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Senior Advanced Data Engineer (KTD)

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 89

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Additional Technology Information: 
The Kroger team is looking for a Sr. Data Engineer experienced in implementing data solutions in Azure. The Sr Data Engineer will lead intiatives to analyze, design and develop enterprise data and information architecture deliverables, focusing on data as an asset for the enterprise. The Sr. Data Engineer will also lead the implementation of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) by working with teams to help engineer scalable, reliable, and resilient software running in the cloud.


Position Summary

Accountable for proactively and holistically leading activities that create deliverables to guide the direction, development, and delivery of technological responses to targeted business outcomes. Provide facilitation, analysis and design tasks required for the development of an enterprise's data and information architecture, focusing on data as an asset for the enterprise. Develop target-state guidance (i.e., reusable standards, design patterns, guidelines, individual parts and configurations) to evolve the technical infrastructure related to data and information across the enterprise, including direct collaboration with 84.51. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Innovate and drive development and communication of data strategy and roadmaps across the technology organization to support project portfolio and business strategy
  • Provide leadership to ensure clarity between ongoing projects and the strategic objectives of the company
  • Drive development and communication of enterprise standards for data domains and data solutions
  • Drive digital innovation by leveraging 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
  • 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
  • Promote the reuse of data assets, including the management of the data catalog for reference
  • Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications and other design documents
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years experience in the data development and principles including end-to-end design patterns
  • 10+ years designing and delivering large scale, high quality operational or analytical data systems
  • 10+ years experience taking a lead role in building complex data solutions that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Any experience driving evolutionary change in data solutions and underlying technologies
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to think and contribute at the strategic level
  • Understanding of network and data security architecture
  • Knowledge in a minimum of 3 below: data warehousing, big data management, analytics development, data science, application programming interfaces (APIs), data integration, cloud, servers and storage, and database manage
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience with SSAS Tabular models, Power BI, Dataflows and DAX
  • Any experience with Azure Data Platform stack: Azure Data Lake, Data Factory and Databricks
  • Any experience with Python, Spark and SQL
  • Any experience with streaming technologies like Kafka, IBM MQ and EventHub
  • Any experience in data science solutions or platforms.
  • Any experience with operational data science, machine learning or artificial intelligence solutions
  • Any experience with a variety of SQL, NoSQL and Big Data Platforms
  • Any experience building solutions using elastic architectures (preferably Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform)
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    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/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Database, Manufacturing Engineer, Developer, Engineer, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering

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