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Job Description - Principal Software Developer (994945)
Principal Software Developer: 994945
Staples Global Technology
Staples Technology team drives our business by developing the latest technologies to connect cutting-edge online, mobile, and retail experiences, and define the next generation of Staples. Our Global Technology team strategically influences all parts of our business from Marketing and Merchandising, Retail and Online, Supply Chain and Order Management, Infrastructure, Enterprise Data Solutions, Security, Privacy, and Compliance, to Tech Portfolio and Corporate Systems.
Global Technology is at the core of our business generating nearly $10 billion in online revenue alone. This allows us to invest heavily in industry leading platforms and tools that enable our teams to be successful and drive us to new levels as an online destination. Our mission is to deliver innovative, highly differentiated, simple-to-use solutions that generate increased value for our customers and the enterprise.
A job in GT will inspire you to challenge yourself, take risks, and raise the bar on your career!
About the Role
Principal Software Engineer creates or modifies highly complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where performance, efficiency, and reliability are critical to the entire system. They understand interactions and interfaces in the systems they support, and have a broad knowledge of multiple business processes. While this position has no direct reports, it does begin to manage and coordinate resources on assigned projects. They are responsible for the correctness of the systems being developed. They are skilled and experienced in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. Are involved in application development, meeting with their users to determine needs and mentoring more junior associates. They have a thorough knowledge of application systems and begin to collaborate in the development and execution of project plans with project management.
Develop a broad and in-depth knowledge of Staples business processes and system environment
Create or modify highly complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where performance, efficiency, and reliability are critical to the entire system
Design, develop, test and implement software functionality
Test, implement and maintain technical upgrades
Monitor the use and performance of systems
Develop application documentation
Identify, isolate and resolve malfunctions related to software
Consult with technical staff and users on technical issues relating to systems
Compliance with technical standards, policies and procedures
Perform administrative duties, including training, staff meetings, status reports, etc
Bachelor’s degree or 12 years relevant work experience
A minimum of 5 years of overall technical experience
Master’s degree and a minimum of 4 years of overall technical experience
Self-starter, high-energy, with ability to execute on business objectives
Strong teamwork and inter-personal skills
Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
Strong analytical, data driven decision making and problem solving with attention to details
Microsoft development tools
.Net Framework 4.5
Staples, Inc. is the world’s third largest internet retailer. We are a Fortune 500 company generating more than $23 billion is sales with operations in 25 counties offering world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities.
At the very core of Staples is an entrepreneurial spirit – we live and breathe the energy of an ever-changing, positive-thinking, fast-moving company. It’s our mission to make more happen for associates, local communities and even the planet — through programs, policies and the values we live by.
Job: Global Technology
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the diversity of our people, products, and services.
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