Developer II
Location:
Deerfield , Illinois
Posted:
November 23, 2016
Reference:
024703
Developer II (Job Number: 024703)
US-IL-Deerfield
WHS Corporate Office - 1419 Lake Cook Rd
1419 Lake Cook Rd
DEERFIELD 60015

Description
This is a very exciting time at Walgreens. We're taking our products and services to the four corners of the world as part of the Retail USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance was formed through the combination of Walgreens and Europe's Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services dating back more than 100 years each. 

Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood drugstore and retailer that makes health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And, we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Join us at Walgreens and find yourself at a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment and be part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we all call home.

Job Summary
Writes code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the system solutions, typically for large, complex or leading edge applications, products and programs. Develops software applications solutions, of intermediate complexity, for all or part of an assigned project. Develops, codes, tests, debugs, and documents applications systems to achieve the objectives of the client group relative to identified system needs, which may be new, replacement of existing systems, or significant modifications of existing software modules. Implements activities that impact important components / processes of the functional area. Work is received short- and mid-term assignments that are important / complicated undertakings that require a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current web-based applications, coding languages, tools and regularly require the application of independent judgment.

Job Responsibilities
  • Works on complex projects of intermediate complexity, and leverages knowledge of applications development methodologies, hardware characteristics, and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules and budgets.
  • Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function, including but not limited to writing code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the web-based software, typically for large, complex or leading edge sites, products and programs. developing software applications and tools.
  • Maintains and supports existing, and develops new applications and tools.
  • Contributes to software design.
  • Evaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software.
  • Develops protocols to support established standards.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
  • Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • May mentor less experienced members of the team.
  • May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation.


Qualifications
Basic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 4 years of experience application development and maintenance OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 7 years of application development experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience developing and writing requirement specifications.
  • At least 2 years of experience with software programming languages, coding standards.
  • Experience working with standard test tools and the testing processes.
  • Knowledge of technical design process and models.
  • Experience with SDLC/SW development processed, such as RUP, Agile, and/or Waterfall.
  • Experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, IS, Mathematics or related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise writing professional, quality, secure, performance capable code.
  • Experience with software development practices.


Employment type Full-time
A little about us:
The training you received, the discipline you embraced, and the responsibilities you held in the military will serve you well at Walgreens.

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