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Sr. Site Reliability Engineer/DevOps Engineer (KTD)

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



Position Summary

Specialize in developing scalable methods for building, deploying, and supporting cloud, on prem and store focused enterprise services and systems. Work closely with Software Engineers to deploy and operate solutions; automate and streamline processes; build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring of platform, and troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test, and production environments. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design and build infrastructure and systems that provide high levels of scalability, reliability, and performance for Kroger's stack, while balancing security, maintainability, reliability and operational excellence
  • Work with the engineering team to continuously implement and improve reliable and speedy build environments for DEV & QA; provide timely build status updates; automate as much as possible to improve efficiency and quality
  • Promote innovation, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, and self-organization
  • Ensure traceability, observability, and retrievability of system behavior
  • Build logging, monitoring, and alerting systems to identify bottlenecks and assist with debugging, analysis, and optimization in cloud, on-prem and store environments
  • Experiment with and recommend new technologies that simplify or improve Kroger's stack
  • Craft solid and clearly explained designs, playbooks, and documentation, for consumption by teammates and the larger engineering organization
  • Participate in an off-hours on-call rotation, and perform periodic off-hours work during maintenance windows
  • 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 or equivalent related experience (8+ years) and strong theoretical fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, lock-free data structures, multi-threaded architectures etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience in the cloud SRE/DevOps/Infrastructure, or any related fields
  • Any understanding of SSH, VPN, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP(S), network routing and subnets
  • Any experience with always-on and high-volume web server stack, Azure/GCP PaaS and Azure/Google networking, provisioning native Managed Apps & CI/CD pipelines
  • Proven knowledge of technology to support omnichannel experiences
  • Proven knowledge of service-oriented architecture/Cloud
  • Fluent in Shell Scripting with experience implementing automation and monitoring using shell scripting and other related tools
  • Knowledge of Linux architecture, security, administration, performance monitoring/tuning, troubleshooting, and production operations
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Master's Degree, Other: PHD in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in designing/working in high volume eCommerce applications
  • 2+ years of experience configuring and managing cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • 1 year of experience with technologies such as Kafka, RabbitMQ, SQS, Ansible, Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, TeamCity
  • 1 year of experience managing System Observability experience (ELK, PagerDuty, Datadog, New Relic, Azure Monitor, Grafana, etc)
  • Any experience with Nginx, HAProxy, Squid
  • Any experience with Azure DevOps services such as DevOps, Pipelines, Test Plans, Artifacts, etc.
  • Any experience with CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, TeamCity, etc.

    Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati; Any


    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 more 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: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Information Systems, Computer Science, Cloud, Engineering, Technology

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