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Senior Software Engineer – Retail Fresh Delivery

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 29477BR
Department: Publix Technology
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: Jul 02, 2024

$100 - 165k
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.

Join the Publix Retail Fresh Delivery team as an Intermediate or Senior Software Engineer where you will be part of an agile team developing modern applications using responsive web and mobile technologies. The level hired will be dependent upon experience and skillset. You will be responsible for playing a key role interacting with enterprise teams and product management. As a technologist, you will write user stories and groom product backlog items to develop features that consider a frictionless user experience while leading the delivery of lasting contributions to our store associates.

The most suitable hire for this position will be a technical candidate with strong C#.NET coding experience as well as strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills. The candidate will be familiar with all aspects of delivering software using agile best practices such as test-driven development, code refactoring, continuous integration, simple code design, pair programming, and a common codebase using cloud technologies. Additionally important are writing, and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with management, peers, technology vendors, and business unit customers.


  • Interact with architects, engineers, subject matter experts to lead and implement enterprise systems.
  • Analyze and translate business requirements into user stories that consider system architecture, performance, and scalability for robust technology solutions.
  • Design and develop applications using agile best practices such as test-driven development, code refactoring, continuous integration, and pair-programing.
  • Research code and analyze root cause then design, code and test solutions.
  • Perform data analysis by creating and executing complex queries, interpreting results and communicate findings to technical and non-technical teams.
  • Ensure adherence to security best practices and standards for various platforms.
  • Communicate effectively with management, peers, technology vendors and business customers in writing and presentation.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related analytical field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in application design, development, and delivery in an enterprise environment
  • 3+ years’ coding experience leveraging .NET Framework 4.5/5.0, .NET Core, C#.NET, ASP.NET MVC, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and object-oriented design.
  • 3+ years’ experience with SQL Server or similar relational databases
  • 3+ years’ experience in analyzing complex business problems or processes and translating business requirements into technology solutions that factor in system performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, scalability, and total cost of ownership.
  • Leadership experience in driving a team’s work in an agile scrum environment as a subject matter expert, product owner, business analyst, or similar position.
  • Experience planning and managing all activities associated with delivering solutions in a large-scale distributed environment.
  • Coordinating large and critical cross platform releases with business units and technical teams
  • Experience in approving design of complex technical solutions working with architects and other company resources.
  • Strong knowledge of architecture and design of solutions in an Azure environment to solve business problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years in an agile scrum environment, leading developers, and working closely with business partners.
  • 3+ years of experience in implementing enterprise applications using platform services like Azure App service, Azure SQL, Azure Service Bus, Databricks, notification hubs, event hubs, Microservices, stream analytics, Cosmos DB, Redis Cache, OpenAPI, IoT Hub, application insights, etc.
  • 3+ years’ experience using Xamarin, Xamarin Forms, or MAUI
  • Familiarity with mobile development and deployment of Android and Apple applications
  • AZ-303 and/or AZ 304 Azure certifications or equivalent experience in designing/architecting Azure solutions
  • Extensive experience developing in Azure Data Bricks
  • Experience with Data storage technologies such as MySQL, MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, and Azure SQL.
  • Knowledge of Angular development and Telerik UI controls
  • Experience using Kendo.
  • Experience with event-based messaging platforms like Kafka or MQTT
  • Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies


  • 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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