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Office Depot Sr. Software Development Engineer (Remote) in Fort Worth, Texas


This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

Office Depot is a brand you've counted on since 1986 for your office supplies and business services, supported by a strong retail network and world-class technology platforms. As the business landscape continues to evolve, we are changing the way we look at our technology platforms to drive significant change in the way we do business. We're reinventing ourselves and making significant investments in our multi-billion-dollar digital platforms to drive growth in our range of B2B products & services. Apply today to be a part of this revolutionary change!

As a Sr. SDE, you will be an integral team member of our innovative Product & Technology organization, contributing greatly to this pivotal transformation in the B2B space.

What You’ll Do

The role of Sr. SDE is to design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. Working as an integral part of an Agile development team, this role will require close and continuous collaboration with the team Lead Developers, Product Owner, Business Analysts and fellow team members to translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs which will be implemented as production-ready application code using Java and/or Golang.

Ideal candidates should have solid coding skills in Java and/or Golang, preferably with 3 to 6 years of development experience in one of these or similar languages. Candidates should have a working knowledge with at least one public cloud platform and some experience of application containerization (e.g. Kubernetes / Docker etc.)

Primary responsibilities include:

  1. Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs.

  2. Design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience.

  3. Ensure application SLAs are met by employing appropriate monitoring and alerting tools as required by each supported application.

  4. Work with development leads to assist in developing overall application technology design activities; assist with the identification and definition of key architectures, components and interfaces, design of data model and data/information flows.

  5. Work with Product Owners to help prioritize development activities and estimate level of effort.

  6. Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Office Depot team.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.

A minimum of 5 years of work experience in software engineering/development.

Technical Competencies:

  • Java EE and/or Golang

  • Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, GraphQL

  • Git

  • Ability to create unit tests, performance and integration tests (jUnit, jMeter/k6 & Postman/Newman)

  • Kubernetes and/or Docker

  • NoSQL DB (e.g. Couchbase / MongoDB / Elastic)

  • RDBMS (e.g. MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL Server / Oracle)

  • HTTP

  • Linux/Unix basics

  • Tomcat, Netty, Jetty, JBoss, Nginx a plus.

  • Familiarity with any of the following is a plus: Shell scripting, Python, Nodejs, Oauth, JWT, EKS, GKE, AKS.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Natural problem solver

  • Ability to mentally model complex systems

  • Ability to break down complex problems into smaller, less complex problems

Personal Attributes:

  • Team player

  • Detail orientated

  • Strong communicator

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package including a 401(k) and plenty of opportunities to move and grow within our organization!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in alignment with the City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdf) .