Software Engineer

Responsible for building applications and systems to support near-term competitive products and services as well as long-term business needs. Key responsibilities include hands-on software development for prototypes and proofs of concept.


  • As part of an agile software team, you will design, implement, and maintain customized features in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Participate in technical discussions about technology, infrastructure and consider the pros/cons of a technology choice based on business value, scalability, maintainability and project delivery performance.
  • Support Kohl's technical cultural values and are capable of driving toward solutions independently, seeking feedback when appropriate
  • Work collaboratively on creative solutions with product owners and developers.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and developing additional skills

  • 3-7 years of experience developing enterprise software
  • Strong background in Java programming
  • Experienced in building distributed systems
  • Experience developing RESTful services and APIs
  • Good knowledge in data structures, algorithms and large-scale software
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with a Scrum team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a bug tracking, issue tracking and project management software.

  • Prior experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Apache Camel and/or other components in the ecosystem

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