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Sr. Advanced DevOps Manager

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

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Position Summary

Direct and manage the software design, development, implementation and support of multiple teams and/or their supporting processes to meet organizational expectations. Lead the strategic direction and function as a liaison across the Technology and Digital organization, and business stakeholders. Lead and uphold the associate continuous high-performance process. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage development and support team(s) and associates who are responsible for all phases of the system development and implementation process including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and ongoing support
  • Lead multiple product domains, development projects/initiatives, working closely with technology and business/product management to identify and translate complex business requirements into architectural design
  • Provide technical consulting and leadership, identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies that assist the functional business units in meeting their strategic objectives
  • Manage relationship with business stakeholders and third parties (as appropriate), ensuring high standards and quality of technical solutions, keeping abreast of latest technology developments
  • Drive technology change management and collaborate with business stakeholders to ensure processes are in place to reduce performance and production incidents
  • Act as an expert on the products and features teams and associates are building to solve the user problems identified with your product management partner
  • Work with Product Management to prioritize, scope and plan business milestones
  • Support timely delivery of software solutions to deliver business needs, while providing a transparent view to progress
  • Administer all facets of associate administration including hiring, performance management, resource allocation and associate development
  • Monitor systems performance and resolution of production incidents, which may require 24 hr/7-day week coverage
  • Drive continuous organizational improvements
  • Maintain regular communications to team members regarding the enterprise and technology initiatives
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • 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, information systems, or related technical field, High School Diploma or GED
  • Any extensive experience leading technology initiatives
  • 8+ years of experience in administrative management of technical teams and/ or extended staff
  • 5+ years of experience in eCommerce, retails systems or high transaction software solutions
  • Any direct technical experience in related disciplines
  • Solid administrative and project management skills
  • Understanding and practice with agile software development and management
  • Proven knowledge of multiple programming languages and frameworks as either a developer or manager
  • Comfortable managing team members with different skill sets and technical areas of focus and expertise
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
  • Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience in a software development position
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
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    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: Consulting, Manager, Information Systems, Computer Science, Marketing Manager, Technology, Management, Marketing

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