Staff Engineer Enterprise Services in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Republic Services
  • Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description

The Staff Engineer in the Software Engineering Department is a hands-on technical leadership role responsible for designing, building and maintaining complex enterprise scale platforms and architectures. The position is responsible for non-managerial leadership of an Information Technology technical team by instructing, coordinating, directing, and reviewing the technical work of other team members. The Staff Engineer develops and promotes standard operating procedures and policies for the operating platforms in their area of responsibility. The position is also responsible for ensuring Enterprise Architecture principles, standards, and high-level (conceptual, logical, physical) architectural approaches are adhered to by implementation teams. In addition, it leads continuous improvements to the team’s software development and/or operational processes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilitites



Principal Responsibilities

Provides technical direction related to project deliverables for both onshore and off­shore development team members. Reviews business requirements and technical analysis documentation to develop system implementation approaches designed to meet business objectives, while also consulting with Solution/Enterprise Architects. Maintains and utilizes expert knowledge of, and provides system support for at least two or more complex technical operating environments. Maintains code quality by leading code reviews and ensuring appropriate unit test coverage is in place. Contributes to project deliverables by performing system administration and/or software development tasks as needed. Provides input and feedback to team management for developers and analysts performance reviews and other hiring/promotion decisions. Provides Tier 2 and 3 support and resolution of open IT issues escalated by IT Customer Support. Reviews application performance metrics and consults with the development teams on enhancements opportunities. Oversees the development, configuration, coding, testing, and debugging of complex new software for the software development teams. Leads the technical design and documentation of Republic Services’ Digital or Middleware Platform including, but not limited to the following: Angular, Node.js Drupal, Spring Boot, Java, Application Servers, Enterprise Service Bus, AWS, CI/CD. Leads and assists application programmers in defining applications system scope and objectives through research and fact finding. Performs other job related duties as assigned. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline, and/or 12 years of related experience. (Required) Minimum of 8 years of experience in software development with a focus on web and mobile or middleware technologies, including previous experience in development of highly-transactional, mission-critical applications in environments and architectures for multi-user systems (Required) Demonstrated mastery of software development best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations. Deep understanding of object-oriented programming methodologies. In depth understanding of eCommerce application development and best practices around optimization and AB/MVT testing. Experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) Knowledge of Cloud architectures, services, and DevOps practices within Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, etc. Advanced proficiency with the following technologies: Native JavaScript; Front end web technologies, including Angular, Node, Bootstrap/Material Design, CSS3 and HTML5; Web development tools and frameworks, including - CSS preprocessing, e.g. LESS/SAAS; Front end build tools, e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Webpack; JavaScript testing frameworks, e.g. Jasmine, Karma; Front end components, e.g. Bower; JavaScript compression and minification, e.g. Uglify; Developer/Build tools, including GIT and Jenkins; Code analysis tools such as PMD, Checkstyle, Findbugs and Sonar; Middleware development tools and frameworks, including Core Java, Spring frameworks, JMS, Enterprise Service Bus technology, Swagger, XML and JSON. Experience consuming and developing RESTful web services. Understanding of web performance optimization techniques. Experience integrating with Content Management Systems such as Drupal. Experience with enterprise monitoring tools, such as Solarwinds, vROPS, SPLUNK. TeaLeaf. Demonstrates accountability, sound decision making, analytical thoroughness, and clear and concise communications.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in: Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage. Health care and dependent care spending accounts. Short- and long-term disability. Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance. Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP). Employee discount programs. 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.