Walgreens Boots Alliance

Java Developer II

Posted on: 20 May 2020

Deerfield, IL

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Job Description

Job Summary

Writes code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the system solutions, typically for large, complex or leading edge applications, products and programs. Develops software applications solutions, of intermediate complexity, for all or part of an assigned project. Develops, codes, tests, debugs, and documents applications systems to achieve the objectives of the client group relative to identified system needs, which may be new, replacement of existing systems, or significant modifications of existing software modules. Implements activities that impact important components / processes of the functional area. Work is received short- and mid-term assignments that are important / complicated undertakings that require a comprehensive understanding of the organization's current web-based applications, coding languages, tools and regularly require the application of independent judgment.

Job Responsibilities

Works on complex projects of intermediate complexity, and leverages knowledge of applications development methodologies, hardware characteristics, and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules and budgets.
Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function, including but not limited to writing code and scripts that provide desired functionality to the web-based software, typically for large, complex or leading edge sites, products and programs. developing software applications and tools.
Maintains and supports existing, and develops new applications and tools.
Contributes to software design
Evaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software.
Develops protocols to support established standards.
Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties.
Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks.
May mentor less experienced members of the team.
May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation.


Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience application development and maintenance OR High school / GED and at least 5 years of application development experience
At least 2 years of experience developing and writing requirement specifications.
At least 2 years of experience with software programming languages, coding standards.
Experience working with standard test tools and the testing processes.
Knowledge of technical design process and models.
Experience with SDLC / SW development processed, such as RUP, Agile, and/or Waterfall
Experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions.
Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in IT, IS, Mathematics or related field.
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of experience application development and maintenance OR High school / GED and at least 7 years of application development experience
Demonstrated expertise writing professional, quality, secure, performance capable code.
Experience with software development practices.

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Deerfield, IL

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics. It also provides specialty pharmacy services and mail services; and manages in-store clinics. As of August 31, 2018, this segment operated 9,560 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 7 specialty pharmacies, as well as approximately 400 in-store clinic locations.

The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health, beauty, personal care, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty stores and optical practices, as well as through boots.com and an integrated mobile application. This segment operated 4,767 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 618 optical practices, including 167 on a franchise basis.

The Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment engages in the wholesale and distribution of specialty and generic pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, and home healthcare supplies and equipment, as well as provides related services to pharmacies and other healthcare providers. This segment operates in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Turkey, Spain, the Netherlands, Egypt, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. The company has a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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