Starbucks Coffee Company application developer principal – Enterprise Collaboration, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Technical Proficiency

  • Extensive experience with web and mobile development in hybrid and native environments.

  • Extensive experience with Node.js, and other JavaScript frameworks.

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms and computer science concepts relative to the platform.

  • Experience with React, Angular, or similar libraries and web frameworks.

  • Experience deploying and running applications on Azure and/or AWS.

  • Mastery of relevant development languages, tools, frameworks, utilities and technical dependencies.

  • Understanding of implications from design and implementation choices toward building secure, scalable, durable, flexible, accessible solutions.

  • Aptitude to pick up new technologies and trends, as they become relevant for the business and our platforms.

  • Ability to write and value high quality, reusable software with minimal defects.

  • Thorough understanding of data transport mechanisms and integrations including synchronous, asynchronous, bulk data, tightly and loosely coupled methods.

  • Working understanding of application architecture, infrastructure and security concepts and technical implementation.

  • Ability to analyze, diagnose and propose solutions to user problems.

  • Ability to understand and escalate technical challenges with options and recommendations.

Domain Proficiency

  • Thorough understanding of relevant platform and applications, including established API’s, system activity components, process flows, the underlying data model, implementation specifics of important business rules, batch jobs, user interface components, and application configuration.

  • Experience in designing and developing relevant enhancements on top of industry COTS (commercial off the shelf) and open source applications and frameworks that differentiate and/or provide competitive advantage.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to create and articulate ideas and solutions for both technical and business functions.

  • Ability to use facts and data to influence peers and leads on solutions and designs.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to negotiate priorities, approach, designs and ideas with team members and customers.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to make timely and effective decisions using a mixture of intuition, analysis, experience and judgment.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.