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Brand: Corporate

Role: Lead Software Engineer - Loyalty (REMOTE)

Location: United States

City, State: Remote

Job Area: Full time

Job ID: 202405327

Job Category: Technology

Lead Software Engineer - Loyalty (REMOTE)

At DICK’S Sporting Goods, we believe in how positively sports can change lives. On our team, everyone plays a critical role in creating confidence and excitement by personally equipping all athletes to achieve their dreams. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, reflecting the communities we serve.

If you are ready to make a difference as part of the world’s greatest sports team, apply to join our team today!


At DICK’S Sporting Goods, we take a people-centric approach to everything we do. Our Athletes, how we refer to customers, and our Teammates, how we refer to our employees, are at the center of every decision we make so that we can provide transformational experiences online, in store, and in sport. When you join Technology at DICK’S Sporting Goods, you’re joining a true team that wins together. We help our Athletes and fellow Teammates better their best by innovating solutions to interesting business problems and empowering every Technology Teammate to be an innovator. And, while we work remotely from all over the United States, we provide virtual and in-person events for the team to hangout, from virtual escape rooms to cheering on the Pittsburgh Pirates at beautiful PNC Park.


Acts as a product-team problem solver and domain SME to design, test, and deliver best in class solutions. Perform business/software analysis. Coordinate work with moderate complexity within assigned product team.

As the Lead Software Engineer for the Loyalty team, you will:

  • Build and enable a best-in-class Loyalty platform

  • Consider the Athlete experience as a central part of designs and solutions

  • Provide data and visibility into the performance and health of processes and services

  • Drive the technical strategy of the team, focusing on scalability and resiliency

  • Support and mentor peers in a structured and ad-hoc manner

  • Take the initiative to drive initiatives and projects

  • Have a willingness to continuously learn, experiment, and innovate

  • Learn how the work of the team impacts other areas of the business

To be successful in this role you will love working with:

  • Cloud-native architecture; Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, Tanzu Application Platform

  • Java, Spring Boot, Angular

  • Relational and Document Databases

  • Messaging and event based architecture

  • Modern practices; micro services, test driven development, CI/CD, application scalability, and reliability


Software Development

Own development of the most complex existing and new software by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement within assigned product team. Develop software that is fast, secure and reliable to meet defined requirements.

Software Maintenance

Monitor, identify, and correct the most complex software defects to maintain fully functioning software within the product team.

Design and Conceptualization

Own work with cross-functional teams to conceptualize products and services, leveraging data to drive original design ideas and decisions for assigned product team.

Technical Developments Recommendation

Discuss and recommend more complex or innovative solutions to better meet users’ and/or business, performance, quality needs.

Software Roadmap

Own a roadmap map to facilitate software development and ensure the development work is prioritized in line with business requirements.

Faults Diagnosis and Correction

Find root cause and resolution to limit and address issues promptly.

Work Scheduling and Allocation

Develop medium- or long-term work schedules that enable the organization to achieve its business goals. Involves coordinating across multiple teams.

Functional/Technical Requirements

Support the collection functional requirements using document analysis and workflow analysis to express the requirements in terms of target user roles and goals.

Technical Persistence Layer/Legacy Database Design/Development

Lead design of complex database resources and provide physical modeling and design services to tune database solutions for optimum performance across multiple programs/domains.

Ongoing Learning and Development

Act as subject matter expert in an area of technology, policy, regulation, or operational management for the team. Develop and maintain external accreditations and in-depth understanding of current and emerging external regulation and industry best practices through continuing professional development, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Program/Portfolio Management Support

Contribute to the management of a portfolio of programs within assigned product team while reporting to and in partnership with senior teammates.

Data Architecture

Drive design, implementation, and evolution of robust and effectively aligned architecture solutions that operate in the product ecosystem.

Database Specifications

Approve database specifications, ensuring all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved.


Tech Savvy

Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications. For example, ensures that the team has adequate resources to invest in technology advancements and the training to use them well. Deploys some new technologies to enhance effectiveness of the group and business.


Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. For example, readily involves others to accomplish goals; stays in touch and shares information; discourages "us versus them" thinking; shows appreciation for others' ideas and input.


Steps up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. For example, shares own ideas and points of view openly, regardless of potential criticism or risk; shows conviction when faced with adversity and challenges; raises difficult topics to be sure they are addressed.

Decision Quality

Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. For example, knows when to act independently and when to escalate issues. Integrates various inputs, decision criteria, and trade-offs to make effective decisions. Typically makes good independent decisions.

Action Oriented

Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. For example, takes timely action on important or difficult issues. Identifies and pursues new opportunities that benefit the organization.

Customer Focus

Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions. For example, keeps in contact with customers to ensure problems are resolved, or to improve customer service. Studies customer feedback and emerging customer needs and uses these to determine some creative new ideas.

Instills Trust

Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. For example, demonstrates integrity, upholding professional codes of conduct. Instills trust by following through on agreements and commitments despite competing priorities and by being honest and straightforward.



General Education

Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Level Preferred

General Experience

Experience enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to advise others (6 to 10 years)

Managerial Experience

Experience of general supervision of more junior colleagues (7 to 12 months)

Targeted Pay Range: $95,200 - $158,800. This is part of a competitive total rewards package that could include other components such as: incentive, equity and benefits. Individual pay is determined by a number of factors including experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations. We review all teammate pay regularly to ensure competitive and equitable pay. We also offer a generous suite of benefits. To learn more, visit
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