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Lead Software Engineer- Remote Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Lead Software Engineer- Remote


Posted: 4/6/2021 - Expires: 7/5/2021

Job ID: 225952887


Job Description

Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We're bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,000 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the globe.

Additionally, our services result in better prescription compliance, increased client engagement, and improved practice revenues and profitability.As the nation's largest veterinary-partner pharmacy, we provide vets and their clients with cost-effective, home delivery medications and food. Our advanced web tools, client marketing programs, and competitive eCommerce offering far surpass the competition.We continue to build an exceptional team of people who provide world class customer service and solutions. We would love for you to join us.


TheLead Software Engineer, eCommerceprovides leadership for a scrum team in our growing eCommerce organization and broadly influences the company's vibrant technology landscape. Your dynamic work day involves the analysis, design, development, testing, and support of the scrum team's product roadmap in alignment with overall company goals and objectives.

You will be hands-on technically, but also work closely the Product Owner and with a team of creative developers, product owners and managers, partners, marketing experts and QA engineers on various software initiatives. Also our dogs are in the office to keep it real.

Our tech stack is pretty cool, with some really interesting work lined up for the next few years. The product team on the waterfront of beautiful Portland, Maine is a fun, super-smart group of people excited about our mission of helping pet owners better care for their companions. If you are a curious technologist with the proven chops for solving big problems in distributed computing, please drop us a line and let's talk!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Works with various partners to develop, deploy, and maintain business-value features
Leverage a variety of tools and techniques to measure, profile, and optimize performance
Contribute to the adoption of development best practices and new technologies
Understand the Covetrus flavor of eCommerce from both a technical and business perspective


Provides leadership and mentors software engineers in a cohesive, high-performing, agile team.



Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
7+ years of professional software engineering experience



COMPETENCIES (Skills and Abilities)

Extensive experience building large scale web applications, ideally with significant eCommerce exposure.
Stays current of new technology developments and examines opportunities to apply the new technology advancements where appropriate.
Mastery of an object-oriented programming language (preferably Java)
Mastery of a modern scripting language (preferably JavaScript)
Mastery of a modern web application framework (preferably Spring MVC)
Mastery of a modern UI framework (preferably React or Angular)
Proficient in writing SQL queries
Proficient in modern devops tooling (Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, git, etc.)
Proficient in modern product development methodologies (preferably Scrum)
Proficient in effective troubleshooting and issue resolution techniques
Proficient in effective log analysis and system monitoring techniques (preferably Splunk and Dynatrace)
Capable of understanding complicated systems quickly
Experience in guiding entry-level team members through Software Engineering fundamentals in a professional setting
Experience with translating high-level strategy to tactical execution
Hybris programming and/or architecture experience is a bonus


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This full-time position provides:

Medical, dental, vision, and other insurance options
401(k) with company match
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Progressive Flexible Time Off (FTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) plans
Paid holidays
Growth opportunities and more!

Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

Henry Schein Animal Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, and/or disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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