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Applications Tech Lead - Ecommerce

Country : India

Region : Karnataka

Town : Bengaluru

Category : Retail

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

You will be responsible for leading an international, talented and agile Development team that is building the core backend components of our system. Ideal candidate will have a proven history of designing and implementing highly scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems, mentoring senior/junior developers and leading our next generation microservice platform.
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-
end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
Responsible for overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.
Document and communicate designs, estimates, and implementation plans to program stakeholders
Drive the adaptation of Continuous Integration and Continuous Development principles by the team.
Serve as a source of technical expertise to project teams and mentor and help direct other engineers.
Implement POCs and pair with technical leads on implementations
Research, design, test, and evaluate new technologies and vendor solutions
o Consistently demonstrate Limited Brands enterprise and functional competencies.
o Execute for Results
o Innovate and Reinvent
o Collaborate, be Fast & Agile
o Website support activities: (not all inclusive)
o Responsible for the configuration, architecture, and management of complex environments that includes multiple platforms.
o Participation in rotational 24x7 on call support activities
o Triage and resolution of recurring problems
o Creation of detailed technical documentation
o Leadership and Teaming: (not all inclusive)
o Recommend and/or oversee the initiation of technical activities/projects.
o Lead the evaluation and selection, of new technologies from initial idea through standardization.
o Identifies and drives continuous improvement initiatives, streamlining work and improving support.
o Identifies and implements opportunities for innovation and process improvement.
o Constantly re-evaluates application architecture and drive to application technical roadmap. This includes evaluating / recommending new technologies/frameworks
o Customer Interaction skills: (not all inclusive)
o Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience
o Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for both technical knowledge and business specific technology trends
o Builds and maintains strong partnership with internal and external customers/vendors.
o Partner with 3rd party vendors and consulting firms
o Prepare and communicate status, issues, and opportunities to the business.


o 4 year degree in Information Systems or an equivalent combination of course work and job experience
o Flexibility is a must to support our customers 24x7x365, where extended hours may be necessary
o At a minimum the below experience:
o 10+ years of Experience multiple JVM based languages, JAVA is a must.
o Successful track record in solution development and delivery
o Excellent software design and system architecture skills.
o Strong background with multi-threading, event-based software architecture
o Strong background in distributed systems.
o Strong background in asynchronous patterns and multithreaded programming.
o Experience developing REST based web services
o Experience designing, developing and deploying Microservices to either in-house or cloud architecture
o Strong knowledge of Agile development methodology, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Test Automation
o Experience in scaling and performance tuning of large systems
o Advanced knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes (Maven/Gradle), testing, and operations
o Advanced knowledge of creating and managing GIT flows
o Experience with concurrent programming, Java memory and multi-threading models
o Experience using NoSQL databases
o Experience using In-memory data grids
o Strong Database skills
o Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
o Nice-to Have:
o Experience with multiple programming languages (Groovy/Grails, Scala, Clojure, Golang etc.)
o Exposure to Couchdb
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