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Senior Software Engineer - Tech Lead

Company: Albertsons Companies
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer - Tech Lead

Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons Companies family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit, and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.

The Technology Department has an opening for a Senior Software Engineer - Tech Lead. The team provides cutting edge solutions to engage and delight our customers in their online experience across multiple brands within the Albertson's, Inc. companies. It's also responsible to provide internal tools for assisting business, partners and third-party providers. This team is committed for building scalable next gen digital experience platform. This position is located in Pleasanton, California.

Position Purpose

This hands-on technical leader is responsible for creating a technical vision across multiple eCommerce initiatives and should have a successful history of analysis, design and implementation in a business-critical environment. The primary area of focus will be blend of support and development, which includes the design, coding and testing of medium to large application components. This engineer will closely work with other Software Engineers, Technical Leads, Architects, Managers and Quality Engineers in a highly collaborative environment. General product/tool suite includes Java/J2EE, Sprint Boot, Angular, React, Node, PHP, Cassandra, Kafka, MySQL, Oracle, Azure/PCF cloud, Selenium, Cucumber, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle between cloud and on-prem environments.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • An expert in building digital solutions on client and server-side components.
  • Motivated by taking a new or enhancements to existing capability all the way from inception, through research, estimations, design, iterative development, and deployment till it's in the hands of customers.
  • Participate in the implementation and enhancement of digital experience platform.
  • Facilitate the implementation and adoption of new frameworks, tools and technologies.
  • Work with 3rd parties, Operations, and IT teams to help support production environments.
  • Collaborate with system and business analysts to resolve complex end user ticket issues.
  • Deliver project assignments on time, within budget and with high quality.
  • Work with technical leaders to write and review technical specifications as required, meeting the objectives of functional specifications. Specifically, identifying specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures or functions as required.
  • Has a mindset and believes in CI/CD (Automation) in developing modern software.
  • Debug software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field.
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in developing software applications using Java, Spring Framework.
  • Experienced in designing and developing Microservices applying Reactive patterns.
  • Around 4+ years of experience using front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and popular js frameworks like Angular or React & Backbone with deep focus on mobile performance optimization techniques.
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud platform services and application development using Microsoft Azure OR AWS.
  • 2+ years of experience in software test engineering.
  • Experienced in developing and designing solutions for high traffic/high volume in consumer facing industry domains.
  • Experienced with NoSQL databases like Cassandra, Mongo db.
  • Experienced with analyzing and tuning code/application performance under high volume/high availability environments.
  • Experienced in developing software cycles using CI/CD, Test Automation
  • Experienced with database design, writing and tuning queries.
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.
  • Innovative problem solver.
  • Familiarity with Agile, Kanban development methodology.
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into working solutions.
  • Results oriented with an ability to work in team and individual contributor work environments.
  • Strong organization skills with good interpersonal skills and a customer service-oriented attitude.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using Pivotal Cloud Foundry is a plus.
  • Prior experience with any CRM is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of emerging UI and Web frameworks including React Fiber and Vue.
  • Reasonably good understanding Salesforce product roadmap and ability to compare with other CRM products.
  • Experience on Cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and operating models for Private cloud, IaaS, and PaaS technologies.

About us

Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.

Albertsons Culture Principles

  • Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect
  • Team: We always support and recognize each other
  • Inclusive: We always value everyone's perspective
  • Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others
  • Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer
  • Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success

Physical Environment:

  • Work may be performed in a temperature-controlled environment.
  • Must sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.
  • May spend long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.
  • Will use keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment during the course of normal workday.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.
  • Work day is fast paced; some evening and weekend work may be required.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons Companies policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- some positions require applicants offered a position to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.


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