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Lead Software Development Engineer - REMOTE

South Florida Tech Hub

South Florida Tech Hub

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

Varis is a well-funded and fast-growing technology startup. Our incredible team includes top industry leaders with decades of experience. We are innovation driven, customer centric, and ready to transform eProcurement. Our culture is focused on bold vision, launching the simplest (yet still valuable) initial solution to learn, then either failing or scaling fast. We seek teammates who drive value creation, are great problem solvers, have strong interpersonal savvy, and can successfully learn on the fly! Joining us now is a ground-floor opportunity to shape our limitless future. On our team you will: see and feel the direct impact of your work; be surrounded by passionate people; learn how to be an entrepreneur; and be at the center of a highly dynamic business model with tremendous individual and collective potential.

As a Lead (SDE), you will be an integral team member of an agile development team within our innovative Product & Technology organization, contributing greatly to this pivotal transformation in the B2B space. Leverage your strong knowledge of designing, building and maintaining high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. Work together with the product owner, business analysts and your fellow team members to translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs. Then, implement the designs as production-ready application code using Java and/or Golang. Manage the design and integration of all required cloud IaaS & PaaS services including compute, database, messaging, object storage and more.

You are an ideal candidate for this role if you have advanced coding skills in Java and/or Golang, preferably with 5-7 years of development experience in one of these or similar languages. You’ll also need 3+ years’ experience with at least one public cloud platform and 2+ years managing containerized applications with Kubernetes or Docker.

What You’ll Do

Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs.
Design, build & maintain quality tech solutions to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
Ensure application SLAs are met by employing appropriate monitoring and alerting tools as required by each supported application.
Guide the development team in overall application technology design activities. Lead the identification and definition of key architectures, components and interfaces, design of data models and data/information flows.
Work with product owners to develop team roadmaps, prioritize features & estimate effort levels.
Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Office Depot team.

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science.
5-7 years of relevant experience in designing, developing, and deploying large scale systems on multiple platforms.
Working knowledge of Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, and GraphQL.
Practical expertise with Git source code management.
Adept with public cloud IaaS & PaaS services like compute, database, messaging, object storage.
Able to create unit, performance and integration tests with jUnit, jMeter/k6, or Postman/Newman.
Experience with Kubernetes and/or Docker to manage containerized applications.
Familiarity with NoSQL databases such as Couchbase, MongoDB, or Elastic.
Knowledge of RDBMS like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, or Oracle.
Comfortable with HTTP, WebSocket, and gRPC.
Basic working knowledge of Linux and Unix.
API design experience with advanced HTTP and Swagger, producing & consuming service endpoints.
Natural problem solver.
Ability to mentally model complex systems and then break down complex problems into smaller, less complex problems.
Detail-oriented team player with strong communication skills.
Knowledge of Tomcat, Netty, Jetty, JBoss or Nginx is a plus, as well as familiarity with any of the following: shell scripting, Python, Nodejs, Oauth, JWT, EKS, GKE, or AKS.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all required responsibilities and skills. Other duties and special projects may be assigned per business needs. Job descriptions are subject to change at any time with or without notice. Varis is wholly owned by The ODP Corporation, which is the legal employer of Varis associates. ODP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.