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Manager, Software Engineering

Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:

This role managers a team of software engineers responsible for providing desired functionality to assigned digital content, products and/or services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages a team of software engineers responsible for providing desired functionality to assigned digital content, products or services.
  • Manages the development, testing and implementation of software that meets established specifications on time and within budget.
  • Analyzes and investigates applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations.
  • Manages the activities of software development, enhancements and new products including cloudbased or internet-related programs.
  • Oversees the analysis, design, programming, debugging, and modification of computer programs for commercial or end user applications
  • Ensures that features deployed have technical integrity and stability.
  • Understands short and long-term goals and objectives and recommend technical solutions and services.
  • May develop budget for functional area. Manages budget to plan. May be accountable for area budget and delivering against business goals/objectives.
  • Stays abreast of industry leading best practices and brings them to the attention of the leadership team for innovative application. May develop partnerships (and relationships) with internal and external stakeholders to meet business needs.
  • Allocates available resources to meet operating objectives. Develops and mentors staff through onboarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; builds and maintains employee morale and motivation; ensures the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies; fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.About Walgreens and WBA

    Walgreens is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Nasdaq WBA, an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170 year heritage of caring for communities. WBAs purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nations medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high quality products and services in communities nationwide.
    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree and at least 4 years of experience as a software engineer or developer or similar OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience as a software engineer or developer or similar
    • Experience with programming languages for online applications, microservices or mobile applications or deployment automation
    • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
    • Experience working across multiple and disparate teams.
    • Experience working in and leading agile teams
    • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
    • At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.
    • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience writing code for moderately complex applications.
      • In this role you will be coding 60% - 70% of the time.
      • Experience writing automation test or deployment scripts
      • Experience developing or maintaining Cloud Native or mobile native applications
      • Experience designing/building moderately complex applications/automation
      • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending/implementing strategies to resolve
      • Previous experience as a full stack developer ranging from front end user interfaces to backend systems
      • Expert level knowledge of software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations
      • Proficiency in design, development, security & scalability of high-volume services implementation in Java, Node/Typescript, .Net, or Python, etc
      • Hands on with modern UI frameworks like React, with excellent knowledge of client-side security & front-end patters (stateless components, conditional rendering, controlled components, hooks, etc)
      • Demonstratable experience of design, development, query & database optimization of distributed SQL (eg, Oracle, MySQL) & NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra, etc) databasesRequired
        Job Industries
        • Retail

Keywords: WALGREENS, Chicago , Manager, Software Engineering, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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