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

Basic Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of professional industry experience with software development and platform management

  • 5 years of leading teams of six or more software developers

  • 3 years of demonstrating technical leadership across multiple platforms

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Technical Proficiency

  • Aptitude to pick up new technologies and trends, as they become relevant for the business and our platforms. Examples include IoT, Big Data, REST Services, mobile, and incorporating cloud components.

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms and computer science concepts across multiple platforms.

  • 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.

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

  • Aptitude to prototype new, innovative technologies to assess relevance, fit, uses and value.

  • Effective in learning and incorporating new technologies, concepts and development languages.

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

  • Ability to accurately break down complex application designs into component deliverables and estimate design and development timelines.

Domain Proficiency

  • Thorough understanding of multiple platforms 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.

  • Ability to design and develop relevant enhancements on top of industry COTS (Commercial Of The Shelf) applications that differentiate and/or provide competitive advantage.

  • Familiarity and curiosity in the business context and trends, as well as the business customers’ opportunities. Solid understanding of the functional aspects of the solution.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to create and articulate ideas, with facts and data, for solutions for both technical and business functions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to influence and negotiate ideas and priorities representing innovation and platform stewardship across IT and the business

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment, and resourcefulness to proactively

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

Job Attributes

  • Job Number: 50010508

  • Job Group: Professional

  • Job Family: Technology

  • Job Subfamily: Application Development

  • Job Location: United States

  • FLSA Status: Exempt

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