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Sr Software Engineer

Company: United Natural Foods, Inc.
Location: Cranston
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

We're pioneers who every day deliver new choices that shape the foodscape. We discover what's next. -Bold ideas and new possibilities that drive the industry. -Better food. Better future. Our teams are a highly innovative group of talented professionals; laser-focused on making a difference and having fun while we do it. At UNFI, we're inspired by the unexpected. We look at things like our unmatched distribution network and full-store -assortment through a new lens. From gourmet and ethnic to fresh, prepared foods to specialty cheese - we cover everything in the store and your kitchen. Energizing tomorrow, guiding a healthier road ahead. We believe that:

  • Freedom of food choice matters
  • Discovering what's next keeps us vital
  • We're not afraid to get our hands dirty
  • We're here to connect food, people and the planet
  • New routes can take us anywhere
  • Scale drives our ability to positively impact lives
  • There is no limit to fresh ideas
  • Sustainability is our responsibility A Bit About You---
    • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • You wake up in the morning with a passion to inspire others to be great
    • You possess the ability to lead leaders to develop strong teams and deliver on your strategies
    • You are a natural at connecting with others and building strong relationship networks
    • You have a proven ability to leverage consumer insights to develop brand positioning
    • You understand the importance of collaboration and partnership to enable business outcomes
    • You strive to build and deliver the "big picture" strategy
    • You possess a positive mindset and often spotlight opportunities that others may overlook Job Overview: - As an expert in systems software engineering, undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous systems software engineering issues. Handles conflicting direction and resolves conflict. Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency. Makes complex modifications to existing software to fit specialized needs and configurations. Establishes and communicates common goal and direction for team. Acts as a source of direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff. Monitors project schedules and costs. Plans, conducts and supervises assignments. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Recommends changes in procedures. Reviews progress with management. Operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: -
      • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of particular field of specialization to the completion of complex assignments, may cross fields
      • Maintains excellent business communication with Analysts, Business Owners and Technical Staff
      • Provides analysts, management and business owners/users with status reports, problem logs (issue logs) and service request status on all tasks in the work group
      • Oversees time spent by others in the work group
      • Evaluates alternative approaches in design of application systems, including assessment of risks and benefits associated with each alternative
      • Participates in the implementation of new systems including the integration of the new system
      • Verifies installed systems to ensure that they adequately meet user requirements
      • Plans, conducts and supervises others in the development of specifications, coding of new programs, physical design of data records, data files, and databases, creating new data structures, creating new job streams, and modify existing programs, data structures and job streams
      • Plans, conducts and supervises others in the development of test cases and test plans, creates the unit and system test environments and conducts unit and system tests for new or modified programs and job streams
      • Submits program and design work for review by technical and user staff and leads review of others' work
      • Reviews validate the application of sound analysis, programming and design techniques with high level of proficiency
      • Oversees preparation and maintenance of program and system documentation using established department artifact standards and methodologies
      • Mentors junior associates in proper documentation techniques
      • Adheres to department standards, guidelines and systems development methodologies for all assigned tasks and mentors others in their use
      • Leads analysis and development of technical solutions to resolve problems
      • Includes and guides other team members in problem solving activities
      • Understands project management methodology and leads resource planning, estimation and responsibility assignment process
      • Stays abreast of emerging technologies and trends in software development industry
      • Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Education/Certification:
        • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred Experience:
          • 6-8 years relevant work experience preferred Knowledge:
            • Has expertise in a variety of languages, tools and utilities, must be a true expert in at least one language (Knowledge Base) and can teach classes in the subject
            • Must have Subject Matter Depth & Breadth in at least one other language, having used it extensively and can mentor others
            • Has solid knowledge of at least one DBMS, having used it extensively and can mentor others
            • Must have strong computer skills within stated area of engineering expertise and must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications
            • Possesses expert knowledge of program design, coding, testing and documentation Skills/Abilities:
              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong customer focus and interpersonal skills, with the demonstrated ability to work in geographically dispersed teams
              • Apply logical thought process and ability to learn new systems, concepts and procedures
              • Ability to manage competing priorities
              • Demonstrate basic analytical and conceptual skills used to define technical needs and solve technical problems All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Additional Information
                • Additional Locations: United States of America, Minnesota, Eden Prairie
                • Schedule: Full-time My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities. --- United States of America, Minnesota, Eden Prairie --- United States of America, Minnesota, Eden Prairie --- United States of America, Rhode Island, Providence

Keywords: United Natural Foods, Inc., Cranston , Sr Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Cranston, Rhode Island

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