Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL; Deerfield, IL; New York, NY; Portland, OR; United States - Remote
84.51° is a retail data science, insights and media company. We help the Kroger company, consumer packaged goods companies, agencies, publishers and affiliated partners create more personalized and valuable experiences for shoppers across the path to purchase.
Powered by cutting edge science, we leverage 1st party retail data from nearly 1 of 2 US households and 2BN+ transactions to fuel a more customer-centric journey utilizing 84.51° Insights, 84.51° Loyalty Marketing and our retail media advertising solution, Kroger Precision Marketing.
As a Lead Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to design and build software products and features for both internal and external clients. We are a team of innovators, continuously exploring modern technologies that ensure 84.51° remains on the cutting edge of application development. In this position, you will be utilizing Java, Spring Boot, MongoDB, JSON, and SQL daily.
Take ownership of stories and drive them to completion through all phases of the entire 84.51° SDLC. This includes external facing and internal applications as well as process improvement activities such as:
Participate in design of Java and Spring Boot based solutions
Perform development of Java and Spring Boot based solutions
Perform unit and integration testing
Partner with senior resources, gaining insights
Provide mentoring to junior resources
Participate in retrospective reviews
Participate in the estimation process for new work and releases
Maintaining and enhancing existing applications
Bring new perspectives to problems
Be driven to improve yourself and the way things are done
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree typically in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Business Analytics or another technically strong program.
Understanding of Agile Principles (Scrum)
3+ years of proven professional Java development experience
Proficient with automated testing (JUnit, Cucumber, etc…)
Proficient with VCS (Git, SVN)
Experience using Spring Boot Framework
Experience with dependency management (Maven, Gradle)
Experience with performance tuning enterprise applications
Experience with debugging enterprise applications
Experience with RESTful APIsUnderstanding of CI/CD