Senior Software Engineer - Back Office

    • United States

Work remotely due to COVID-19

We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to lead our back office systems team.  As the engineering manager, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the purchase order, EDI development team, new item setup, inventory feeds, and more. The ideal candidate will have experience in driving software features from design to implementation and enjoy development in a software ecosystem that evolves rapidly. Being a strong communicator that is easy going and is well versed in the integration of enterprise applications and platforms is important.  You and your team will be responsible for the technical design, implementation, and maintenance of the systems used primarily by our merchandising and content teams and our vendors. This multitiered architecture is Java-based and incorporates Spring MVC, SOAP, JMS, and Camel to expose web-services, run background processing, and provide a full-featured web application.

What you'd be doing:

Engineering Manager responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • A desire to make work fun and enjoyable
  • Will help architect, manage, and develop the back-office systems
  • Participate in strategic planning to achieve technical and business objectives, and define technical direction
  • Lead design reviews for engineers, and drive feedback on architecture and design issues
  • Ensure operational integrity through visibility, monitoring, and incident response
  • Communicate and coordinate changes to groups outside of development
  • Work with business users to set expectations and explain technology
  • Build, manage, and develop a team of engineers, provide mentoring, and manage resource allocation

What you'd bring to the table:

  • A minimum of 3 years in a management role
  • A minimum of 6 years experience working on web-based, database driven software
  • Excellent understanding of SQL and a general knowledge of databases
  • Experience with multiple programming languages.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelors in Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar

What really excites us:

  • Experience with distributed systems and nonrelational databases
  • Experience with Java, Perl, or .Net programming languages
  • Masters degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

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