Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-25
WALGREENS
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Job Summary

This role performs and implements activities that impacts components / processes of specified functional areas of the Walgreens business software products OR Digital/Online application in an Agile environment. Work is typically received in short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment. Operates within the context of defined procedures that provide desired functionality to digital solutions, products and programs, typically for intermediary, basic to complex systems. Implements activities that influence entry to mid-level components of the functional area

Job Responsibilities

  • Writes code that meets specifications. Develops software applications and tools.
  • Completes programming and performs testing and debugging applications
  • Develops software applications and tools using Agile development methodologies.
  • 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. Develops professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.
  • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Usually works with some supervision, conferring with superiors on unusual or complex matters
  • Demonstrates proficiency in several areas of the professional function.
  • Has working knowledge of programming languages important to the organization
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur. Has working knowledge of programming languages important to the organization.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities.
  • Acts as individual contributor as well as team member
  • Utilizes experience in order to identify problematic relationships.
  • Anticipates, prevents and eliminates problems and creates efficient fixes.
  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

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 .

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of Engineering, Software Engineering or similar field experience OR High School/ GED and at least 4 years of Engineering, Software Engineering or similar field experience
  • Experience writing code for applications or automation
  • Experience with programming languages for online applications, microservices, APIs or mobile applications
  • Experience building, testing applications or automation
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience creating coding solutions to fix moderate problems/issues
  • Willing to travel up to 5% of the time for business purposes (domestically and/or internationally).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • At least 2 years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems
  • DevOps
  • 2+ years of on experience is Deployment automation for various applications IaaS, PaaS platforms
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in automation software like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of GIT workflows and Repo management
  • Excellent knowledge in implement of CI/CD pipelines for Cloud deployments using containers/Docker
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes and microservices architecture and other DevOps tooling and Linux environments
  • Working knowledge or experience of software development for Web and Mobile applications in agile environments
  • Web/backend Developer
  • Previous experience with full stack development ranging from front-end user interfaces to back-end systems
  • Proficient in back-end languages like Java, Node/Typescript, .NET, Python etc. with exposure to performance optimization of high traffic & scalable services
  • Hands on with modern UI frameworks like React with good knowledge of front-end design pattern (stateless components, conditional rendering, controlled components, hooks etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of distributed SQL (e.g., Oracle, MySQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra) design & consumption patterns
  • Have an exposure to implementation, capacity planning & performance tuning of Cloud technologies – Azure (ACS, AKS), Google, IBM, AWS or Cloud Foundry
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations
  • Mobile Developer
  • 2 years of Mobile App development experience and hands on skills in Swift, SwiftUI, Objective C ( iOS)
  • 2 Years of Mobile App development experience and hands-on skills in Kotlin ( Android)
  • Experience in building client applications consuming JSON based on APIs
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations
  • Software Engineer in Test
  • 3+ years of experience as an SDET, Developer, or strong Automation Engineer
  • Experience developing automation in at least one OO language - Java, C#/C++, Python or web based technologies
  • Proven experience creating automation frameworks and tools to support test automation
  • Experience working in a Microservices based architecture in a cloud native environment
  • Data & Analytics
  • 2 years of experience in integrating, transforming and consolidating data from various structured and unstructured data systems for building analytics solutions in any cloud Platforms: Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as Cosmos, Cassandra
  • 2 years of Experience in SQL, Java or Python programming
  • Experience in Data Pipeline and integration workflow management tools: Talend, Store Proc, Change Data Capture (CDC), Spark & Azure API
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending fixes to resolve problems
  • Knowledge in Azure cloud technologies like Data Flow, Data Bricks, Azure Synapse, Power BI Analytics
  • Experience in any of reporting tools like Power BI, Business objects, Cognos or Tableau