Principal Software Engineer (Charlotte, NC)

| Charlotte, NC
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The primary purpose of this role is to design cross-functional solutions for highly complex requirements while ensuring that applications work in concert across Lowe's. This includes leading the development, configuration, or modification of new solutions for the business and resolving architectural or design deficiencies. In addition, this role provides consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.
This individual has a deep knowledge and understanding of Software and uses this insight to support Technology senior leadership. This includes partnering with Enterprise Architects to discuss long-term Technology strategy and providing objective information and data to help inform and drive critical Technology decisions.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provides consultation on business requirements and functional specifications in logical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions; facilitates the transition to high level design and supports the project lifecycle with input from executive leadership where needed
  • Contributes to and leverages the technical direction for the development, configuration, or modification of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by providing insight and guidance for the design and coding of component-based applications.
  • Serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise software solutions by leveraging partnerships with technology teams and business leaders to resolve escalated issues
  • Offers expertise in troubleshooting complex systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for cross-functional application initiatives
  • Provides consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed throughout the product lifecycle with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures
  • Has detailed knowledge of software architecture; makes technical trade-offs between short-term team needs and long-term business needs; determines how to apply and/or reuse technologies across different areas of the company
  • Sets the standard for engineering, test, and operational excellence, drives best practices across organizations; builds proof-of-concepts (POC) and proof-of-technologies (POT)
  • Solves significantly complex or endemic problems; architectures are exemplary in terms of robustness, stability, scalability, cost-effectiveness
  • Mentors and advises others, sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls
  • Reviews the development or modification of highly complex, enterprise level software solutions
  • Develops and validates highly complex software design prototypes, ensuring software designs adhere to company architecture standards
  • Provides expert insight into best practices for delivering successful validation and testing of highly complex software solutions; advises on best approach for unique and challenging testing scenarios
  • Provides expert recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for software solution designs and identifies specific interfaces and methods required to support software solutions
  • Provides input into departmental budget forecasting and allocation decisions
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science, CIS, or related field (or equivalent work experience in a related field)
  • 10 Years' experience in software development or a related field
  • 8 Years' experience in database technologies
  • 8 Years' experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)
Preferred Qualification
  • Master's degree Computer Science, CIS, or related field
  • 8 Years IT experience developing and implementing systems within an organization
  • 8 Years' experience working with defect or incident tracking software
  • 8 Years' experience working with application and integration middleware
  • 6 Years' experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
  • 6 Years' experience leading teams, with or without direct reports
  • 8 Years' experience working with source code control systems
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment tools
  • 8 Years' experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions
EEO Statement
Lowe's is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
More Information on Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Mooresville, NC. Lowe's Companies, Inc. was founded in 1921. It has 120000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 46 open jobs at Lowe's Companies, Inc., click here.
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