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Data Engineer

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 87

Line of Business: Technology Strategy & Architecture

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Additional Technology Information: 
The Systems Integration Solutions (SIS) team within Kroger Technology is looking for highly technical and progressive thinking Data Engineers to support both the operations of The Kroger Co and its forward-thinking Data Strategy organization. The Data Engineer position entails building strong relationships with business partners and other Kroger Technology teams while delivering sustainable solutions. The SIS team develops solutions leveraging a broad selection of technologies centered around Informatica and Microsoft Azure delivery platforms. Deep understanding of data integration and ETL tools is required. Experience with cloud or big data solutions is desired. The SIS team utilizes the following technologies: • Informatica (PowerCenter, IICS, Edge, EDC, IDQ) • Microsoft Azure (Data Factory, ADLS, SQL Data Warehouse) • AIX/Unix and Linux • Korn Shell Scripting • Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) • Databases (DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Netezza, Cassandra) • Connect Direct and MQFTE • SQL Scripting/Stored Procedures


Position Summary

Accountable for developing and delivering technological responses to targeted business outcomes. Analyze, design and develop enterprise data and information architecture deliverables, focusing on data as an asset for the enterprise. Understand and follow reusable standards, design patterns, guidelines, and configurations to deliver valuable data and information across the enterprise, including direct collaboration with 84.51, where needed. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Draft architectural diagrams, interface specifications and other design documents
  • Promote the reuse of data assets, including the management of the data catalog for reference
  • Analyze technology environments to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Contribute to the development of cost/benefit analysis for leadership to shape sound architectural decisions
  • Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state
  • Leverage innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core data assets, including SQL-based, NoSQL-based, and Cloud-based data platforms
  • Ensure there is clarity between ongoing projects, escalating when necessary, including direct collaboration with 84.51
  • Leverage enterprise standards for data domains and data solutions, focusing on simplified integration and streamlined operational and analytical uses
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 4 years successful and applicable hands on experience in the data development and principles including end-to-end design patterns
  • 4 years proven track record of delivering large scale, high quality operational or analytical data systems
  • 4 years of successful and applicable experience building complex data solutions that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience in two of the following technical disciplines: data warehousing, big data management, analytics development, data science, application programming interfaces (APIs), data integration, cloud, servers and storage, and database management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience building solutions using elastic architectures (preferably Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform)
  • Any direct experience with a variety of SQL, NoSQL and Big Data Platforms
  • Any direct experience with data science solutions or platforms
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a STEM major
  • 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 || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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