Engineer - Software

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, ATLANTA, Georgia


Description

Position at Genuine Parts Company

Company Background:

Genuine Parts Company (“GPC” or the “Company”), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading specialty distributor engaged in the distribution of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees. The Company has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and China.

 

 

Position Purpose:

Seeking world-class talent to join the world’s leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services operating 5,500+ locations and servicing more than 20,000 locations in the U.S and Canada. Specifically, this role will function as the engineer to build the next generation commerce platforms for GPC.  Working with a highly talented team, you'll play a key role to build and run one of the world’s largest automotive and industrial replacement parts operations. 

 

This is an engineering role with responsibility for enabling cloud transformation and execution for GPC’s unified commerce platforms.

 

This individual must be a technologist & engineer at heart and be comfortable in enabling new technology and being hands on with the execution of the strategy.  She/He must exhibit a deep understanding of modern technology stack and agile delivery models, demonstrated focus on customer experience, and must have a proven track record of modernizing technologies.

 

Close collaboration and alignment with business teams, application development teams and security will be required.  As such, exceptional abilities in building and maintaining strong working relationships and organizational savvy will be required.  High level communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to attract, retain, and develop engineering talent will be critical.

 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain, develop and support non-prod and production systems
  • Helps define and adheres to team working agreements
  • Participates in all phases of the integration development lifecycle, including unit testing and ongoing support
  • Daily attend team standups and agile ceremonies
  • Code, test and deploy the requirements detailed in the team user stories
  • Collaborate and work closely with other teammates to achieve team goals and outcomes
  • Have a “test-first” attitude with a focus on automation
  • Employ best practices around observability, monitoring, and system resilience

 

 

Location:

  • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.
  • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work remotely

 

Desired Qualifications & Experiences: 

  • 2+ years’ experience in software engineering & technology
  • Experience with the following technologies: Java, Kubernetes, SpringBoot, Angular, Kafka
  • Experience with SQL and NOSQL data sources
  • Experience building apps on Cloud Platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Background in full lifecycle development
  • Experience working in Agile/Lean environments and cross-functional product teams.
  • Experience with XP Programming practices such as TDD and Paired Programming
  • Experience breaking down Monolithic architectures into microservices via Domain Driven Design

Degree in Computer Science or Engineering fields, or e

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.