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Senior Software Engineer (Java)

Company: Walgreens
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

**Job Description:****Job Summary:**Seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization, who will perform and implement activities that impact components / processes of specified functional areas of the Walgreens Digital/Online application. Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur. Typically assigned to important / complicated undertakings. Implements activities that generally impact important components / processes of the work of own unit / team / projects of the platform operation in an Agile environment.This role is developing design skills, but has a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current software applications and tools. Has in-depth knowledge of programming languages important to the organization and is proficient with them. Receives work in the form of short- and mid-term assignments that regularly require the application of independent judgment. Mentors less experienced members of the team.**Job Responsibilities:**+ Plans, designs, develops and tests back-end software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products including cloud-based or internet-related tools.+ Writes code that meets specifications for large and highly complex software programs and systems.+ Develops software applications and tools. Participates in software design.+ Develops software applications and tools using Agile development methodologies.+ Delivers software features with exceptional quality, meeting designated release plans and delivery commitments+ This role is assigned to important / complicated undertakings+ Contributes to and participates actively in the design, architecture and build phases, to aim at producing high quality deliverables, working with existing architects where appropriate. Participates in the evaluation of compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software features.+ Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization. Works closely with other team members in guiding software architecture and technology decisions.+ Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of the professional function and in-depth specialization in some. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.+ Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities.+ Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.+ Developing design skills. Has a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current software applications and tools. Has in-depth knowledge of programming languages important to the organization.+ Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.+ Developing design skills and has a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current software applications and tools. Has in-depth knowledge of programming languages important to the organization+ Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.+ Mentors less experienced members of the team.An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veteransAbout Walgreens Boots AllianceWalgreens ( 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 location 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.Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.WBA's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.More company information is available at**Job ID:** 1110905BR**Title:** Senior Software Engineer (Java)**Company Indicator:** Walgreens**Employment Type:****Job Function:** Information Technology**Full Store Address:** 200 WILMOT ROAD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015**Full District Office Address:** 200 WILMOT ROAD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-00001-Y**External Basic Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field of study and at least 4 years of professional work experience in Engineering, Software Engineering or similar.+ At least 3 years of experience writing code for moderately complex applications+ At least 3 years of experience with programming languages for online applications, microservices or mobile applications+ At least 3 years of experience designing/building moderately complex applications/automation+ Experience writing automation test or deployment scripts+ Experience creating coding/scripting solutions to fix moderately complex problems+ Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems+ Experience in design, development, security & scalability of high-volume services implemented in Java, Node/Typescript, .NET, or Python etc.+ Experience of design, development, query & database optimization of distributed SQL (e.g., Oracle, MySQL) & NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra) databases+ At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.+ At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.+ Willing to travel up to/at least 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Experience with full stack development ranging from front-end user interfaces to back-end systems+ At least 3 years of experience with software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations+ A mindset to take up most challenging coding tasks+ Demonstrated experience of Enterprise Integration Design patterns in development of loosely coupled & resilient systems+ Hands on with modern UI frameworks like React with excellent knowledge of client-side security & front-end design pattern (stateless components, conditional rendering, controlled components, hooks etc.)+ Experience with implementation, security, capacity planning & performance tuning of solutions deployed to Cloud technologies - Azure (ACS, AKS), Google, IBM, AWS or Cloud Foundry**Shift:****Store:**

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