Software Engineer
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Lead Software Engineer

Full Time Minnesota IT Job

SPS Commerce

Are you looking for a company that inspires creativity and passion? Want to build products that shape the future of retail for both stores and online? Perhaps you care about joining a purpose driven company dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace that is equally engaged in community. If so, join SPS Commerce.

SPS Commerce’s mission is to be the world’s most chosen and relied upon retail network. We’re a network based business that has grown 63 straight quarters. In product engineering we enable that growth by creating the products and services used by our customers. We take a cloud first design approach and leverage a variety of modern languages, technologies and frameworks to build software that can rapidly scale to handle any load we need. We’re also engaged in the local tech community and believe in the value that creates for us as a company, for the employees involved and for the at-large tech community.

We’re looking for a Lead Software Engineer to oversee the long-term technical health for the Assortment product system which is responsible for the capture, conversion, validation, aggregation and delivery of product information data from a vendor into retailer systems. This product is key to SPS’s continued growth and has no shortage of excitement!

In this role you will collaborate with other engineers, operations teams and product owners to architect and develop solutions that scale and meet the business needs. In any given day, you will provide technical guidance, marshal daily team activities, interface to other engineer teams for project dependencies, and review projects and provide realistic recommendations related to engineering approach and effort. You can work independently to design, develop and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex applications in an agile manner. You will do all of this while producing good quality code. You will also help the team grow.

We’d expect that someone who would be interested in this sort of opportunity would have experience that would include:

  • 8+ years developing software products with increasing responsibility and complexity;
  • Knowledge of compiled and interpreted languages:
    • Prefer Java and Python;
  • Front-end skills in JavaScript, HTML, CSS;
  • Knowledge of contemporary frameworks such as AngularJS, Dropwizard, Django;
  • 2+ years leading a team with a proven record of shipping products;
  • Experience with cloud computing;
  • Can lead in a DevOps culture;
  • Drives continuous improvement;

Come join #teamSPS and help us continue to change retail.

Why Work With Us

As the leading provider of enterprise retail cloud services, SPS Commerce provides many opportunities for our employees to contribute to and benefit from our growth. We offer a competitive compensation program and complete benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, a 401(k) plan with employer match, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and a tuition reimbursement program.

We also participate in the Metropass program, which allows employees to use the Twin Cities’ bus and light rail systems at a deeply discounted rate. SPS Commerce participates in many college and university recruiting programs to provide exciting career opportunities for new college graduates. New graduates receive outstanding training to launch their careers in areas such as sales, implementation and services. For experienced professionals, SPS has a track-record of rewarding strong performance by promoting extensively from within the company.

Life at SPS

We work on omnichannel solutions, which help retailers, suppliers and 3PLs collaborate to optimize supply chain efficiencies. As a leader in on-demand supply chain management solutions we provide unique opportunities to our employees. At any time we are looking for candidates for entry-level positions as operations analysts, implementation analysts, and sales development representatives.

At SPS Commerce, we continually strive to deliver a workplace where people feel valued and challenged to excel. Our high-energy environment provides employees with perks big and small, from company-wide events and department outings to endless coffee and a business casual dress code. Teamwork exists on many levels at SPS, from the workplace to the softball field. Our employees get access to exclusive discounts and perks from our customers including coupon codes.

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