Lead Software Developer

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Full Time
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Closing date
16 Nov 2021

Office Depot is a brand you’ve counted on since 1986 for your office supplies and business services, supported by a strong retail network and world-class technology platforms. As the business landscape continues to evolve, we are changing the way we look at our technology platforms to drive significant change in the way we do business. We’re reinventing ourselves and making significant investments in our multi-billion-dollar digital platforms to drive growth in our range of B2B products & services. Apply today to be a part of this revolutionary change!

As a Lead Software Developer, you will be an integral team member of The ODP Corporation’s innovative Product and Technology (P&T) organization, contributing greatly to this pivotal transformation in the B2B space.

What You’ll Do

Design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. Working as an integral part of an Agile development team, this role will require close and continuous collaboration with the Product Owner, Business Analysts, and fellow team members to translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs which will be implemented as production-ready application code using Java and/or Golang. Additionally, this position is responsible for the design and integration of all required Cloud IaaS & PaaS services including compute, database, messaging, object storage, etc.

  • Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs.
  • Design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • Ensure application SLAs are met by employing appropriate monitoring and alerting tools as required by each supported application.
  • Guide the development team in overall application technology design activities; leads the identification and definition of key architectures, components and interfaces, design of data model, and data/information flows.
  • Work with Product Owner to help develop team roadmap, prioritize features, and estimate the level of effort.
  • Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Office Depot team.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related programs, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7-10 years of hands-on experience with AS400, ILE COBOL/400, and/or ILE RPG.
  • Coding skills in Java and/or Golang.
  • Experience with at least one public cloud platform.
  • Experience working with containerized applications (i.e. Kubernetes / Docker etc.).
  • Working knowledge of Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, GraphQL, Git.
  • Public Cloud IaaS & PaaS services (ie. Compute / Database / Messaging / Object Storage).
  • Ability to create unit tests, performance, and integration tests (jUnit, jMeter/k6 & Postman/Newman).
  • NoSQL DB (ie. Couchbase / MongoDB / Elastic).
  • RDBMS (ie. MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL Server / Oracle).
  • HTTP / WebSocket / gRPC.
  • Linux/Unix basics.
  • Tomcat, Netty, Jetty, JBoss, Nginx is a plus.
  • Familiarity with any of the following is a plus: Shell scripting, Python, Nodejs, Oauth, JWT, EKS, GKE, AKS.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

The ODP Corporation offers competitive salaries, a benefits package including a 401(k), and plenty of opportunities to move and grow within our organization!

Equal Employment Opportunity

The ODP Corporation is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in alignment with the City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:


  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs


  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs


  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & ‘Buddy’
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off


  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans


  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:


  • Employee Assistance Programs


  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

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