- Software Development
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Disability Insurance
We are looking for a software engineer who can help us reach e-commerce excellence! Join our growing team and help us build out e-commerce sites for our portfolio of pet and garden brands.
Who we are
Central Garden & Pet has a portfolio of leading brands in the pet supplies and lawn and garden industries. Central’s brands are consistently recognized for innovation and quality. We have over $1.8 billion in annual sales across our brands which include well-known brands like Amdro, Aqueon, Farnam, Kaytee, Nylabone, Pennington, Sevin, and Starbar. This position is at our corporate office in Walnut Creek, California. Our office is located just a block from the Pleasant Hill Bart Station and is near great restaurants and the Iron Horse Trail, with a short drive to downtown Walnut Creek. Corporate office employees enjoy a free fitness center, free parking, product discounts, discounted membership at Club Sport and an amazing educational assistance program in addition to great medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. To learn more about Central Garden & Pet, please see our website at www.central.com.
Who you are
You are a software engineer with experience in all layers of the stack. While you may rely on other people for the UI design, you have proven your ability to build complex and interactive components that power the user experience. You enjoy delivering large projects and are eager to impact the company’s bottom line. You know your way around a database and can setup tables, queries, and other database elements to support your development. You enjoy sharing your knowledge with others as well as learning from them.
If you are excited to take the next step in your career, please apply! We look forward to hearing from you!
Architect and implement new features on ecommerce, API, and branding websites and support those features through development, QA, rollout, and post-production.
Integrate with systems across the enterprise as well as third party applications. Work with other departments as well as third party consultants to develop and implement scalable and robust solutions.
Analyze performance of applications and investigate and troubleshoot problems. Work with users, software vendors, service providers, or system owners to determine causes and correct deficiencies based on findings
Work with the IT Operations team to provide devops support of websites and custom applications across Development, QA, and Production environments in both cloud and on- premise.
Support the growth of other team members through mentoring, cross training, and code reviews.
BS/BA in computer science or equivalent experience
7+ years of professional software development experience
Experience working on an e-commerce site a plus
Experience building scalable customer facing applications
Experience with Dev Ops teams that own the full engineering lifecycle
Experience analyzing application and web server performance
Experience building solutions on top of existing platforms
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.