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Lead Software Engineer (Digital)

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day. by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates more than 18,000 stores in 47 states, and were still growing. Learn more about Dollar General at

A Lead Software Engineer (LSE) is recognized as an expert in their strategic functional area and uses a systematic application of advanced technical knowledge to deliver software solutions using modern day technology stacks. The LSE leads large complex projects consisting of on-shore and off-shore resources, uses strong organizational and leadership skills to set and maintain efficient development progress, and defines all software components for large-scale systems with minimal oversite from management. Software engineer must have retail experience in product merchandising Core Merchandise Planning, Retail Space Planning Planograms and Floor plans, Seasonal Merchandise planning and Seasonal Allocations

Duties & Responsibilities:

Designs changes to new and existing applications

Develops and debugs software in support of new and existing applications

Project leadership, cost estimation and task planning

Mentors/coaches junior team members

Provides support for production applications (24x7)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner both verbally and in writing

  • Generates commitment and enthusiasm from others to set and achieve challenging goals and objectives

  • Understands and implements architectural vision for performance, extensibility and availability

  • Leads scope of work estimation, cost estimates, task planning, forecasting, scheduling and staff requirements definitions

  • Act as a key participant in developing standards and companywide best practices for engineering

  • Assigns tasks to both on-shore and off-shore team members to leverage strengths or enhance knowledge

  • Oversee the Software Design Process

  • Develop and test software to ensure it meets the needs of end-users

  • Contribute to the system and application architecture

  • Facilitate new software implementation

  • Review the work of Junior Software develoment staff

  • Provide Technical Support

Work Experience &/or Education:

  • 4+ years of Core Merchandise Planning, Retail Space Planning Planograms and Floor plans, Seasonal Merchandise planning and Seasonal Allocations

  • 3 + years Blue Yonder Intactix Data Manager, Space Planning Plus, Space Automation scripting (Legacy), Floor plans, Assortment Optimization (AO), Efficient Item Assortment (EIA)

  • 3 + years Blue Yonder MAPS BY Promo Planning

  • 3 + years SEYC Retail AI GOLD v5 Supply Chain system, GSP, GOLD v6 Allocations, GOLD Events

  • 5 + years Object Oriented Analysis and Design Design Patterns, REST API design, Cloud architecture

  • 3 + years Java 8 with functional programming (lambdas, streams, etc.), JDBC, Oracle extensions

  • 3 + years Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT) and Swing framework Rich Client Event driven programming

  • 3 + years Java Web start with SwingX, JGoodies, POI, Apache Commons, Apache HTTP Client, Java Form Designer (JFD)

  • 3 + years Jakarta EE framework with TomEE application server

  • 3 + years TOAD, Oracle 12c-19c, Oracle Exadata RAC platform, PL/SQL, Performance improvement

  • 3 + years DevOps - Git, Gradle build, Groovy, Nexus Maven repo, Gitlab, Liquibase, SonarQube, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform

  • 3 + years Webfocus reports, InfoAssist, Oracle reports, 1010 Datawarehouse integration, Red Hat Linux 8, Korn Shell scripting, WixTool tool set

  • 3 + years Python, C# 10, .Net 6, React JS, T-SQL, PostgreSQL, PowerBI, PowerApps, Azure Cloud

  • 7+ years experience in software development in an IT organization or equivalent educational experience.

  • 3+ years experience with a relational database (i.e., Oracle, MSSQL, Postgres, etc.).

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field, trade school or equivalent work experience.

  • Experience with a higher-level language (i.e. C#, Java, etc.)

Requisition ID: 2022-251816

Street: 100 MISSION RDG

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Salary Range
$111,000.00 - $130,000.00
per Year
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Goodlettsville, TN, 37072, US