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Sr. Software Engineer- Warehousing Modernization

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 27836BR
Department: Publix Technology
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: Feb 29, 2024

$110 - 165k


The Warehousing Modernization team is currently seeking a Sr. Software Engineer to lead the development efforts for modernizing our legacy warehousing systems. This key role involves leading initiatives to modernize and warehousing processes like Invoicing, Store Order Processing, integrating with other Warehousing Systems, and Reporting that currently supports our expanding distribution network, encompassing 10 Distribution Centers and 33 warehouses dedicated to servicing over 1360 retail stores.

Further details will include:

  • Leading initiatives to develop and implement systems using various coding languages, methods, tools, and utilities.
  • Overseeing full systems development life cycle (SDLC), as well as coding, debugging, documenting, and configuring packages
  • Approving design of technical solutions while collaborating with architects, engineers, other technical resources, and business areas
  • Serving as a liaison between business subject matter experts (SME) and technical teams to translate business requests into project system requirements.
  • Conducting interviews with business SMEs to understand, model, prioritize, specify, and validate business requirements.
  • Documenting business and technical requirements using Microsoft Office 365 technologies (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
  • Analyzing and translating business requirements into technology solutions that consider system architecture, performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, and scalability.
  • Collaborating and coordinating cross platform releases with business SMEs and technical teams
  • Maintaining system components, technical and user documentation for new and existing programs
  • Performing problem determination and resolution for complex problems; analyzing root cause by researching current application code, then designing, coding, and testing a solution
  • Ensuring adherence to security best practices and standards for various platforms
  • Performing data analysis by creating and executing complex queries, interpreting results, and communicating findings to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Collaborating and communicating with IT management on project and resource planning, including effort estimation

The most suitable hire for this position will be a candidate with full development life cycle experience with distributed development, project leadership experience implementing solutions, and systems and data analytic experience identifying and solving business problems. They exemplify servant leadership with the heart of teacher and the knowledge, expertise, and motivation to drive results.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other analytical disciplines or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience analyzing supply chain business problems and translating business requirements into technology solutions with functional knowledge of receiving, shipping, and inventory
  • 5+ years of experience working with enterprise database management system (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix, Teradata)
  • 5+ years designing enterprise class solutions using object-oriented analysis and design, design patterns, UML, service-oriented architecture, and solution frameworks.
  • 5+ years full-stack web development experience with the .Net Core (or at least.NET framework 4.0 or above) including C#, MVC, Web API, and Microsoft Entity Framework or other open source ORMs.
  • 5+ years of experience with one or more of the following: Angular, HTML, DHTML, CSS, TypeScript, and RESTful Web API.
  • Experience working with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience creating CI/CD pipelines for deploying and supporting micro services.
  • Experience in SCRUM and Agile systems development life cycles projects
  • Experience with Azure DevOps for managing project tasks, managing code repositories, and creating pipelines for deployments and CI/CD builds.
  • Experience with responsive web and batch application design and development
  • Experience working on development life cycle projects interacting with IT and business SMEs to support system implementations and enhancements and ensure project progresses on schedule while effectively communicating with management, stakeholders, SMEs, and project team members.
  • Experience identifying and supporting process improvements.
  • Experience performing data analysis by creating and executing complex queries, interpreting results, and communicating findings to technical and non-technical audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working for large company and within a matrix organization.
  • 7+ years of experience in implementing enterprise application using platform services like Azure App service, Azure SQL, Azure Service Bus, notification hubs, event hubs, stream analytics, Cosmos DB, Redis Cache, application insights etc.
  • 7+ years of full-stack web development experience with the .NET framework, C#, Angular or Python with a passion for and knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Experience and knowledge of project and problem management, change management, and other I/S processes.
  • Experience working with Microsoft’s SSIS and SSRS applications.
  • 7+ years of experience leading enterprise implementation project solutions
  • Experience supporting data and process governance of distribution system compliance in accordance with company policies, standards, and SOX requirements.
  • Strong understanding of cloud solution architecture patterns and design principles, of different attributes for cloud application availability and scalability, and the ability to propose optimized design for cloud.
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Testing, PaaS, and Cloud Computing.


  • 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

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