DOLLAR GENERAL

  • LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER

    Requisition ID
    2019-195651
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,400 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

     

    The Lead Software Engineer (LSE) directs the software development team on the design and implementation of software applications to realize business needs. This position requires demonstrated ability to translate business and technical architecture requirements into design specifications.

     

    DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Responsible for multiple products and projects simultaneously across multiple business units, companies and areas of expertise.
    • Works as a business partner with many departments in the company and several partners and/or vendors
    • Applies expert-level knowledge to convey project objectives, risks and success criteria.
    • Creates, updates and reviews new processes and established frameworks.
    • Provides regular support for existing programs and procedures (7x24).
    • Coordinates internal and external testing resources with effective review and direct support.
    • Designs and codes software from the ground up and, as well as correctly sizing the solution to fit business needs.

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

    • Must be a self-starter, adapt easily to change and have a collaborative personality.
    • Demonstrates personal ownership of tasks and ability to follow through to get required results in established timeframe.
    • Understanding of the systems development process and life cycle.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot complex problems.
    • Ability to design effective systems based on user requirements.
    • Capable of writing thorough unit, system and user test plans.
    • Strong written, oral, and listening communication skills.
    • Working understanding of waterfall or Agile development methodologies.
    • Understanding of general business concepts and user procedures.
    • Customer service focused with the ability to build strong working relationships with business partners. 

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • One year of management experience in a retail environment preferred.
    • At least 8 Years of total IT experience with:
    • 7 years of PL/SQL
    • 3-5 years Java Stored Procedures
    • 2-5 years of hands-on experience implementing Kafka workflows using
    • Oracle GoldenGate or STRIIM
    • Kafka connect REST API and JDBC
    • Implementing KAFKA producer application to produce near real time data.
    • Implementing KAFKA consumer to read data from KAFKA Partitions.
    • Optimization of Kafka cluster and workloads.

     

     Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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