Lead Developer in Hyderabad at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/17/2022

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Job Description

Commerce Services is a team within the IT Platform organization, responsible for developing and supporting a growing number of critical enterprise applications within Advance Auto Parts. The team is responsible for the creation and evolution of the modern Advance Auto Parts service-based platform. Comprised of key core services including Order Management, real time Inventory Availability, Pricing, and more, the team will provide a structured way to develop and evolve service implementations. Key to this approach is the instantiation of an API-centric developer ecosystem that enables solutions to easily construct consumer-facing applications by accessing these platform services. With a product-centric discipline, the platform enables a framework to evolve back-end in services in parallel, ultimately driving faster agility and time-to-market of key features, enabling Advance Auto Part’s Mission of having a “Passion for Customers. Passion for Yes”. 

Successful candidates will be strong developers who take ownership of his/her applications, demonstrate critical thinking in design, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivering and supporting scalable, high performance enterprise-level APIs. The implementation around enterprise 
systems require strong critical thinking skills, creative engineering balanced with high quality and customer focus. The ideal candidate is one that is not only passionate about software development and software architecture but also focus on business needs and customer experience. The day-to-day work is interesting, challenging and fast-paced! 

  • Provide technical Leadership to inspire your teammates to think outside the box as they deliver high quality software solutions. 

  • Work with business stakeholders, project managers, business analysts, and other IT teams to understand the business needs and their requirements.

  • Work with a nimble team of software engineers and enterprise architects to ensure the solutions meet our business needs using Agile methodologies in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Will often require to take a lead role in the entire development cycle, conduct design and code reviews, and have a heavy input throughout the process, from requirements to production deployment. 

  • Able to shift between priorities as needed throughout the workday. 

  • Create technical system specifications and ensure documentation remains current throughout all phases of the SDLC. 

  • Raise up opportunities, enhancements, and process improvements. Communicate timely status, including any potential risks/issues of the assignments to management. 

  • Research, design, define, develop, test, document and implement new service APIs or changes to existing services. Participate in test planning, development, and execution for integration and system testing.

  • Learn new software tools and skills as needed. Keep up with technologies. Provide mentoring to other development staff on technical topics.

  • Support and maintain applications utilizing required tools and technologies. Ensure applications are scalable and operate efficiently in the production environment. 

  • Ability to research issues across multiple key systems and databases.

  • Assist customers and team members on issue resolution and problem solving. 

  • Participate in an on call rotation to provide system support outside of normal working hours. Comfortable working in an open, dynamic, rapidly changing environment where collaboration is crucial. 

  • Extended hours may require during peak workloads or special projects.

  • Must be self-motivated and take initiative.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required Qualifications:

  • SME in Sterling OMS/Store/Call Canter solutions, with strong understanding of Sterling OMS architecture (database modelling, integration and agent architecture, protocols, etc.).

  • Hands-on experience with the cloud version IBM Sterling Order Management. Certification is strongly preferred (but not required).

  • Experience in integrating Sterling OMS with enterprise applications and/or external systems

  • Interact with DB2 database systems through IBM OMS Sterling framework abstraction layers

  • Design, develop, maintain, extend JAVA-based applications, and implement projects based on the IBM Sterling Order Management capabilities.

  • At least 5 years of experience in digital, omni-channel, custom development, and system integration technologies   

  • At least 4 years of experience in a development and architecture role 

  • At least 4 years industry domain knowledge in one or two vertical industries, preferably Retail and Consumer Products

  • Project leading experiences on large enterprise scale systems.

  • Ability to drive different phases of engagements including business process problem definition, discovery, solutioning, deployment and validation.

  • Ability to provide technical leadership for OMS, guide the team on processes & deliverables using best practices with IBM OMS software and services.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Support a wide range of technology projects using Sterling OMS, including configurations, software development, installation of patches and upgrades, etc.

  • Experience in Sterling OMS upgrade and production support strongly preferred


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