Starbucks Coffee Company lead software engineer , Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Domain Proficiency

Thorough understanding of relevant platform and applications, including established API’s, system activity components, process flows, the underlying data model, implementation specifics of important business rules, batch jobs, user interface components, and application configuration.

Ability to design and develop relevant enhancements on top of industry COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) applications that differentiate and/or provide competitive advantage.

Familiarity and curiosity in the business context and trends, as well as the business customers’ opportunities. Solid understanding of the functional aspects of the solution.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to create and articulate ideas and solutions for both technical and business functions

  • Ability to use facts and data to influence peers and leads on solutions and designs

  • Ability to work with process owners and identify information technology solutions that enable business process improvements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Active listening skills

  • Ability to negotiate priorities, approach, designs and ideas with team members and customers

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment, and resourcefulness to proactively

  • Ability to make timely and effective decisions using a mixture of intuition, analysis, experience and judgment

Basic Qualifications

  • 8-10 years of professional industry experience with software development

  • 2 years of leading teams of four or more software developers

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical Proficiency

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms and computer science concepts relative to the platform.

  • Mastery of relevant development languages, tools, frameworks, utilities and technical dependencies.

  • Understanding of implications from design and implementation choices toward building secure, scalable, durable, flexible, accessible solutions.

  • Ability to write and value high quality, reusable software with minimal defects.

  • Aptitude to pick up new technologies and trends, as they become relevant for the business and our platforms. Examples include IoT, Big Data, REST Services, mobile, and incorporating cloud components

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