Date:  Jul 23, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

As a member of a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Product Team, the Developer is responsible for designing, building, and testing of software code that supports and enables Lids’ functional business system activities. The Developer produces application programs in accordance with a specified business need, while following the Lids’ IT technical development standards and processes.  The Developer is responsible for communicating project status, any technical issues uncovered and their resolution. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of Scrum Master and/or the Development Technical Lead, the Developer is responsible for: 

The planning, design, modification, and development of software programming applications. 

Identification of data sources, providing data flow diagrams and documentation of processes. 

Writing code for database access, modifications, and constructions including stored procedures. 

Designing, reviewing, analyzing, and modifying programming applications and systems including coding, testing and debugging. 

Actively seeking ways to improve business software processes and interactions. 

Consulting with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify program objectives. 

Maintains a positive rapport with internal and external customers concerning their technology needs.  

Continually enhancing and expanding technical knowledge of the systems and tools utilized by the Lids IT. 

Creating and maintaining documentation such as SOPs, operational information, troubleshooting techniques, and knowledge-based information within our system of record. 

Coaching, mentoring and training of other team members to ensure all employees are confident in the use of software applications. 

Available for on-call, after hours support; work extended or modified hours during special events and holidays to provide support for the business.  

Flexibility to balance multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment. 

Support and adhere to all company policies, procedures, and guidelines. 

Communicate with employees at all levels of the company. 

Other duties as assigned. 

Additional Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. 

In-depth understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and fluency in one or more of the following programming languages X++, .Net, Java, Javascript, PHP and ETL tools such as Azure Data Factory and SQL Server SSIS. 

Familiarity with common database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL). 

Experience with application logging / tracing / performance monitoring and tools. 

Understanding source code management, branching, merge strategy and tools (GIT, Bit Bucket, Azure Repos etc.) 

Demonstrated experience developing, building, deploying and supporting distributed systems and applications in both an on-premise and cloud environment. 

Familiarity with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or an Agile based development methodology. 

Enterprise ERP system administration experience (SAP/Oracle/Great Plains/Microsoft). Microsoft D365 preferred. 

Knowledge of the Retail industry and its functions including but not limited to the following areas:  Finance, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Retail Sales (physical store and Ecommerce), and Merchandising. 

Demonstrating communication skills and the ability to drive continuous performance improvements with stakeholders, vendors and technology subject matter specialists. 

Strong problem solving and communication skills. Ability to communicate technical solutions to a non-technical workforce. 

Self-starter, capable of working with limited supervision. 

Communicates with Management on status issues and decisions. 

Sitting required for up to 90% of the daily work schedule. 

Viewing a computer screen for up to 90% of the work time. 

Operating a computer keyboard for up to 90% of the work time. 

Ability and willingness to travel overnight for training and/or business meetings. 


Reports To

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis