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Cloud Security Engineer - Cloud (Azure)

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

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Additional Technology Information: 
Responsibilities: • Consult and advise teams on secure architecting, designing and deploying scalable, fault-tolerant, enterprise cloud solutions to public and private cloud platforms • Work collaboratively with other software engineers to define system architectures and design solutions • Works on multiple projects as a technical lead or internal consultant • Design for security and compliance • Subject matter expertise in multiple domains, including cloud security, web security, mobile security, AuthN/Authzprotocols (SAML, JWT, OAuth, OpenID, Ping, Okta, etc.) and infrastructure security (Chef/Puppet). • Experience in applying security to cloud technologies(Managing secrets, Securing CD pipeline, Secure Infrastructure as Code, Container Security) • Knowledge of compliance requirements for industry standard certifications like like PCI DSS, SOC2, HIPAA, FedRAMP What We Look for: • Served as a cloud security SME for high visibility cloud initiatives. • Extensive experience with deployment of applications in public cloud on Microsoft AZURE. • 10+ years of experience in one of the following: software design/development, infrastructure/systems management, or enterprise architecture • Technical skills in Java or Spring Boot or GO, ect. as well as CI/CD tools • Extensive experience with deployment/automation/management tools such as Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Docker, Terraform, K8s • Strong experience building RESTful services and APIs • Experience and knowledge of domain-driven design, microservices architecture and Agile development • Understanding of network elements such as firewalls, load balancers, DNS, NAT, TLS/SSL • Track record of success delivering medium and/or enterprise scale solutions • Strong written and verbal communication skills • A passion for keeping up-to-date with the latest cloud trends and technologies


Position Summary:

Accountable for proactively and holistically leading or supporting activities that create deliverables that guide the direction, development, and delivery of technological responses to disruptive forces, and targeted business outcomes. Provide leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks required for the development of an enterprise's technical architecture. Develop target-state guidance (i.e., reusable standards, design patterns, guidelines, individual parts and configurations) to evolve the technical infrastructure across the enterprise. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Innovate, develop and drive the development and communication of technology strategy and roadmaps across the technology organization to support project portfolio and business strategy.
  • Drive the development and communication of enterprise standards for all domains: operations, infrastructure, data, applications, development, security & risk, and business continuance.
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure clarity between ongoing projects and the strategic objectives of the company.
  • Drive digital innovation by leveraging innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base and IT estate.
  • Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state, typically in sync with the budgeting or other capital planning processes.
  • Present opportunities with cost/benefit analysis to leadership to shape sound architectural decisions.
  • Lead the analysis of the technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Mentor team members in software development principles, patterns, processes and practices.
  • Promote the capture and reuse of intellectual capital, including code objects and components.
  • Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures and other design documents.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in a STEM major
  • 10 years successful and applicable hands on experience in software or infrastructure development domain and principles including design patterns and code structure
  • 10 years proven track record of designing and delivering large scale, high quality systems
  • 10 years of successful and applicable experience taking a lead role in building complex software ad automation systems that has been successfully delivered to customers
  • Strong knowledge of industry trends and industry competition
  • Proven ability to think and contribute at the strategic level
  • Demonstrated written, oral and presentation/public speaking communication skills
  • Understanding of network and security architecture
  • Deep knowledge in a minimum of two of the following technical disciplines: infrastructure and network design, application development, application programming interfaces (APIs), cloud, middleware, servers and storage, database management, and operations

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Demonstrated capability to build, mentor and maintain an inclusive team-based environment
  • Experience building solution using elastic architectures (preferably Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform)

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  OH || Blue Ash || 11450 Grooms Road || 45242 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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