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Sr. Advanced Software Engineer

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

Line of Business: Infrastructure Services

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Position Summary

Proactively lead or support software engineering activities that create deliverables and guide the direction, development, and delivery of technological responses to disruptive forces and targeted business outcomes. Provide leadership, facilitation, analysis and, design tasks required for the software development of critical business solutions. Develop target-state guidance to evolve the organization's development process. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and, safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the architecture, design, development and launch of core products. Influence overall strategy by defining product features, driving the system architecture, and leading best practices that enable code quality
  • Engage with Solution Architects on design needs within functional space; ensure teams fully understand designs
  • Engage and participate in work and collaborate with various executives across the enterprise that your products serve
  • Drive digital innovation migration by leveraging innovative technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and, transform the existing core technology base and IT estate
  • Lead the development implementation of technology strategy and roadmaps across the technology organization to support project portfolio and strategy
  • Oversee the implementation of enterprise standards across domains: operations, infrastructure, data, applications, development, security & risk, and business continuance
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure clarity between ongoing projects and the strategic objectives
  • Implement 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 in software development principles, patterns, processes and, practices
  • Promote the capture and reuse of intellectual capital, including code objects and components
  • Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures 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 or in a STEM major
  • 5+ years successful and applicable hands-on experience in software or infrastructure development domain and principles, including design patterns and code structure
  • 5+ years proven track record of designing and delivering large scale, high-quality systems
  • 5+ years of successful and applicable experience taking a lead role in building complex software ad automation systems that has been successfully delivered to customers
  • Strong knowledge of industry trends and industry competition
  • Proven ability to think and contribute at the strategic level
  • Demonstrated written, oral and presentation/public speaking communication skills
  • Understanding of network and security architecture
  • Deep knowledge in a minimum of two of the following technical disciplines: infrastructure and network design, application development, application programming interfaces (APIs), cloud, middleware, servers and storage, database management, and operations
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Demonstrated capability to build, mentor and maintain an inclusive team-based environment
  • Experience building solution using elastic architectures (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 || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Developer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering, Quality

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