This is an environment unlike anything in the high-tech world and the secret of Costco’s success is its culture. The value Costco puts on its employees is well documented in articles from a variety of publishers including Bloomberg and Forbes. Our employees and our members come FIRST. Costco is well known for its generosity and community service and has won many awards for its philanthropy. The company joins with its employees to take an active role in volunteering by sponsoring many opportunities to help others. In 2018, Costco contributed over $39 million to organizations such as United Way and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Costco IT is responsible for the technical future of Costco Wholesale, the second largest retailer in the world with wholesale operations in twelve countries. Despite our size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family, employee centric atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed. As proof, Costco consistently ranks in the top five of Forbes “America’s Best Employers”.
Software Developers are responsible for designing, developing, and implementing complex enterprise software solutions. Individuals in this role collaborate closely with technical and non-technical roles such as data modelers, architects, business analysts, data stewards, and subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide design, technical analysis, development/configuration, testing, implementation, and support expertise representing the interest of the business across the enterprise. In this role, individuals participate in and lead design sessions and provide leadership for ongoing development efforts on various projects.
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Develops or prototypes software modules at various levels of complexity, including but not limited to: service interfaces, process flows, service messages, SOA components, business logic, UI/UX, or data access logic.
Develops efficient code in various development languages for enhancements and bug fixes.
Designs, develops, tests, and deploys software solutions and process flows complying with standards, guidelines, and best practices.
Executes against project plans and delivers assignments within scope, schedule, and budget.
Creates, executes, and evaluates unit/integration tests.
Adopts and adapts to newly approved technologies, programming languages, tools, and standards.
Identifies, assesses, and formulates architectural impacts and solutions from business requirements.
Collaborates to ensure application designs utilize appropriate patterns and standards.
Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints, including the ability to estimate work needed.
Assesses functional and nonfunctional requirements and creates designs to meet both business and technical needs.
Creates conceptual and detailed technical design documents.
Provides implementation expertise contributing to rollback, post install, data migration, and other artifacts as required including creation of support plans.
Adheres to security management practices and promotes established security standards.
Identifies and resolves problems, often anticipating issues before they occur or before they grow, develops and evaluates options, and implements solutions.
Minimum 2-5 years’ designing and/or developing with Java, J2EE, XML, SOAP, REST, and Web Services.
Knowledge in Object-Oriented design architecture, analysis, UML modeling, Classic design patterns, J2EE patterns.
Ability to manage priorities and timelines.
Proven experience successfully implementing solutions for large cross platform projects.
Good understanding of design/development methodologies and project management concepts.
Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to logically think through problem resolution.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including ability to work with all management levels.
Able to work effectively and produce consistent results with minimum supervision.
Must have high integrity, accountability, a positive attitude, and be willing to do what it takes to make the team successful.
Database knowledge in a major RDBMS system such as DB2, MS SQL Server or Oracle.
Scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the business including weekends, holidays, and 24/7 on call responsibilities on a rotational basis.
Java technology framework and tools including open source, JavaEE and Spring stack, MQ/messaging.
Experience writing applications and performance tuning with a major RDBMS system such as DB2, MS SQL Server or Oracle.
Performance tuning applications in a distributed system.
Application server technologies (Websphere, Liberty, tomcat or similar).
Linux, Windows, iSeries OS experience.
Experience with cloud technologies that Azure offers.
Experience with container software like kubernetes, docker, prometheus.
Experience developing in a distributed application/system environment.
Ability to provide project estimates and work-breakdown schedules.
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Apart from any religious or disability considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States.