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Job Summary
This role performs and implements activities that impacts components / processes of specified functional areas of the Walgreens business software products OR Digital/Online application in an Agile environment. Work is typically received in short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment. Operates within the context of defined procedures that provide desired functionality to digital solutions, products and programs, typically for intermediary, basic to complex systems. Implements activities that influence entry to mid-level components of the functional area
Job Responsibilities

  • Writes code that meets specifications. Develops software applications and tools.
  • Completes programming and performs testing and debugging applications
  • Develops software applications and tools using Agile development methodologies.
  • Participates actively in the design, architecture and build phases, to aim at producing high quality deliverables, working with existing architects where appropriate.
  • Participates in the evaluation of compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software features. Develops professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.
  • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Usually works with some supervision, conferring with superiors on unusual or complex matters
  • Demonstrates proficiency in several areas of the professional function.
  • Has working knowledge of programming languages important to the organization
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur. Has working knowledge of programming languages important to the organization.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities.
  • Acts as individual contributor as well as team member
  • Utilizes experience in order to identify problematic relationships.
  • Anticipates, prevents and eliminates problems and creates efficient fixes.
  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers' and patients' needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.
Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.
WBA's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.
WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.
More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com .
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of Engineering, Software Engineering or similar field experience OR High School/ GED and at least 4 years of Engineering, Software Engineering or similar field experience
  • Experience writing code for applications or automation
  • Experience with programming languages for online applications, microservices, APIs or mobile applications
  • Experience building, testing applications or automation
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience creating coding solutions to fix moderate problems/issues
  • Willing to travel up to 5% of the time for business purposes (domestically and/or internationally).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • At least 2 years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems
  • DevOps
  • 2+ years of on experience is Deployment automation for various applications IaaS, PaaS platforms
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in automation software like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of GIT workflows and Repo management
  • Excellent knowledge in implement of CI/CD pipelines for Cloud deployments using containers/Docker
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes and microservices architecture and other DevOps tooling and Linux environments
  • Working knowledge or experience of software development for Web and Mobile applications in agile environments
  • Web/backend Developer
  • Previous experience with full stack development ranging from front-end user interfaces to back-end systems
  • Proficient in back-end languages like Java, Node/Typescript, .NET, Python etc. with exposure to performance optimization of high traffic & scalable services
  • Hands on with modern UI frameworks like React with good knowledge of front-end design pattern (stateless components, conditional rendering, controlled components, hooks etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of distributed SQL (e.g., Oracle, MySQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra) design & consumption patterns
  • Have an exposure to implementation, capacity planning & performance tuning of Cloud technologies - Azure (ACS, AKS), Google, IBM, AWS or Cloud Foundry
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations
  • Mobile Developer
  • 2 years of Mobile App development experience and hands on skills in Swift, SwiftUI, Objective C ( iOS)
  • 2 Years of Mobile App development experience and hands-on skills in Kotlin ( Android)
  • Experience in building client applications consuming JSON based on APIs
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing & operations
  • Software Engineer in Test
  • 3+ years of experience as an SDET, Developer, or strong Automation Engineer
  • Experience developing automation in at least one OO language - Java, C#/C++, Python or web based technologies
  • Proven experience creating automation frameworks and tools to support test automation
  • Experience working in a Microservices based architecture in a cloud native environment
  • Data & Analytics
  • 2 years of experience in integrating, transforming and consolidating data from various structured and unstructured data systems for building analytics solutions in any cloud Platforms: Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as Cosmos, Cassandra
  • 2 years of Experience in SQL, Java or Python programming
  • Experience in Data Pipeline and integration workflow management tools: Talend, Store Proc, Change Data Capture (CDC), Spark & Azure API
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending fixes to resolve problems
  • Knowledge in Azure cloud technologies like Data Flow, Data Bricks, Azure Synapse, Power BI Analytics
  • Experience in any of reporting tools like Power BI, Business objects, Cognos or Tableau

An employee in this position can expect a salary/hourly rate between $90,0155 and $166,760 plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable. The actual salary will depend on experience, seniority, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please click here jobs.walgreens.com/benefits.

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What are Walgreens Perks + Benefits

Walgreens Benefits Overview

Our Chicago office amenities include an on-site gym, Walgreens store, rooftop lounge, stylized art-deco design, waterfront location, sport court and close to restaurants and public transportation.

Volunteer in local community
Walgreens is proud to be a Corporate Social Responsibility leader, setting the pace on some of the most important issues of our day, and our IT and digital teams are no exception.
Partners with nonprofits
Money raised through Red Nose Day supports programs that keep children safe, healthy and educated in America and around the world.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Our remote work program includes work from home. Work remotely 2 days per week and/or work remotely on occasion as needed.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Every day, in a multitude of ways, the foundational principles of integrity, respect and fair dealing embraced by our founder Charles R. Walgreen inspire us.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Our DiverseIT group is dedicated to increasing diversity within the tech organization.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Walgreens employees can contribute up to $500 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Disability insurance covers 6 weeks at 100% base pay, 6 weeks at 50% base pay. 50% benefit may be supplemented by PTO, frozen sick, or frozen vacation.
Dental insurance
For dental coverage, you may choose from four plan levels ranging from a basic-only option to those with orthodontia and other major service coverage.
Vision insurance
There are three levels of benefits for vision coverage ranging from an exam-only discount option to an enhanced PPO with both in and out-of-network benefits.
Health insurance
You have access to competitive coverage options through the Benefits Support Center, which is the Walgreens private corporate exchange.
Life insurance
Benefit-eligible team members are eligible for company-paid term life insurance at a benefit equal to: • 1.5 times annual base salary and $25,000 for all other hourly-paid team members
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Walgreens team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams like the JP Morgan Chase Run.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Walgreens provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan called the Walgreen Profit Sharing Plan. After completing one year, we match 4% of contributions $1 for $1.
Employee stock purchase plan
After 90 days of service and an average of 20 hours worked per week, you are eligible to purchase WBA stock at a 10% discount off market value.
Performance bonus
You are eligible for a corporate bonus subject to approval by the Board of Directors (unless you are covered under another bonus program).
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
The Transportation Benefit Plan allows you to save money by paying for your transportation and parking needs with before-tax dollars and payroll deductions.
Onsite office parking
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Walgreens University provides hands on and remote learning opportunities to enhance your business skills.
Lunch and learns
Renewal host weekly Lunch and Learns on topics selected by our team.
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Walgreens offers a wide variety of benefits to eligible team members designed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being while helping you balance work and life. To learn more visit https://jobs.walgreens.com/benefits.

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