Development Manager at Peapod Digital Labs

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What’s Our Dish 

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.  

Peapod continues to be a consumer-facing eCommerce brand, and is part of Peapod Digital Labs, focused on growing Peapod sales to consumers.  


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As a Software Development Manager you will split your time between hands on coding and managing a team of engineers. You will be responsible for keeping a pulse on the day to day activities of the team to ensure alignment with the organization's strategic goals and deliverables. You will assist with level of effort estimates and will help facilitate communication and collaboration amongst various facets of the organization. You will utilize your solid technical background for hands on development task work as well as higher level process and architecture alignment. You're excellent people skills will be leveraged to foster continued collaboration amongst teams, as well as assist in the hiring, on-boarding and growth of teams


Recipe for Success - What's "in store" for the role  

  • Thorough experience and understanding of agile software development
  • Experience working with Quality Assurance engineers and UX/UI/Product designers
  • Solid understanding of frontend architecture
  • Well versed in the SCRUM ceremonies and processes
  • Thorough understanding of best practices for software development (unit testing, automation etc)


The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • 8+ (for MGR1), 10+ (for MGR2), 12+ (for MGR3) years of hands on professional software development experience
  • 3+ (for MGR1), 5+ (for MGR2/MGR3) years experience mentoring and leading engineers
  • Javascript + CSS + HTML
  • GIT
  • VueJS or ReactJS or AngularJS
  • Jira

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Experience with native app development and deployment
  • E-commerce experience
  • Full-stack experience
  • A11y (Accessibility)
  • iOS / Android
  • Cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Java
  • SQL


Join Us at Our Table  

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • AzureLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Vue.JSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics


Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get too and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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