Bloomington, Illinois



Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Software Developer will lead AAP’s web development product team. AAP is currently in the process of a major shift in technologies and this position would play a key role in the future of our eCommerce business. We are looking for a self-driven individual who can partner with product owners and architects to take our eCommerce website to the next level. This person will also have responsibility of guiding other Developers on the team, as well as coordinating closely with other members of the team such as QA, DevOps and Security.

With tremendous focus on eCommerce transformation, this is a key role for AAP with high visibility and great growth opportunity. Open to remote work within the U.S.A

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Senior developer of web applications
  • Work closely with partners and offshore locations team
  • Integrations with third-party systems via API
  • Provide technical guidance in software design and development activities.
  • Assist in maintenance and upgrades of existing software applications.
  • Participate in design reviews and recommend improvements.
  • Provide support in all phases of SDLC and ensure delivery of high-quality products.
  • Provide training and mentorship to other engineers.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot application issues in a timely fashion.
  • Develop most effective technical solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Work with other Engineers in planning, prioritizing and executing assigned tasks within deadlines.
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities.
  • Attend team meetings to communicate project status and discuss new ideas and any issues.
  • Recommend new technologies to ensure quality and productivity.
  • Assist in technical audits and implementation of said audit recommendations.
  • Work with QA team in preparing test cases, plans and procedures.
  • Other roles as needed by the business to ensure timely release, i.e. Project or Release Management

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Live our Values – Inspires, motivates and ensures team is focused on serving our customers
  • Lead with Courage – Makes bold and timely decisions
  • Deliver Winning Results – Takes broad accountability for achieving team goals and objectives
  • Analysis – Analyzes Information
  • Managing Execution – Delegates and Monitors
  • Innovation – Engages in Innovation
  • Focus on Service – Deliver Service Requirements
  • Collaborating – Collaborates with Others
  • Communication – Writes and Speaks Effectively
  • Leveraging Diversity – Understand and Respect Differences
  • Results Orientation – Drives for Results
  • Establishing Trust – Shows Integrity
  • Adaptability – Shows Resilience
  • Production Operations and Support – Defines and Executes Support Procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of software development experience with 1-3 years experience in the below technologies.

Expert 

  • React
  • Redux
  • RESTful API Development
  • Swagger / OpenAPI
  • Node.js
  • Express.js
  • Typescript
  • Git
  • Jest
  • AWS and/or Azure Cloud Technologies

Experienced 

  • General software design patterns
  • Agile software development methodologies
  • API Performance and End-to-End Testing
  • Relational Database Querying
  • New Relic for monitoring and alerting

Nice to have 

  • E-commerce Application Development
  • Analytic and algorithmic thinking
  • Basic DevOps experience
  • Terraform
  • RxJS
  • Shell Scripting (e.g. bash)
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • Non relational databases
  • Document DB (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Time Series DB (e.g. InfluxDB)
  • Lerna
  • UI primitive/theming tools such as Emotion, Rebass, etc.
  • Event Streaming

KN AAP

Bloomington, Illinois

About us

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of October 9, 2021, Advance operated 4,727 stores and 234 Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company also serves 1,325 independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations in addition to Mexico and various Caribbean islands. For more information, visit www.AdvanceAutoParts.com

Why Advance Auto Parts wants you!

We are proud to support our nation’s Military Veterans, especially when it come to providing rewarding career opportunities when you are ready to enter the civilian workforce. When hiring new Team Members, we actively search for candidates that possess the invaluable skills that you have developed throughout your years of service! Skills like leadership, initiative, self-discipline, teamwork, excellent work ethic, to name a few.

Why you should apply!

When you join Advance Auto Parts, you’ll find many opportunities to connect with other veterans and give back to organizations that support military veterans and their families. We are proud to say that we have thousands of veterans already among our active Team Members! We hope you’ll consider joining our ranks!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on an Advance Auto Parts job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on our career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Advance Auto Parts career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once we review your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to discuss next steps.

 

 

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