Staples Software Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

As a Software Engineer, you will be part of the Marketing SDS Team. We are looking for an outstanding individual who will join the team to support existing applications and also be involved in developing new applications and enhancements. We are looking for someone who is an independent thinker and has the ability to function on his/her own. The candidate should have strong technical skills with aptitude for solving business problems. The candidate will work under the guidance of the technical architect.

_Staples Global Technology _ Staples Technology team drives our business by developing the latest technologies to connect cutting-edge online, mobile, and retail experiences, and define the next generation of Staples. Our Global Technology team strategically influences all parts of our business from Marketing and Merchandising, Retail and Online, Supply Chain and Order Management, Infrastructure, Enterprise Data Solutions, Security, Privacy, and Compliance, to Tech Portfolio and Corporate Systems.

Global Technology is at the core of our business generating nearly $10 billion in online revenue alone. This allows us to invest heavily in industry leading platforms and tools that enable our teams to be successful and drive us to new levels as an online destination. Our mission is to deliver innovative, highly differentiated, simple-to-use solutions that generate increased value for our customers and the enterprise.

A job in GT will inspire you to challenge yourself, take risks, and raise the bar on your career!

_About the Role_ Responsibilities: * Part of a development team working on small to medium sized projects * Work closely with business to convert requirements into software applications * Understand the existing systems by using support documents as well as code and take over support and maintenance activities related to those system * Develop discrete software modules which work seamlessly with other software integrationsProvide technical design for development to be done in house or offshore * Proactively tune long running processes and back end job * Ability to evaluate and conduct PoCs on new tools and technologies * Provide innovative solutions for process improvements * Work with vendor partners and offshore teams to ensure timely delivery of projects

_About You_ Required Skills: * Bachelors degree in Computer Science
* Experience in small technical development projects as part of internship or previous jobs. * Good knowledge of Oracle and PL/SQL * Ability to script using various unix shells * Experienced in either Java or .Net technologies * Proven object oriented design abilities, solid understanding of software engineering frameworks, tools and processes * Experience developing and working with service oriented architectures

*Preferred Skills: * * Strong analytical, data driven decision making and problem solving with attention to details * Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to influence multiple stakeholders * Good team player, very organized * Masters degree in Computer Science

_About Us_ Staples, Inc. is the world’s third largest internet retailer. We are a Fortune 500 company generating more than $23 billion is sales with operations in 25 counties offering world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities.

At the very core of Staples is an entrepreneurial spirit – we live and breathe the energy of an ever-changing, positive-thinking, fast-moving company. It’s our mission to make more happen for associates, local communities and even the planet — through programs, policies and the values we live by.

/Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law./

Job: *Technology

Title: Software Engineer

Location: MA-Framingham

Requisition ID: 1014335