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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (149498)

WA - Vancouver

  • Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021
  • Company: HOME DEPOT PRODUCT AUTHORITY
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

At QuoteCenter, we’re fueling sales to the Pro marketplace from within our global supply chain. We’re extending the shelves of The Home Depot by developing sales applications from the ground up. Using a reactive microservices architecture to build out robust merchandising opportunities, our teams of engineers, designers, data and Supplier operations analysts work together to drive our business forward every day.  

QuoteCenter's application has the scale and network of a $107 billion organization. By working with our end users every day, we have the opportunity to test our ideas, incorporate feedback and evolve together. Our innovative Point of Sale technology provides associates with a faster, more consumer-centric way to grow The Home Depot's Pro business. And that gives us all a sense of ownership and purpose. So come join us in empowering nearly 400,000 associates in over 2,000 stores to improve the lives of millions of customers.  


What problems will you be solving in this role? There are multiple problems to help solve, including e-commerce, building a marketplace and catalog search.

Cloud Infrastructure and Reliability Engineering in a maturing DevOps organization. Work closely with SRE teams, Solutions Architects, and Cyber Security to level-up our Cloud-Native solutions for software and service. You will work on a platform that is central to the reputation and trustworthiness of Home Depot in the Pro marketplace. You are passionate about automation but know when human intervention is a better business choice. You think of Infrastructure as a service and a product that is beneficial to the business and the consumers.  You are data-driven, and understand that data is the key to implementing the right solutions. You have experience building fully automated, highly elastic, cloud-orchestrated platforms on IaaS providers including AWS, Google Cloud (GCP / GCE), and/or Azure.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
45%- Writing new code and test cases
20%- Helping with solution design and architecture
15%- Debugging existing code
10%- Learning new skills
10%- Mentoring

NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the Manager, Information Systems.
This position has no direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
4 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated a good working knowledge in at least one programming language
  • Interest in learning other programming languages as needed
  • Ability to work independently and in groups
  • Analytical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Thorough understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Knowledge of software design patterns

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Our software engineers have the challenge (and fun) of taking on a wide variety of problems and directly affecting users and the business.
  • The following is a list of attributes found in successful QuoteCenter software engineers:
  • PROBLEM SOLVING - Work collaboratively with business stakeholders, user experience designers, and your fellow developers to create a solution. Build domain knowledge and understand the user & business problems you're solving.
  • QUALITY DELIVERABLES - Good software architecture - at QuoteCenter every developer is an architect. You are responsible for creating systems that are appropriately maintainable, scalable, and extensible.
  • TAKING OWNERSHIP - When a problem comes to your attention, take care of it. If you're too busy with something more important either assign it to someone else or set a reminder to come back to it later.
  • ALWAYS LEARNING - Be willing to learn whatever technologies, tools, or patterns necessary to solve a problem. Don't avoid a problem because "someone else 'owns' the code" - learn the code, learn the domain, solve the problem.
  • ALWAYS A MENTOR – Continually look for the chance to share your knowledge and skills with others. Even the most seasoned professional can learn new tricks from the most junior developer. There is always something you know that someone else doesn’t (and vice versa), so share!
  • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION - Write and speak clearly and concisely. Be prepared to explain your work, decisions, and ideas to your colleagues. Graciously challenge ideas that don't seem right, no matter where they originate.
  • GOOD TEAMMATE - Have a sense of humor. Build relationships with your colleagues. Work out differences with your colleagues directly. Go to your manager if you're unable to resolve it there. Actively work to disrupt backchannel and office politics. Look for ways to make the work environment better for everyone.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.