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Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Home Depot Staff Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Staff Software Engineer is responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, software development, and overall product lifecycle for a product that our users love. The engineering process is highly collaborative. Staff Software Engineers are expected to pair on a daily basis as they work through user stories and support products as they evolve.

Staff Software Engineers contribute to foundational code elements that can be reused as well as architectural diagrams and other product-related documentation. In addition, Staff Software Engineers may be involved in product configuration, performance tuning and testing as well as production monitoring.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be a core player on the product team and are expected to build and grow the skillsets of the more junior Engineers.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

70% - Delivery & Execution:

Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions

Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met

Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases

Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production

Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively

Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, or engineering empowerment

Identifies product enhancements (client-facing or technical) to create a better experience for the end users

Identifies unsecured code areas and implements fixes as they are discovered with or without tooling

Contributes to foundational code elements that can be reused many times by a product

Contributes to meaningful architecture diagrams and other documentation needed for security reviews or other interested parties

Defines Service Level Objectives for product(s) to constantly measure their reliability in production and help prioritize backlog work

20% - Support & Enablement:

Fields questions from other product teams or support teams

Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams

Provides application support for software running in production

Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for product(s)

Proactively reviews the performance and capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing

Triages high priority issues and outages as they arise

10% - Learning:

Participates in and leads learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)

Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations

Attends conferences and learns how to apply new technologies where appropriate

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Proficient in an object oriented programming language (preferably Java)

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-6 years of relevant work experience

  • Proficient in a modern scripting language (preferably Python)

  • Proficient in a modern web application framework such as Ruby on Rails, Spring MVC, and Node.js

  • Proficient in writing SQL queries against a relational database

  • Proficient in a version control system (preferably Git)

  • Experience in a front-end technology and framework such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and JQuery

  • Experience in a Linux or Unix based environment

  • Experience in a CI/CD toolchain

  • Experience in destructive testing methodologies and tools

  • Experience in a cloud computing platform and the associated automation patterns they provide

  • Experience in production systems design including High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance, Efficiency, and Security

  • Experience in defensive coding practices and patterns for high-availability

  • Experience in modern microservice-based architectures and methodologies

  • Experience in successful application of design patterns

  • Experience in test-driven development and effective unit test creation

  • Experience in a NoSQL database

  • Experience in query optimization and troubleshooting

  • Experience in effective data modeling within both SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Understanding of 12-factor methodology and its benefits, and able to demonstrate appropriate patterns to more junior team members

  • Understanding of REST and effective web service design

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm

  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

  • Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens

  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear

  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

  • Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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