• Sr. Staff Systems Engineer

    Job Location US-TX-Lewisville
    Position Type
  • About Blackhawk Network:

    Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries. For more information, please visit blackhawknetwork.com, cashstar.comhawkcommerce.comhawkincentives.com or our product websites GiftCards.comgiftcardmall.comGiftCardLab.com and OmniCard.com.


    Are you passionate about your work?  Can you build solutions that scale vertically as well as horizontally?  Do you find solving complex problems an exciting challenge?  Are you looking to take the next leap in your career?   If you answered ‘Yes’, please read on…your career is at Blackhawk Network and we want to talk to you!


    We are looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer to join the consumer rebates team (Hawk Redeem Product Engineering). In this position, you will be responsible for full stack development which spans Java-based micro-services, web UI and mobile application. You must have excellent understanding of how to design and implement highly available fault tolerant systems and enjoy solving complex problems. This is a great role for someone who likes to work in a start up like environment driven by technical challenges.


    • Implement cutting-edge software and modify existing software to add features. Specify product internal/external interfaces
    • Work with Product Managers to review user stories / requirements, minimize ambiguity, and provide technical solutions for developing robust scalable systems
    • Ensure design, code coverage, code reviews, are done as appropriate
    • Utilize and reinforce Blackhawk’s software development methodology through the use of best practices like SCRUM, Test Driven Development and Agile Model Driven Development
    • Utilize software architecture best practices like code reusability, pattern oriented architecture, coding standards, modularization of code, aspect oriented programming within the technology team
    • Adapt to changes in business requirements and work in an agile environment
    • Incorporate and encourage test driven development
    • Quickly evaluate and adapt to new technologies
    • Collaborate with the engineering, product, operation teams across organization 
    • Hands-on technical developer that takes ownership of the projects
    • Be a subject matter expert in assigned technical areas 


    • 5+ years Java EE (EJB, JSP/JSF, Servlets, JPA/Hibernate, SOAP and REST web services)
    • 1+ years of experience in developing front-end applications with AngularJS
    • 4+ years relational DB, SQL
    • Experience with VB.net is a plus
    • Experience with testing frameworks; for example: Junit
    • Experience in working with version control system like SVN or GIT
    • Experiences with build tools such as Maven, Ant, etc
    • Team focused and results oriented
    • Have the ability to ramp up and become productive very quickly
    • Be an outgoing, energetic individual
    • Come from a smaller development environment and/or smaller team environment
    • Have excellent oral/verbal communications skills
    • Groovy scripting
    • JBOSS suite of products
    • Ability to learn new technologies/tools quickly
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to be productive and effective within a matrix organization
    • Excellent communicator – verbal and written skills required
    • Team player with strong collaboration skills


    Education and/or Experience:

    • BS Degree, preferably in Information systems, MS in computer Science preferred

    Blackhawk Network is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Blackhawk Network believes that diversity leads to strength. 





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