Lead Engineer, Staff Technology Solutions


As a Lead Engineer, you will apply your technical experience to design, develop, and deliver software solutions for Chick-fil-A, Inc. You will serve as the technical leader and expert of the team, leading the work of 3 rd party developers. You will work on a custom application, providing opportunity for innovation and creative solutions to continually enhance Chick-fil-A's competitive edge. Y ou will also be providing helpful insights to new tools and capabilities that we can provide our business partners.


  • Provide technical leadership for the software engineers in the development pod
  • Delegate technical work & assess the effectiveness of the technical resources
  • Identify and propose new technologies, methodologies, and/or approaches
  • Design and develop software solutions for the systems you support
  • Support existing platforms currently in production through technical trouble-shooting and fixing bugs (Oracle Restaurant Financial Reporting, Food Cost Systems, etc.)
  • Enhance current IT systems (to include: database programming, report changes, and user interface (UI) changes)
  • Ensure Chick-fil-A's vision and product standards are met through 3 rd party developers, working alongside a team of 4 engineers on-site, and overseeing the work of 5-8 offshore developers

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related professional experience
  • Previous programming experience in Java, JavaScript, Python, or other comparable languages
  • Proficient in writing SQL queries against databases
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Natural influencer, leader among peers
  • Builds strong relationships with others and values the opinions and strengths of teammates
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities, continually prioritizing what's most important
  • Pursues continual improvement and exhibits personal drive for excellence
  • Strong problem-solver

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience working as a developer
  • Experience mentoring and leading a team
  • Experience in PL/SQL
  • Experience in Oracle ADF (Application Development Framework) & Java Server Faces (JSF)
  • Experience writing reports in Oracle Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Experience writing integrations using Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
  • Experience with Oracle ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) or similar
  • Accounting systems (such as Workday, PeopleSoft, or SAP)
  • Experience leading other developers

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical field of study

Minimum GPA (4.0 Scale)


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