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Principal Software Engineer (RxR) Chicago V

Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
Serves as the technical lead in design, development, and deployment of successful cross-functional projects in support of next generation platform for Walgreens. Plays a leading role to functionally decompose complex problems into simple & straight forward solutions. Ensures quality of architecture and design of systems. Assists directly and indirectly in continual hiring and development of technical talent. An innovative contributor to patents & intellectual property. Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products including cloud-based or internet-related tools for highly strategic and complex/high risk undertakings. Plays a leading role in new software design and development.
  • Writes code that establishes coding specifications, typically for software programs and systems that have no precedent.
  • Leads in developing the technical "vision" and design specifications for assigned projects and oversees implementation.
  • Develops, or may lead in developing, technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products including cloud-based or internet-related tools for highly strategic and complex/high risk undertakings.
  • Owns the development and rollout for an entire product, or large project. Champions process (Scrum, TDD, etc). Writes tech specs and identifies risks before starting major projects. Sets standards. Goes out of their way to reduce complexity. As needed, takes on additional "tech lead" responsibilities for driving an initiative to completion.
  • Use technical expertise in software design, architecture and software and system interrelationships.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information / solutions related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • May lead teams / projects. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans. About Walgreens and WBA
    Walgreens ( is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. WBA's purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation's medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in communities nationwide.

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology or related field of study and at least 6 years of professional work experience in Engineering, Software Engineering or similar
    • Experience writing code for complex applications, microservices or mobile applications.
    • Experience in algorithms, systems, architecture, bits-and-bytes and/or automation
    • Experience with technical project management
    • Experience writing and maintaining process documentation.
    • Experience creating coding solutions to fix complex problems/issues
    • Experience engaging at the executive level
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience working in an Agile environment An employee in this position can expect a salary/hourly rate between $124,260 and $244,750 plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable. The actual salary will depend on experience, seniority, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please click here

Keywords: WALGREENS, Arlington Heights , Principal Software Engineer (RxR) Chicago V, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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