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Staples Software Engineer II in Framingham, Massachusetts

Description

Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a Software Engineer II for Staples, you will manage the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. In this role, you will engage in iterative development, testing, and make contributions to the growth and development of one of Staples fastest growing areas. You will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and collaborate to deliver new features and enhancements.

Software Engineering is a key strategic pillar of growth for Staples Retail, and this role is critical to accelerating change and super-charging this high-potential business. Our people are the heart of our success and we believe in collaboration, curiosity and continuous learning in all that we think, create and do. We are investing in our people and our stores, empowering our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a team that's leading the way in a new era of working and living.

Key Deliverables:

  • Gather deep technical expertise in all mobile areas as they relate to Android platform including but not limited to Android and Android Internals.

  • Provide technical leadership by helping to establish best practices, recommend design patterns, identify opportunities to refactor code, oversee project execution and mentor team members.

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of several Staples business processes and systems environment

  • Act in the capacity of a software engineer to actively participate in the definition, design, development, testing and implementation of software functionality using the Agile methodology

  • Create or modify complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where efficiency, performance and reliability are critical

  • Work with and advise both business and technology teams (internal and external) on how best to implement desired features and enhancements

  • Ensure that technical solutions follow best practices, are reliable, are easily maintainable and are scalable under sustained load

  • Participate in design and code reviews

  • Collaborate to identify, isolate and resolve malfunctions related to software

Qualifications

Get great perks.

  • Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan

  • 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

  • On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office

  • Associate store discount and more perks (discounts on mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelors degree (CS preferred) or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of full software development lifecycle experience including the ability to perform independent analysis

  • 3+ years of development experience in Java 8.

  • 3+ years of experience developing applications in Android Studio, Retrofit, Gradle and Android OS.

  • 3+ years of experience in SQL and developing applications with relational database technologies

  • 3+ years of experience with development of Native Android apps on the platform

  • 3+ years of experience working with web services (SOAP/HTTP, REST), Retrofit

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Experience with any of the following: Agile/Scrum, open source technologies, responsive application design, continuous integration using Jenkins

  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture

  • Familiarity with Quality Assurance methodologies and automated testing using tools such as Selenium

  • Exposure to working in a retail, manufacturing, or print solutions

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Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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