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Technology Engineer 4

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

Line of Business: Technology Strategy & Architecture

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Additional Technology Information: 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Set design patterns for application integration, data governance and analytics development to enable the implementation of intended business architecture. This is a highly influential role involving complexities of data architecture, equally grounded in the realities of building well-architected “current technology” systems to support a constantly evolving business landscape. Responsible for the design, development, installation, performance and documentation of our NoSQL and BigData technologies (Apache Cassandra, Datastax, Mongo DB, Hortonworks, BigSQL etc.). Transition traditional business solutions to new models using the latest architecture patterns and best practices including micro-services, Azure, AWS cloud, Big Data etc. Build effective partnerships with internal/external stakeholders and suppliers to drive innovation in Kroger. Work with database teams and infrastructure teams to manage and optimize database licensing as per agreements. Provide coaching and performance feedback to team members in a lead capacity. Collaborate with teams on programs or projects to meet stakeholder success criteria in a way that demonstrates leadership attributes and builds credibility with stakeholders. Provide customer and system support on a rotating 24 x 7 basis.

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education: 

  • Bachelor Degree (or foreign educational equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field such as Electronics and Communication Engineering and at least 8 years of experience in all of the following: developing NoSQL and Big Data technology strategy and tactical implementation plans; OO programming languages such as Java, J2EE, writing multithreaded and highly concurrent services on distributed systems and enterprise applications; Essential Linux comfort level and expert administration duties Big Data Architecture (Cassandra, Spark, Solr, Hadoop, Hive, Sqoop, MongoDB, Hbase, Redis etc.); distributed database and applications development and Performance tuning; Enterprise experience installing, configuring, securing and maintaining Apache Cassandra, Datastax Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, Apache Hadoop, Graph Databases, Hortonworks Data platform, and other NoSQL technologies; data modeling experience in Oracle, Postgres, NoSQL and Big Data; experience with Tibco products, Spring, SOA architecture; experience leading cross-functional initiatives; experience drafting and delivering verbal and written communication as a team lead; and experience working with infrastructure platforms, Operating systems, storage technologies, memory management, disk arrays, NAS/SAN, networking. Within this, must have at least three (3) years in all of the following: programming/Scripting Skills such as (Chef, Puppet, Ansible and Ruby, Java); large cloud-computing environments (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure); current data architecture frameworks, data governance models and development Data Management programs and practices; and experience with Containerization technologies such as docker, pivotal cloud foundry and kubernetes. 


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 customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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]] || Information Services and Systems || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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