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Best Buy Staff Software Engineer - Core Engineering and Platform Operations in Richfield, Minnesota


Job Title:

Staff Software Engineer - Core Engineering and Platform Operations

Job Category:

Digital & Information Technology

Store Number or Department:

950440-105-Online Experiences

Job Description:

The Core Engineering and Platform Operations team at Best Buy is seeking a Staff Software Engineer to join our talented and growing group. Bestbuy.com is a top-three digital retailer with multiple consumer channels. This is a unique opportunity to drive technologies and solutions that power Bestbuy.com’s highly scalable, highly available stack. You’ll gain invaluable experience solving fascinating challenges and play a critical role in building the next generation of cross-channel front-end architecture here at Best Buy.

You’ll be working across multiple product teams to provide technical vision and collaborate on innovative solutions.

Who You Are:

  • You are positive and optimistic. Setbacks and constraints motivate you to work harder.

  • You are a driver—you see what needs to be done and take action.

  • You’re not just a developer, you’re an engineer.

  • You tend to ask for forgiveness, rather than permission.

  • You are enthusiastic and excited about technology and learning.

  • You have opinions but enjoy discussions and collaboration more.

  • You understand the human aspects of building great software.

  • You are easily adaptable to change.

  • You strive to constantly improve yourself and your team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and architect highly scalable, highly reliable solutions that power mobile and web.

  • Evangelize adoption of new technologies and concepts.

  • Deploy and release code through automated tooling

  • Lead design and discussion about broader architecture

  • Understands and makes well-reasoned design decisions and tradeoffs around scaling, reliability, and maintenance

  • Create and maintain documentation of technical designs

  • Define and Enforce Coding Best Practices and Standards

  • Lead technical direction and planning

  • Work in other areas of the codebase and provide guidance to other developers

  • Continuously maintain and improve quality across our code stack

  • Actively learn and effectively communicate those findings to the team

  • Build and drive partnerships with other technical teams across Best Buy

  • Participate in production support

  • Participate in performance analysis and optimization

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree OR equivalent relevant professional experience

  • 5 or more years of experience as a Software Engineer/Developer using Java and/or Node

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to document requirements and specifications

  • 3 or more years of experience with Amazon Web Services

  • 2 or more years of architect/tech leadership experience

  • Experience with GraphQL, Kotlin, Spring/Boot, and/or ReactJS/Native

  • Experience with Openshift or Kubernetes based CD patterns & container platforms

  • Experience with Full Stack Mobile Architecture

Req #:


Address Line 1:

7601 Penn Avenue South







Job Level:

Manager without Direct Reports

Employment Category:

Full Time


Best Buy

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