Software Engineer III

Sears Holdings Corporation (
Computers/Information Technology


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Job Description

  • Create and design new software, applying theoretical principles of computing and mathematics in order to analyze, test and assess software systems.
  • Evaluate user needs while designing and testing new software to meet those needs.
  • Analyze and develop flow charts, models, diagrams and algorithms in addition to coding or modifying software.
  • Research and develop new technologies and processes/algorithms, and introduce them to the enterprise as needed to improve revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead and review the design of applications and new technology.
  • Lead analysis, design and development of software with a small technical team.
  • Develop and implement software for e-commerce applications and related technology.
  • Deliver code that meets specifications, creates little to no operational support overhead and requires minimal support during development from more senior engineers.
  • Create self-documenting designs and/or clearly communicate intent via comments in code, on specifications, in as-built documentation and during code reviews.
  • Write unit and integration tests for each deliverable, effectively and comprehensively exercising the code; prevent the introduction of subsequent bugs, and correct existing bugs or design issues when discovered.
  • Influence the discovery and decision-making process when changes to standards and technology are required (tools, conventions and design patterns).
  • Serve as a team member in the design and new technology proof of concept for applications for new technology.
  • Independently develop and implement software for e-commerce applications and related technology, with minimum oversight.
  • Lead code reviews to ensure functional performance specifications are met and engineering standards are followed.
  • Mentor more junior level employees in the positions of Software Engineer I and Software Engineer II.
  • This position operates out of both: Chicago, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL.


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