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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

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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