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Information Services
Software Engineer
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Foot Locker | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Foot Locker, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer - Core Services, to be part of designing and implementing Cloud Native APIs utilizing event driven distributed architectures for our web front ends, native mobile apps, and partner integrations.

As a part of our customer experience organization, you will have the opportunity to build next generation end-to-end ecommerce solutions utilizing battle tested software engineering practices and DevOps principles.

You may enjoy this if:

* You are a self-motivated individual with a passion for creating software
* You like problem solving and have sharp debugging skills
* You are creative with computers and software applied to solve complex business problems
* Active participation in back-end development efforts in building a robust ecommerce platform.
* Design and implement web service API's using proven design principles and patterns
* Participate in an Agile work environment, pair with senior developers and automation Engineers to produce and deliver code and/or test cases using Agile practices
* Join in bi-weekly showcases, daily standup meetings, and bi-weekly retrospectives
* Use TDD (test driven development) practices with other Engineers
* Learn hands-on use of various development and deployment tools
* Learn creating repeatable, maintainable, automated test suites
* Gain knowledge in Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins


* Good understanding of object oriented principles (Analysis and Design), functional programming models, data structures and algorithms.
* Proficient with one or more programming languages preferably Java.
* Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL database concepts.
* Good understanding of REST API concepts.
* Understanding of information management, data modeling, system integration, development methodologies (including unit testing).
* Understanding of software development life cycle.
* Exposure to cloud environment using AWS or Azure or Google Cloud platforms.
* Undergraduate or graduate in Management Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology, Integrated Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or related degree
* Some experience and/or a strong desire to learn new tools and technologies
* Professional and positive communication skills.
* Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.

About Foot Locker

Foot Locker, Inc. is a global retailer of athletic footwear and apparel, which operated 3,641 primarily mall-based stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand as of January 31, 2009. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in two segments: Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. The Athletic Stores segment is an athletic footwear and apparel retailer, whose formats include Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports and Footaction. The Direct-to-Customers segment reflects Footlocker.com, Inc., which sells, through its affiliates, including Eastbay, Inc., to customers through catalogs and Internet Websites. The Foot Locker brand is the Company's principal brand. On November 5, 2008, the Company acquired CCS from dELiA*s, Inc. CCS is a direct-to-customer retailer that sells skateboard equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories through catalogs and the Internet. (Source: 10-K)