Sr. Software Engineer – Promotion Execution

  • Kroger
  • US - OH - Cincinnati
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Kroger

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US - 45202

Job Duration: 2022-01-13 to 2022-02-12


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

Line of Business: Digital Technology

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Additional Technology Information: 

Promotion Execution (PXE) is a new enterprise application suite that is responsible for providing loyalty promotions throughout the customer’s shopping journey.  Whether that is providing accurate promotion pricing online, in store or at the fuel pumps, PXE is responsible for calculating (promotion rules engine), delivering (interfacing with different POS systems) and reconciling (billing, post order experience, etc.) all point of sale transactions across the enterprise.
To deliver the functionality above, PXE interfaces with many domains across the organization including Customer, Promotion Setup, Product, Location, Post Order, Call Center, and all the various Checkout systems (internal & third party).

•     3+ year’s experience developing large scale web applications using GO and Java
•    Experience in programming using Javascript, Node and React ecosystem is a plus point, but not required skill
•    Familiarity with developing e-commerce application modules such as Catalog setup and Search ( Solr, ElasticSearch etc)
•    Experience with modern libraries and tooling
•    Significant GO and Java programming skills and data structures
•    Significant Microservices architecture and development skills
•    Significant experience with the Spring Framework (Persistence, REST, Messaging, Integrations) such as Spring Boot
•    Significant experience on core features of Spring such as Dependency Injection and Aspect-Oriented Programming, Spring Security etc
•    Significant knowledge of SQL Database and NoSQL Databases ( Oracle, Postgres, Cassandra )
•    Significant experience in Messaging architectures & development- Kafka or equivalent
•    Proven Experience in building RESTful APIs and a deep understanding of REST principles
•    Proven Experience working with Docker or similar technologies, GIT, CI/CD and writing unit/integration tests
•    Strong analytical problem-solving skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Self-starter with strong initiative, quality deliverable and ability to work under pressure
•    Business-minded approach to time, costs, and deadlines
•    Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment


Position Summary

Responsible for participating in the design, development, testing, debugging, maintaining, and documenting software components in accordance to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices. Establish estimates and work plans for design, development, implementation, and rollout tasks. Communicate with the appropriate teams to ensure that assignments are delivered with the highest of quality and in accordance to standards. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop a high-quality codebase, lead design discussions, execute development against design, and navigate complex codebase
  • Responsible for development implementation of technical design within a defined set of teams. Execute against defined technology roadmap to support project portfolio and business strategy
  • Participate in implementing enterprise standards across domains: operations, infrastructure, data, applications, development, security & risk, and business continuance
  • Provide technical clarity between ongoing projects and the strategic objectives of the company
  • Drive digital innovation by leveraging innovative new technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base and IT estate
  • Implement high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state solution
  • 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
  • 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 a STEM major
  • 3+ years of successful and applicable hands-on experience in software or infrastructure development domain and principles, including design patterns and code structure
  • 3+ years of proven track record of designing and delivering large scale, high-quality systems
  • 3+ 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

  • Any experience in system architecture
  • Any experience in Cloud software service including designing for scale, performance and reliability
  • Demonstrated capability to build, mentor and maintain an inclusive team-based environment
  • Experience building solution using elastic architectures (preferably Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform)
  • Education Level: Other
    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 || 221 E 4th St || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None