Home Depot Lead Software Developer in Houston, Texas
Why work here? Our entrepreneurial roots and maverick mentality, coupled with the resources and backing of the #1 home improvement retailer in the world, The Home Depot, is a unique opportunity for you to be a transformative retail disrupter. Plus, GCC is the world’s largest online window covering company, and we’ve got a demonstrably awesome 20-year track record. From our open-floor office to our open-door ethos, our culture is rooted in improving, evolving, and having fun (we’re pretty serious about cake, cook-offs, ping pong, meaningful work and exciting projects). Most importantly, our team members are always inspired, engaged, and ready for growth.
That means you’ll have the resources and the runway to create truly magical, out-of-the-box work. Moreover, you will play an important role in leveraging our culture, people, systems, processes, and technology — ultimately to provide incredible customer experiences, while growing business for GCC and The Home Depot. This is your chance to be part of something big, in a small start-up environment.
We’re ranked as one of The Top 5 Workplaces in Texas and have consistently won the following awards: The Best Place to Work in Houston ( Houston Business Journal ), Houston’s Top Workplaces ( Houston Chronicle ) and Houston’s Best and Brightest.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20%- Contribute and help lead a team focused on launching new interconnected retail businesses and experiences
20%- Design and code features, tests and other application components on both the back end and the front end to meet the needs of the business
20%- Participate in high-level architecture and design activities as needed by the team
20%- Work with the PO and other team members to fully understand stories the team needs to deliver
10%- Work closely with developers across the enterprise to share experience and continuously improve our ability to deliver world-class applications quickly
10%- Equally comfortable in either a sole contributor role or a formal team lead role as required by the project.
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position will report to the Director of Software Development.
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years
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.
Experience developing applications with NServiceBus a plus
Experience optimizing the browser client experience a plus
Experience with other server-side stacks (Node.js, Python, Java, PHP etc.) a plus
Experience developing native or hybrid mobile applications for IOS and/or Android a plus
Experience with NOSql databases (RavenDB, MongoDB etc.) a plus
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Experience using the .NET stack to deliver back-end web and service applications using C#, ASP.NET MVC, SQL and an ORM
Knowledge of Angular2 or React
Very broad and deep application development skills. Primarily works hands-on with code.
Experience with asynchronous message architectures in general. 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.
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.