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Rent A Center

Ecommerce Lead Software Engineer Rent A Center
Plano, TX

Rent-A-Center leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis.

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for creating and maintaining enterprise-level ecommerce applications that meet the needs of the Rent-A-Center product owners, while ensuring scalability and high availability. In the creation of new or the maintenance of existing ecommerce applications, the lead developer assists in the identification of business requirements, creation of functional designs and supports user acceptance testing. The ecommerce Developer is responsible for creating technical designs, coding the ecommerce applications, creating, and performing unit tests. Throughout the entire Systems Development Life Cycle, the leader software engineer follows the guidelines and standards as set forth in the IT Department Policies and Procedures. These standards include source code control, documentation, testing practices, naming and project standards and move to production and release processes.


* Architecting/developing large enterprise-class e-commerce solutions
* Serve as architect and development lead
* Interface between marketing team and development team
* Serve as SME on development team
* Solution & technology research, cost analysis, risk identification, implementation strategies
* Full stack ecommerce development
* Extensive experience on one of the following platforms: Hybris, ATG, Magento, Websphere Commerce, or Digital River
* N-Tier applications and service-oriented architecture including databases (SQL and NoSQL) and middle-ware (Java APIs, Java Web Services)
* HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS
* Responsive web development
* Building customer acquisition funnels
* Work with technical business analysts and developers to ensure understanding of the application intent, data input, output requirements and inclusion of internal checks and controls
* Write and maintain complex UI application documentation
* Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored, or accessed
* Estimate the level of effort required to accomplish tasks
* Strict adherence to RAC's IT SDLC processes and standards
* Confer with technical business analysts and business community to gain an understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing UI applications
* Provide guidance for the overall technical direction for medium to large sized UI development projects
* Mentor junior development team members
* Assist in the enforcement of coding standards through code reviews
* Have strong business domain knowledge


* Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
* 6 to 10 years progressive application development and integration experience, supporting medium to larger sized UI applications.
* Full stack eCommerce development
* Passion for high-quality software
* Experience with source control tools (GIT or similar) and JIRA
* A strong business acumen with basic knowledge of Retail principles
* Clear and effective writing and technical documentation skills
* Team oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Excellent prioritization skills with the ability to see a task to completion
* Good analytical/problem-solving skills
* Self-motivated/independent/resourceful

Preferred Requirements:

2 - 3 years' experience with SAP Hybris B2C

2 - 3 years' experience cloud native application deployment

About Rent A Center

Rent-A-Center leases household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis.

Rent A Center
10001 employees
Rent A Center

5501 headquarters drive

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