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Software Engineer II

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

This position will help drive forward a new software initiative within our organization. We are looking for a Software Engineer with strong technical experience to assist as we transform the software that powers our enterprise-wide digital data collection platform. This is a unique opportunity to help drive the transformation of an enterprise-wide data collection platform for one of the most viewed websites in the world.  Responsibilities include working closely with technology delivery teams to define technical strategy (platform designs, hardware integration, etc.), as well as engagement with program managers, Business Analysts, vendors, and senior management across multiple organizations to:

  • Identify work and document requirements

  • Prioritize and drive multiple work-streams

  • Coordinate across multiple teams and ensure technical requirements are properly communicated

  • Updating/maintaining configurations in the software

  • Managing application hardware

  • Testing/Troubleshooting data collection for our digital properties

  • Defect triage and resolution including querying a database to validate data collected conforms with the structure of our pages

  • Working with APIs – writing endpoints to receive data

Additional duties include:

  • Develop and maintain technical documentation

  • Research and process support requests from that may be related to data collection, vendor hosting, or other vendor issues

  • Coordinate between multiple internal and external teams

  • Using standard web development debugging

Required Skills:

  • Solid understanding of Internet architecture (HTTP, Cookies, Browser Interaction, Firewalls, DNS, Web Hosting)

  • Intermediate SQL skills

  • Knowledge of enterprise server environments and architecture (distributed data centers, load balancers, etc.)

  • Exposure to web analytics platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, IBM Digital Analytics)

  • Basic network architecture (TCP/IP, Firewalls)

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)

  • Excellent writing and documentation skills

  • Familiarity with big data environments and concepts

  • The ability to know one’s audience and tailor communication to meet strategic goals

  • Client-side programming languages

  • JavaScript, HTML

Required Behavioral Skill Set:

To be successful, the candidate should demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Excellent Time Management / Multi-tasking Skills – must be able to handle a full load of projects, troubleshooting and support tasks and deliver work consistently on time within project timeline constraints.

  • Self-Directed – expected to research the work that needs to be done, prioritize daily work and meet deadlines without constant oversight of supervisor. Driven to constantly learn and take the first stab at solving an issue before turning to others for help (where feasible.)

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – can adapt to frequent schedule changes, project scope and timetable changes and changes in overall direction in a complex operational environment.

  • Relationship builder – a strong ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with both business and technical partners and understand that fostering those relationships are the key to the team’s success.

  • Internally Motivated – have an “I can do that!” attitude in wide-variety of tasks, both interesting and mundane. This means that the source of motivation is not always a specific task, but a focus on delivering as part of a larger team or effort.

  • Enthusiasm/Passion – candidate is enthusiastic about, and has a passion for, the digital space and is able to articulate the importance of what they do to others.

  • Communication Skills – Be able to explain a concept to a non-technical business partner and take that same concept and explain it in technical terms to a software developer.

Desired Skills:

  • Jira

  • Experience with agile development methodologies

  • Hadoop

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

This position will help drive forward a new software initiative within our organization. We are looking for a Software Engineer with strong technical experience to assist as we transform the software that powers our enterprise-wide digital data collection platform. This is a unique opportunity to help drive the transformation of an enterprise-wide data collection platform for one of the most viewed websites in the world.  Responsibilities include working closely with technology delivery teams to define technical strategy (platform designs, hardware integration, etc.), as well as engagement with program managers, Business Analysts, vendors, and senior management across multiple organizations to:

  • Identify work and document requirements

  • Prioritize and drive multiple work-streams

  • Coordinate across multiple teams and ensure technical requirements are properly communicated

  • Updating/maintaining configurations in the software

  • Managing application hardware

  • Testing/Troubleshooting data collection for our digital properties

  • Defect triage and resolution including querying a database to validate data collected conforms with the structure of our pages

  • Working with APIs – writing endpoints to receive data

Additional duties include:

  • Develop and maintain technical documentation

  • Research and process support requests from that may be related to data collection, vendor hosting, or other vendor issues

  • Coordinate between multiple internal and external teams

  • Using standard web development debugging

Required Skills:

  • Solid understanding of Internet architecture (HTTP, Cookies, Browser Interaction, Firewalls, DNS, Web Hosting)

  • Intermediate SQL skills

  • Knowledge of enterprise server environments and architecture (distributed data centers, load balancers, etc.)

  • Exposure to web analytics platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, IBM Digital Analytics)

  • Basic network architecture (TCP/IP, Firewalls)

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)

  • Excellent writing and documentation skills

  • Familiarity with big data environments and concepts

  • The ability to know one’s audience and tailor communication to meet strategic goals

  • Client-side programming languages

  • JavaScript, HTML

Required Behavioral Skill Set:

To be successful, the candidate should demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Excellent Time Management / Multi-tasking Skills – must be able to handle a full load of projects, troubleshooting and support tasks and deliver work consistently on time within project timeline constraints.

  • Self-Directed – expected to research the work that needs to be done, prioritize daily work and meet deadlines without constant oversight of supervisor. Driven to constantly learn and take the first stab at solving an issue before turning to others for help (where feasible.)

  • Adaptability/Flexibility – can adapt to frequent schedule changes, project scope and timetable changes and changes in overall direction in a complex operational environment.

  • Relationship builder – a strong ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with both business and technical partners and understand that fostering those relationships are the key to the team’s success.

  • Internally Motivated – have an “I can do that!” attitude in wide-variety of tasks, both interesting and mundane. This means that the source of motivation is not always a specific task, but a focus on delivering as part of a larger team or effort.

  • Enthusiasm/Passion – candidate is enthusiastic about, and has a passion for, the digital space and is able to articulate the importance of what they do to others.

  • Communication Skills – Be able to explain a concept to a non-technical business partner and take that same concept and explain it in technical terms to a software developer.

Desired Skills:

  • Jira

  • Experience with agile development methodologies

  • Hadoop

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21060630

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Nora Acevedo

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
901 W Trade St, NC, Charlotte, 28255