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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Katy, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or similar field of study preferred

Work Experiences:

  • 5+ years of experience with software technologies and design, development, and testing mid-sized to large object-oriented applications
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, DHTML (including hand coding when necessary), troubleshooting, debugging, and browser compatibility issues
  • Experience in graphical user interface design and usability analysis for web and browser based application development
  • Proficient with the software development lifecycle (SDLC) in an agile environment using multiple platform/IDE/programming languages
  • Experience with database connectivity and writing queries
  • Working knowledge of XML, XSLT, JSP and how it relates to the interface design and HTML layout
  • Proficient with Eclipse, IBM Rational or similar IDE
  • Knowledge of eCommerce systems and concepts


  • Highly motivated and driven, capable of working with little instruction to resolve demanding tasks, as well as work with external development teams
  • Proficient and hands on programming experience in Java languages
  • Knowledge of cloud and container technology (Docker, Kubernetes, GCP)
  • Experience with high-throughput queuing or distributed log technology (e.g. Rabbit MQ)
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably GIT)
  • Familiarity with Java build tools like Gradle and/or Maven
  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies preferred
  • Analytical, with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as effectively contribute to a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and interface effectively with individuals at various levels
  • Ability to remain organized, pay attention to detail and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to focus efforts when design/development time is limited
  • Strong Microsoft Office program experience including, Word, Excel and Adobe


  • Own and drive projects in assigned application area
  • Independently lead the entire technical delivery of various projects from conception to deployment including all phases of software development
  • Develop and review detailed designs
  • Develop user interfaces for browser based web applications
  • Develop and support applications in Java/PHP
  • Support the lead architect in the technical management and execution of projects including coordinating tasks, ensuring milestones are achieved, and working with team members
  • Translate business capability to technical solutions
  • Verify usability compliance for applications
  • Identify and implement quality solutions, generate and document procedures for enterprise solutions
  • Lead code review sessions
  • Provide technical training and mentoring to other developers
  • Partner with developers and business analysts to refine existing designs based on requirements
  • Interact with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Duties may change; team member may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Regular attendance required
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​

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