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Associate Digital Engineer- Product Data at Best Buy

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: RICHFIELD, Minnesota

Job Description:

We are the Best Buy Product Data Management (PDM) team. We are building and delivering software and systems that ingest, manage, and publish product data for Best Buy eCommerce and enterprise use. We are committed to deliver the right software at the right time. This role is 100% pair programming and TDD.

We are seeking an Associate Digital Engineer who wants to work on an agile development team. Our application stack includes (among other things) Groovy, Java, Spring, and Cassandra. There might be a small portion of UI with ReactJS and other tools. Our team typically follows all day pairing (for everything – coding, meetings, analysis and documentation) and rotates pairs every day. Our development process begins with Acceptance Test Driven Development. We do ‘Extreme Programming’ daily.

What you’ll do:

  • Building high-performance, highly available and scalable distributed systems

  • Building the simplest possible thing that will continually deliver working software to customers

  • Service development, REST, HTTP, Java, Spring, Groovy, NoSQL (Cassandra), XML, JSON

  • Prioritize, communicate clearly, and consistently deliver results

  • TDD, paired programming, code reviews, and aggressive refactoring

  • Work with open source software and tools (e.g. Spring, Apache, Tomcat, Jenkins, etc.)

Minimum requirements:

  • 0-2 years’ experience with Java and REST, 2+ years’ experience without BS/BA

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of modern deployment, CI/CD, and configuration management tools

  • Ability and aptitude to dig into and solve challenging problems and proactively avoid problems

  • Experience in building web UI with ReactJS, or other JavaScript frameworks

  • Scripting, automation, and troubleshooting of processes and systems; scripting in the shell and at least one of the following: Ruby, Perl, or Python

  • Networks, security, firewalls, load balancers, DNS, and other infrastructure components

Preferred Soft Skills:

  • Courage to communicate in an honest and direct manner

  • Willing to accept decisions that depart from your opinion

  • Able to draft user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated

  • Excellent organizational skills