The unique skills required for effective performance in this job include basic knowledge in one or more of the following, based on the integration technology area being supported: Java, MQ, Datapower, WebMethods, API Management Platforms, Hybrid Cloud Implementation and SOA technics.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and 7+ years of experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
• 5 years utilizing Open Source Integration Technologies
• 3 years with on premises / cloud implementations Open Source Integration Solutions
• 2 years with 2 or more of the following Kafka, RedHat Fuse, MuleSoft, Apache Camel, WSO2, Talend ESB, ActiveMQ.
• 2 years working with Containers (Docker) for deployment and management.
• 4+ years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field
• 1+ year OpenShift, Kubernetes and Managing Deployment of Solutions
• 1+ year Google, Azure Cloud Technologies (Integration, Cloud Management)
• 6 years experience with J2EE, Java, and JSP Development Technologies.
• 6 years experience developing WebMethods solutions.
• 6 years experience developing Datapower solutions.
• 3 years experience object oriented application development.
• 2 years experience applying Agile development practices.
• 3+ years of experience leading teams, with or without direct reports
• 4+ years of experience working in a large matrixed organization
• 3+ years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
• 5+ years of IT experience developing and implementing business systems within an organization
• 5+ years of experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions
• 5+ years of experience working with third party IT vendors and/or software solution providers
• 5+ years of experience working with application and integration middleware
• 5+ years of experience working with defect or incident tracking software (e.g., HP Quality Center, Remedy)
• 5+ years of experience working with source code control systems
• 5+ years of IT experience in the retail industry
• 5+ years of experience writing technical documentation in a software development environment

Job ID 1479732BR