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Front-End Engineer

Job ID 645432BR Location 200 WILMOT ROAD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary

As part of a small, highly skilled agile team, the Front-end Engineer will write high quality, componentized, defect free, UI code for a highly usable, innovative, cloud native web application. They will participate in activities for analyzing requirements, maintaining engineering best practices, and defect remediation. This is an exciting opportunity to build an application from the ground up and to be a part of a customer-centric team that is constantly releasing a living product using modern technologies and processes. This role will focus on the formulation and improvement of delivery/release processes, sizing stories, and creating the highly performant UI that will bring this patient first, health management product to life.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leverages web standards, engineering best practices, as well as web browser expertise and strong grasp of js/css/html to ensure that applications load quickly, pull data efficiently, and are highly optimized for modern web while maintaining usability and responsiveness using cutting edge technologies and techniques.
  • Helps define and contributes to the iterative improvement of all team process, tech, and philosophies including TDD, CI/CD, tech stack, tools, standards, and culture. Since this is a brand-new product and set of applications, each team member will get to be a part of creating the team, the software, and everything that goes with it, from scratch.
  • Writes high quality code that is performant, reusable, and secure while adhering to industry and team best practices.
  • Documents new functionality and approaches. Also adds to documented coding standards and processes.
  • Performs peer code reviews and provides valuable feedback.
  • Assess and remediates business requirements and defects, providing expertise and sizing.
  • Shares information cross-functionally to improve delivery processes. Set accurate expectations to deliver on time, according to scope, and with quality.
  • Always looks for ways to simplify, speed up, and componentize new and existing code.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
Walgreens ( is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of software development / coding experience OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 5 years of software development / coding experience.
  • Experience delivering production ready software.
  • Knowledge of Angular, React, or a web-based framework, such as Lit, Polymer, native web, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Knowledge of microservices.
  • Experience with JSON.
  • Experience with Scrum and/or Kanban.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3 years software development / coding experience
  • Experience building Cloud Native mobile applications in Azure.
  • Experience using Docker containers.
  • Experience writing microservices and understanding of microservice best practices.
  • Experience with React.js, Lit/Polymer, and/or Angular. Preferably some experience with all, professional or otherwise.
  • Highly skilled in native JavaScript and, ideally, ECMA 2020
  • Knowledge of web usability, accessibility, WCAG 2.1/ADA standards
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional, enterprise application delivery team for customer facing software.
  • Experience implementing or improving CICD pipelines.


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