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Ilitch Holdings Sr. Technical Engineer, Software Engineering in Detroit, Michigan



Sr. Technical Engineer, Software Engineering

Job Description:

Build a Bigger, Better, Bolder Future

Imagine working for a company that measures its success based off the growth of its colleagues, a company that invests in its future by investing in you. Little Caesars is a company where our colleagues make an impact.

Your Mission

In this role, you will work individually and, on a team, participate in all aspects of software engineering including technical design, development, testing and support. You will be responsible for individually completing small to medium sized projects as well as for the delivery of complex components of large projects while working as a member of a team. You will also provide deep expertise as a subject matter expert in one or more areas of software development technology.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Design, development, and support of technical projects through to completion according to project standards and user satisfaction. Responsible for the delivery of small to medium sized projects as well as for the delivery of complex components of large projects as part of a team. Projects may support multiple departments and Ilitch-owned companies.

  • Take part in the research and proof-of-concepts of new technologies. Present findings to senior technologists in the organization.

  • Develop software following corporate standards for, the design, development, testing, and support of software, systems, and applications. Produce excellent quality code with a focus on stability, security, and maintainability.

  • Contribute to software architecture designs. Participate in the planning and design of future software and technical architectures.

  • Work with fellow LCE developers as well as external resources located locally or off-shore.

  • Participate in and actively contribute to formal design and code reviews for others’ work.

  • Support QA in the development of integration test plans, test conditions, and expected test results.

  • Resolve system issues and respond to suggestions for improvements.

  • Provide support for production applications including on-call afterhours support on a rotational basis. Develop and maintain support documentation.

  • Mentoring less-experienced developers in software development techniques and processes.

  • Develop estimates for completion of programming projects and participate in developing formal project plans.

  • Participates in technical aspects of system evaluation and vendor selection processes.

  • Perform technical functions in the software development process such as performing builds and releases.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in one or more areas of technology. Keep up to date with latest technology trends and developments.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Five (5) or more years of professional experience in and demonstrated expertise in two or more of the following technologies Microsoft .Net (C# or VB), HTML5 / JavaScript / CSS, Mobile development including Android and iOS native applications and hybrid applications, Sharepoint, Open-source Javascript libraries, Content management systems such as DNN, Joomla or Drupal, Social media integration tools and platforms, NoSQL Databases, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technologies.

  • Three (3) or more years of experience working with data-driven systems using SQL and RDBMS.

  • Experience using modern software architecture concepts such as MVC, SOA, SOAP, REST, and cloud/cloud hybrid models.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of advanced programming techniques and experience mentoring less senior developers.

  • Experience in a formal Software Development Life Cycle using continuous integration.

  • Experience using formal software management and source control tools such as Team Foundation Server, Aldon, SVN, or Git.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to find creative solutions to solve problems while staying within practice guidelines.

  • Self-motivated, curious, creative and passionate about technology.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience developing formal estimations for project completion.

  • Experience with Object Oriented (OO) techniques, including an understanding of common OO and web application design patterns

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • Formal certifications such as Microsoft Certified Professional certifications or MCSE.

  • Team or technical leadership experience.

Where You’ll Work

  • A state-of-the-art building with a modern-day, open environment in the heart of The District Detroit.

  • A colleague fitness center, work café and an outdoor patio with grills.

  • Over 60 different meeting spaces to help promote a collaborative environment.

Req Number:




Functional Area:

Information Technology



Posted Job Title:

Sr Digital Applications Engineer

Business Unit:

Blue Line Distribution