Company Name: Sears Import - OLD
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
Location:
  • USA - Chicago Illinois, 60601
Job Description
Sears Holdings is seeking energetic and talented associates driven to deliver solutions for several custom developed customer-facing web initiatives.

We are looking for Sr. Developer, to introduce new capabilities and services for our customers. As a member of the team, you will have the chance to work on unique and innovative solutions on a multi-tiered Apache/JBOSS\Tomcat\MySQL environment. This position is responsible for working on the development and design, using new technology frameworks, and concepts to quickly deliver functionality for our customers. Some of the open-source frameworks and technologies utilized in these initiatives include Apache, JBOSS, Tomcat, MySQL, Struts 2.0, Spring, Hibernate, SiteMesh and Alfresco. The developer will educate and mentor other associates in complex technical solutions to meet business needs. The ideal candidate will have experience working on agile teams developing software in an collaborative and iterative manner.
Qualifications:
• Develop applications and web site solutions using Java, XML, HTTP, SOAP, AJAX, Struts 2.0, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL and other web technologies

• Experience with JSP, Servlets, JavaScript, and AJAX
• Experience with testing frameworks and mock objects
• Experience with Maven, Jenkins and Ant
• Experience with some Agile best practices, such as behavior driven development/test-driven development, continuous delivery, just in time design and collective code ownership
• Drive innovation and new ideas that help us improve our customer experience
• Lead and mentor other developers in coding in developing clean and quality solutions
• Ability to prioritize work and help them team assess impacts to timelines
• Communicate gaps in business and technical functionality
• Unit and system testing of application code, as well as execution of implementation activities.
• Analysis and identification of technical areas of improvement within existing web applications.
• Participate in technology forums and industry user groups
• Work in an agile environment (Some XP practices). Core practices include pair programming (when necessary), test-driven development, continuous integration, small release cycles, and collective code ownership.
• Help research and recommend open-source and other technology frameworks that can drive innovation and differentiation of our web sites

ROLE MEASUREMENTS:
• Effectiveness of mentoring developers on good coding practices and techniques
• Willingness to adopt agile principles and techniques
• Deliver quality code
• Feedback on organizational effectiveness from team members and peers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Passion for the customer and technology
2. Bachelors degree – preferably in computer science – or equivalent experience
3. 5+ years experience in developing web applications using Java, J2EE, and XML
4. Experience with frameworks including Spring, Struts 2.0, Hibernate and SiteMesh
5. Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus – especially in the areas of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.
6. Ability to adapt to new development environments, changing business requirements and learning new systems highly desired
7. Deep understanding of web services software architectural and design issues.
8. Works well in a collaborative, agile development environment.
9. Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
10. Leader or contributor in open-source Java software is a plus.