Meijer is looking for a strong Java Web Applications Development Lead to fill a key role on our growing Digital & Innovations team. The Sr. Application Development Analyst selected for this role will use their broad knowledge of systems and technologies, including web services and front-end, to build innovative, highly visible customer-facing solutions in an Agile environment.
The candidate selected for our Sr. Applications Development Analyst - Web Applications role will have demonstrated ability to lead and mentor other developers and act as an internal subject-matter expert for web applications development. The successful candidate will also be highly motivated, creative, and have a passion for building powerful and engaging digital experiences for our customers.
Being a part of our agile teams and contributing high-quality code (Unit Test, Continuous Integration) as part of our Digital Shopping/e-commerce program (Meijer.com)
Contributing to and fostering the growth of a culture of innovation and creativity within the Digital team
Providing thought leadership on emerging technologies, best practices, and opportunities for improvement within the Meijer.com technology stack
Interacting with customers and partners in an agile environment, including product owners, business analysts, project managers, and stakeholders
Helping coach a team of like-minded developers while working to refine and mature our development practice in the digital space
Focusing on quality as one of your primary goals
Working independently and proactively is critical to delivery success
This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and technical training, is required
5+ years of experience in web applications development including object-oriented programing
Fluency with Java in multiple web application frameworks
Additional experience with functional and OO languages is desirable (.NET is a plus)
Experience with retail and/or e-commerce applications is preferred
Good working knowledge of data processing (SQL, XML)
Experience with agile a plus (Scrum, Kanban, XP, or similar)
Experience as a team member on project teams in a cross-functional environment
Strong knowledge and understanding of web development patterns, issues, and infrastructure/environments
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong team-oriented interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
Ability to turn business requirements into a technical solution
Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.