Website The Home Depot
The Home Depot Technology Returnship is a 24-week paid reimmersion program for experienced software engineering professionals returning to the workforce. During this program, participants will experience a comprehensive growth opportunity. As a participant, you will work for 12 weeks under the guidance of more senior engineers to refresh existing skills and receive upskill training on new and existing technologies used at The Home Depot. For the remaining 12 weeks, you will join a team to shadow and support current projects. This is a temporary role with potential of a permanent position.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
10% – Planning & Analysis:
Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions
Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments
70% – Delivery & Support:
Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
Works under the direction of a more senior engineer to build a well-rounded skillset
Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs
Creates automation scripts for both infrastructure and test cases
20% – Learning:
Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
Reviews and discusses code from more senior engineers to understand best practices and design patterns
Increases business acumen by learning about other parts of the business
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Software Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.
On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Experience with Object-oriented, or Scripting, programming language such as Java, Node.js, Python
Experience with security frameworks for user and services authorization and authentication.
Experience with creating and executing unit, functional, destructive and performance tests.
Experience with debugging and root cause analysis techniques.
Experience with version control system.
Experience with database technologies , such as Relational databases or noSQL databases
Exposure to cloud computing techniques, CI/CD tools, modern software design patterns.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences