Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description


The Sr. WebSphere Commerce Developer will lead AAP’s WebSphere Commerce Platform. AAP is currently in the process WCS upgrade from v7 to HCL v9 running on Azure cloud 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 platform 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 and innovation, this is a key role for AAP with high visibility and great growth opportunity. OPEN TO REMOTE WORK WITHIN THE USA.

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

  • Senior API developer
  • 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


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 7-9 years of WebSphere software development experience.

Sr. WebSphere Commerce Developer                                                                                                                             

  • Should have executed at least 3 overall WCS end-to-end implementation.                                                          
  • At least 2 years’ development experience or 1 end-to-end implementation experience in HCL Commerce v9
  • Experience working with large ecommerce websites (especially B2C)
  • Hands on experience with utilizing various sub systems of WebSphere Commerce Server (Catalog, Order, Member, Payment, Promotion)
  • Hands on experience with JPA, GitHub, Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD pipeline, DevOps on AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Experience in developing to extend/customize/create new REST APIs within HCL Commerce
  • Experience in Integrating, designing and developing custom solutions within WebSphere Commerce
  • Experience with payment integrations like PayPal and Cybersource.
  • Strong knowledge of profiling tools, memory management, and performance tuning.
  • Strong Java/J2EE experience
  • Experience with DB2
  • Apply software engineering best practices while also leveraging automation across all elements of solution delivery
  • Dev Ops culture & mindset for supporting full project life cycle (develop, test, analyze) and familiar with Agile methodologies
  • Working on troubleshooting and performance improvements across all components (web/application/search/database/integrations)
  • Collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Must be able to document and demonstrate technical solutions by developing documentation, diagrams, code comments, etc.
  • Technical leadership skills for managing a track of work and defining a comprehensive solution leading toward a common vision
  • Mentor team members in design and development best practices
  • Strong Design and implementation experience in HCL Commerce v9 and able to provide right design decisions.



Raleigh, North Carolina

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!

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