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Software Engineer 2

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  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Atlanta


  • Travel Requirements:
  • No travel required.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in writing SQL queries against a relational database
  • Experience in version control systems
  • Experience in front end technology such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript/Typescript frameworks
  • Experience in an object-oriented programming language (preferably Java)
  • Experience in source code version control
  • Experience in Relational or noSQL database technology
  • Experience in cloud computing techniques
  • Experience in CI/CD tools
  • Experience in microservice-based architecture
  • Experience with modern debugging and root cause analysis techniques
  • Exposure to security frameworks for user and services authorization and authentication
  • Exposure to creating and executing unit, functional, destructive and performance tests
  • Minimum Education:
  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
  • Preferred Education:
  • No additional education
  • Minimum Years of Work Experience:
  • 2
  • Preferred Years of Work Experience:
  • No additional years of experience
  • Minimum Leadership Experience:
  • None
  • Preferred Leadership Experience:
  • None
  • Certifications:
  • None


  • 60% Delivery and Execution – Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions; Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met; Works with Product Team to ensure user stories that are developer-ready, easy to understand, and testable; Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases; Writes custom code or scripts to do destructive testing to ensure adequate resiliency in production; Program configuration/modification and setup activities on large projects using HD approved methodology; Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
  • 20% Learning – Actively seeks ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels; Learns through successful and failed experiment when tackling new problems
  • 20% Plans and Aligns – Collaborates with other team members in agile processes; Assists in creating new and better ways for the team to be successful; Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people; Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives


What are the responsibilities of a Software Engineer II?

The Software Engineer II is responsible for independently developing and assisting in the design of a product that our customers and associates love. They work as part of a dynamic team to build and deploy production applications, as well as handle configuration, security, resilience, performance tuning, and production monitoring.

What skills are required for a Software Engineer II?

A Software Engineer II should have strong technical skills in software development, as well as experience working on production applications. They should also have good problem-solving abilities, teamwork skills, and a willingness to learn and grow.

What level of experience is required for a Software Engineer II?

A Software Engineer II should have some experience in software development and be able to work independently on projects. They should have a good understanding of software design principles and be comfortable working with a team of engineers.

What opportunities for growth and development are available for a Software Engineer II?

Software Engineers II have the opportunity to grow their technical and leadership skills while working on challenging projects. They can also participate in training and development programs to enhance their knowledge and expertise in software engineering.


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