We are the Best Buy Product Data Management (PDM) team. We are building and delivering software and systems that ingest, manage, and publish product data for X eCommerce and enterprise use. We are committed to deliver the right software at the right time. This role is 100% pair programming and TDD.
Position Summary/Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced full stack engineer who wants to work on an agile development team. Our application stack includes (among other things) Groovy, Java, Spring, and Cassandra. There might be a small portion of UI with ReactJS and other tools. Our team typically follows all day pairing (for everything – coding, meetings, analysis and documentation) and rotates pairs every day. Our development process begins with Acceptance Test Driven Development. We do ‘Extreme Programming’ daily.
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
Building high-performance, highly available and scalable distributed systems
Building the simplest possible thing that will continually deliver working software to customers
Service development, REST, HTTP, Java, Spring, Groovy, NoSQL (Cassandra), XML, JSON
Prioritize, communicate clearly, and consistently deliver results
TDD, paired programming, code reviews, and aggressive refactoring
Work with open source software and tools (e.g. Spring, Apache, Tomcat, Jenkins, etc.)
How much time will the resource spend pair programming?
100% of the time.
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
Knowledge of modern deployment, CI/CD, and configuration management tools
Ability and aptitude to dig into and solve challenging problems and proactively avoid problems
Scripting, automation, and troubleshooting of processes and systems; scripting in the shell and at least one of the following: Ruby, Perl, or Python
Networks, security, firewalls, load balancers, DNS, and other infrastructure components
Courage to communicate in an honest and direct manner
Willing to accept decisions that depart from your opinion
Able to draft user stories and acceptance criteria
Enthusiastic and self-motivated
Excellent organizational skills
Will there be a Hacker Rank test Required for this REQ?
No. We will do whiteboarding.
Interview Process Overview:
In Person (Teams) interview with HM, technical team.