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Lead Software Engineer – React Developer

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 29560BR
Department: Publix Technology
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: Jul 10, 2024

$129 - 194k
Full Time - Regular


Please note, this is a hybrid position requiring 8 days per month on-site in Lakeland, FL.

Welcome to Publix Technology, the award-winning technical group for Publix Super Markets, Inc., the largest employee-owned company in the nation. Our technology teams of 2100+ associates provide innovative, modern solutions to nearly 1400 retail stores and 200,000+ internal team members across 8 states. We offer positions at all levels – summer internships, individual contributor roles, to technical leadership across a broad range of technical disciplines. So, whether you are interested in IT security, platform engineering, architecture, software development, or infrastructure – we have a career path for you! See for yourself why Publix Super Markets, Inc. is a constant on Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies to Work list.

The Lead Software Engineer will be a hands-on React Developer responsible for assisting with optimizing the user experience for SharePoint online. You will collaborate with cross-organizational teams and be responsible for translating business and technical needs into creative designs.


  • Customize and extend the SharePoint Online experience by using React.JS, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, and other technologies
  • Create front-end custom web parts, apps and solutions using SharePoint Framework (SPFx)
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to optimize the user experience using React components for SharePoint Online including PnP libraries
  • Develop, configure, and maintain SharePoint sites, custom forms, and flows to meet business requirements and optimize user experience
  • Create web parts, lists/library, content types, site columns, master pages, search navigation permissions, and data management
  • Implement, deploy, package, and maintain the new internal associate portal in SharePoint
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and provide ongoing maintenance of the internal associate portal
  • Update documentation, processes, and knowledge articles as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related analytical field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience working as a software engineer in a large enterprise environment.
  • 5+ years of SharePoint and web development experience
  • 7+ years of experience working in current web-based technologies and trends such as HTML 5, JavaScript, AJAX, and CSS frameworks.
  • 3+ years of experience using React.
  • 1+ years developing solutions in SharePoint Framework (SPFx) using React.
  • 3+ years of experience publishing and consuming web services or API using XML and/or JSON.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 9+ years of experience in Agile System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • 9+ years of experience with application lifecycle management using tools such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, DevOps, SQL Management Studio and GitHub
  • Knowledge of configuring Microsoft search in SharePoint, PnP webparts and third-party tools
  • 5+ years of experience building forms and workflows using SharePoint Online and PowerApps/Power automated flows including using PowerBI.
  • Strong knowledge in creating the team sites, hubs, taxonomy, and metadata in SharePoint admin central.
  • Knowledge of automating the SharePoint online activities using PowerShell scripts
  • 5+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server including writing and executing queries and stored procedures.
  • 5+ years of experience working with .Net (C#), IIS, Azure Active Directory and SharePoint site configuration including building web APIs and services.
  • 5+ years of experience in customizing the SharePoint site or hub navigation and applying styling and theming.


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

***Relocation/Household Good Shipment Allowance will NOT be provided.***

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