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Principal UI Engineer

Function: eCommerce
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:02:15 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1101544

Position Summary
Principal Software Engineers eCommerce partner with both the business and technical teams to innovate and deliver new features and enhancements for the eCommerce platform. This position focuses on the design, development, and support of on-line, customer facing, eCommerce business solutions.

Principal Software Engineers eCommerce create and/or modify highly complex solutions that meet the expectations of stakeholders. This position may manage and coordinate resources on assigned projects. They have a thorough knowledge of web application systems.

Primary Responsibilities
• Design, develop and support eCommerce projects throughout all phases of the software development life cycle
• Estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, and rollout system changes
• Work with engineers and other cross functional teams like Product Management, Project Management, Release Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet eCommerce market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals and principles
• Lead eCommerce product initiatives, recommend improvements, mentor and guide junior team members
• Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them
• Find and help fix stability/scalability issues in a very time critical environment
• Support site rollouts and be available to resolve site issues
• Develop industry and product technical expertise

QualificationsRequired Skills 
• Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
• Solid understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
• Highly skilled at front-end engineering using Object-Oriented JavaScript, various JavaScript libraries and micro frameworks like jQuery, Angular, React
• Experience with XML and JSON technologies.
• Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
• Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD
• Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / SVN
• Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
• Proficiency in building reusable components and modules

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits!

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


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