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Sr Engineer - Quality, Item Master

Company: Genuine Parts Company
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Company Background:Genuine Parts Company ("GPC" or the "Company"), founded in 1928 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading specialty distributor engaged in the distribution of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services. The Company operates a global portfolio of businesses with more than 10,000 locations across the world. GPC has approximately 50,000 global employees. The Company has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and China.Position Purpose:Seeking world-class talent to join the world's leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services operating 5,500+ locations and servicing more than 20,000 locations in the U.S and Canada. Specifically, this role will function as a hands-on engineer of a newly formed team to build the next-generation commerce platforms for GPC. - Working with a highly talented team, you'll play a key role to build and run one of the world's largest automotive and industrial replacement parts operations. -This is an engineering role with responsibility for enabling our Product Domain Master team in transformation and execution for GPC's unified item master platform.This individual must be a technologist & engineer at heart and be comfortable in enabling new technology and being hands-on with the execution of the strategy. - They must exhibit a deep understanding of modern technology stack and agile delivery models, demonstrate focus on customer experience, and must have a proven track record of modernizing technologies.Close collaboration and alignment with business teams, application development teams and security will be required. - As such, exceptional abilities in building and maintaining strong working relationships and organizational savvy will be required. - High-level communication and presentation skills are required. The ability to attract, retain, and develop engineering talent will be critical. -Responsibilities And Key Accountabilities: -

  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
  • Design and develop secure, scalable, resilient services
  • Helps define and adhere to team working agreements
  • Participates in all phases of the integration development lifecycle, including unit testing and ongoing support
  • Collaborate with Architects and other Software Engineering resources in designing and implementing integrated, enterprise solutions.
  • Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) in assigned business and technical domains with an excellent understanding of business and system processes, inter relationships/dependencies/interactions among system components, and how things work end to end. Act as the "go-to" person on integration-related questions
  • Have a "test-first" attitude with a focus on automation
  • Employ best practices around observability, monitoring, and system resilience
  • Guide and act as a resource to other engineers on the team
  • Other duties as assigned -Location:
    • GPC has two work locations to choose from, Duluth or Atlanta office.
    • We offer a Flexible Work Policy that permits eligible employees to work remotely -Desired Qualifications & Experiences: -
      • 2+ years' experience in software engineering & technology
      • Expertise in Data structures, Object-oriented programming, functional programming, and familiarity with microservices, cloud Technologies.
      • Experience with programming languages- -Java, JEE, latest features leveraging functional programming.
      • Experience with basic SQL queries and database validation.
      • Experience in test frameworks like Junit/TestNg, BDD - Cucumber or equivalent, Selenium or Equivalent.
      • Experience in designing event driven mechanisms, publish/subscribe models.
      • Experience in writing automated tests - Unit/Integration tests.
      • Experience with cloud computing on at-least one of major providers (Google Cloud Platform, AWS or Azure).
      • Experience in performance testing and measuring against the defined SLO/SLAs
      • Experience in destructive testing methodologies and tools.
      • Experience with Agile or Scrum software development methodologies
      • This is an engineering position, and in our team, we believe in "always production-ready" code.
      • This job requires 70% coding or coding-related tasks every day.
      • Experience with an Enterprise level MDM Solution is a plus (Riversand, StiboSTEP, Informatica, PriceDex, etc.) -Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
        • Action-Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
        • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
        • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
        • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
        • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
        • Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens
        • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of peopleNot the right fit? -Let us know you're interested in a future opportunity by joining our Talent Community on or create an account to set up email alerts as new job postings become available that meet your interest!GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.

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