Senior Java Engineer in Kirkland, WA at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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    Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

This position is primarily responsible for enterprise level web-development for proprietary eCommerce solution enhancements & customizations, & Content management enhancements, the Back-end eCommerce Developer is responsible for code development using the Java, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, also responsible for building & extending REST APIs, designing, architecting & implementing flexible/scalable/reusable code using best practices and current web development standards, must demonstrate and build an understanding of web application performance, scalability, reliability & security.

Primary Responsibilities:                                                                    

  • Ability to work independently while collaborating with a cross-functional team
  • Passionate about building relevant software
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer science skills
  • Ability to plan, schedule, execute, and complete work in a self-directed mode from inception through to production
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meeting different schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to understand and apply best practices
  • Comfortable working/sharing development on applications with several layers
  • Successful implementation of new products and solutions to Web and Telesales channels. (on time deliveries; on budget projects; business case benefits realized)
  • Performance in meeting SLAs for resolving Production issues identified with solutions supported by development team.
  • Integration response times (e.g. retrieval and display of data, response times for API transactions) for transactions sent and received via REST Web Services & APIs.
  • Completion of training quarterly to keep current on development protocols and standards relevant to solutions that fall within span of assigned responsibilities.

Key Partners (Positions):  

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director, Web Development
  • Technical Team members – Developers, Technical Architects, Technical Analysts
  • Ecommerce & Telesales Business Owners
  • Manager, Business Intelligence – tagging components of new Product solutions for accurate measurement of benefits realized & customer behavior.
  • Web Interaction Designer – Optimizing user flows & design for online user experience
  • Director, Customer Experience – Partnering to develop interaction & visual design to optimize customer flow for new products.
  • Technical vendors

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:             

  • Education:  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Experience:  4+ years of web engineering experience.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Company, in its discretion may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Competencies:

  • Expert in Java, JSP, JavaScript, AJAX
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience developing data-driven user interfaces
  • Experience implementing Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) using SOAP and/or RESTful APIs.
  • Proficiency in various Java frameworks, libraries, front-end technologies & tools (JSP, Servlets, spring, Struts, Hibernate, JavaScript, jQuery, ExtJS, AJAX, DOJO etc.)
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and experience working in a fast-paced Scrum environment
  • Proficiency working with Oracle DB & integrating with Oracle ERP
  • Proficiency working with open source frameworks such as Apache, JBOSS etc.
  • Experience with JSP/JSTL
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum experience
  • Understanding of Message-Oriented Middleware products (Oracle AQ, Active MQ, Apache Camel) and Application security design
  • Experience with mobile & social development / integrations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  25+% of the time, travel throughout the U.S. and will often require overnight stays.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R11836