About the company
Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on innovation and building culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a team that has passion for food and delivering great service.
Albertsons is one of the largest retail employers, providing approximately 300,000 jobs across 2,200 stores, 22 distribution centers, 20 food and beverage plants and various support offices. We operate in 34 states and the District of Columbia under the Albertsons banner, as well as Safeway, Tom Thumb, Jewel Osco, Shaw's and many more recognizable names.
What you will be doing
Albertson's Companies is looking for an individual with experience in technical leadership in its, Retail Innovation team with Payment, eCommerce systems, Retail Systems and Azure Cloud Systems.
The position will be based in Pleasanton CA.
An expert in Full Stack development preferably with grocery/retail industry, able to independently advise stakeholders during projects, and can conduct training and review of complex concepts and systems at multi-levels of the organization.
Function as a domain expert in systems integration. The responsibilities range from advising stakeholders on strategic options and proposing architectural designs, evaluating impact analysis, documenting implementation plan, writing, and executing test plans.
Lead troubleshooting and root cause determination and proactively identify opportunities to fix issues.
Must be able to make sound decisions based on incomplete information, under pressure and maintain project focus.
Responsible for the accuracy and quality of project deliverables, such System Architecture documents, operational run book information, application/system install and configuration documentation for IT support and operations.
Lead technical projects.
Strong knowledge Azure capabilities and how to leverage Azure to meet business and technical needs.
Prior experience implementing data transport and transformation solutions within Azure to integrate ecommerce systems with Payment and other retail systems.
Stay up to date with new and emerging technologies and be able to articulate use cases for existing and new projects.
Accurately document highly complex concepts and system details within industry standards. Ability to effectively collaborate with multiple layers within the organization to complete this documentation.
Develop thorough understanding of business needs and requirements and translate those into how the solution is to be designed and implemented.
Lead a technical team through the design and development of business solutions.
Analyze existing product software and recommends modifications which will enhance operating capacity and meet business and regulatory requirements.
Contribute to, Support and uphold Architecture/Design standards.
Developing strong working relationships at levels in the business and IT community to ensure overall project satisfaction.
Assist in managing expectations with both business and IT stakeholders regarding functionality, scope, and deliverables.
Ensure applicable regulatory directives are complied with e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and current privacy legislation.
Participate as a team player as we work with Integration, Quality Assurance and Project Teams as well as helping to develop effective relationships with our Partners/Vendors.
Ability to explain architecture and design in both a technical and a non-technical terms with the project team and business stakeholders/customers.
Requires potential 10% travel depending upon project specifics and business locations.
What we are searching for
Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or equivalent.
8+ years of Systems Analysis/Design of enterprise systems, documenting systems architecture including infrastructure and application components, Microservices Architecture.
Experience with continuous integration, build and deployment technologies, such as, Jenkins, Maven, SVN, GIT, Spinnaker.
Highly desirable user interface design and implementation experience utilizing HTML/CSS.
Highly desirable if experienced with payment, eCom systems technology and processes.
Highly desirable if experienced with Grocery / Retail management systems and processes.
Experience with Linux, Windows.
API development experience including development of new API libraries and development using existing API libraries.
Experience designing modular, reusable code libraries.
Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (AGILE).
Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail.
Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures.
Experience integrating enterprise applications across diverse technical platforms.
Excellent trouble shooting skills.
Solid understanding of network infrastructure
Solid understanding and experience with secure communication protocols and how applications implement secure protocols.
Ability to build constructive relationships with senior application architects and project managers and gain their trust.
Flexibility and ability to work collaboratively within a matrix, 'virtual' environment.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with outside contracting vendors and acquirers in the banking industry.
Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as with a team.
Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast changing environment.
Excellent communications skills (written and oral), customer service skills and problem-solving skills.
Passionate about delivering quality products in a timely fashion.
Eager and passionate to learn and grow in a very diverse and technical rich environment.
Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to manage tasks and work independently.
What it is like at Albertsons?
Albertsons Culture Principles
Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect
Team: We always support and recognize each other
Inclusive: We always value everyone's perspective
Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others
Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer
Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success