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Principal Software Engineer

Function: Technology
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:04:43 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1100541
Staples, Inc.

Principal Software Engineer

Framingham, MA
Position Description:

Perform software engineering, including creating or modifying complex programs, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where performance, efficiency, and reliability are critical to the entire system. Analyze and understand interactions and interfaces in the systems they support, and have a good knowledge of multiple business processes. Ensure correctness of the systems being developed. Utilize skills and experience with all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. Participate in application development, meet with their users to determine needs and mentor more junior associates. Apply knowledge of application systems and collaborate in the development and execution of project plans with project management. Specific duties include:

-           Act as technical lead on medium/large size development projects using Software AG webMethods platform which involves working with cross functional teams

-           Build system integration using industry standards for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Extensible Markup Language (XML) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

-           Participate and lead the areas of webMethods software version upgrade

-           Provide technical leadership: assess requirements; create design artifacts; develop modules; conduct technical design reviews and code reviews; identify and resolve key technical issues within the product/project

Required Experience/Skills:

Requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering (any field) plus two (2) years of experience in software development using B2B integration technologies including webMethods. Experience must include:


Two (2) years in each of the following:

-           Testing with external partners for integration

-           Software AG webMethods Integration platform

-           SOAP
-           HTTPs
-           XML

One (1) year in each of the following:

-           Hands-on role in a large-scale B2B Integration implementation

-           sFTP and Restful API’s
-           EDI

-           Splunk for Machine learning and Analytics


Will accept Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years of described experience.


Qualified applicants please submit resume to: staffing@staples.com. Ref. 1100541

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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