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Safeway Stores, Inc.

Job: Lead Search Engineer, eCommerce

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Lead Search Engineer, eCommerce



Job Description

Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S. The Information Technology Department has an opening for a Lead Search Engineer in the eCommerce team. The Albertsons companies views eCommerce as a strategic capability and are actively looking for highly motivated qualified individuals to be part of a growing team that will deliver on strategic capabilities in this area. This position is located in Pleasanton, California. Position Purpose The Albertsons-Safeway IT group is utilizing the latest in technologies to build market-leading solutions for eCommerce. We are seeking an experienced Application developer with strong foundations in eCommerce Search for our eCommerce team. The chosen candidate will be a part of a high performance, Agile development team that will create a compelling online shopping experience. The role is responsible for supporting Omni-channel initiatives including integration with eCommerce Customer interface & Marketing and Merchandising and other systems as required. You must be able to deliver systems that operate efficiently in a large-scale distributed environment. Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Design and develop Search and associated features / services and functions using Java EE or solutions based on Solr for complex leading-edge eCommerce platform * Provide inputs on design of cross-platform solutions to serve eCommerce business * Contribute to technical decisions with various technical leaders * Analyze business requirements with business analysts and engineers * Work with team members distributed across globally * Apply industry best practices to design and programming activities. * Coach and mentor junior team members on technical design and solutions Qualifications: * B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and work experience * 6+ years hands-on experience in OOAD, Java EE and Web Service Technologies (SOAP, REST) * Experience with applied information retrieval, including comfort using Elasticsearch, Solr, or Lucene to build highly relevant consumer-facing search experiences * Comfort in a heavily metrics-driven search environment where there's tremendous opportunity for a capable search person to drive a high level of conversion and value * Strong grasp of data structures and algorithms * Experience with large scale event driven design serving high volume transactions and having high availability * Knowledgeable and experienced in capacity planning, systems performance analysis and optimization in a distributed client/server environment * Familiar with software development methodologies and continuous integration practices and tools Closing Date: December 1, 2017 How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons-Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect. The Albertsons-Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status. We support a drug-free workplace - all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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