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Senior Software Engineer- OrangeMethod Instructor (144275)

TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Oct 9, 2020
  • 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

Living by our core values, Home Depot Technology strives to provide opportunities and an education in technology, design, and business for our associates, enabling them to improve their skillsets and pursue work that is meaningful to them within our company. To continue to achieve this goal, we are expanding our technology learning initiative, OrangeMethod, offering classes, workshops, and events in Austin, TX.

OrangeMethod is The Home Depot's in-house technology training and development organization.This learning center works with the various Tech portfolios to help accelerate the software development transformation through their associates with an approach of learning by doing. These initiatives are taught and led by inspiring experienced software engineers and designers who have first-hand exposure to the technologies and roles their students strive to obtain. We need an energetic, empathetic, intelligent, hardworking and motivated individual who can instruct our development courses and establish this new approach to technical learning at The Home Depot.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

70% - Delivery & Execution:
Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases
Writes custom code or scripts to do "destructive testing" to ensure adequate resiliency in production
Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively

20% - Support & Enablement:
Fields questions from other product teams or support teams
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams
Provides application support for software running in production
Proactively monitors production Service Level Objectives for products
Proactively reviews the Performance and Capacity of all aspects of production: code, infrastructure, data, and message processing

10% - Learning:
Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


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:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
Experience in an object oriented programming lan
Education Required:

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 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. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
3+ years of Java and/or Go
Cloud experience
Knowledge of Kotlin is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people


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.