L.L.Bean, Inc

  • Senior Developer

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    Exciting career opportunities and a great company to work for!  L.L.Bean has something for anyone who wants to build a successful career. Love of the outdoors is a common thread among our employees, whether they enjoy active outdoor interests or more casual, relaxed weekend activities. And we’re as passionate about technology as we are about the outdoors. While we let tradition guide us, we are on the cutting edge of leveraging new technologies to drive performance.


    L.L. Bean is currently recruiting for a Senior Developer to join our Customer Technologies team based in Freeport, ME. This person will build low to moderate complexity computer application solutions to meet business informational needs and requirements. The Sr. Software Engineer designs, develops, tests, debugs and documents applications based on technical configurations and specifications. This resource will support and troubleshoot existing applications as well as evaluate and analyze business requirements for new applications and application changes.


    · Emphasis on design. Higher-level analytical skills in taking business requirements and creating solutions.
    · Works independently and collaboratively with team; provides regular updates to leader.
    · Prepares high level designs
    · Prepares detailed specifications from which software packages are configured integrations are made and/or programs are written.
    · Implements technical solutions by either configuring software packages or code development.
    · Designs and creates solutions taking performance into consideration.
    · Responsible for partnering with vendors on the development configuration and integration of Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software packages and custom code.
    · Participates in the selection implementation configuration and integration of Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software packages.
    · Work with business area customers and vendors to identify business requirements test strategies and test execution.
    · Develops integration requirements and partners with the integration developer to implement.
    · Responsible for the development and execution of testing and implementation plans. Can perform unit system integration and user acceptance testing. Document results.
    · Applies formal methodologies when designing and developing / configuring solutions.
    · Participates in project planning and development or assumes responsibility for a project of limited scope including guidance of others.
    · Provides options for and estimates of possible solutions.
    · May be responsible for the completion of a phase of a project or small projects depending on complexity.
    · Estimates and tracks time required to complete work for project budgeting and financial tracking.
    · Stays current on Industry trends and Software roadmaps.
    · Regularly provides guidance and training to less experienced team members.
    · Conducts and participates in reviews of solution designs configurations and code.
    · Partners with technical and business team members to maintain system documentation knowledge base and frequently asked questions.
    · May act as primary liaison to software vendors for managing vendor problem tickets.
    · Partners with the business on effective end user adoption and use of system / function.
    · May review training strategy materials and Standard Operating Procedures.
    · Partners with technical partners to ensure Service Levels are met.
    · Responsible for 24x7 research and resolution of production system problems.
    · Provides technical expertise for project and baseline support teams
    · On call – provides day time and after hours on call support.
    · Adheres to security standards in support of PCI compliance.
    · Adheres to development standards and provides development standards recommendations.

    Health and Safety Requirement: Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors evaluate risk and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels.


    · Team Skills: Flexibility, Collaboration, negotiation, facilitation, communication, presentation and group dynamics, and solid English language skills and comprehension
    · Technical skills: Problem solving skills, Development skills, Systems Analysis and Design, Program Analysis and Design, experience using design patterns
    · Technologies: Java, JSP, JavaScript, SQL, Linux, Perl, HTML, C, XML, SOAP, Ajax, Java Server Faces, Web Services, JUNIT, MQ Series, caching solutions, struts, Swing, Websphere Application Server, Restful API, JSON
    · Databases: DB2, Oracle, SQL Server
    · MS Desktop tools.
    · Methodologies: Iterative Development (Agile), Waterfall.
    · Testing: Unit, Integration, System, Performance
    · IDE: RAD, Eclipse
    · Source Code Control and Issue Tracking.
    · System Integration Skills: Installation, deployment, customization and integration.


    Education Level: Bachelors Degree
    Experience: 5-7 years


    Each year Forbes Magazine compiles a list of U.S. companies that are the best at making employees feel happy and inspired. For the third year in a row, L.L.Bean made Forbes’ coveted list, the highest ranked in the clothing, shoes and sports equipment retailer category. These awards were achieved in part due to the corporate culture and unique benefits we offer our employees. Below is a partial list of what is offered to those who join L.L.Bean:

    • An excellent total compensation package
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with generous matching funds
    • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for employees, spouses and domestic partners, including dependents up to the age of 26
    • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts for qualified health care and dependent care costs.
    • Life and disability insurance for employees, spouses and domestic partners
    • Flexible PTO earned to cover vacation, personal and holiday hours
    • Ability to purchase additional PTO
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Outdoor experience days for qualified positions
    • Discounts on Outdoor Discovery School adventures
    • Generous discounts on L.L.Bean merchandise
    • Access to L.L.Bean Fitness facilities and health and wellness activity classes
    • Shop at the Employee Store and utilize the equipment loan program at the Employee Use Room
    • Access to L.L.Bean cabins and tent sites at Rangeley Lake through internal quarterly lotteryBenefit eligibility varies according to employment status, level and location.

    For more details, please visit our website at llbeancareers.com and refer to the benefits section.


    We recognize the importance of diversity in creating a better world and a stronger organization. L.L.Bean is an equal opportunity employer.    


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