Lead I - Software Engineering at UST in Bentonville, Arkansas

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

UST Global is looking for a React senior Developer to build end to end business solutions and to work with one of the leading retail clients in the US. The ideal candidate must possess strong background on React and NodeJs technologies. The candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability and collaborate effectively with domain and technical experts in the team. This will be an individual contributor role and be expected to work without supervision from day one with high-level directions from a technical lead or a scrum master. Though the preferred location is Bentonville, AR, we are open for remote work options for the right candidate.

Responsibilities As a React/NodeJS Senior Developer, you will

* Work on highly scalable services to process millions of requests/events per day.

* build n-tier applications using React and Node JS technologies.

* Maintain active relationships with project stakeholders to understand business requirements, leads requirements gathering meetings and reviews designs with the product owner

* Implement solutions developed in java to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments

* Integrating multiple technologies and data sources

* Working within Agile development teams

* Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information

* Performing root cause analysis to reduce future issues

* Ensure all solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment

* Identify and implement best practices and coach the stakeholders as needed

* Create technical documentation and maintain the knowledge repositories

* Adjust quickly to changing priorities and make quick decisions with limited information

* Collaborate with Architects, Technical experts and application SMEs in implementing complex end-to-end enterprise solutions


* 5+ years of experience in IT with 3+ years of experience in React and Node JS development

* Should have experience in Retail domain/Should have worked in retail projects

* Solid experience in large scale distributed systems and event-driven architectures

* Min 3 years of React JS development experience is must

* Proficiency in open source development languages and frameworks, such as JavaScript, ReactJS, HTML, CSS, etc.;

* Full stack experience preferred, In-depth knowledge and experience in HTML and CSS

* Experience working on REST and effective web service design

* Must have Web API development and deployment experience

* Hands-on experience working with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins

* Experience with Node and Docker

* Experience in a modern scripting language

* Experience working in Agile-Scrum Methodology/projects

* Experience in Sql or noSql technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB

* Experience in using source control systems such as Git , issue tracking systems like JIRA.

* Strong expertise in agile development.

* Demonstrated ability to understand the business and ability to contribute to technology direction that gives to measurable business improvements.

* Ability to adapt to changing business priorities and to thrive under pressure. Strong communicator with the ability to work effectively across multiple business and engineering teams Ability to learn new technologies and implement solutions based on business requirements

Role Proficiency:

Act creatively to develop applications and select appropriate technical options optimizing application development maintenance and performance by employing design patterns and reusing proven solutions account for others' developmental activities


  1. Interpret the application/feature/component design to develop the same in accordance with specifications.

  2. Code debug test document and communicate product/component/feature development stages.

  3. Validate results with user representatives; integrates and commissions the overall solution

  4. Select appropriate technical options for development such as reusing improving or reconfiguration of existing components or creating own solutions

  5. Optimises efficiency cost and quality.

  6. Influence and improve customer satisfaction

  7. Set FAST goals for self/team; provide feedback to FAST goals of team members

Measures of Outcomes:

  1. Adherence to engineering process and standards (coding standards)

  2. Adherence to project schedule / timelines

  3. Number of technical issues uncovered during the execution of the project

  4. Number of defects in the code

  5. Number of defects post delivery

  6. Number of non compliance issues

  7. On time completion of mandatory compliance trainings

Outputs Expected:


  1. Code as per design

  2. Follow coding standards templates and checklists

  3. Review code - for team and peers


  1. Create/review templates checklists guidelines standards for design/process/development

  2. Create/review deliverable documents. Design documentation r and requirements test cases/results


  1. Define and govern configuration management plan

  2. Ensure compliance from the team


  1. Review and create unit test cases scenarios and execution

  2. Review test plan created by testing team

  3. Provide clarifications to the testing team

Domain relevance:

  1. Advise Software Developers on design and development of features and components with a deep understanding of the business problem being addressed for the client.

  2. Learn more about the customer domain identifying opportunities to provide valuable addition to customers

  3. Complete relevant domain certifications

Manage Project:

  1. Manage delivery of modules and/or manage user stories

Manage Defects:

  1. Perform defect RCA and mitigation

  2. Identify defect trends and take proactive measures to improve quality


  1. Create and provide input for effort estimation for projects

Manage knowledge:

  1. Consume and contribute to project related documents share point libraries and client universities

  2. Review the reusable documents created by the team


  1. Execute and monitor release process


  1. Contribute to creation of design (HLD LLD SAD)/architecture for Applications/Features/Business Components/Data Models

Interface with Customer:

  1. Clarify requirements and provide guidance to development team

  2. Present design options to customers

  3. Conduct product demos

Manage Team:

  1. Set FAST goals and provide feedback

  2. Understand aspirations of team members and provide guidance opportunities etc

  3. Ensure team is engaged in project


  1. Take relevant domain/technology certification

Skill Examples:

  1. Explain and communicate the design / development to the customer

  2. Perform and evaluate test results against product specifications

  3. Break down complex problems into logical components

  4. Develop user interfaces business software components

  5. Use data models

  6. Estimate time and effort required for developing / debugging features / components

  7. Perform and evaluate test in the customer or target environment

  8. Make quick decisions on technical/project related challenges

  9. Manage a Team mentor and handle people related issues in team

  10. Maintain high motivation levels and positive dynamics in the team.

  11. Interface with other teams designers and other parallel practices

  12. Set goals for self and team. Provide feedback to team members

  13. Create and articulate impactful technical presentations

  14. Follow high level of business etiquette in emails and other business communication

  15. Drive conference calls with customers addressing customer questions

  16. Proactively ask for and offer help

  17. Ability to work under pressure determine dependencies risks facilitate planning; handling multiple tasks.

  18. Build confidence with customers by meeting the deliverables on time with quality.

  19. Estimate time and effort resources required for developing / debugging features / components

  20. Make on appropriate utilization of Software / Hardware's.

  21. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Knowledge Examples:

Knowledge Examples

  1. Appropriate software programs / modules

  2. Functional and technical designing

  3. Programming languages - proficient in multiple skill clusters

  4. DBMS

  5. Operating Systems and software platforms

  6. Software Development Life Cycle

  7. Agile - Scrum or Kanban Methods

  8. Integrated development environment (IDE)

  9. Rapid application development (RAD)

  10. Modelling technology and languages

  11. Interface definition languages (IDL)

  12. Knowledge of customer domain and deep understanding of sub domain where problem is solved

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