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Full Stack Developer - Tech Lead/Architect

Company: Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Full Stack Developer - Tech Lead/Architect C ome work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! The "Full Stack Development Tech Lead" collaborates with onshore teams and is responsible for leading an onshore/offshore technical team to deliver a common technical and architectural solution for their assigned portfolio under development. They participate in defining and delivering the application systems, subsystems, and interfaces; validate technology assumptions; and evaluate alternatives. The individual has advanced full stack web developer skills, fluency in a variety of programming languages, databases, and back-/front-end programming to actively execute development and maintenance of applications and microservices supporting online and digital commerce initiatives. They align solutions, releases, and sprints consistent with program and project delivery cadence and are responsible for ensuring practical and implementable alignment with the organization and enterprise technological and architectural vision. This role understands the solution context and actively collaborate with the teams, customers, and suppliers to ensure alignment. They are trained and practiced in both traditional and agile delivery models, understand and are able to manage the complexities of large-scale solution development. They also work closely with other offshore and onsite development and QA resources to develop and deliver a high quality product and are expected to typically work outside normal business hours due to the onshore/offshore teaming structure.--

  • This position will work closely with the Scrum masters, Architects, QA, Dev/Ops, as well as multiple organizations within the company
  • Responsible for all assigned delivery activities across the offshore technical lead / scrum team and are the onshore escalation point for all application support and development issues specific to their assigned domain and projects
  • Partner with the onshore Product Manager to ensure customer requirements are being communicated to the scrum team and teams are collaborating successfully
  • Responsible for delivering high-quality products on time, on target, and within budget
  • Collaborate with DevOps team to align with CI/CD requirements for assigned projects
  • Support QA Team to ensure project quality and efficient completion of sprint commitments
  • Provide guidance to development team throughout all phases of scrum (backlog grooming, sprint planning, estimation/story pointing and retro/demo)
  • Recommend resource assignments on projects across a multi-faceted team on multiple products and platforms
  • Provide input into architecting the hardware environment, services platform, application platform, and database. Work with Dev/Ops on managing the lower environments (dev, qa, uat, build servers, deployment, etc.)
  • Participate in strategic planning initiatives for products and services, product road mapping, and tactical discussions.
  • Participate in the process of selecting and hiring new on/offshore developers & engineers, including other 3rd party resources as needed
  • Work with architects and management to manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture. Help ensure the architecture is sustainable, deployable, and secure
  • Work with IT security to regularly scan applications for vulnerabilities and remediate in a timely fashion
  • Create and enforce technical, coding standards, tools, platforms, and approaches
  • Coordinate with the development teams and vendors to ensure the right teams are working on the right build components at the right time, with clear expectations of milestones and goals
  • Collaborate with Delivery Team and provide leadership on IT methodology and Agile processes
  • Be available after hours and weekends for incident management, releases and level 2 support, managing staff and ensuring active participation and problem resolution
  • Apply and execute microservice, API and integration development best practices while adhering to team and industry coding standards, and corporate policies
  • Analyse and support development of specifications, considering feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities required for services
  • Support the creation and curation of documentation and repositories to describe program development, logic, coding, and versioning, including standards for PCI and SOX compliance Required Qualifications
    • 8+ years delivering robust software and solutions for enterprise commerce applications
    • 8+ years working with Python, Python web frameworks such as--Django, Flask, Turbo Gears, Web2py, and open-source relational database systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL
    • 5+ Years of experience supporting commerce applications in a production environment
    • 3+ Years of experience with project management and technical leadership
    • 2+ Years of experience working with offshore technology vendors--
    • 2+ Years of experience delivering technical projects using Agile Scrum
    • Experience working in a Linux environment (ubuntu preferred)
    • Experience working with and integrating with Enterprise-class software such as IBM, Oracle, SAP
    • Advanced knowledge of microservices and Service Oriented Architecture Additional Qualification
      • Comfortable working in a fast-paced enterprise environment; excellent multi-tasking skills, leading multiple initiatives at one time in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Ability to estimate work efforts with a high degree of accuracy
      • Proven track record of leadership in delivering quality, completed deliverables with well-factored, maintainable code
      • Effective management of software development teams and practices
      • Ability to translate complex system requirements, goals, and directives into well-structured software components, assist the team with agile stories and tasks, pre-requisites, order of execution, etc
      • Excellent grasp of the retail landscape, trends, and emerging technologies
      • Experience with VCS (git, hg or svn)
      • Understanding and ability to execute software development supporting web applications
      • Experience with search tools such as Solr and Elasticsearch
      • Advanced knowledge of Event-based Architecture
      • Advanced knowledge or experience with e-commerce development
      • Advanced knowledge of NoSQL databases
      • Knowledge or experience with Python Zappa
      • Experience building REST-based web services using JSON
      • Knowledge and experience with development operations (configuration and installation of apache, nginx, memchached, varnish, etc.)
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with AWS (EC2, Lambda, RDS, Fargate)
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with containerization such as Docker, Kubernetes
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with Bootstrap, foundation and/or Angular
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with React, React Native
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with Serverless framework
      • Advanced knowledge and experience with CICD
      • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum and SAFE development methodologies
      • Successful working experience with remote/on-Prem teams, including On-/off-/near-shore, FTE/Contract/Vendor resources
      • Experience delivering software while coordinating with Solution and Domain Architects and cross-domain Tech Leads
      • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment of changing priorities that require frequent re-balancing and re-factoring
      • Highly skilled at troubleshooting and debugging issues Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you are a returning visitor who has an existing account, please click here . Current PETCO Partners Current Partners can explore internal opportunities by logging in to PetNet.

Keywords: Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., San Diego , Full Stack Developer - Tech Lead/Architect, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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