Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Information Technology


United States

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Full Time

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Software Engineer

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/18/2018

About Us

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately \\$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.

Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program. Further information can be found at

Position Summary

Design develop, modify, debug and evaluate programming in systems/applications. Analyze existing programs or formulate logic for new systems, devise logic procedures, prepare flowcharting, perform coding and tests/debugs programs. Develop conversion and system implementation plans. Prepare and obtain approval of systems and programming documentation. Recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Train users in conversion and implementation of systems. Will participate on project teams developing systems & applications which will assist in ensuring customer requirements are met in a timely and cost-effective manner. Support existing applications including the monitoring, managing and resolution of production support cases.

Job Responsibilities

  • Uses professional concepts; applies Giant Eagle policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Receives general direction and instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Take charge of the installation, configuration, testing, and documentation of the Vocollect application.
  • Provide some minor development for enhancements and reporting.
  • Possess or obtain familiarity with various coding languages and tools utilized within the team for support and development purposes
  • Work closely with development team to design, test and implement business solutions.
  • Complete all facets of unit, system, regression and parallel testing for the applications.
  • Provide training and turnover to Application Support Team Members
  • Produce all management reports completely, accurately and on time.
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and new products to evaluate opportunities to utilize them effectively within the organization.
  • Prevent unauthorized access to information, assets or restricted areas and report any attempts.
  • Report any type of problems to the appropriate management in a timely manner.
  • When required assist in providing 24x7 support to our business customers
  • Ability to communicate well with non-IT personnel
  • Maintain communications with Group/Team members.
  • Assist other Team Members as required to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Participate in all education and On-the-Job Training programs as recommended by IS Management.
  • This position will also have off-hour support responsibilites and will participate in off hours support rotations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supports existing applications including the monitoring, managing and resolution of production support
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$0
  • None

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Computer Science/Information Sciences or related field

Experience Required

  • 3 to 5 years
  • 3 - 5 years experience working as a software engineer/programmer/developer
  • 3+ years working in .NET / C# / MVC / WEB API / WCF / HTML5 / CSS
  • Experience with developing RESTful web services
  • Experience working with RDBMS such as Oracle or SQL Server

Experience Desired

  • Experience working with Sitecore or similar Content Management System
  • Experience working with Commerce systems/applications/concepts
  • Experience with XML / XSLT
  • Unix /AIX

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Analytical
  • Composure
  • Computer Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Continuous Learner
  • Mentoring
  • Numeric Computation/Reporting
  • Open to Feedback
  • Presentation & Verbal Communic
  • Technical (specific to job)
  • Written Communication

Work Environment

  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements

Equipment Used

  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone

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