Lead Software Engineer

About Us
We are a full stack data science company and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Company. We own 10 Petabytes of data, and collect 35+ Terabytes of new data each week sourced from 62 Million households. As a member of our engineering team you will use various cutting edge technologies to develop applications that turn our data into actionable insights used to personalize the customer experience for shoppers at Kroger. We use agile development methodology.

Java Developer – What you’ll do
As a Java developer, you will have the opportunity to design and build software products and features for both internal and external clients. We are a team of innovators, continuously exploring new technologies that ensure 84.51° remains on the cutting edge of application development. In this position, you will be utilizing Java, Angular, Spring Boot, JSON, and SQL daily.

Responsibilities
Take ownership of stories and drive them to completion through all phases of the entire 84.51° SDLC. This includes external facing and internal applications as well as process improvement activities such as:
• Participate in design and development of Java and Spring Boot based solutions
• Perform unit and integration testing
• Partner with senior resources, gaining insights
• Provide mentoring to junior resources
• Participate in retrospective reviews
• Participate in the estimation process for new work and releases
• Maintaining and enhancing existing applications
• Bring new perspectives to problems
• Be driven to improve yourself and the way things are done

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree desired) typically in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Business Analytics or another technically strong program

*Minimum 5+ years of software development experience with solid understanding of Agile Principles (Scrum)
• 5+ years of proven professional Java development experience

*Experience with Angular 2+
• Proficient with automated testing (JUnit, Cucumber, etc…)
• Proficient with VCS (Git, SVN)
• Experience using Spring Boot Framework
• Experience with dependency management (Maven, Gradle)
• Experience with performance tuning enterprise applications
• Experience with debugging enterprise applications
• Experience with RESTful APIs
• Understanding of CI/CD
• Understanding of Object Oriented Principles
• Understanding SOLID principles


Preferred Skills – Experience in the following
• Scala
• SOA
• Python


Meet Some of 84.51°'s Employees

Terron W.

Partnership Manager, Customer Communications Team

Terron works with a variety of consumer-packaged-goods companies to help build their customer communications strategies in order to meet business objectives and reward Kroger shoppers.

Jyotsna S.

Senior Data Analyst

Jyotsna focuses on store operations, analyzing data on customer habits in order to improve supply chain and inventory processes.


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