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Java Developer

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

Line of Business: Digital Technology

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Additional Technology Information: 
This position will be on the Shop POD's Price Services team. This team is responsible for creating world class Pricing related services that will be hosted on the premises as well as in the cloud. We are looking for a microservices developer who has experience in Java/Kotlin, CI/CD, GitLab, Docker, PCF, GCP, and/or kubernetes. The grocery industry is changing fast. Customer demand for savings and shopping convenience includes digital engagement on their terms. Technology must stay ahead of those changing demands. At Kroger, we are providing inspiration, convenience and savings through highly rated mobile apps and a web presence with rapidly growing ecommerce. As we build on our successes, we are growing the team and need to add more top talent. If you have experience in an agile environment and a passion for using servant leadership to deliver amazing solutions, apply to be a part of our innovative culture built on the foundation of generations of success. This role will be part of the exciting new Digital customer team. This is a highly innovative team situated in our own new Digital Headquarters in beautiful Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The team consists of Mobile, eCommerce and Customer facing site solutions that will provide Kroger customers with a world class digital and mobile shopping experience. This is a new and exciting environment with a "start-up", innovative culture and the opportunity to have a major impact on the future of digital shopping at Kroger. We are a team that values diversity and promotes a culture of inclusiveness and respect. We are looking for an individual with a passion for being part of an Agile development team, participating in all aspect of the software development lifecycle, focusing on making the team more efficient and productive through quality software best practices. As a Software Engineer, you will be given the opportunity to create software, as well as design/build/maintain test automation and have a direct and meaningful impact on the quality of the Kroger Digital platform.

 

The Developer is also responsible for leading the design, development, testing, debugging, maintaining and documenting software components in accordance toSoftware Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices. The Developer has overall responsibility in the technical design process. Leads and participates inthe application technical design process and completes estimates and work plans for design, development, implementation, and rollout tasks. The Developeralso communicates with the appropriate teams to ensure that assignments are delivered with the highest of quality and in accordance to standards. TheDeveloper strives to continuously improve the software delivery processes and practices. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect,honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead and participate in the design and implementation of large and/or architecturally significant applications.
  • Champion company standards and best practices. Work to continuously improve software delivery processes and practices.
  • Build partnerships across the application, business and infrastructure teams.
  • Develop programming specifications. Design, code and unit test application code using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices.
  • Complete estimates and work plans independently as appropriate for design, development, implementation and rollout tasks.
  • Create technical system documentation and ensure that this documentation remains current throughout all phases of the SDLC.
  • Communicate with the appropriate teams to ensure that assignments are managed appropriately and that completed assignments are of the highest quality.
  • Support and maintain applications utilizing required tools and technologies. Provide support for applications, including involvement with the SupportCenter, NOC, Infrastructure teams, and vendors as appropriate. Provide off-hours support (24 x 7) as required.
  • Assist other personnel on assignments including mentoring or providing on-the-job training to more junior associates. Mentor team members in softwaredevelopment principles, patterns, processes and practices.
  • Direct the day-to-day work activities of other team members.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 10 or more years experience in systems analysis, design or programming and the associated development methodologies.
  • Extensive experience with Project planning.
  • Proven communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to interact well in a team environment.
  • Extensive experience with technical task estimation.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in IS or related equivalent work experience in an Information Systems position.
  • 7 - 10 or more years experience in systems analysis, design or programming and the associated development methodologies with large size or highlycomplex projects.
  • Prior experience with project planning with large size or highly complex projects; or projects where technical standards need to be established

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 || Cincinnati || 221 E 4th St || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Information Services and Systems || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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