7100 Corporate Drive
Plano, TX

Senior Java Engineer/Architect

7100 Corporate Drive
Plano, TX 75024

Senior Java Engineer/Architect


Pizza Hut is looking for a self-motivated Sr. Engineer or Tech Architect who wants to be part of a journey to modernize our application portfolio. We desire a candidate with a curious mind and experience with Java systems and Single Page Applications. The position requires participation in the full software development lifecycle. Someone who loves to design, code, loves business application development, and wants to help shape our long-term above-restaurant IT strategy will be an excellent fit. Someone who can play a central role in the architecture, development, integration and operations support for our internal applications.

* Architect, Design, and Develop extensible, scalable and highly-available Java/Angular based applications.
* Accountable for architecture, integration and all the technical aspects of the application on premise and in AWS cloud.
* Analyze existing software to determine areas for continuous improvement
* Work with other developers to plan sprints and deliver solutions for business requirements (user stories)

* Participate in project planning activities – breakdown of requirements into tasks, resource and duration estimation, etc.
* Help with design and code reviews for the projects executed by the vendor and the internal team.
* Lead and coach junior developers.
* Act as Technical liaison between Business and IT groups.
* Help with the planning and execution of the overall technical and portfolio roadmap.
* Collaborate with vendors to create and implement innovative high quality solution.

Minimum Requirements

* Experience with AWS cloud and services is required.
* Experience with containerization and deployment of applications in AWS EC2, Fargate, Kubernetes or equivalent.
* 9+ years of experience in designing, developing and maintaining Java/J2EE, SOA and Cloud based enterprise web applications.
* At least 7 years of experience in development, technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks.
* Ability to articulate and evangelize architecture vision to management and stakeholders.
* Deep knowledge of OOD methodology, Java, XML, J2EE (JSP, JMS, Servlet, JDBC, JPA) and Web Services (SOAP & REST), Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Security/SSO etc is required.
* Working knowledge of HTML, SQL, JSP, CSS, JavaScript and JS frameworks (jQuery, bootstrap, AngularJS).
* Team experience including structured source code management using Git, Mercurial and Subversion with ANT, Maven and Gradle experience
* Strong understanding of the software development life cycle. Experience with Agile Methodology is a plus.
* Experience with automated testing frameworks (Jmeter , SOAPUI) and continuous integration systems (Jenkins, Bitbucket, BuildMaster etc).
* Experience with relational database systems (SQL Server) is a must and experience with nosql databases like MongoDB is preferred

Company Summary

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world. With easy order options including the Pizza Hut app, mobile site, Facebook and Twitter messenger and Amazon devices, Pizza Hut is committed to providing an easy pizza experience – from order to delivery.

Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut has become the most-recognized pizza restaurant in the world, operating more than 16,400 restaurants in more than 100 countries.

Pizza Hut is also the proprietor of The Literacy Project, an initiative designed to enable access, empower teachers and inspire a lifelong love of reading. The program is rooted in the foundation set by the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program, which is the longest-running corporate supported literacy program, impacting more than 14 million students each year. For more information, visit Follow Pizza Hut on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

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