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THD Software Developer - Sr. Software Developer

Company Name: Turkey Hill Dairy
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Develop, test, maintain, and document software components in accordance with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices. Participates in the software technical design process and completes work plans for the design, development, implementation, and release. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Use standard tools, techniques, and programming languages to code and test applications and reports which meet defined specifications.
  • Analyze, design, and create database structures to support requirements while complying with team/department standards and direction.
  • Develop software applications given specified business requirements.
  • Perform quality assurance testing of applications and reports.
  • Elicit and document stakeholder requirements on small projects.
  • Create technical system documentation and ensure that this documentation remains current throughout all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, daily standups, sprint planning sessions and retrospectives.
  • Prepare requests for change and represent to change control board.
  • Support and maintain applications utilizing required tools and technologies. Provide second level support for applications, including involvement with the support team, infrastructure team and vendors.
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
  • Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy.
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 4+ years of software development experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to interact well in a team environment
  • Effective problem solving and change management skills
  • Proficiency with relational databases and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, .NET framework, C#, VB .NET, ASP .NET, WPF, Winforms, MVVM

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an information technology related field
  • Understanding of Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with Visual Studio, Git or similar version control system
  • Familiarity with TeamCity or similar continuous integration server


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Any


Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.


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:  PA || Conestoga || 2601 River Rd. || 17516 || Turkey Hill Dairy || None || Information Services and Systems || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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