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Application Developer Consultant

Function: Technology
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:44:57 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1046658
Position Summary:
Staples is looking for an Application Developer Consultant to join an established technology team to help lead technical innovation within the Staples Digital Solutions Print and Marketing division. The expectations of the prospective candidate will be the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of applications and related integrations. This energetic individual will partner with both technical and business teams on multiple initiatives and drive new features and enhancements.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop in-depth knowledge of several Staples business processes and systems environment
• Actively lead in the definition, design, development, testing and implementation of software functionality using the Agile methodology
• Create, modify, and design complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where efficiency, performance and reliability are critical
• Work with and advise both business and technology teams (internal and external) on how best to implement desired features and enhancements
• Ensure that technical solutions follow best practices, are reliable, are easily maintainable and are scalable under sustained load
• Identify, isolate and resolve malfunctions related to software
• Conduct knowledge transition on solutions to the designated application support team(s)
• Create and evolve application documentation as required
• Operate in compliance with SDS standards, policies, procedures, and best practices


Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree (MIS or CS preferred) or equivalent work experience
• 8 years of overall technical experience
• 6+ years of full software development lifecycle experience including the ability to perform independent analysis
• 6+ years of experience developing applications in web technologies (Java/J2EE, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JQuery, JSON, AngularJS, Thymeleaf, Tomcat)
• 6+ years of experience in SQL and developing applications with relational database technologies (Oracle preferred)
• Excellent analytical abilities and a strong intellectual curiosity
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent time management and organization skills
• Ability to balance multiple priorities at a given time
• Must be team oriented and have a customer service mindset
• Self-driven, able to work independently or within a team setting
• Results oriented and adaptable

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with any of the following: ANGULAR JS, Agile/Scrum, open source technologies, responsive application design, continuous integration using Jenkins
• Experience with Service Oriented Architecture
• Exposure to working in a retail, manufacturing, or print solutions
• Experience working directly with non-IT business partners


Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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