Software Engineer II 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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You'll work with other highly skilled developers on our consumer products using modern web technologies in an Agile environment. You'll be a part of a team that is focused on continuous improvement, software craftsmanship, scalability and availability. You'll also share your passion for development and seek out the best solutions to the problems we are solving.

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

  • Implementation of APIs and services for our commerce platform
  • Work with Product team members to access the feasibility and effort required for potential features
  • Participate in team design / implementation discussions to provide high-availability / scalable solutions
  • Implementation of software packaging / deployments via our DevOps solution stack
  • Participate in code reviews with adherence to best practices and coding standards
  • Collaborate on development efforts with other scrum team members on a daily basis
  • Implement unit tests to support continuous integration test efforts
  • Diagnosis and troubleshooting of performance issues
  • Research and resolution of tier 3 support tickets

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • 7+ years of engineering experience
  • 5+ years of Java servlet / service based experience
  • 3+ years experience with publish / subscribe, enterprise service bus or similar SOA type framework and architectures
  • Strong SQL and NoSQL (preferred) experience
  • Proficient in Linux

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Working knowledge and practice working in Agile development environment with strong engineering principles (XP, Scrum, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt with a rapidly changing environment
  • Team player, self-starter with excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong desire to learn new languages and technologies


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
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AzureLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Vue.JSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics


Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to 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
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
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
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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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