Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure and Platform Automation – San Antonio, TX

Published
September 21, 2022
Location
San Antonio, TX
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Overview

H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation operating over 420+ stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $34 billion. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 145,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

Responsibilities

H-E-B Digital is seeking new Partners! H-E-B is not only a grocery retailer, but also a leading innovator in technology and this is an exciting time to join our team. We're using the best available technologies to deliver modern, engaging, reliable, and scalable experiences to meet the needs of our growing audience. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 120,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers.

Since 2015 H-E-B Digital has been investing heavily in our customers' digital experience, innovating our technology stack that supports our brick & mortar business and supply chain operations, reinventing how customers find inspiration from food, and how we ultimately help customers leverage amazing technology getting food into their homes. This is an exciting time to join H-E-B Digital, and we're hiring across the stack of our challenging distributed systems. Our digital solutions are growing in popularity and adoption-from manufacturing and supply chain, all the way to Curbside and Home Delivery-so you'll get the opportunity to help ensure a high-quality experience for our Partners and customers. If you're someone who enjoys taking on new challenges, working in a rapidly changing environment, learning new skills, and applying it all to solve large and impactful business problems, we want you as part of our team.

Our Partners thrive The H-E-B Way. In the Staff Software Engineer job, that means you have a…

HEART FOR PEOPLE… you have a passion to lead, anticipating and understanding the needs of the team, and providing the support to help others succeed;

HEAD FOR BUSINESS… you have an ownership mentality and help define goals and objectives to achieve strategic success;

PASSION FOR RESULTS… the ability to influence and drive for results, and provide coaching and encouragement for your team as they work to solve difficult problems.

What you'll do at HEB:

We invest in improvements that ultimately increase the overall systemic quality of our software and systems while permeating a test-driven mindset that helps deliver the highest-quality solutions that delight our customers beyond expectation… which is easier said than done.

As a Staff Software Engineer with a focus on infrastructure and container technology, your job is to join in that mission, with a team of other tenacious engineers, to serve as a key thought leader and innovator regarding enterprise-level infrastructure and container deployment efficiencies to ensure world-class performance and quality of our systems and solutions. Your goal is to operate independently to define and engineer automated infrastructure and container as code solutions, leveraging appropriate technologies and frameworks or developing new ones as needed, and minimizing human interactions across systems and workflows to enable rapid delivery of solutions with the highest levels of quality. You'll make decisions that affect others' work within a wide frame of reference related to Engineering Efficiency mission and objectives. We help ensure the quality that makes building fantastic H-E-B Digital solutions possible - and we are incredibly proud of that.

Who You Are

* You have an ownership mentality and consistently deliver successful, high-quality results.

* Identify ambiguous requirements, providing clarity and recommendations when needed.

* Demonstrate an expertise with technologies such as VMware, Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Gitlab, Harbor, Argo, Terraform, etc. and enjoy learning new ones as they emerge.

* Demonstrate a solid understanding of architectural technologies, such as Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, etc. and are open to learning.

* Well-honed systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and intrinsic motivation to get things accomplished well.

* Ability to debug, instrument, and optimize infrastructure and container automation code, describe system performance characteristics and automate tasks to reduce toil.

* Proficient understanding of the flow of code and how it interacts with different components and across multiple systems.

* Ability to communicate technical information and details effectively at all levels.

* Ability to understand multiple complex systems and data flows.

* Bachelor's degree in a field related to Engineering or Computer Science, or relevant work experience.

* 7+ years of hands-on experience in software test automation using various languages (like Java, Spring, JavaScript or Python).

* 5+ years of experience in Agile software development methodology, continuous integration and continuous deployment approaches and tools.

What You'll Do

* Coach and mentor Software Engineers in infrastructure and container as code techniques, processes and new technologies; enabling them to succeed.

* Complete code reviews to provide feedback and educate Software Engineers with a focus on infrastructure and container in coding standards, approaches and best practices.

* Engage and influence Digital Engineering teams to consume infrastructure and container as code engagement interfaces.

* Define infrastructure design and automation of complex features across multiple systems that improve our customers' and Partners' user experience.

* Define infrastructure and container as code frameworks, approaches and standards.

* Communicate and document a distilled understanding of complex systems and data flows to all levels.

* Define and continuously improve the consumption of over-arching infrastructure for our high-performance systems, including Partner facing applications, customer facing sites and mobile applications through code.

* Develop automation framework(s) for APIs, REST and UI following guidelines, best practices, coding standards.

* Engage in and support the build and deployment pipeline for multiple environments, diagnosing and solving production support issues when needed.

* Evaluate new and emerging technologies to stay ahead of the competition and evaluate feasibility and approach to incorporate into the team's architecture.

* Engage in and improve the software delivery lifecycle by evangelizing an "as code"-driven approach to software infrastructure engineering and incorporating automated infrastructure as code capabilities into CI/CD pipelines.

Do you have what it takes?

* Deep understanding of various software testing processes and techniques.

* Deep understanding of process implementation and expectations.

* Proficient understanding of the process for designing, coding, executing and documenting results of infrastructure as code.

* Solid understanding of automation frameworks.

* Proficient knowledge of automation and performance testing and associated tools and frameworks.

* Strong analytical skills.

* Strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills.

* Ability to prepare / present quality-specific information at various levels with minimal notice and preparation time.

* Ability to influence leader and peers.

* Ability to easily adapt to change in the work environment and inspire others to accept / adapt to change.

* Ability to work in an open office work environment.

Who We Are

* H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation, operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $32 billion.

* We hire talented people, 120,000+ Partners, and give them autonomy to be creative in how they impact the business.

* We're a Partner-driven company with a Bold Promise - Because People Matter.

* We embrace Diversity and Inclusion as core values and support them with thriving company-wide programs.

* We're a truly original Texas-based company that created the Spirit of Giving to help Texas communities every day.

* Once eligible, our Partners become Owners in the company. "Partner-owned" means our most important resources - People - drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

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#LI-LV1 Responsibilities H-E-B Digital is seeking new Partners! H-E-B is not only a grocery retailer, but also a leading innovator in technology and this is an exciting time to join our team. We're using the best available technologies to deliver modern, engaging, reliable, and scalable experiences to meet the needs of our growing audience. Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a wealth of career opportunities to our 120,000+ Partners (employees), competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers. Since 2015 H-E-B Digital has been investing heavily in our customers' digital experience, innovating our technology stack that supports our brick & mortar business and supply chain operations, reinventing how customers find inspiration from food, and how we ultimately help customers leverage amazing technology getting food into their homes. This is an exciting time to join H-E-B Digital, and we're hiring across the stack of our challenging distributed systems. Our digital solutions are growing in popularity and adoption-from manufacturing and supply chain, all the way to Curbside and Home Delivery-so you'll get the opportunity to help ensure a high-quality experience for our Partners and customers. If you're someone who enjoys taking on new challenges, working in a rapidly changing environment, learning new skills, and applying it all to solve large and impactful business problems, we want you as part of our team. Our Partners thrive The H-E-B Way. In the Staff Software Engineer job, that means you have a… HEART FOR PEOPLE… you have a passion to lead, anticipating and understanding the needs of the team, and providing the support to help others succeed; HEAD FOR BUSINESS… you have an ownership mentality and help define goals and objectives to achieve strategic success; PASSION FOR RESULTS… the ability to influence and drive for results, and provide coaching and encouragement for your team as they work to solve difficult problems. What you'll do at HEB: We invest in improvements that ultimately increase the overall systemic quality of our software and systems while permeating a test-driven mindset that helps deliver the highest-quality solutions that delight our customers beyond expectation… which is easier said than done. As a Staff Software Engineer with a focus on infrastructure and container technology, your job is to join in that mission, with a team of other tenacious engineers, to serve as a key thought leader and innovator regarding enterprise-level infrastructure and container deployment efficiencies to ensure world-class performance and quality of our systems and solutions. Your goal is to operate independently to define and engineer automated infrastructure and container as code solutions, leveraging appropriate technologies and frameworks or developing new ones as needed, and minimizing human interactions across systems and workflows to enable rapid delivery of solutions with the highest levels of quality. You'll make decisions that affect others' work within a wide frame of reference related to Engineering Efficiency mission and objectives. We help ensure the quality that makes building fantastic H-E-B Digital solutions possible - and we are incredibly proud of that. Who You Are - You have an ownership mentality and consistently deliver successful, high-quality results. - Identify ambiguous requirements, providing clarity and recommendations when needed. - Demonstrate an expertise with technologies such as VMware, Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Gitlab, Harbor, Argo, Terraform, etc. and enjoy learning new ones as they emerge. - Demonstrate a solid understanding of architectural technologies, such as Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, etc. and are open to learning. - Well-honed systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and intrinsic motivation to get things accomplished well. - Ability to debug, instrument, and optimize infrastructure and container automation code, describe system performance characteristics and automate tasks to reduce toil. - Proficient understanding of the flow of code and how it interacts with different components and across multiple systems. - Ability to communicate technical information and details effectively at all levels. - Ability to understand multiple complex systems and data flows. - Bachelor's degree in a field related to Engineering or Computer Science, or relevant work experience. - 7+ years of hands-on experience in software test automation using various languages (like Java, Spring, JavaScript or Python). - 5+ years of experience in Agile software development methodology, continuous integration and continuous deployment approaches and tools. What You'll Do - Coach and mentor Software Engineers in infrastructure and container as code techniques, processes and new technologies; enabling them to succeed. - Complete code reviews to provide feedback and educate Software Engineers with a focus on infrastructure and container in coding standards, approaches and best practices. - Engage and influence Digital Engineering teams to consume infrastructure and container as code engagement interfaces. - Define infrastructure design and automation of complex features across multiple systems that improve our customers' and Partners' user experience. - Define infrastructure and container as code frameworks, approaches and standards. - Communicate and document a distilled understanding of complex systems and data flows to all levels. - Define and continuously improve the consumption of over-arching infrastructure for our high-performance systems, including Partner facing applications, customer facing sites and mobile applications through code. - Develop automation framework(s) for APIs, REST and UI following guidelines, best practices, coding standards. - Engage in and support the build and deployment pipeline for multiple environments, diagnosing and solving production support issues when needed. - Evaluate new and emerging technologies to stay ahead of the competition and evaluate feasibility and approach to incorporate into the team's architecture. - Engage in and improve the software delivery lifecycle by evangelizing an "as code"-driven approach to software infrastructure engineering and incorporating automated infrastructure as code capabilities into CI/CD pipelines. Do you have what it takes? - Deep understanding of various software testing processes and techniques. - Deep understanding of process implementation and expectations. - Proficient understanding of the process for designing, coding, executing and documenting results of infrastructure as code. - Solid understanding of automation frameworks. - Proficient knowledge of automation and performance testing and associated tools and frameworks. - Strong analytical skills. - Strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills. - Ability to prepare / present quality-specific information at various levels with minimal notice and preparation time. - Ability to influence leader and peers. - Ability to easily adapt to change in the work environment and inspire others to accept / adapt to change. - Ability to work in an open office work environment. Who We Are - H-E-B is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation, operating over 400 stores throughout Texas and Mexico, with annual sales generating over $32 billion. - We hire talented people, 120,000+ Partners, and give them autonomy to be creative in how they impact the business. - We're a Partner-driven company with a Bold Promise - Because People Matter. - We embrace Diversity and Inclusion as core values and support them with thriving company-wide programs. - We're a truly original Texas-based company that created the Spirit of Giving to help Texas communities every day. - Once eligible, our Partners become Owners in the company. "Partner-owned" means our most important resources - People - drive the innovation, growth, and success that make H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company. DEVS3232 #LI-LV1

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